Job Vacancy RN Staff- Transitional Care St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job title: RN Staff- Transitional Care

Company: St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job description: 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.


Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40


Monday-Friday 8:00am- 4:30pm

Summary of the Job:

Serves as an integral part of the post-acute care strategy to effectively reduce hospital admissions/readmissions and potentially preventable Emergency Department (ED) visits. 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and three (3) years of experience in an acute clinical setting. Ability to demonstrate strong organizational, decision making, delegating, communicating and customer relations skills. Current R.N. licensure with Louisiana State Board of Nursing and current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 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. ACLS and/or PALS, is preferred.

  • Must have a valid and current state issued driver’s license. Must have reliable transportation for work with current safety inspection (brake tag) and vehicle license plate registration.
  • Must maintain and provide proof of automobile insurance (at his/her own expense) in amounts which meet at least the minimum liability coverage limits required by the state of their residence.
  • Clearance of driving record check; Driving records shall not contain any of the following: a suspended or revoked driver’s license, 3 or more moving violations in the past 36 months, 2 or more accidents in the past 36 months, 1 or more instances of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the past 24 months, at fault in a fatal accident within the past 5 years, leaving the scene of an accident within the past 36 months, and/or reckless driving within the past 12 months.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing. Critical Care, Emergency Care, and/or Home Health 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%) – reaching

Occasionally (1%-33%) – lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching

Contact Information: Aarion L Hocutt, HR Talent Partner

Talent Acquisition – Human Resources


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 , 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.


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.

Expected salary:

Location: Covington, LA

Job date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 06:06:34 GMT

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