Baton Rouge General Medical Center




Baton Rouge General Medical Center is a community hospital with 590 licensed beds between two campuses. As the first hospital in Baton Rouge, opening its doors in 1900, Baton Rouge General has a long history of groundbreaking milestones, as well as providing the Greater Baton Rouge community with high quality healthcare for generations. But it's our people - a community of compassionate, caring individuals - who set the bar when it comes to healthcare excellence.

The General’s goal is to be the preferred hospital of physicians, patients, and employees alike. They achieve this by consistently providing compassionate, quality patient care and creating a professional work environment that thrives on respect, integrity and innovation.

Baton Rouge General prides itself on the ability to provide its employees with more than just a job. With an extensive benefits package, competitive compensation and a stellar rewards program, The General can provide a better and more fulfilling career and life. Employees have access to a benefits package that includes health, wellness, life and disability, financial planning and security, and paid time off. They also offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation program based on an employee’s professional performance, contribution, and development.

There’s no better time than now to join our team!

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Awards

2016
Five Star recipient for treating Heart failure, Respiratory failure, Pneumonia - HealthGrades

#1 in Baton Rouge Cancer Care, Major Neuro-Surgery, Stroke Care - CareChex

#1 in Greater Baton Rouge for Overall Medical Care - CareChex

2015
Hospital Grade “A” for Patient Safety - The Leapfrog Group

2013
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures - The Joint Commission

Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
We are seeking a caregiver who is proven to provide EXCELLENT service! BRGMC recognizes the unique skills a Registered Nurse (RN) must encompass for the care of the geriatric resident population. The successful candidate will strengthen their leadership skills by directing and supervising the care of the resident by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. The RN functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team and regularly communicates with team members in regards to the care and treatment of the resident. LICENSE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS Current Louisiana RN Licensure, BLS certified, 1 year of nursing experience is preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
- Full-time - Certification Preferred - Experience is preferred JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Performs a variety of technical duties in the Operating Room to assist the surgical team. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with standards. Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient’s care and privacy. Transports patients to and from Operating Room suite. Positions patients according to type of surgery. Identifies and cares for biological specimens. Prepares the Operating Room by setting up tables, instruments and supplies according to type of case. Performs job for the age population served, as defined in the department’s scope of service. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to: 1. Prepares Operating Room with instruments and supplies needed for the appropriate type of surgery diagnostic examination 2. Assists physicians and nurses with various procedures. 3. Assists in the provision of safe, positive surgical outcomes 4. Maintains instruments and equipment in proper functioning order. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Graduate of Surgical Technician School SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Certification as a Surgical Technician preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
The Medical-Surgical unit is a fast paced unit where the nurse will perfect time management skills as well as learn to multi-task. This unit encompasses a wide variety of patients with many different diagnosis. The nurse will gain experience in management of patients post operatively as well as management of pain and intravenous lines. The nurse will perform numerous procedures and practice many nursing skills while providing compassionate and caring nursing care. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: CPR, ACLS, Preceptor and Charge Nurse Training. EDUCATION, LICENSURE, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current Louisiana RN license required; 1 year of Nursing experience preferred; CPR required.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
This is a brand new fast paced med-tele unit with experienced nurses who revel in guiding new nurses to reach their ultimate potential. This unit will allow new nurses to encounter many different clinical skills under the careful guidance of knowledgeable preceptors and charge nurses. Medical Telemetry unit cares for acutely ill patients with cardiac and medical disease processes such as CHF, MI, Atrial fibrillation, Respiratory distress/failure, hypertensive crisis, cardiac dysrhythmias and COPD. The nurse will gain experience in many types of procedures as well as develop critical thinking skills for crisis situations. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: CPR, ACLS, EKG, Stroke disease process, Charge Nurse and Nurse Preceptor Training programs. After one year of service there is a Core Telemetry-Vascular Course that is offered for nursing specialization. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Current Louisiana RN licensure required, BLS required. 1 year of Nursing experience is preferred, ACLS preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
Join our innovative ACE Unit (Acute Care of the Elderly) that has a great TEAM of nurses who strive to make the patient care experience a great one for all patients but especially to meet the needs of older adult patients! This unit has a unique staffing model which includes an Admit Nurse & Discharge Nurse to improve the daily workflow to allow the primary nurse to focus on administering excellent patient care. This is a specialized Unit that provides staff with ongoing nursing education and consultation to improve patient care through our affiliation with NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders). Nurses will receive an introduction to a Gerontology series of education and receive the designation of Geriatric Resource Nurse (GRN) after completion of this curriculum. In addition, this unit is a designated stroke unit in the organizations' certification as a Primary Stroke Center. New nurses will join a team of experienced nurses, as well as interdisciplinary teams to engage in best practices for optimal patient care. New nursing staff will receive support for transition to the ACE Unit under the careful guidance of knowledgeable preceptors and charge nurses. The nurse will gain valuable experience in many types of clinical skills and procedures as well as develop critical thinking skills for a variety of specialized situations. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: CPR, NICHE Geriatric Resource Nurse (GRN) Course, Stroke Boot Camp, Charge Nurse and Nurse Preceptor Training. After one year of service, nursing staff may be eligible for additional compensation upon successful completion of the Core Geriatric Course.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
This is a brand new fast paced med-tele unit with experienced nurses who revel in guiding new nurses to reach their ultimate potential. This unit will allow new nurses to encounter many different clinical skills under the careful guidance of knowledgeable preceptors and charge nurses. Medical Telemetry unit cares for acutely ill patients with cardiac and medical disease processes such as CHF, MI, Atrial fibrillation, Respiratory distress/failure, hypertensive crisis, cardiac dysrhythmias and COPD. The nurse will gain experience in many types of procedures as well as develop critical thinking skills for crisis situations. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: CPR, ACLS, EKG, Stroke disease process, Charge Nurse and Nurse Preceptor Training programs. After one year of service there is a Core Telemetry-Vascular Course that is offered for nursing specialization. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Current Louisiana RN licensure required, BLS required. 1 year of Nursing experience is preferred, ACLS preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
This is a brand new fast paced med-tele unit with experienced nurses who revel in guiding new nurses to reach their ultimate potential. This unit will allow new nurses to encounter many different clinical skills under the careful guidance of knowledgeable preceptors and charge nurses. Medical Telemetry unit cares for acutely ill patients with cardiac and medical disease processes such as CHF, MI, Atrial fibrillation, Respiratory distress/failure, hypertensive crisis, cardiac dysrhythmias and COPD. The nurse will gain experience in many types of procedures as well as develop critical thinking skills for crisis situations. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: CPR, ACLS, EKG, Stroke disease process, Charge Nurse and Nurse Preceptor Training programs. After one year of service there is a Core Telemetry-Vascular Course that is offered for nursing specialization. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Current Louisiana RN licensure required, BLS required. 1 year of Nursing experience is preferred, ACLS preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
The Telemetry unit is seeking dedicated, interesting nurses to join their TEAM of caring professionals. Telemetry is a fast paced unit that offers the nurse a great opportunity to develop time management and critical thinking skills. This unit cares for patients who are acutely ill such as post-operative bypass and vascular surgical patients as well as those requiring the monitoring of arrhythmias. The nurse will gain experience in management of IV, PICC and central lines, heparin, Cardizem and amiodarone intravenous drips. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: ACLS, EKG, Charge Nurse and Nurse Preceptor Training programs. After one year of service there is a Core Telemetry-Vascular Course that is offered for nursing specialization in Telemetry. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Current Louisiana RN licensure required, BLS required. 1 year of Nursing experience is preferred, ACLS preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
The Telemetry unit is seeking dedicated, interesting nurses to join their TEAM of caring professionals. Telemetry is a fast paced unit that offers the nurse a great opportunity to develop time management and critical thinking skills. This unit cares for patients who are acutely ill such as post-operative bypass and vascular surgical patients as well as those requiring the monitoring of arrhythmias. The nurse will gain experience in management of IV, PICC and central lines, heparin, Cardizem and amiodarone intravenous drips. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: ACLS, EKG, Charge Nurse and Nurse Preceptor Training programs. After one year of service there is a Core Telemetry-Vascular Course that is offered for nursing specialization in Telemetry. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Current Louisiana RN licensure required, BLS required. 1 year of Nursing experience is preferred, ACLS preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
BRG is extending the ideal opportunity for an RN to empower yourself as a team member on the Surgery/Orthopedic unit. This unit will allow the RN to obtain hands on experience in patient care management. This unit offers an educator on staff to guide you from the new hire process through the multiple daily experiences. BRGMC is proud to offer the platform to obtain valuable knowledge and skills, as a Surgery/Orthopedic nurse, which will carry you through your career as an RN. JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: To improve the quality of life of patients and families by coordinating patient care processes of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, and appropriate support services for the age population served, as defined in the department's scope of service. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 1 year Nursing experience preferred SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Louisiana Nursing License Required CPR Required
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Provides software support to internal customers for applicable operating system and associated subsystems. Provides system-level support of multi-user operating systems, hardware and software tools, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems. Manages and sets priorities for maintaining, upgrading and efficiently using applicable software systems. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS At least 1-2 years of experience in a Systems Analyst role or a role that required the use of SQL. Software experience with SSIS/Data Warehousing, Tableau and SQL is required EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS High School diploma required. Degree in Information Technology, Analytics or Finance strongly preferred. SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Expert knowledge of applicable software applications and assigned functional area(s), including configuration and connectivity. Demonstrated ability to formulate specifications for computer programmers to use in coding, testing, and debugging of computer programs. HIPAA REQUIREMENTS: Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: medical record without limitation, patient demographics, lab results, patient financial and 3rd party billing information, patients related complaints, information related to patient location. SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: incident reporting, exposure control plan, hand washing for all age groups.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
Come join our compassionate and caring patient care team. The Patient Care Associate works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse and provides care directly to the patient at the bedside. Responsibilities will include assisting the patient with feeding, bed linen changes, patient cleaning, takes and records vital signs, documents in the electronic medical record and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will be team oriented and willing to work in a fast paced environment. Education/Experience Requirements: High school diploma or GED Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), EMT-B, or Military Medic Experience in a nursing home or hospital setting preferred Strong computer charting skills Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
PRN
rad tech student that is currently enrolled in the BR General school of Radiology
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
The Medical-Surgical unit is a fast paced unit where the nurse will perfect time management skills as well as learn to multi-task. This unit encompasses a wide variety of patients with many different diagnosis. The nurse will gain experience in management of patients post operatively as well as management of pain and intravenous lines. The nurse will perform numerous procedures and practice many nursing skills while providing compassionate and caring nursing care. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: CPR, ACLS, Preceptor and Charge Nurse Training. EDUCATION, LICENSURE, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current Louisiana RN license required; 1 year of Nursing experience preferred; CPR required.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
The Medical-Surgical unit is a fast paced unit where the nurse will perfect time management skills as well as learn to multi-task. This unit encompasses a wide variety of patients with many different diagnosis. The nurse will gain experience in management of patients post operatively as well as management of pain and intravenous lines. The nurse will perform numerous procedures and practice many nursing skills while providing compassionate and caring nursing care. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: CPR, ACLS, Preceptor and Charge Nurse Training. EDUCATION, LICENSURE, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current Louisiana RN license required; 1 year of Nursing experience preferred; CPR required.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
PRN
