Slidell Memorial Hospital
Slidell Memorial celebrated its 58th anniversary in November 2017, Slidell Memorial Hospital has received several awards that recognize our commitment to compassionate care and a patient-centered culture. As a 229-bed acute care community hospital located in the heart of Slidell, La., they provide access to the latest treatments, technology, and expert physicians. In 2016, Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Health System celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on the continuation of high quality care, cost reduction through coordinating and improving resources, and increased local access to care for the residents of the Slidell community.
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.Education
Required - Registered Nurse diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Required: Working knowledge of Med Surg, ICU, and ED. Two years clinical experience in a Critical Care area (ICU or ED).
One year experience in a leadership position such as clinical coordinator or unit manager. Familiar with operations of OR, ASU, Endoscopy, Cardiac Cath Lab, and other patient care areas not specified.
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
ACLS & PALS certification within the first 6 months of hire.
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
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, pyscho/social, educational, safety, age and other related criteria
Physical and Environmental Demands
The 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.
Are you ready to make a difference at Slidell Memorial Hospital and the residents of the Slidell community?
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