Utilizes the Nursing Process to practice professional nursing care, within an assigned area. Functions dependently, and interdependently, to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care of her assigned patients, adhering to the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. Maintains the knowledge and skills required to deliver nursing care in her assigned area. Supports the mission, values, and vision of Woman's Hospital. Participates in quality control activities and performance improvement of the organization. Performs other duties assigned by Department management according to policies and procedures and the mission of Woman's Hospital.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; currently licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Louisiana. BSN strongly preferred.
Minimum Work Experience:
Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred.
Knowledge of the principals and practice of professional nursing. Knowledge of medical-legal aspects of nursing. Must have current knowledge of advances occurring within the health field. Must have basic computer skills.