We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.
At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!This job assumes unit responsibility for the practice, quality of care, and service delivered; provides leadership and support to encourage the optimum development and performance of staff members; and manages all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment in a cost-effective manner.
Required - Associate degree.
Preferred - Bachelor of science in nursing.
Required - 7 years of related health care experience including 2 years in supervision or management.
Required - Current registered nurse (RN) license in state of practice.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Knowledge of nursing practice.
Exceptional leadership skills.
Good organizational and time management skills and ability to be self-directed.
Ensures quality of care and patient satisfaction through unit-specific systems and improvements.
Ensures operational profitability with preliminary budgets, performance data, system reporting, and inventory management.
Provides care to patients, effectively using the nursing process.
Communicates pertinent information to patients, families, and staff.
Participates in activities for professional development and maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training, and credentials.
Manages, develops, retains and inspires an engaged workforce.
Performs other related duties as required.
This employer maintains and complies with its 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.
The employer 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 DemandsThe 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 communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.