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!Job Profile 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 the company's philosophy of nursing.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
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 the company's discretion.
Required - Registered Nursing Diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
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
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association
Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
l Good organizational skills.
l Good time management skills and self directed.
l Demonstrates Good Judgement.
l Good interpersonal skills.
l 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
Embraces concepts and behaviors that enhance customer satisfaction and employee morale
and improvement in the profession of nursing.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for
privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures
to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
l Other related duties as required.