Nurse Tech

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A Nurse Technician is a member of the health team that provides personal care and designated health-related services to maintain the patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing, under a professional member of the health team and in accord with the policies and procedures of St. James Parish Hospital.


  • Follows instructions issued by the Emergency Department (ED) Doctor and ED Nurses.
  • Independently performs assigned duties.
  • Follows universal precautions on all patients. Utilizes and understands sterile technique.
  • Notify ED physician or ED Nurse of signs and symptoms that require immediate intervention or changes in vital signs.
  • Maintains a record of observations and care given. Documents information clearly and completely utilizing the Emergency Medical Record (EMR).
  • Ensure that the ED unit is adequately stocked with supplies needed by the ED unit.
  • Ensure that the charges are recorded promptly and accurately.
  • Recognize age level standards of care and act accordingly.
  • Maintain safety of patients of all ages.
  • Maintain privacy for all patients.
  • Keep workplace clean. Dispose and sanitize ER equipment after use and make sure that all rooms in the ER are patient ready.
  • Demonstrate the ability to multitask and prioritize the work to meet the needs of the department within the established time frame while experiencing frequent interruptions.
  • Assist the ED physicians with physical exams and lacerations.
  • Obtain and label specimens, perform wound care and documents all procedures in the EMR.
  • Assist in code situations.




Current BLS certification
Physical and emotional stamina
Drug Test
Background Check

Education Required:

Enrolled in a medical curriculum for one year


As Needed (8-hour shifts)

Apply Online

You will be directed to St. James Parish Hospital’s Workforce Management System to complete your application. Click the appropriate link below.

External Applicants

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Internal Applicants:

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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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