JOB FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to: 1. Coordinates patient assessment through collection of patient’s health data. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Prioritizes data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs. Performs ongoing and systematic comprehensive physical and psychosocial assessments. Involves the patient, significant others and health care providers as appropriate. Performs functional, nutritional and other screenings and ensures triggers are complete. Identifies and coordinates the need for further assessment by discipline. Documents patient care assessments in the medical record. 2. Analyzes patient assessments to determine nursing diagnoses and identifies expected outcomes. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Determines nursing diagnoses using assessment data. Identifies patient outcomes based on the nursing diagnoses. Outcomes are prioritized based on the patent’s condition and needs. Nursing diagnoses and outcomes are documented in the medical record. Triage assessment on all patients and follows protocols according to established department guidelines and policies. Demonstrates ability to proficiently assess patients in every age group. 3. Coordinates an interdisciplinary plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Collaborates with appropriate disciplines and integrates various assessments to formulate an individualized plan of care based on patient needs and current nursing practice standards. Reviews and updates the plan of care/treatment plans as the patient condition changes. Documents the plan of care/treatment plans in the medical record. 4. Implements the interventions identified in the plan of care. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Collaborates with the interdisciplinary health care team to deliver direct patient care utilizing nursing practice standards, and universal blood and body fluid precautions. Uses interventions that are consistent with the patient’s plan of care. Maintains patient rights. Ensures that patients receive the appropriate treatments and medications in a timely manner. Delegates patient care to other members of the health care team; ensures the delegated task(s) are within the scope of practice of the assigned individual and maintains oversight and accountability. Coordinates direct patient care from appropriate support services. Provides individualized patient education to patient and families. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to plan patient discharge. Documents all treatments, medications, patient/family education and ongoing assessments. 5. Evaluates the patient’s progress toward attainment of outcomes. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Performs ongoing and systematic reassessment according to department standard or more frequently based on patient condition. Revises nursing diagnoses, outcomes and plan of care based on reassessments. Involves the patient, significant others and healthcare team in the evaluation and update of plan of care as appropriate. Evaluates the effectiveness of treatments, medications and patient teaching. 6. Responsible for the assessment and care of perinatal patients. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Demonstrates proficiency in managing care of the newborn according to the standards set forth by American Academy of Pediatrics and department policies. Demonstrates proficiency in managing care of the perinatal patient according to the standards set forth by AWHONN, Perinatal Guidelines, and departmental policies. 7. Responsible for performing ongoing fetal/maternal assessments according to department guidelines. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Demonstrates proficiency in ongoing fetal/maternal assessments. Demonstrates proficiency in ongoing maternal/newborn assessments. Demonstrates proficiency in ongoing gynecological assessments. 8. Responsible for appropriate interventions involving unit specific protocols for infant security. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Appropriately intervenes and follows department protocols for infant security. 9. Performs other duties as assigned. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 1 year of LDRP nursing experience required EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 1 year encouraged SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Electronic Fetal Monitoring Course encouraged/preferred Inpatient Obstetrics Certification encouraged/preferred High-risk Obstetrics Certification encouraged/preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
Join the Baton Rouge General Healthcare team and be appreciated in our 28 bed Emergency Department. Work in a professional and fun atmosphere where you can grow and learn. Our staff is dedicated to providing safe, compassionate and empathetic care to our patients. Work directly with patients, nurses, and physicians in a caring environment. Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment: ACLS, PALS and MOAB. JOB DUTIES: Coordinates patient assessment through collection of patient's health data, analyzes patient assessments to determine nursing diagnoses and identifies expected outcomes. Coordinates an interdisciplinary plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes, implements the interventions identified in the plan of care, and evaluates the patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes. Triage assessment on all patients. Performs focused assessments for all age populations, administers and monitors Procedural Sedation. Performs all other duties as assigned. JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: To improve the quality of life of patients and families by coordinating patient care processes of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, and appropriate support services for the age population served, as defined in the department’s scope of service. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 1 year acute-care with experience required. ER experience preferred SKILL, LICENSE, AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: RN with current Louisiana Nursing License. Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) and Crisis Prevention Training preferred.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
At BRG we are proud to acknowledge our Oncology team, as superior providers of care to our patients and families. We recognize the value of an Oncology nurse and support their well-being, as they care for those facing difficult times. By joining our Oncology team, you will have the opportunity to significantly influence the lives of those in our community. As an RN on this unit, you will be faced with a challenging yet most rewarding experience. BRG invests in the professional development of our employees through on-the-job skills training, Chemotherapy Course within the first year, and approved certification reimbursement. We invite the elite RN to work amongst our team of progressive healthcare providers. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 1 year Nursing experience preferred EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Chemotherapy Course within 1 year. SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Current Louisiana RN licensure OCN Certification and ONS and BRONS membership encourage/preferred
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Feb 14, 2020
BRG is seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant to work in the float pool. The position is full-time with benefits. This position requires every other weekend and some holidays. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Hospital experience required. SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Certified Nursing Assistant Certification required