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Full-time, part-time and PRN positions are available in our Emergency Department.

The Staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the nursing process, the therapeutic environment, treatment and modalities and interdisciplinary collaboration. The RN is held accountable by the shift-charge nurse to policy and procedures, job description and standards of performance.


  • Perform routine physical/psychosocial assessment to collect basic data
  • Follow the written plan of care, standards, practice guidelines, and utilizes pathways
  • Recognize abnormal assessment data and incorporate findings into the plan of care
  • Validate and revise expected outcomes based on assessment
  • Implement physician orders and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age-specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group
  • Organize, prioritize and perform patient care activities to include procedures, therapies, tests and patient education to achieve the desired outcomes
  • Evaluate and document effectiveness of treatments
  • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
  • Knowledge of medication and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition
  • Identify and address psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family, including age, and physical disabilities
  • Function as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers
  • Communicate in an effective and efficient manner within documentation and with all coworkers, patients, visitors and physicians
  • Demonstrate ability to carry out skills as outlined in skill/orientation checklist and competency assessment
  • Initiate discharge planning and the discharge process using appropriate forms and proper documentation including medication reconciliation and patient education documents with involvement of family members as necessary
  • Accurately document all aspects of patient care per documentation standards
  • Operate all computer systems in the department (Cerner, Zebra Handheld Devices and Omnicell)


Full-time, part-time and PRN positions available.


Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, and CPI certification (as per department requirements)
Physical/emotional Stamina
Strong communication skills
Recent nursing experience or completion of special on-the-job training program
Interpersonal skills

Education Required:

Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing
Registered Nurse License through State Board of Louisiana

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Thank you for your interest in joining our hospital family. St. James Parish Hospital is centrally located directly between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Our beautiful facility is a community hospital that serves the River Parishes—known for great food, big families, and a vibrant history. We invite you to learn more about our hospital, family-like culture, and amazing benefits. Follow us on Facebook to stay connected and learn about future career opportunities

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