Provides for the delivery of care of the patient through the utilization of the nursing process maintaining competency in age specific criteria. Directs and guides patient/family teaching. Directs and guides ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Assists when indicated, in the orientation, skill development, and evaluation of nursing personnel. Nurse practices within the legal scope of practice as defined by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. Must have current licensure to nursing in the state of Louisiana. Current American Heart BLS required. Previous surgery experience highly required for PRN.