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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is committed to investing in the excellence of our employees by providing competitive compensation, professional growth, and exceptional benefits. We strive to foster an employee-focused culture. As a major teaching facility we offer learning and mentoring opportunities as well as programs to promote employee well-being.

We want the most qualified people to be part of our extraordinary team. Whether your objective is to find a career in nursing, information technology, management or clerical, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital has the opportunities you are looking for. Memorial offers its employees medical, dental & vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement options, paid time off, tuition assistance & much more to attract and retain employees.

Join us. Become part of our team. Take a look at our job openings and see all of the inspiring possibilities that await you at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.

We place a high value on our employees. We attract talented people who thrive in a team environment, recognize the importance of accountability and strive to exceed our patient's expectations.

 


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Department: Archer Institute - Psychiatric Services
Location: Lake Charles, LA

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.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved formal education program preparing nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
  • Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems; Twelve hours continuing education or in-service hours required annually.
  • Currently licensed in the State of Louisiana as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician's Assistant; Certified or certification eligible by the American Nurses Association as a primary care nurse practitioner or the National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants; BCLS certification required, ACLS, NALS preferred.
  • 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, be decisive and demonstrate foresight. Exhibits organizational and leadership ability.

 

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