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 Registered Pulmonary Therapist performs Cardio-Pulmonary evaluation, respiratory therapy treatment techniques, and education of the patient, family and public.  RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Organizes patient care and general activities to accomplish required functions with delegation of these activities to other staff as appropriate. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in planning and organizing patient care from admit to discharge. Effectively identifies and solves problems in reference to equipment, patient care or respiratory safety. Documents accurately according to department policy. Possesses competency in use of technology and computers. Performs Assessments Plans Patient Care Educates Patient/Family Provides Age Specific Care For Patients Served Employ scientific principles to identify, treat and prevent acute or chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations. Is knowledgeable...
Employment Type:
Full-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.   Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduate of approved School of Nursing Experience: As required by department/unit Technical Skills: As required by department/unit License/Certification: Current Louisiana Registered Nurse license or Multi-state Compact License.
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Patient Access Representative position requirements: Greets all customers in a professional and friendly manner. Employee’s body language and tone are welcoming and exudes care and compassion. Quickly ascertain the reason for the visit and ensure the patient is in the correct area. Ensure patients receive a timely registration and typically does not exceed 15 minutes as to keep the patient flow moving thru the area, this also ensures that the clinical schedules are not affected by registration processes. Collects updated demographic information and accurately codes information on all patients, including but not limited to: contact numbers, emergency contact, mailing address, Living Will information, email address, marital status, Patient Type, Point of Origin, Service, Arrival By, OP Location, Visit Status, Insurance Payer, Insurance policy and group number, insurance subscriber, Physician, and occurrence Codes. Employee completes patient estimates using EPRO. Employee is...
Administration/Operations
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
Under the regular supervision of the Radiology Diagnostic Chief Technologist, performs a variety of secretarial and clerical duties in the Radiology Department, utilizing knowledge of Radiology systems, hospital regulations, and interdepartmental functions. The  main function is to provide Radiology scheduling. Must learn all of the Radiology procedures for scheduling purposes. Must  learn the prep included in each procedure. The scheduler has to be competent in ICD 10 terminology for scheduling and precert purposes. This position must also obtain pre-authorization of insurance.
Administration/Operations Medical Imaging
Employment Type:
Full-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.  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 of 2 years of professional experience in clinical nursing, including clinical experience directly...
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s), using the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate direct patient care.  The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s) to provide quality patient care.  As a member of the Patient Care Team, the RN provides hands-on care to patients. Is responsible for making sound clinical decisions and to provide a comprehensive delivery of care to each individual patient; provide a wide variety of patient care activities and services. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Documents accurately according to department policy. Possesses competency in use of technology and computers. Demonstrates competency in the use of Smart Pumps. Organizes patient care and general unit activities to accomplish required functions with delegation of these activities to other staff as appropriate. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in planning and organizing patient care from admit to discharge....
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION/RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Greets all customers in a professional and friendly manner. Employee’s body language and tone are welcoming and exudes care and compassion. Quickly ascertain the reason for the visit and ensure the patient is in the correct area. Ensure patients receive a timely registration and typically do not exceed 15 minutes as to keep the patient flow moving thru the area, this also ensures that the clinical schedules are not affected by registration processes. Collects updated demographic information and accurately codes information on all patients, including but not limited to: contact numbers, emergency contact, mailing address, Living Will information, email address, marital status, Patient Type, Point of Origin, Service, Arrival By, OP Location, Visit Status, Insurance Payer, Insurance policy and group number, insurance subscriber, Physician, and occurrence Codes. Employee completes patient estimates using EPRO. Employee is...
Administration/Operations
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s), using the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate direct patient care.  The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s) to provide quality patient care.  As a member of the Patient Care Team, the RN provides hands-on care to patients. Is responsible for making sound clinical decisions and to provide a comprehensive delivery of care to each individual patient; provide a wide variety of patient care activities and services. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Documents accurately according to department policy. Possesses competency in use of technology and computers. Demonstrates competency in the use of Smart Pumps. Organizes patient care and general unit activities to accomplish required functions with delegation of these activities to other staff as appropriate. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in planning and organizing patient care from admit to discharge....
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: This position is primarily responsible for clerical support for Home Health Care Programs; answering and forwarding telephone calls; filing; typing or data entry and general receptionist functions. This position is responsible for delivery of quality service, promoting good public relations, and for upholding the mission and standards of the facility. Included but not limited to, printing and tracking orders, assisting insurance clerk tracking insurance, ordering and stocking supplies. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Performs clerical activities including, but not limited to, filing, typing, etc. Organizes the daily operations of the Home Health office. Receives telephone calls, directs calls to the appropriate staff person, takes messages and provides general information as needed. Prepares memos for employees /staff and clients. Schedules and manages the calendar of Administrator as needed. Maintains positive client and employee relations. Processes...
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s), using the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate direct patient care.  The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s) to provide quality patient care.  As a member of the Patient Care Team, the RN provides hands-on care to patients. Is responsible for making sound clinical decisions and to provide a comprehensive delivery of care to each individual patient; provide a wide variety of patient care activities and services. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Documents accurately according to department policy. Possesses competency in use of technology and computers. Demonstrates competency in the use of Smart Pumps. Organizes patient care and general unit activities to accomplish required functions with delegation of these activities to other staff as appropriate. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in planning and organizing patient care from admit to discharge....
