LSU Nurse Manager

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles , LA 70602

Posted 4 weeks ago

The Nurse Manager works in conjunction with the LSU Program/Medical Director and the Primary Care Administrator in various capacities; performing functions related to administrative management and support within the department, running the LSU Clinic with adherence to JCAHO guidelines.

The Nurse Manager must demonstrate mature judgment, maintain confidentiality, the ability to gather and interpret data and prioritize information regarding the Family Medicine Clinic and Family Medicine Residency Program.


  • Registered Nurse- Current Louisiana or Multi-state compact license

  • Preferred experience with residency programs.


  • Management of patient care and nursing/clinical personnel. Responsible for clinical staffing and oversite of LSU Family Medicine Clinic and Residency Program clinical requirements. This includes tracking of licenses and required certifications. Responsible for ensuring on-going education of clinical staff.

  • Kid-Med program. Complies with program, monitors vaccines and orders vaccines to maintain appropriate inventory.

  • Liaison with all LCMH departments.

  • Provide guidance for residents regarding clinical aspects of patient care.

  • Manages Quality Improvement and Assurance to provide continuous quality improvements for patient care. Participates in monthly team meetings and is responsible for daily structured communication process (daily huddles).

  • Coordinates mandatory LCMH in-services for staff and residents.

  • Sets laboratory protocol and standards for LSU Family Medicine Clinic. Works closely with LCMH Laboratory.

  • Sets and maintains inventory control for all clinical supplies and medications. Orders supplies and medications per LCMH protocol.

  • Sets procedural protocol and standards for all procedures performed in the LSU Residency Clinic.

  • Responsible for equipment maintenance in conjunction with LCMH Bio-Med team. Turns in monthly safety checklist to LCMH Plant Operations monthly.

  • Responsible for monthly medication safety sheets and reports this to LCMH Pharmacy on a monthly basis.

  • Extensive knowledge of EMR system. Trouble shoots and helps resolve all issues. Uses EMR to fullest capacity to track and maintain electronic health records. Reports are utilized for maintenance accreditation and on-going audits and attestations. Trains clinic staff and residents on correct usage of EMR and electronic prescribing.

  • Knowledgeable of and actively participates and implements Performance Improvement Plan for LSU Residency Program.

  • Manages time and attendance records of clinical staff. Approves time for clinical staff.

  • Responsible for annual fire and disaster drills. Documents and coordinates with LCMH.

  • Active contributing member of faculty, PEC, APE, and CCC committees. Attends all meetings.

  • Responsible for quality insurance programs including, but not limited to, GSQN, and Medicare.

  • Assists LSU Medical Program Director as needed.

  • Assists with billing issues related to clinical issues for LCMH and LSU Family Medicine Clinic.

  • Works in collaboration with LSU Family Medicine Office Manager.

  • Assists LSU Medical Program Director as needed.

  • Assists with implementation of research programs.

  • Researches incidents, including patient complaints. Helps to resolve these issues with patients and staff.

  • Demonstrates critical thought processes and can work independently.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as have the ability to quickly learn various required software.

  • Must have superior interpersonal, professional, and organizational skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Must be a well organized, self starter, exhibiting a high degree of professionalism and the ability to plan and meet deadlines as required.

  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Broad range of administrative and technical skills in the context of the healthcare environment.

  • Impacts activities in other work areas on a frequent basis and contributes in multiple work areas.

  • Make decisions based on departmental policy.

  • Provide feedback to assist with decision making process.

  • Works well with others.

  • Requires listening skills to maintain cooperative associations.

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