Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse in the Surgery Department identifies and implements peri-operative nursing interventions for patients undergoing surgical intervention, endoscopy procedures and post anesthesia recovery in the hospital. Patients range in age from pediatrics through geriatrics and are both inpatient and outpatient.
• Completion of an accredited registered nursing program with current Louisiana RN licensure is required.
• Requires prolonged walking and standing, frequent bending and stooping.
• Lifting and positioning patients with assistance, pushing and pulling stretchers and equipment