RN - Home Health/Hospice

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. Supervises the activities of Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.

Service area includes West St. Tammany and Washington parishes. On-call rotation. Mileage is reimbursed.

Minimum Qualifications: Current LA RN Licensure. BLS through the American Heart Association required. Acute Care or other inpatient nursing experience required. Minimal 1 year clinical experience required for Home Health. Minimal 2 years clinical experience required for Hospice. Proficient I.V. skills.

This position requires driving a hospital-owned vehicle and/or a personally owned vehicle to perform the essential job duties. In order to be considered, the candidate: Must have a valid and current state issued drivers license
Must maintain and provide proof of automobile insurance (at his/her own expense) in amounts which meet at least the minimum liability coverage limits required by the state of their residence.
Clearance of driving record check; Driving records shall not contain any of the following: a suspended or revoked drivers license, 3 or more moving violations in the past 36 months, 2 or more accidents in the past 36 months, 1 or more instances of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the past 24 months, at fault in a fatal accident within the past 5 years, leaving the scene of an accident within the past 36 months, and/or reckless driving within the past 12 months.

Preferred Qualifications: HH or Hospice experience preferred but not required. Proficient computer skills preferred.

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%) - handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, stooping, crouching, reaching,
Occasionally (1%-33%)- climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, crawling

Employment Type



8:00a-4:30p and on call

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