Manager - Nursing Unit - Med Surg - West Bank
Ochsner Health System
Gretna, Louisiana, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: HR / Recruitment
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 System and discover your future today!This job assumes unit responsibility for the practice, quality of care, and service delivered, provides leadership and support to encourage the optimum development and performance of staff members, and manages all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment in a cost effective manner.
Required - Associates degree
Preferred - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Preferred - Additional degrees, business training experience and/or certifications may be combined to meet minimum qualifications.
Required - 7 years of related health care experience including 2 years of supervision or management experience
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of nursing practice and exceptional leadership skills
- Good organizational skills
- Good time management skills and self directed
- Strong leadership skills
- Ensures quality of care & patient satisfaction through unit-specific systems and improvements
- Ensures operational profitability with preliminary budgets, performance data, system reporting, and inventory management
- Provides care to patients, effectively using the nursing process
- Communicates pertinent information to patients, families, and staff
- Participates in activities for professional development and maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training, and credentials
- Manages, develops, retains and inspires an engaged workforce
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.
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.
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 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.
Are you ready to make a difference at Ochsner and live our values of Patient's First, Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, & Teamwork?
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