Registered Nurse- Emergency Department - 10a ** Sign On Avail**
Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Job Description: 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, and maintains
involvement in activities aimed toward the achievement of unit and
the departments strategic goals and objectives. Demonstrates
professional responsibility and accountability for his/her own
practice and supports the company's philosophy of nursing. 10a-10p
**Sign-On Bonus Available** Education Required - Registered nurse
diploma.Preferred - Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing.
Work ExperienceRequired - None. Certifications Required - Current
registered nurse (RN) license in the state of practice. Current
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart
Association. Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Certification.
Certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within
90 days of hire. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90
days of hire. Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) Proficiency in using
computers, software, and web-based applications. Effective verbal
and written communication skills and ability to present information
clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals
throughout the patient care process. Good organizational skills.
Good time management skills and ability to be self-directed.
Ability to demonstrate good judgement. Good interpersonal skills.
Job Duties Effectively uses the nursing process in the delivery of
patient care. 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.
Utilizes 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 of nursing. 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.This 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.
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. 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. The
incumbent has 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.
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