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Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Surgery - Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway - Variable shifts - 2 Years’ Experience Required

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana US


Requisition Number: REQ_00042115

Position Title:

External Description:

  • This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at Ochsner's discretion.


    Required - Registered Nurse Diploma
    Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing

    Work Experience
    Required - Experience working with and maintaining confidential information.  Experience working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
    Preferred- Leadership skills / experience directly supervising or managing others

    Basic computer skills


    Required - Current RN License in the state of practice.  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. 

    Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area


    Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Strong organizational skills and Detailed oriented
    • Good time management skills and self directed 
    • Demonstrates Good Judgement 
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Delegation skills

    Job Duties
    •  Effectively uses the Nursing Process in the delivery of patient care.
    •  Assesses learning needs and implement teaching strategies appropriate for the diverse needs of the patient, family and other groups or disciplines.
    •  Communicates, delegates and manages nursing team resources (human and fiscal) properly and serves as a leader and partner on the Interdisciplinary Team.
    •  Utilizes data, information and knowledge to evaluate and promote change in order to achieve optimal outcomes.
    •  Embraces concepts and behaviors that enhance customer satisfaction and employee morale and improvement in the profession of nursing.

    Other related duties as required.  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.


    Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

    Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    Physical and Environmental Demands

    The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:  Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

    The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.



City: New Orleans

State: Louisiana

Community / Marketing Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Surgery - Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway - Variable shifts - 2 Years’ Experience Required

Company Profile:

Ochsner Health System has been providing high-quality clinical and hospital patient care to Louisiana residents since 1942. Our healthcare family—today, comprising more than 18,000 employees and and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties—is driven by our commitment to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, and that passion is shared with every person who passes through our doors.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Ochsner Health System (OHS) 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 or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, selection for training, promotions, transfers, demotions, pay practices, benefits, progressive discipline and terminations.

Location_formattedLocationLong: New Orleans, Louisiana US

Job Number: 15219

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