Lake Charles Memorial Hospital



Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, the main campus of the Memorial Health System, is the region's largest family-centered medical complex, serving the healthcare needs of Southwest Louisiana. Memorial Health System is locally-owned and operated by a Board of Trustees from the community it serves, is a member of the Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA), and is fully licensed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Established in 1952, the main campus consists 298 licensed acute care beds on Oak Park Boulevard. Memorial is constantly striving to improve the patient experience by offering the best quality of care in terms of both state-of-the-art innovations and treatment options, as well as the commitment of our dedicated and compassionate staff. The main campus provides the largest array of specialty and emergency services in the community.

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Staffing Coordinator is designated to ensure proper staffing for Nursing Admin. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Assess, evaluate and calculate daily staffing needs (to meet core staffing needs) of each inpatient unit in the organization. Receives all employee (patient care areas) call-ins and adjust schedules to maintain suitable staffing levels. Schedules and assigns delivery and pick up for the Courier. Staff and document charges for all inpatient 1:1 sitters. Receive transfer request from outside facility and coordinates with House Supervisor, Hospitalist, and Specialist to facilitate transfer. Coordinates and distributes Pizza for Pizza Fridays. Filing/organizing paperwork. Receiving and faxing work excuses to HR. Ordering office supplies. Ordering patient nutrition for after hours. Tracking durable medical equipment (SCD machines, wound vacs, etc.) Maintain proficient skills in multiple programs including: Ansos, Paragon, Trauma case alert, ESF8...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
Under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapy Supervisor, the Physical Therapist evaluates and treats all patients referred for physical therapy in the Acute setting; prepares reports and communicates patient progress to MDs, nurses, case managers and other clinical staff; assists with patient discharge recommendations; contributes to the development of the department. Minimum Requirements BS, MS or doctorate degree in physical therapy from an accredited institution. Current license to practice physical therapy in the state of Louisiana. Must maintain required hours of in-service per year to meet requirements for CEU's as stipulated by the Louisiana State Board of Physical Therapy. CPR certification as outlined in the hospitals policies and procedures. Ability to remain calm in a emergency or crisis situations. The necessary knowledge and skills to care for the physical and developmental needs of the population age groups that will be receiving services.
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Ultrasound Technologist works closely with all Radiology personnel including the Ultrasound Supervisor, Administrative Director, and Radiologists to perform technical procedures in the department of Radiology to include ultrasound procedures. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Performs Assessment and Plans Patient Care. Controls Costs Satisfies Patients/Customers Practices Infection Control, Radiation Protection and Safety Management. Educates Patient/Family and Provides Age Specific Care For Patients Served Practices Professionalism and Information Management Protects Patient Rights Participates in Performance Improvement EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE Registered Radiographer with the State of Louisiana as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, or certified by an accredited program and registry eligible for Ultrasound. Certified by an accredited Ultrasound Program and Registry eligible for Ultrasound, or Licensed as a Radiographer with the State of Louisiana....
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Medical Assistant performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. They assist the professional and technical nursing staff by performing any delegated duties, specialized procedures and assists with the care of clinic patients. To perform all other duties assigned.   EDUCATION: High school diploma required; Graduate of a Certified Medical Assistant Program preferred Basic mathematical skills Preferred but not required: CPR (lifesaver) certified; Current Medical Laboratory Assistant License Ability to read, write, and speak intelligible English; Ability to communicate with patient, family, peers and medical personnel Requires emotional stability and resilience. Must be adaptable to change and receptive to delegated responsibilities   EXPERIENCE: Experience in providing direct patient care. Physician office setting desirable Computer literacy Previous experience working in...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and sick patients across the age span. The Practitioner educates patients and/or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Psychiatric Technician performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient.  Assist in providing and or coordinating psychiatric care for persons experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness or emotional distress.  Assists the professional and technical nursing staff from the Psych & ER departments by performing any delegated duties, specialized procedures, and assists with care of seriously ill patients. The Psychiatric Technician is cross trained on the inpatient psychiatric units and therefore is expected to be knowledgeable and capable to work throughout all of Psychiatric Services. The Psychiatric Technician is a patient advocate and is expected to adhere to all Psychiatric Services policies, procedures, and performance expectations.
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and sick patients across the age span. The Practitioner educates patients and/or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.
Employment Type (feed only):
Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Psychiatric Technician performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient.  Assist in providing and or coordinating psychiatric care for persons experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness or emotional distress.  Assists the professional and technical nursing staff from the Psych & ER departments by performing any delegated duties, specialized procedures, and assists with care of seriously ill patients. The Psychiatric Technician is cross trained on the inpatient psychiatric units and therefore is expected to be knowledgeable and capable to work throughout all of Psychiatric Services. The Psychiatric Technician is a patient advocate and is expected to adhere to all Psychiatric Services policies, procedures, and performance expectations.
