Registered Nurse (RN) - NICU - Kenner - PRN - Nights

Employer
Ochsner Health System
Location
Kenner, Louisiana
Posted
Jun 16, 2021
Closes
Jul 01, 2021
Ref
2269460358
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
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, 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.

Education

Required - Registered Nurse Diploma

Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Work Experience

Required - None

Certifications

Required - Current RN License in the state of practice

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association

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 process.

* Excellent organizational skills.

* Excellent time management 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.

* 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.

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.

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