Posts tagged Department Spotlight
Department Spotlight: Emergency Department

The Pointe Coupee General Hospital Emergency Department continually strives to ensure that those seeking emergent treatment receive the best care possible. Currently the department treats over 1000 patients per month. A physician staffs the department 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Licensed nursing personnel assigned to the Emergency Department must be ACLS, PALS and TNCC certified.

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Department Spotlight: Laboratory

The Laboratory Department at Pointe Coupee General Hospital plays a major role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases. The Laboratory helps to improve patient care by providing safe onsite testing for a variety of discipline, including blood bank, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, microbiology, parasitology, serology, and urinalysis.

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Department Spotlight: Pharmacy

The Pharmacy Department at Pointe Coupee General Hospital has a critical role in patient care and outcomes. The main focus of the Pharmacy Department is the procurement, dispensing, monitoring and tracking of medications. We supply medications to inpatients, outpatients, emergency room and same day surgery patients.

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Department Spotlight: Health Information

The Health Information Department is responsible for the security of the electronic and paper medical records. Health Information is also responsible for overseeing the timely processing, completeness, and when necessary, the retrieval of all patient medical records. Health Information has an eight member team, most of whom are cross trained with multiple certifications. Team Leaders Maggie Jarreau, RN, Health Information Manager,. and Dana Beauvais, MA, CCA, Assistant Manager, are very proud of the staff's accomplishments, dedication to service, and professionalism.

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Department Spotlight: Dietary

The Dietary Department is also responsible for planning, preparing, and serving a daily noon time meal to staff and visitors. The café menu includes a hot meal and a cold plate. It also includes a variety of salads, desserts, and beverages. The Dietary Department is licensed by the Department of Health and Hospitals and strictly adheres to all local and state food safety requirements.

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