RN Clinical Lead - OUHC Cancer Center Infusion Clinic
Company: Ochsner Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
This job provides for the delivery of patient care using the
Nursing Process within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act, ANA
Code for Nurses and Standards for Nursing Practice. Directs and
assists licensed and ancillary team members with assigned
responsibilities and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team.
Coordinates delivery of plan of care, assumes professional
responsibility and accountability for own practice, and supports
the department's philosophy of nursing. Provides leadership and
guidance to the clinical department.EducationRequired - Registered
Preferred - Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing.
Work ExperienceRequired - 5 years of related experience.Preferred -
CertificationsRequired - Current registered nurse (RN) license in
the state of practice.Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American
Heart Association.Preferred - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
(ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
certification.Clinical certification in area of expertise.Knowledge
Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability
to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels
of individuals throughout the patient care process.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to demonstrate good judgement.
- Strong delegation skills.
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend,
holiday, on call availability).
- Leads administrative efforts for clinicians such as staffing,
purchasing, scheduling, ordering medication, attending ambulatory
meetings as necessary, conducting performance evaluations and keeps
staff awards of learnings, events and educational
- Organizes, prioritizes, and implements interventions to promote
patient safety and meet patient needs within the continuum of
- Provides care based on physical, psycho/social, educational,
safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of
patients/customers served in assigned area.
- Participates in activities aimed at evaluating or improving
patient and financial outcomes.
- Ensures cross-training of employees by making optimum use of
available staff and adjusts schedule to meet the needs of the
- Assumes responsibility for professional development and
maintaining required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training
- Coordinates clinical operations and provides input to
management for capital budgets.
- Ensures required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training
and credentials of nursing staff.
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
- Performs 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
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
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
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.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational
risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.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.
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