RN - 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. The Perioperative RN must be available in-house within 30 minutes when on call.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate from NLN accredited school of nursing; current Louisiana RN license and BLS through the American Heart Association is required or obtained during orientation; ACLS required and PALS preferred. Able to work flexible shifts and take call according to unit specific standards.

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

Employment Type



6:15a to 6:45p - 12 hour shifts

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