LPN/UA - New Family Center - Nursery
Company: Saint Tammany Parish Hospital
Posted on: February 24, 2021
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 LPN/UA position is responsible for the coordination of clinical
activities of a group of assigned patients. 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.
The LPN/UA works within the framework of the State LPN Practice Act
and complies with hospital and nursing standards in the performance
of job duties and responsibilities. The LPN/UA will support the
goals and objectives of the department and of the hospital.
Demonstrated communication, time management and organizational
skills required. Must have typing and computer skills, knowledge of
medical terminology, and be able to perform detail oriented tasks.
Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills. Excellent written and
verbal communication skills. One year of experience with couplet
care, preferred. One year of experience providing postpartum care
and one year of experience of providing newborn care is acceptable.
Current LA LPN Licensure and BLS required. NRP 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.
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,
Each St. Tammany Health System staff member is expected to conduct
himself or herself according to our mission, vision and values.
Please take time to review those expectations, which can be found
by clicking here , 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
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