Labor and Delivery is 10 bed LDR unit with an additional 4 bed Ante Partum unit that services high risk pregnant patients. Designated as a Level III service provider we care for patients with higher risk conditions and have a Level III NICU on site. The services in L&D are growing and as we add an OB ED with an OB Hospitalist, we see the services growing even more. Within the department, we have 3 operating rooms. The nurses provide their own C-section coverage being highly trained and competent. This facility participates in the Louisiana Perinatal Quality Initiative to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality in Louisiana. As a result, the unit provides a high level of care, operating with policies grounded in evidence-based practice, patient respect, and empowering women and families through education. We encourage patients and family involvement with their birth experience, and support decisions using compassionate care. This unit is well known for its experienced and knowledgeable nurses throughout the community of Lake Charles.Requirements:
- Graduate of a school of nursing
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana.
- American Heart Association BLS