Job Vacancy RN Residency (September 2022) – All Units – (Adult Health, ICU, Mother Baby, ED, and Peds) – ***Sign-On-Bonus St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job title: RN Residency (September 2022) – All Units – (Adult Health, ICU, Mother Baby, ED, and Peds) – ***Sign-On-Bonus

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: 36

St. Tammany Health System offers RN Residency placement for new RN graduates in Adult Health, Adult ICU, Neuro ICU, Neuroscience, Emergency Department, Pediatrics, Mother/Baby, and Labor and Delivery, as positions are available. The Nurse Residency Program is accredited as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

This comprehensive 14 to 18-week Nurse Residency Program is designed to assist new RNs with making a smooth transition into acute nursing practice. Then, the employee will continue with professional development courses throughout a 6-12 month period. This comprehensive RN Residency provides the new nurse with the skills to deliver and maintain the high-quality of patient care that St. Tammany Health System is known for. The program is scheduled to begin September 12, 2022. We are accepting applications now…. Apply today!

Candidates selected for the Program will be hired into a full-time position. Upon completion of the program, all Residents with satisfactory performance will assume a full-time staff position in acute care at the hospital.

Program Qualifications include:

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, preferably a BSN program.
  • Candidates must be eligible for, and/or passed, the NCLEX to obtain permanent R.N. licensure prior to September 12, 2022.
  • Current 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.
  • Have no more than 6 months of experience in an acute hospital setting as a Registered Nurse.
  • Must commit to full-time employment during the entire program schedule.

Residents will be assigned to a designated Preceptor to shadow during the program and therefore, will be expected to work 12-hour shifts rotating nights, days, weekends, and/or holidays.

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%) – seeing

Frequently (34%-66%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearing

Occasionally (1%-33%)- climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), stooping, crouching

Contact Information: Bronwyn P Doyle, AVP Human Resources

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: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 22:19:45 GMT

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