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RN Administrative Coordinator

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Kenner
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

This job is responsible for the administrative operation of the hospital during the evening, night, weekend, and holiday hours. Using the Director of Nursing and Administrator on-call as resources, this job acts decisively to coordinate patient care activities, to problem-solve patient and staff-related issues, and to assist in the coordination of staffing efforts throughout the facility. Functions as the principle clinical resource on site, acting when necessary on behalf of Department Directors and Managers to facilitate patient care activities. EducationRequired - -Registered Nurse diplomaPreferred - -Associate's or Bachelor's degree in NursingWork ExperienceRequired - -3 years -Acute care experience.Experience working in a setting that requires the ability to effectively analyze situations, display critical thinking and satisfactorily solve problems.CertificationsRequired - Current RN License in the state of practiceBasic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart AssociationPreferred- Specialty certifications such as CCRN, Nursing Admin, CEN, etc.Advanced Cardiac Life Support CertificationCrisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training and / or certification 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
  • Strong financial skills Job Duties
    • Coordinates patient care activities and ensures optimal operation of unit during shift
    • Oversees unit personnel and serves as point of contact in emergency / urgent situations
    • Participates in Performance Improvement initiatives
    • Maintains current required certification, licensure and participates in clinical and technical training and professional development activities
    • Plans and provides patient care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, age and other related criteriaOther 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.The 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 status. -Physical and Environmental DemandsThe physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: - -Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, Kenner , RN Administrative Coordinator, Healthcare , Kenner, Louisiana

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