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RN Before and After Care Day shift - PRN

Company: Omega Hospital LLC
Location: Metairie
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Are you passionate about healthcare and looking to start the next chapter in your career? Are you interested in a rare opportunity to reopen an established and well-respected hospital in a brand-new facility and provide the service and care to the community that larger institutions don't? Do you want to work for an employer that values you and offers an award-winning company culture, work-life balance, and opportunities for advancement?

If you answered "yes" to the above, we want to hear from you! We are New Orleans' premier boutique surgical hospital, and we are looking for talented and experienced candidates to immediately join our team ahead of our upcoming reopening.


The Registered Nurse will be clinically competent while delivering care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. RNs will effectively interact with patients, significant others and other health team members while maintaining all standards of professional nursing.

Essential Functions

--- Uses the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient's care, as evidenced by client/staff observation.

1. Assesses the patient: collects and documents the patient's current health status and medical history. Reviews Admission Data Record as defined by policy. Makes accurate and ongoing assessment of patient's status and responds appropriately.

2. Plans/implements: sets priorities for nursing action in a logical sequence according to patient's needs and formulate a plan of care by the appropriate selection of Nurse Practice Standards. The plan of care is initiated on patient admission based on all aspects of the initial assessment. Plans include physiological, psychosocial and environmental factors: patient/significant other education and patient discharge planning.

3. Evaluates: performs ongoing assessment and revises plan of care based on new data and patient's condition.

4. Documents accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status: Documents patient care, including nursing intervention, patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals.

--- Communicates with the physician regarding patient's needs, the nursing assessments and recommendations.

--- Collaborates with other nurses and health team members to ensure the patient's wellbeing.

--- Performs direct patient care, using established procedures, policies and standards.

--- Administers medications and IVs according to policy and procedure.

--- Observes and documents patient's response to pertinent medications.

--- Demonstrates the ability and appropriate technical skills when administering treatments and procedures in accordance with physician's orders and policy and procedure (done in a timely manner).

--- Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to policy, procedure and division/unit specific competencies.

--- Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.

--- Provides personal patient care to ensure comfort and well-being to the patient, acknowledging physiological and psychological needs.

--- Performs charting, using established procedures, policies and standards.

--- Gives a thorough, concise report. Communicates pertinent information to the appropriate person in a timely manner.

--- Demonstrates accurate and timely documentation according to form guidelines.

--- Accurately transcribes physician orders according to policy and procedure.

--- Maintains a clean, neat and safe environment for patient and staff according to policy and procedure.

--- Ensures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized and efficient manner.

--- Demonstrates correct and safe technique in the use of equipment according to specific product information.

--- Follows appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies.

--- Participates in economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.

--- Adheres to administrative system/nursing service policies.

--- Remains conscientious in regard to personal hygiene and comply with specific division/unit regulations.

--- Complies with specific system/division/unit policy and procedure concerning safety.

--- Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

--- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

--- 2-years previous experience in a patient care setting.

Required Skills and Certifications

--- Current BLS certification.

--- Current ACLS certification.

--- Current Louisiana Registered Nurse Licensure.

Keywords: Omega Hospital LLC, Metairie , RN Before and After Care Day shift - PRN, Healthcare , Metairie, Louisiana

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