Employment Opportunities

The staff of Southern Surgical Hospital are highly trained professionals that have chosen to focus their careers on the service-oriented environment of outpatient surgery.

Our staff is committed to creating an environment in which patients not only receive the best quality care, but also the highest level of service. The staff works to continuously improve quality and service by focusing on the processes that are important in meeting the needs of patients, their families, our physicians and their staff.

Our team of professionals provides the care we expect our own families to receive when they require outpatient surgery. If you are a patient focused, service-oriented healthcare professional and share the same beliefs as our team, please see below for a list of current job postings for our facility.

OR Nurse (Full Time) – Surgery  
Acts as the patient's advocate and works as a member of the surgical team is knowledgeable in the areas of aseptic technique, infection control, emergency procedures, and general operating room procedures. Functions as an RN to meet patient and family care needs.  Works under normal supervision providing nursing care to patients at an advanced level of practice.  Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program. Minimum of 2 years OR Nursing experience. Must possess a valid Louisiana RN license, current BLS and ACLS certification. PALS preferred.

Sterile Processing Tech (Full Time) – Surgery
Responsible for assisting in a smooth flow of events before, during and after the surgical procedure for all patients. Assists in overseeing the surgical instrumentation and supplies according to AORN recommended guidelines and universal precautions of decontamination and sterilization, surgical case preparation and distribution. Practices in accordance with all regulatory and medical policies. High school graduate. One year surgery, medical office, or sanitary maintenance experience. CBSPD or IAHCSMM certification required.

OR Technician (Full Time & PRN) - Surgery
Responsible for the safe transport of patients and the correct handling/transport of blood products,  specimens, X-rays, equipment and supplies, a clean surgical environment and other patient care related duties in the OR suite. Also responsible for the sterilization, decontamination, delivery and distribution of instruments and supplies within the surgical suites. Graduation from an Accredited Surgical Technology institute. Current Certification as a Certified Surgical Technician (CST) and CPR certification required.

Orderly (Full Time) – Surgery
Responsible for providing direct and indirect care of the patient under the direction of nursing staff. Transports patients, beds, lab specimens, blood products, and other medical items to various areas of the hospital, assists in cleaning and disinfecting operating rooms, assists with ensuring rooms and carts are stocked with supplies. High School graduate or equivalent.  One year prior experience preferred.  Basic life support certification required.

Staff RN (Full Time w/ ICU experience, Part Time days & PRN Nights) – Med Surg
Responsible for the care of patients, administers medication and treatments as ordered by the physician. Coordinates care with other disciplines such as physical therapy, respiratory therapy, lab and pharmacy. Responsible to participate in a professional manner in all aspects of patient care. Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program. (Associates or Bachelors). Minimum of 1 year Med/Surg Nursing experience. Must possess a valid Louisiana RN license and a current CPR and ACLS certification. PALS preferred.

Patient Care Tech (PRN) – Med Surg
Responsible to perform a variety of uncomplicated tasks in care of patients in hospital, under direction of nursing and medical staff. Works under the general supervision of the Registered Nurses providing professional nursing care according to established procedures, protocols and regulations. Graduate from high school is preferred. 1 year experience in Med/Surg preferred. Current certification as a Medical Assistant (MA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). BLS certification required.

Medical Lab Tech or Medical Tech (PRN) – Lab
Responsible for performing & evaluating analytical tests, assessing, interpreting & reporting results, maintaining accurate laboratory records & records of testing. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Medical Tech program. Current MLT or MT certification or registration, current MLT or MT Louisiana license, & phlebotomy skills required.

Applications and/or updated resumes should be submitted to Human Resources:

Southern Surgical Hospital: Kandyce Shaw (kshaw@uspi.com)