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RN - Discharge Clinic (req num: 10016)

RN - Discharge Clinic (req num: 10016) Discharge Clinic STPH Covington, LA
- Per Diem
- Day shift
Summary of the Job:
Serves as an integral part of the post-acute care strategy to effectively reduce hospital readmissions. Responsible and accountable for the coordination of care for transitional care (post-discharge) patients. The Registered Nurse will assess and provide care as it relates to the specific needs of the patient within the framework of the State Nurse Practice Act. Supervises the activities of Medical Assistants within the department.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and three (3) years of experience in an acute clinical setting. Current R.N. licensure with Louisiana State Board of Nursing and current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association, required. Certification in a clinical area; ACLS and/or PALS, is preferred. Ability to demonstrate strong organizational, decision making, delegating, communicating and customer relations skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing. Critical-Care and/or Emergency Care experience is a plus.

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, reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%) - balancing, stooping, crouching
St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.

Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email :
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA