LCMC Health

We are a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system on a mission: to provide the best possible care for every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond, and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. And that means we do things a little differentlyaround here.

Treating people like family is the LCMC Health way, and it always has been. Founded by Louisiana's first freestanding children's hospital, we have grown into a healthcare system that is built to serve the unique needs of our communities and families.

Today, we offer six hospital locations: Children's Hospital New Orleans, East Jefferson General Hospital, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center. We also offer a network of urgent care centers across the greater New Orleans area. With over 2,800 physicians specializing in everything from head to toe, our community can count on us to provide the right care, right where they need it.


Why a Great Place to Work:

You're more than your job. Everyone is. And that's what makes you great at your job-all the little extras you bring to work every day, the things that make you you. At LCMC Health we value those things about you, because we know that all those little extras add up to extraordinary. And we've built a culture that supports and celebrates the extraordinary. You'll see it when you come to work here, in the spirit of our places and the faces of our people. And every patient we heal, every family we comfort, every life we improve is the outcome of countless little extras adding up to an extraordinary result. Join LCMC Health, and you'll find that our everyday makes it easy to live your extraordinary.

  • Job Profile Summary
    Job Profile Summary

    The Nurse Practitioner, Outpatient is responsible for providing medical care and treatment to patients. Performs physical examinations and preventative health measures within the prescribed guidelines and instructions of the physician. Plans a treatment strategy to meet identified needs, evaluates responses to nursing and medical interventions.

  • Job Description
    Job Description

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this department. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, and LCMC Health reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.


    Patient Care: Provides quality care to patients. Promptly responds to patient calls and messages and ensures same day completion of calls and messages. Maintains accurate patient and business records including the completion of encounters. Observes patients for signs and symptoms of abuse/neglect and report immediately in accordance with policy. Recognizes emergencies and responds appropriately in adherence to organizational policy and procedure. Coordinates plans of care, periodically review these plans and implement methods to keep the quality of care under constant surveillance.

    Compliance: Stays abreast of all other responsibilities required as set forth in any federal and state laws, statutes, or regulations as enacted or as may be enacted or amended. Maintains the confidentiality of all patient information as established by the facility's HIPAA policies and procedures. Maintains the required continuing education hours to assure continued competence.

    Professionalism and Support: Demonstrates professional ownership and commitment to the principles and core values of guest relations. Demonstrate leadership of the clinical team. Communicates with clinic leadership, escalate issues and present solutions.

    SAFETY AND INFECTION CONTROL STANDARDS: Assists with compliance to safety, environmental, infection control, quality improvement and other regulatory standards.Implements standard and transmission-based precautions, as outlined in policies. Performs hand hygiene, as outlined in relevant policy. Ensures patient safety during clinic visits, in accordance with appropriate policy. Maintains a clean clinic working environment. Reports any safety hazards or violations in patient or clinic environment to clinic manager or designee.

    Collaboration: Provide input in hiring, disciplinary action and termination decisions of clinical personnel. Attends all daily huddles, staff meetings and provider meetings. Participates in on-going performance improvement activities and initiatives.


    Master's Degree from an approved NP Program required.


    Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association

    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) from American Heart Association

    Registered Nursing License (RN) from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing

    Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing


    • Medical skills.
    • Computer software skills.
    • ICD-10 and CPT-4, working knowledge.
    • Communication and guest relation skills.

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This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. LCMC Health reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

LCMC Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application for Employment
It is the policy of all member hospitals and facilities of the LCMC Health System (Louisiana Children's Medical Center, Children's Hospital of New Orleans, Touro Infirmary, University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, and West Jefferson Medical Center as well as its centers of health care and physician services, East Jefferson General Hospital, Woldenberg Village, Crescent City Physician Inc., and New Orleans Physician Services) to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected status in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant may qualify.

Instructions to Applicant
1. You must fully and accurately complete the Application for employment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. LCMC Health and its members may use the information given in the application to investigate the applicant's previous employment and background.
2. The Application for Employment will be considered inactive after 180 days. If you wish to be considered after that time, you must complete a new Application for Employment.
3. If you are hired, proof of citizenship or immigration status will be required to verify your lawful right to work in the United States.



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