exhibits proficiency in nursing conceptual practice, project
management, and excellence in nursing practice. This job is an
integral part of the Nursing Leadership Team and manages Magnet and
Evidence Based Practice projects and programs; and exhibits
advanced skills through educational, consultant, quality
improvement, evidence-based practice, team facilitation activities.
Required - Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Preferred - Master’s degree in Nursing
Required - 3 years clinical nursing experience
Required - Current State of Louisiana Registered Nurse
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of information.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated leadership skills and project management for the
promotion of professional nursing practice.
- Self-directed and motivated exhibiting sound judgment in
complex situations and in the resolution of conflict.
- Good time management and organizational skills.
- Self-confident and exhibits interdepartmental cooperation.
- Organizational skills in order to manage complex work and
multiple tasks professionally and efficiently.
- Ability to relate to individuals at various levels across and
external to the organization to include: the executive management
team, representative of regulatory agencies, medical and
business professionals, and departmental staff.
- Ability to work extended hours, longer than 8 per day.
- Oversees the Medical Center's Magnet Recognition Program.
- Promotes nursing excellence and evidence based and professional
- Demonstrates leadership skills in pursuit of the goals,
objectives and mission of the Nursing.Department especially related
to shared decision making and nursing outcomes
- Assumes responsibility for personal competence, growth, and
- 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.
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
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of
force constantly (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.
Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) and team lifts
should be utilized.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands,
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.
Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
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 communicable diseases.
There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable