RN Operations Coordinator (Charge Nurse)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana US
Requisition Number: OMREQ_00043218
This job patient plans of care; provides and manages care to individuals and cohorts of patients within a unit; 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. Provides a significant communication link between Unit Director, staff, patients, physicians and others; serves as a resource to staff for patient care assessment and in the planning and evaluation of nursing interventions; facilitates problem resolution and collaborates with the Unit Director and other supervisory staff in assessing the quality of care provided, identifying staff strengths and weaknesses and evaluating the staff performance; serves as a liaison between staff and Clinical Nurse Specialists and other nursing resources; assumes responsibility for the cost effective and efficient use of human, environmental and material resources.
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 our discretion.
Required - Registered Nurse diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Required - 2 years relevant experience working in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice, Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Strong analytical skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- Uses the nursing process effectively in the delivery of patient care.
- Coordinates clinical operations on the unit.
- Communicates critical issues to appropriate parties.
- Manages and develops employees.
- Effectively manages resources
- 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 our 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.
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 communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.
City: New Orleans
Community / Marketing Title: RN Operations Coordinator (Charge Nurse)
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Location_formattedLocationLong: New Orleans, Louisiana US
Job Number: 19547