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Nursing Assistant provides physical patient care in a safe manner under the direction of the Licensed Nurse. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Demonstrates competency in use of technology and computers for patient charting and related functions. Provides physical patient care in a safe manner under the direction of the Licensed Nurse. Performs or assists patient with activities of daily living (showering, bathing, dressing, feeding, activity). Communicates abnormal variances of data (vital signs, pain, etc) to appropriate staff. Collects information regarding patient/patient condition: vital signs, intake and output, food intake. Consistently utilizes basic decision making skills to complete routine tasks. Participates in best practices in a consistent and positive manner; huddles, hourly rounding, bedside reporting, Service Excellence, and the use of the white boards. Collaborates with unit staff to provide coordinated patient care. Utilizes unit...
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-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.   Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduate of approved School of Nursing Experience: As required by department/unit Technical Skills: As required by department/unit License/Certification: Current Louisiana license as a registered nurse.
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION/RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  Assists the professional and technical nursing staff by performing any delegated duties, specialized procedures, and assists with care of seriously ill patient. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE High School Diploma/GED Preferred;  Graduate of Approved Certified Nurse Aide Program or Related Experience. Entry level experience. Technical skills as required by department/unit. Current CNA/Orderly Certification or completed basic skills course in School of Nursing.
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s), using the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate direct patient care.  The Registered Nurse (RN) works with his/her team partner(s) to provide quality patient care.  As a member of the Patient Care Team, the RN provides hands-on care to patients. Is responsible for making sound clinical decisions and to provide a comprehensive delivery of care to each individual patient; provide a wide variety of patient care activities and services. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Documents accurately according to department policy. Possesses competency in use of technology and computers. Demonstrates competency in the use of Smart Pumps. Organizes patient care and general unit activities to accomplish required functions with delegation of these activities to other staff as appropriate. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in planning and organizing patient care from admit to discharge....
Nursing
Employment Type:
Part-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Nursing Assistant provides physical patient care in a safe manner under the direction of the Licensed Nurse. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Demonstrates competency in use of technology and computers for patient charting and related functions. Provides physical patient care in a safe manner under the direction of the Licensed Nurse. Performs or assists patient with activities of daily living (showering, bathing, dressing, feeding, activity). Communicates abnormal variances of data (vital signs, pain, etc) to appropriate staff. Collects information regarding patient/patient condition: vital signs, intake and output, food intake. Consistently utilizes basic decision making skills to complete routine tasks. Participates in best practices in a consistent and positive manner; huddles, hourly rounding, bedside reporting, Service Excellence, and the use of the white boards. Collaborates with unit staff to provide coordinated patient care. Utilizes unit...
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Nursing Assistant provides physical patient care in a safe manner under the direction of the Licensed Nurse. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Demonstrates competency in use of technology and computers for patient charting and related functions. Provides physical patient care in a safe manner under the direction of the Licensed Nurse. Performs or assists patient with activities of daily living (showering, bathing, dressing, feeding, activity). Communicates abnormal variances of data (vital signs, pain, etc) to appropriate staff. Collects information regarding patient/patient condition: vital signs, intake and output, food intake. Consistently utilizes basic decision making skills to complete routine tasks. Participates in best practices in a consistent and positive manner; huddles, hourly rounding, bedside reporting, Service Excellence, and the use of the white boards. Collaborates with unit staff to provide coordinated patient care. Utilizes unit...
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-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.   Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduate of approved School of Nursing Experience: As required by department/unit Technical Skills: As required by department/unit License/Certification: Current Louisiana Registered Nurse license or Multi-state Compact License.
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
The responsibility of this position is to coordinate, develop and implement the Hospital's strategies related to employed physician integration, physician development, and practice support services; Oversees the Practice Management Division to include private offices, clinics and the LSU residency program; Responsible for all aspects of Medical Group operations.  Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Hospital Administration, Business Administration or related field. Ten years of related experience in a hospital or medical group administration with over 25 physicians Computer knowledge to prepare and understand reports; accounting and reimbursement skills preferred Strong interpersonal, contract negotiations and organization skills
Physician & Surgeon
Employment Type:
Full-time
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA 70601
Clinical Registered Nurses Educator - Behavioral Health Unit Responsibilities: Assists the Director in the coordination of Education and with the operational needs of the department. Coordinates and participates in the orientation process of new employees. Assists with curriculum development and instruction. Qualifications: Education: Graduate of approved School of Nursing, BSN required, MSN preferred   Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse Technical skills: Basic computer skills Previous experience in a teaching setting preferred Must possess a valid basic life support (BLS) certification Strong oral and written communication skills Exceptional interpersonal skills Requires a commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
Education Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-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.   Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduate of approved School of Nursing Experience: As required by department/unit Technical Skills: As required by department/unit License/Certification: Current Louisiana Registered Nurse license or Multi-state Compact License.
Nursing
Employment Type:
Full-time