Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Ochsner West Bank (Open)
Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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, 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.EducationRequired - Registered Nurse Diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
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 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 skills.Job 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
- 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
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
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
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 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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