Registered Nurse (RN) - Regional Urology PACU
Company: Ochsner Health
Posted on: November 23, 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. 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 departments strategic goals and objectives. Demonstrates
professional responsibility and accountability for his/her own
practice and supports the company's philosophy of nursing.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
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
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.
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
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
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.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
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 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
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
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. The incumbent
has an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable
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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