HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - L&D PRN in New Orleans, Louisiana

Position Summary: Registered Nurse: L&D Lakeside

The Registered Nurse is a professional nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery and management of patient care. S/he utilizes the nursing process, the healthcare environment, and current technology to provide a climate, which optimizes patient care and staff development.

About Lakeside Hospital for Women & Children Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children has provided the knowledge, expertise and specialized care vital to the healthcare needs of women and their babies in Jefferson Parish for more than 50 years. Since opening in 1964, our hospital has delivered over 1000,000 babies and treated well over 300,000 patients. Out commitment to treating women and their babies has grown by expanding services and offering a wider range of healthcare options for the entire family. We provide cutting edge technology in many specialties including Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Radiology and Surgery.

HCA acquired Lakeside Hospital for Women in 1964, building a 94-bed facility in Metairie, outside New Orleans. In 2005, Lakeside merged with Tulane Medical Center, changing its name to Tulane Lakeside Hospital. In December 2014, all of Tulane’s pediatric service moved to Lakeside creating the first truly dedicated hospital for women and children in Jefferson Parish at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children.

Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children is part of Tulane Health System, an acclaimed teaching, research and medical system serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane Health System includes Tulane Medical Center, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children, Lakeview Regional Medical Center and more than 25 clinics throughout the community.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:Current Louisiana Licensure as a Registered Nurse, ACLS Certification required within 1 year of employment for assignment on Adult Critical Care Units, Emergency department and Post Anesthesia Care Unit. PALS Certification required within 1 year of employment for assignment in PICU or within 18 mos. of employment for unit-specific standard. Current CPR certification. NRP certification required within 6 months and ACLS required within 1 year of employment for assignment in L&D.

Education: *Graduate of an accredited school preparing Registered Nurses. *



Experience:One year in area of practice preferred by not required.

Special qualifications:Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Effective communication skills; both oral and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem-solving skills. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Hours of work:Shift assignments may vary. Position Requirements (Minimum qualifications for the position)

Benefits for Full Time Employees include:

Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance 401K Plan with employer match Generous Paid Time Off Flexible Spending Account Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits Direct Deposit Tuition Reimbursement Employee Discounts And more!

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - L&D PRN

Location: Louisiana-New Orleans-Tulane Medical Center

Requisition ID: 02560-14885