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Registered Nurse (RN) - Supervisor Clinical Coordinator - Emergency Department - Nights

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Gretna
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

This job assumes accountability for patient care outcomes through the assimilation and application of research-based information to design, implement and evaluate patient plans of care. This job is a provider and manager of care at the point of care to individuals and cohorts of patients within a unit. This job 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.


Required - Registered Nurse diploma

Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Work Experience

Required - 2 years nursing experience.

Preferred - Supervisory experience


Required - Current RN License in the state of practice

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

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 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 process.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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.
  • Responsible for organizing, planning, directing, providing and coordinating patient care within the unit.
  • Manages conflict appropriately on shift assigned and reports issues to the Unit Director if further action/follow up is needed.
  • Assumes the role of facilitator by meeting the needs of staff while aligning self with the strategic direction set by the Unit Director.
  • 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.

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.

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 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.                                                                                      

Must be capable moving and lifting boxes, equipment, and fixtures weighing up to 100 lbs.
Must be able to move throughout the department, the hospital, and between off-campus sites.

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.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, New Orleans , Registered Nurse (RN) - Supervisor Clinical Coordinator - Emergency Department - Nights, Other , Gretna, Louisiana

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