Nov 09, 2020

Registered Nurse (RN) - Administrative Coordinator - St Bernard Parish Hospital - PRN

  • Ochsner Health
  • Chalmette, LA, USA
Part time

Job Description

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 is responsible for the administrative operation of the hospital during the evening, night, weekend, and holiday hours. Using the Director of Nursing and Administrator on-call as resources, this job acts decisively to coordinate patient care activities, to problem-solve patient and staff-related issues, and to assist in the coordination of staffing efforts throughout the facility. Functions as the principle clinical resource on site, acting when necessary on behalf of Department Directors and Managers to facilitate patient care activities.

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 Ochsner's discretion.

Education

Required - Registered Nurse diploma

Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing


Work Experience

Required - 3 years Acute care experience.
Experience working in a setting that requires the ability to effectively analyze situations, display critical thinking and satisfactorily solve problems.


Certifications

Required - Current RN License in the state of practice

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Preferred- Specialty certifications such as CCRN, Nursing Admin, CEN, etc.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training and / or certification

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process
  • Strong financial skills

Job Duties

  • Coordinates patient care activities and ensures optimal operation of unit during shift
  • Oversees unit personnel and serves as point of contact in emergency / urgent situations
  • Participates in Performance Improvement initiatives
  • Maintains current required certification, licensure and participates in clinical and technical training and professional development activities
  • Plans and provides patient care based on physical, pyscho/social, educational, safety, age and other related criteria


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.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.


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 demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.

Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur.

The incumbent works with patients who have known or suspected communicable diseases and may enter isolation rooms. The incumbent has an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.