Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department - St. Mary
Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Morgan City
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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
department's strategic goals and objectives. Demonstrates
professional responsibility and accountability for his/her own
practice and supports the company's philosophy of
nursing.EducationRequired - Registered nurse diploma.
Preferred - Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing.
Required - None.
CertificationsRequired - 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
- 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
- Ability to demonstrate good judgement.
- Good interpersonal skills.Job Duties
- Effectively uses the nursing process in the delivery of patient
- 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
- Performs other related duties as required.
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
Physical and Environmental DemandsThe 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.
Keywords: Ochsner Health, Baton Rouge , Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department - St. Mary, Healthcare , Morgan City, Louisiana
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