Registered Nurse (RN) - LaPlace Medical Primary Care Clinic - Full Time
Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 26, 2023
We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942,
but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal,
lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned,
every record broken and every patient helped is because of the
dedicated employees who fill our hallways.
At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support
those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come
make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future
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; 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.
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
Required - Registered nursing diploma.
Preferred - Associate's degree in nursing.
Required - None.
Preferred - Experience directly supervising or managing others.
Required - Current registered nurse (RN) license in state of
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American
Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Good organizational and time management skills and ability to
be self directed and demonstrate good judgement.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work with and maintain confidential
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal
- Leadership skills.
- 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.
- Uses 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.
- 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.
Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!
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