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Magnet Program Coordinator- Nursing- OMC- New Orleans

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

This job 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

Work Experience

Required - 3 years clinical nursing experience


Required - Current State of Louisiana Registered Nurse License

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.

Job Duties

  • Oversees the Medical Center's Magnet Recognition Program.
  • Promotes nursing excellence and evidence based and professional practice.
  • 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 development.
  • 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 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 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.

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, manual dexterity.
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 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.

There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, New Orleans , Magnet Program Coordinator- Nursing- OMC- New Orleans, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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