Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical Acute

New Orleans, LA

Category: RN Job Number: 643 Pay Rate: 52,004

Registered Nurse(RN) - Med Surg

New Orleans, LA

Direct Hire Position- Day & Night Shifts

$55000.00+ Annually

CornerStone Medical is looking for a highly trained and skilled Registered Nurse (RN) for a level I trauma center and teaching hospital in New Orleans, LA. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting care in efforts to deliver the highest level of patient care.

New Orleans is getting ready for the fall season with football, festivals galore including the VooDoo Festival October 25-27! Halloween is celebrated like no other place. The weather is nice and Hurricane Season will be winding down. You are able to fish in the bayou’ s, lakes and Gulf of Mexico and play golf/tennis at many locations. Bike riding can be done on the Mississippi River Levee or along several bike trails. Of course, the food is delicious anywhere you go and there is shopping with 2 malls, not including a Tanger Outlet mall just 45 minutes west and another one hour to the east.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Register Nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care based on standards of care and the policies. The RN/Staff Nurse delegates to professional and non-professional personnel involved in the delivery of patient care.

POSITION DUTIES:
  • 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 the recipient; ability to supervise; and scope of practice.

Quick Apply or text Tez @ 972.435.6525

 

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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