Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Psych - Behavior Health Unit - St. Charles Hospital - Full Time - Nights
Company: Ochsner Health
Posted on: May 15, 2022
This position is for St. Charles Parish Hospital, an Ochsner
managed entity. The hired candidate will be employed by St. Charles
Parish Hospital working alongside Ochsner employees to provide
outstanding patient care. 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.
EducationRequired - Registered Nurse DiplomaPreferred - Associate's
or Bachelor's degree in NursingWork ExperienceRequired -
-None.CertificationsRequired - 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)
- 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
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent time management skillsJob Duties
- Effectively uses the Nursing Process in the delivery of patient
- 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 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. 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.
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