Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department - Sign On Incentives up to $15k - St. Anne Campus
Company: Ochsner Health
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description 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. 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, and maintains
involvement in activities aimed toward the achievement of unit and
the department---s strategic goals and objectives. Demonstrates
professional responsibility and accountability for his/her own
practice and supports the company's philosophy of nursing.
Education Required - Registered nurse diploma. Preferred -
Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing. Work Experience
Required - None. Certifications Required - Current registered nurse
(RN) license in the state of practice. Current Basic Life Support
(BLS) certification from the American Heart Association. Crisis
Prevention Institute (CPI) Certification. Certification in Advanced
Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 90 days of hire.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of hire.
Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area. 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. Good organizational skills. Good time
management skills and ability to be self-directed. Ability to
demonstrate good judgement. Good interpersonal skills. Job Duties
Effectively uses the nursing process in the delivery of patient
care. 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. 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.
This 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. 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 communicable diseases. The incumbent
has 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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