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.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
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.
WHAT WE SEEK
Required - Associates degree
Preferred - Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Work Experience Experienced preferred but not required
Required - Current State of Louisiana RN License.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association.
Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Good organizational skills
Good time management skills and self directed
Demonstrates Good Judgement
Good interpersonal skills
Ochsner 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.
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 29 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. Ne...ws & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 17,000 employees, nearly 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 600 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin.