River Parishes Hospital is located just 12 miles outside of the Greater New Orleans area in LaPlace, LA. LaPlace is a fast growing community of 55,000 residents. Growth is the key word. The LaPlace community is home to numerous petrochemical/industrial plants undergoing major expansions as well as extremely rapid growth in the residential and commercial sector of the community. We are bridging Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The River Region is rich with historical sites, outdoor sporting opportunities as well as the famous New Orleans cuisine.
Name: Kat Trepagnier
Dept: Human Resources
RPH offers complete optional benefit packages for full-time and part-time employees to meet personal needs, including medical, Rx, dental, vision, life, LTD, and STD insurances, ESOP and matching 401-K. Other available benefits include Employee Assistance Program, Adoption Plan, Travel Assistance Program, ConSern, Education Program, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Program and Employee Computer Purchase Program. Employees also enjoy free, on-site parking, monthly employee activities, on-going Service Excellence recognition and service awards for every five years of service. A tuition reimbursement program is also available for qualified educational expenses. Premium pay incentives include career ladder programs, extra-shift bonus incentives, and a hospital-wide preceptor program. The Education Department also provides an array of educational opportunities for professional staff development.
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RPH is a 106-bed full service acute care hospital staffed with 400+ healthcare workers. Professional healthcare team members include 130+ medical staff members including a wide array of sub-specialty physicians; Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners; Diagnostic Imaging professionals such as CT, Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Radiologic and Ultrasound Technologists; Laboratory professionals including Medical Technologists and Medical Lab Technicians; Registered Respiratory Therapists, Certified Respiratory Technicians, Pharmacists (Pharm D), Licensed Pharmacy Technicians, Registered Physical Therapists, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistants, Speech and Occupational Therapists, Registered Dietitians. Support staff includes CNAs, phlebotomists, EMTs, to name a few.
River Parishes Hospital's future goal is to expand to a regional healthcare facility. We are growing our strong physician base as well as improving our patient satisfaction. We are under the direction of a new, strong CEO and our mission is to provide quality care and an excellent workplace for our employees and physicians. Now more than ever and into the near future, River Parishes Hospital will be a model for growth and new direction.