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.

Metabolic Bariatric Surgical Clinical Reviewer – Med Surg
Responsible to collect and submit reliable data to the MBSAQIP Date Registry Platform. This task is accomplished through high-quality data compilation, documentation, and entry of 100 percent of bariatric procedures performed in the hospital in the MBSAQIP Date Registry Platform. The MBSCR works closely with the members of the bariatric and general surgery departments to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other special projects as may be identified. Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program. Minimum 2 year’s experience in a hospital surgery department or surgery clinic or with clinical research or medical records. Clinical chart review and abstraction experience required. Bariatric experience a plus.

OR Nurse (PRN and Full Time) – Surgery
Description 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 to decontamination and sterilization, surgical care case preparation and distribution. Practices in accordance with all regulatory, professional, legal and medical policies. High school graduate. One year surgery, medical office, or sanitary maintenance experience. CBSPD or IAHCSMM certification required.
 
Medical Lab Tech or Medical Tech (PRN) – Lab
Perform testing primarily in accordance with established laboratory policy and procedure. Primary responsibilities include performing and evaluating analytical tests, assessing, interpreting and reporting results, maintaining accurate laboratory records and records of testing. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Medical Tech program. Current MLT or MT certification or registration, current MLT or MT Louisiana license, and phlebotomy skills required.


 
Pre-Op Nurse (Full Time) - Pre-Op
Responsibility to formulate and execute the nursing care for patients of all ages in the Pre-Op area to ensure the patient receives the highest quality of care, and their safety is ensured according to policy and procedure. Performs thorough and accurate continual patient assessment, anticipating potential problems and reporting pertinent assessments to the anesthesiologist, supervisor, and/or surgeon appropriately. Prepares patients for surgery by providing pre-operative and post-operative instructions. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, or related field and 1 year Current Louisiana RN License, BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications required.


 
OR Technician (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.


 

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

Southern Surgical Hospital: Lorrie Alfred (lalfred@uspi.com)