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REQ_00047187 Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgery/OR - Baptist - Days

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana US

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Requisition Number: REQ_00047187

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Job Description Summary


This job is considered a leader in the provision of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code for Nurses and Scope & Standards of Practice. The RN effectively delegates, directs and assists licensed and ancillary team members; assumes accountability for quality patient outcomes; exhibits sensitivity to cultural, ethnic and religious diversity in all interactions; maintains involvement in activities aimed toward the achievement of unit and the department’s strategic goals and objectives and demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability for his/her own practice and supports Ochsner’s philosophy of nursing.

Education

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

Certifications

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.

 

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: REQ_00047187 Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgery/OR - Baptist - Days

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: 16830

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