Registered Nurse (RN) Med Surg

New Orleans, LA

Category: Medical Surgical Job Number: 591

Registered Nurse (RN) Med Surg - Days

New Orleans, LA

We are looking for a highly trained Med Surg RN for a  state-of-the-art facility in New Orleans, LA. The Med Surg RN is responsible for  assessing, planing, implementing and evaluating  patient care based on standards of care and the policies. This is a direct hire, full time position. 

 

Responsibilities of the Med Surg RN:
  • Facilitates and maintains a safe environment for patients and others. Performs the priority technical procedures required by the area/department/assignment safely, effectively, efficiently, and legally.
  • Uses the nursing process to deliver patient care. Establishes and/or revises priorities for patient care activities based on the following: acuity of the need, resource availability, customer/patient preference/request, and other departmental needs. Exhibits problem recognition and management in indicating actual risk to the individual' s health, initiates action to correct, reduce or prevent the risk.
  • Gives a rationale for actions or decisions based on one or more of the following: scientific principles/logic, successful experience, intuition, and/or standards of practice/protocols.
  • Develops a plan of care for assigned patients and/or revises based on effectiveness, efficiency, and/or patient feedback.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to identify actions to improve patient care. Seeks supervision, consultation, assistance when unable to perform effectively or safely independently.
  • Uses interpersonal-communication strategies with individuals to achieve desirable/acceptable outcomes/responses and the perception of satisfaction by those involved. Uses internal and/or external resources to resolve and/or prevent problems that cannot be managed independently.
  • Facilitates continuity of patient care. Initiates and/or maintains interventions including medication management and patient education to assure continuity of safe, effective care for patients.
  • Complies with established hospital/departmental and personnel policies. Documents consistent with established guidelines.
  • Delegates safely and appropriately to other team members to accomplish direct patient care or support activities. Makes decisions based upon acuity/complexity of activity; competency of recipient; ability to supervise; and scope of practice.

Requirements of the Med Surg RN:
  • Valid Louisiana license 
  • American Heart Association BLS-HCP.
  • BSN preferred.   
  • 3 years of current experience in an acute care hospital  preferred.

Benefits of the Med Surg RN:
  • Competitve Pay
  • PTO
  • State of The Art Facilities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Multiple Locations

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Tez Williams
Assistant Clinical Recruitment Manager

Tez has been with CornerStone Medical since November 2017. He has spent ten years in the healthcare industry, the last two years as a healthcare recruiter. He developed skills for recruiting, training and managing pipelines of 10-50 clinicians at a time while working for Fortune 500 companies. He also gained experience working multiple verticals within the healthcare industry such as allied health, clinical and non-clinical.

As the Assistant Clinical Recruitment Manager, his main objective is to locate talented clinicians who are amazing at what they do and match them with their dream jobs. He serves his candidates to the best of his ability, always going the extra mile to locate the best career opportunities in the marketplace. He once even brought a can of gas to a travel nurse stuck on the side of the road on the FIRST day of her assignment!

Tez graduated from Northwestern State University in Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science.

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