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Psych Aide provides direct contact with each assigned patient to monitor responses to services & identify problem areas.. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Provides physical, emotional &/or cognitive patient care in an appropriate, safe manner. Liaison with various departments of LCMH to patient safety and quality care based on patient needs. - Diligent Training Utilizes effective crisis intervention techniques. Demonstrates ability to conduct environment and patient safety duties (i.e.- room inspections, patient search, belonging searches, monitor visitors for contraband). Communicates abnormal variances of physical data (vital signs, pain, etc.) to appropriate staff. Emotional &/or cognitive data (tearful, hallucinating, etc.) to appropriate staff. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE High School Diploma/GED preferred Sufficient experience in working with mentally ill persons, addicted persons or in providing personal care services. Crisis...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Medical Technologist performs medical laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses to provide data for use in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Employment Type (feed only):
Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Medical Technologist performs medical laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses to provide data for use in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Employment Type (feed only):
Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Medical Technologist performs medical laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses to provide data for use in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The LPN is responsible for providing physician support as applicable, and comprehensive nursing care to patients and their families under the direction of the physician, clinic manager, and or Clinical Director.  This position supports the Practice Director and Practice Manager in coordinating and leading practice personnel to ensure consistent standards of practice and competencies in the delivery of patient care services.  The position will perform duties within the scope of practice, ensuring consistency with Memorial Medical Group policies and procedures,standards of care, approved protocols, standing orders and guidelines.  The position will also adhere to practice standards governed by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. LPN Licensed in State of Louisiana as LPN.  Certified CPR, Basic or specialty specific such as PALS preferred. EXPERIENCE: Minimum or preferred 2 of  years of professional experience in clinical...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
MMG-Nelson Nurse Practitioner DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and sick patients across the age span. The Practitioner educates patients and/or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Obtain history, perform physical exams of new clinic patients and follow-up patients. Discuss treatment options, initiate and/or collaborate plan of care. Responsible for patient phone calls. Remove staples and/or sutures on post-op patients. Preview pre-op lab work, order pre-op clearance when necessary; Assist in pre-op patient education for patient and family. Provides patient education. Identifies community health resources and refers patients as necessary. Handles other duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE Graduate of an approved formal education program preparing nurse...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The patient access representative registers, schedules, and performs related processing duties for all patients being served by respective clinic. Duties are done in Practice Management and EMR system as appropriate. As a member of the clinic team the patient access representative is trained in performing a wide range of skilled administrative and clerical duties. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Collect faxes and scan if testing, distribute into boxes if appropriate. Performs and safely operates all equipment according to the manufacturers’ instructions and protocols. Answers phone with correct salutation. Takes messages when appropriate. Greets each patient warmly and cheerfully. Performs and safely operates all equipment according to the manufacturers’ instructions and protocols. Is trained to perform all check-in duties. Able to perform administrative duties (i.e. scheduling, registration, insurance authorization, answering phone, schedule testing, refer...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The LPN is responsible for providing physician support as applicable and comprehensive nursing care to patients and their families under the direction of the physician. This position supports the Practice Director and Practice Manager in coordinating and leading practice personnel to ensure consistent standards of practice and competencies in the delivery of patient care services. The position will perform duties within the scope of practice, ensuring consistency with Memorial Medical Group policies and procedures, standards of care, approved protocols, standing orders and guidelines. The position will also adhere to practice standards governed by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Armband override scanning is below 3% as per department goal. Medication override scanning is below 5% as per department goal. Press Ganey department goal is at or above department goal. Completes NIHSS assessment timely as per policy as...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Registered Cardiac Sonographer performs high quality diagnostic echo-cardiograms for both inpatients and outpatients.. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Performs high quality peripheral vascular studies for both inpatients and outpatients. Performs and processes ultrasound studies in cardiac and vascular resulting in high quality images in a timely and efficient manner. Is knowledgeable of and implements procedures, protocols, standards and guidelines under ASE and the supervision of the cardiologist. Gathers, sends and interprets clinical data as assigned per doctors orders to cardiology Pacs system. Documents legibly and charge daily procedures. Handles other duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE High School graduate or GED Equivalent; graduate of an approved Ultrasound school. Registered Cardiac and Vascular Registry either through ARDMS or CCI. CPR Computer skills. Ultrasound machines and scanning skills.  Physical Demands/Work...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Unit Tech/Monitor Tech assumes responsibility for the organization and clerical activities for the nursing unit.   RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Communicate appropriately with staff regarding patients on telemetry monitoring. Gathers and distributes clinical data (EKG strips) to the appropriate patient care giver. Documents legibly. Maintains monitor room cleanliness. Has knowledge of and utilizes equipment (monitors, telephone, printers). EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE High School Diploma/GED Ability to complete EKG course Current CPR requirement for BLS. Physical Demands/Work Environment Work requires a variety of physical activities including sitting, standing and walking.  Bending, stooping, and lifting is minimal.  The work environment may be physically confining.  Normal hearing or the use of adaptive hearing devices to enhance hearing required.  Visual acuity required for a variety of activities.  Must be able to sit and utilize PC for long...
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Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care for patients within an assigned unit of a hospital, in support of medical care as directed by medical staff and pursuant to objectives and policies of the hospital. They are responsible for total nursing care for all patients assigned to him/her by the Nurse Manager and/or Charge Nurse.
Employment Type (feed only):
Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Psych Aide provides direct contact with each assigned patient to monitor responses to services & identify problem areas.. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Provides physical, emotional &/or cognitive patient care in an appropriate, safe manner. Liaison with various departments of LCMH to patient safety and quality care based on patient needs. - Diligent Training Utilizes effective crisis intervention techniques. Demonstrates ability to conduct environment and patient safety duties (i.e.- room inspections, patient search, belonging searches, monitor visitors for contraband). Communicates abnormal variances of physical data (vital signs, pain, etc.) to appropriate staff. Emotional &/or cognitive data (tearful, hallucinating, etc.) to appropriate staff. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE High School Diploma/GED preferred Sufficient experience in working with mentally ill persons, addicted persons or in providing personal care services. Crisis...
Employment Type (feed only):
Part-time