Supervisor RN - Cardiac Device Clinic
Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 25, 2022
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
EducatioRequired - Registered nurse diploma.Preferred - Associate's
degree in nursing.
Work ExperienceRequired - 2 years nursing experience.Preferred -
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
- 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.
- 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
- Acts as facilitator by meeting the needs of staff while
aligning self with the strategic direction set by the unit
- Assists leadership team in identifying
- 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
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 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
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
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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