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Supervisor RN - Cardiac Device Clinic

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

This job oversees patient care outcomes through the assimilation and application of research-based information to design, implement and evaluate patient plans of care. Acts as a provider and manager of care at the point of care to individuals and cohorts of patients within a unit. Designs, implements and evaluates nursing interventions by coordinating, delegating and supervising the care provided by the healthcare team, including licensed nurses, patient care technicians and other health professionals and facilitates effective and efficient discharge planning.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.
EducatioRequired - Registered nurse diploma.Preferred - Associate's degree in nursing.
Work ExperienceRequired - 2 years nursing experience.Preferred - Supervisory experience.
CertificationsRequired - Current registered nurse (RN) license in state of practice.Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association.Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to move throughout the department, the hospital, and between off-campus sites.
    Job Duties
    • Promotes the utilization of nursing protocols/practice guidelines based on existing evidence and supports the conduct of nursing research in accordance with guidelines.
    • Organizes, plans, directs, provides and coordinates patient care within the unit.
    • Manages conflict appropriately on shift assigned and reports issues to the unit leadership if further action/follow up is needed.
    • Acts as facilitator by meeting the needs of staff while aligning self with the strategic direction set by the unit leadership.
    • Assists leadership team in identifying cost-containment/reduction strategies.
    • 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.
    • Performs 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.
      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 compliance-related concerns.
      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 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.
      Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 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.

      Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.
      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 diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to all 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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