Registered Nurse - Supv-RN Clinical Coordinator - Emergency Services - Baton Rouge at Ochsner

Posted in Nurse 9 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Job Description:

Ochsner Health System has been providing high-quality clinical and hospital patient care to Louisiana residents since 1942. Our healthcare family—today, comprising more than 18,000 employees and and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties—is driven by our commitment to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, and that passion is shared with every person who passes through our doors.

Supervisor assumes accountability for patient care outcomes through the assimilation and application of research-based information to design, implement and evaluate patient plans of care. This job is a provider and manager of care at the point of care to individuals and cohorts of patients within a unit. This job designs, implements and evaluates nursing interventions by coordinating, delegating and supervising the care provided by the healthcare team, including licensed nurses, patient care technicians and other health professionals and facilitates effective and efficient discharge planning.

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 Ochsner's discretion.


Required - Registered Nurse diploma

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

Work Experience

Required - 2 years nursing experience.

Preferred - Supervisory experience


Required - Current RN License in the state of practice

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

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 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.

  • Strong conflict resolution skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Job Duties

  • Promotes the utilization of nursing protocols/practice guidelines based on existing evidence and supports the conduct of nursing research in accordance with guidelines.

  • Responsible for organizing, planning, directing, providing and coordinating patient care within the unit.

  • Manages conflict appropriately on shift assigned and reports issues to the Unit Director if further action/follow up is needed.

  • Assumes the role of facilitator by meeting the needs of staff while aligning self with the strategic direction set by the Unit Director.

  • Assists leadership team in identifying cost-containment/reduction strategies.

  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

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.

Complies with the Ochsner Health System 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 compliance-related concerns.

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.

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.                                                                                       

Must be capable moving and lifting boxes, equipment, and fixtures weighing up to 100 lbs.
Must be able to move throughout the department, the hospital, and between off-campus sites.

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.

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