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
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.
Required - Registered Nurse Diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Required - None.
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice. Current
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart
Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent time management skills
- 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
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
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.
Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!
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