Unit Director - Med Surg (MSU) - Jefferson Hwy *Sign On Bonus Available*
Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: October 13, 2019
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 System and discover your future
today!This position assumes responsibility for the delivery of
patient care that promotes safety and well-being of all patients in
the assigned department(s) on a twenty four hour basis; plans,
directs, coordinates, and evaluates the overall clinical nursing
practice and administrative activities, including fiscal, material
and human resource management. Participates in the development and
implementation of hospital policies and procedures, maintains open
communication with all staff and administrative team to promote
improvement in performance, assumes responsibility for the role of
administrative supervisor as needed, and provides leadership and
support to encourage the optimum development and performance of
each staff member.Education
Required - Registered Nurse Diploma (BSN)
Preferred - Master's degree in Nursing
Required - 3 years-clinical nurse experience and one year of
experience in a hospital environment for position as a manager,
supervisor or charge nurse .
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice, BLS, and
PALS required if employed in area that treats pediatric
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of nursing practice and exceptional leadership
- Good organizational skills
- Good time management skills and self directed
- Strong leadership skills
- Provides effective leadership to the assigned departments(s) of
- Conducts financial management.
- Conducts resource management.
- Participates in activities for professional growth and
- Provides care based on physical, psycho/social, educational,
safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of patients
served in assigned area.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Nursing Officer,
including participation in Interdepartmental and Extracurricular
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
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
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
(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.
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
Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!
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