St. Tammany Parish Hospital
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination of clinical activities for the Medical/Surgical patient. Activities include, but are not limited to, use of the nursing process in the utilization of skills in organization, planning, implementing, evaluating, and providing care as it relates to the specific needs of the patient. Registered Nurses also supervise the activities of Licensed Practical Nurses, Unit Assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants. Registered Nurses work within the framework of the State Nurse Practice Act and follow hospital policies and procedures. The Registered Nurse also complies with hospital and nursing standards in the performance of job duties and responsibilities. The Registered Nurse will support the goals and objectives of the department and of the hospital.
Minimum Qualifications: Successfully completed Board Certified Nursing Program. Current LA RN licensure. BLS certified through the American Heart Association required upon hire. ACLS encouraged. Basic EKG encouraged within 6 months of hire. Excellent computer skills required. Must be able to work 12-hour shifts, and meet holiday and weekend requirements.
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required:
Constant (67%-100%)- seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearing
Occasionally (1%-33%)- climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), stooping, crouching