Job Category: Nursing

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Location: LA-Zachary

Facility Type: Long-Term Acute Care

Shift Type (Clinical Positions): Night Shift

Summary

At AMG we offer our employees much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer unique career opportunities for people who are called to make a healing difference in the lives of others and desire to be part of a team that makes a difference each day for our patients. We invite you to join our team and share your gifts and talents. In addition to market competitive pay rates and benefits in the Zachary and Baton Rouge area, you will have the opportunity to work for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), as AMG is an employee owned company!

AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary is part of the AMG Integrated Healthcare Management Hospital System – a Top-5 Post-Acute Care Hospital System. Our mission is an unyielding commitment to Patients, People, and the Pursuit of Healing. We believe our employees are the asset and heart of our organization. We are located in the heart of Zachary across the street from Lane Regional Medical Center.

AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary is hiring Full Time Charge Nurse (RN) for Night Shifts with experience in Telemetry, med-surg, acute care or ICU preferred. The Charge Nurse supervises the patient care activities performed by other RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. Communicate with Physicians/CCO/staff, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Responsible for fostering a positive milieu in the hospital. Keeps CCO and CEO apprised of situations that may place facility at risk. Provides direct patient care as required based on staffing and patient acuity.Some of the medical conditions that are commonly treated include but are not limited to; Respiratory Failure requiring ventilation, vapotherm, high flow, bipap, cpap, and nasal cannula. Depending on the complexity of these patients, they can require sedation/pain management, pressure management, and cardiac/anti-arrhythmic management. Complicated infections requiring long-term IV antibiotics. Chronic non-healing wounds requiring extensive treatment with wound vacs and frequent dressing changes. RN’s will be responsible for direct and indirect patient care. RNs are needed for Shifts based on hospital needs and will be responsible for direct and indirect patient care in the long-term acute care setting. Ability to communicate with physicians, CCO/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Shift Differentials are paid for Night and Weekend Shifts! 

Join our dynamic team and enjoy a career where you can make a difference with AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary!

Full-Time employees are offered a comprehensive package is offered including competitive pay, direct deposit, medical insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, AD&D insurance, vision insurance, multiple voluntary insurance options, paid holidays, paid vacation time, paid sick time, optional credit union membership, cellular discount options, free uniform scrub after 90 days of employment, and 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution, and participation in our ESOP additional retirement benefit.

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Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Louisiana RN Licensure.
  • Charge Nurse or supervisory experience is preferred..
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Must be able to articulately communicate, interpret and explain complex information and comprehend written and verbal communication.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and human relation skills.
  • Telemetry, acute care, med-surg, or ICU experience is preferred.

About Us

AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary is a Long-Term Acute Care hospital facility that specializes in the management of complex medical needs.

Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment. We accomplish this through a multi-disciplined approach that includes aggressive clinical and therapeutic interventions, as well as family involvement. Our high staff-to-patient ratio ensures individualized attention. Our nurses, therapists, and physicians work with each patient to obtain the best possible outcomes.

AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary is an equal opportunity employer.