RN Staff - NICU

Employer
St. Tammany Health System
Location
Covington, Louisiana
Posted
Aug 01, 2021
Closes
Aug 04, 2021
Ref
2330880060
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
At St. Tammany Health System, delivering world-class healthcare close to home is our goal. That means we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best professionals for every position in our health system.

We believe the pristine beauty of St. Tammany Parish adds to our attractive compensation package. The health system is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Summary of the Job:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination of clinical activities for the NICU 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. Nursing staff within Children's Services areas are required to float to PICU and Pediatrics as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Successfully completed Board Certified Nursing Program. Current LA RN licensure. 1 year of level IV NICU experience within the past 12 months or 2 years Level III NICU experience within the past 3 years. BLS required upon hire, NRP and PALS required within 90 days of hire. Certifications may be through any International Liaison Committee on resuscitation (ILCOR) provided courses such as but not limited to: Ochsner Health System, American Heart Association and American Red Cross. The ILCOR course must include a manikin check off.

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.
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

Contact Information:
Lesley Cusimano, Recruiter
Talent Acquisition - Human Resources
lcusimano@stph.org | (985) 8984623

EMPLOYMENT
Each St. Tammany Health System staff member is expected to conduct himself or herself according to our mission , before applying for employment. If you feel you are unable to demonstrate those characteristics, we respectfully request that you do not proceed with the application process.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
St. Tammany Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Tammany Health System is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.