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Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Sign On Bonus - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

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. The RN 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; maintains involvement in activities aimed toward the achievement of unit and the department's strategic goals and objectives and demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability for his/her own practice and supports Ochsner's philosophy of nursing.
Sign On Bonus

Experienced Nurses- $15K with a 2yr commitment

Education

Required - Registered Nurse Diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Work Experience
Required - Experience working with and maintaining confidential information. Experience working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
Preferred- Leadership skills / experience directly supervising or managing others

Basic computer skills

Certifications

Required - Current RN License in the state of practice. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Strong organizational skills and Detailed oriented
  • Good time management skills and self directed
  • Demonstrates Good Judgement
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Delegation 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.

    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.

    Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 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 diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.

    Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

    Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website.

    Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position.

    Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

    EEO is the Law links in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.

    Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Keywords: Ochsner Health, Baton Rouge , Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Sign On Bonus - Full Time, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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