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 (PRN) – 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.
OR Technician (PRN and Full Time) - 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.

Staff RN (PRN) – 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.

Pre-Op Nurse (PRN) –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 Associate degree in Nursing, and 1 year Current Louisiana RN License, BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications required.

Radiology/OR/CT Technologist - Radiology Dept.
Performs OR/Pain C-Arm procedures.  Works under minimal supervision performing all radiology and CT procedures. Produces quality images in three imaging modalities in x-ray and CT. Performs CT procedures and related functions producing images for interpretation by licensed practitioners. Minimum 2 years CT experience. 3 years C-Arm experience required. Must possess a valid Louisiana radiology license, ARRT and current CPR, CRT & venipuncture certifications.

Dietician (PRN) – Kitchen/Dietary
Provides patient care through analyzing, evaluating and implementing nutritional assessment by providing medical nutrition therapy to patients, including nutrition assessment, modified diet formulation, self-management training and nutrition intervention. Documents all aspects of patient’s nutritional status and maintains patient’s records that are organized and complete.  Provides education and support to all surgery patients and their families with relevant nutritional education as appropriate to the patient’s disease state. Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition.  Two years clinical experience required. Current Licensure of registered Dietician in State of Louisiana, current Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR) required   American Dietetic Association – (ADA) membership preferred.  BLS Certification required.

Receptionist – Admitting Dept.
Acts as the representative of the center in making the initial contact with the patient, either in person or by phone, and who is responsible for the efficient operation of the front office to include filing, chart preparation, typing and phones. Back up to Admissions by ensuring the accuracy of patient information, obtaining all necessary forms and upfront payments, and guiding the patient through the admissions process.  Previous experience in a medical setting preferred.  Knowledge of insurance benefits required.

Maintenance Technician (Full Time) - Maintenance
Performs general maintenance and repair of the facility, utilities, equipment, and machinery used in the hospital, as well as performing mechanical, carpentry and painting duties. Works with the Facility Manager to ensure optimal functionality of systems including mechanical, and fire/life safety. Experience in a maintenance field. Basic mechanical aptitudes and a working knowledge of electrical & maintenance systems, & general knowledge of plumbing, electrical, mechanical & carpentry skills preferred.

LPN Unit Secretary (Full Time) - Med Surg
Regulates the flow of information among patients, families, visitors and staff to facilitate routine unit activities. Coordinates care with other disciplines such as physical therapy, respiratory therapy, lab and pharmacy by demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary healthcare team as a communication link between the department and other departments. Assists in the nursing care of the patient as needed. Assists physicians with documentation as needed. Requires a Degree from an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nursing and 2 years experience. Excellent computer skills, order entry and nursing documentation. Current Louisiana LPN license. Current certification in Basic Life Support required and ACLS preferred.

Collector (Full Time) – Patient Accounting

Performs daily activities associated with the timely collection and resolution of accounts receivable. Performs patient collection activities, including placing phone calls, mailing statements and letters, securing payment arrangements, responding to patient questions and concerns, drafting appeal letters, and verifying payment accuracy.  Three years related experience.  


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

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