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Nurse Manager - Post Acute Care Center - Jefferson Hwy

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

Job Description:

This job assumes unit responsibility for the practice, quality of care, and service delivered; provides leadership and support to encourage the optimum development and performance of staff members; and manages all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment in a cost-effective manner.

Education

Required - Associate degree.

Preferred - Bachelor of science in nursing.


Work Experience
Required - 7 years of related health care experience including 2 years in supervision or management.


Certifications

Required - Current registered nurse (RN) license in state of practice.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Knowledge of nursing practice.
  • Exceptional leadership skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills and ability to be self-directed.


Job Duties

  • Ensures quality of care and patient satisfaction through unit-specific systems and improvements.
  • Ensures operational profitability with preliminary budgets, performance data, system reporting, and inventory management.
  • Provides care to patients, effectively using the nursing process.
  • Communicates pertinent information to patients, families, and staff.
  • Participates in activities for professional development and maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training, and credentials.
  • Manages, develops, retains and inspires an engaged workforce.
  • 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 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.

Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 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 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.

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 , Nurse Manager - Post Acute Care Center - Jefferson Hwy, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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