LPN Unit Assistant - 2 South
Employment Type: Full-Time
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 hospital 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.JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTSSummary of the Job:The LPN UA position is responsible for supporting inpatient nursing care units under the direction of the registered nurse (RN)Minimum Qualifications: Current Louisiana LPN Licensure and BLS through the American Heart Association required. Intravenous (IV) Therapy certification required. Additional certification requirements vary by department. Effective communication, time management, and organizational skills required. Must have typing and computer skills, knowledge of medical terminology, and be able to perform detail oriented tasks. Ability to meet weekend and holiday requirements.Preferred Qualifications: One year med/surg experience preferred.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%) - seeingFrequently (34%-66%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearingOccasionally (1%-33%)- climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), stooping, crouchingEMPLOYMENTEach 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 by clicking here, 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.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERSt. 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.