Registered Nurse - Medical Telemetry Stepdown Unit - Sign On Bonus Available - OMC Jeff Hwy - Days
Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Sign-On Bonus available!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.
Education Required - -Registered Nurse DiplomaPreferred -
-Associates or Bachelor's degree -in -Nursing
Work ExperienceRequired - None
CertificationsRequired - -Current RN License in the state of
practiceCurrent Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the
American Heart AssociationPreferred - -Certification in clinical
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of information.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Good organizational skills
- Good time management skills and self-directed -
- Demonstrates good judgement -
- 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
- 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.
- 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. - -
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
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
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
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.
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