RN FT Evenings Surgery

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job Description

Responsible and accountable for a group of patients during a designated time frame and to provide care to these patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation, and other health care team members. The Perioperative RN is accountable for planning & directing the care of every patient undergoing operative & invasive procedures. The Perioperative RN directs & supervises the surgical team members.

Minimum Qualifications: Current Louisiana RN license and BLS through the American Heart Association is required; ACLS required within departmental standards timeline; experience in the Operating Room required, at least 2 years of experience preferred. Call required.

Physical Demands:

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%) - reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing

Frequently (34%-66%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, stooping, crouching

Occasionally (1%-33%) - climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, crawling

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