Under the immediate supervision of the Clinical Supervisor or other designated management, functions as a clinical nurse for assigned Nursing care area with responsibility for the delivery of the individualized effective care. Functions as the clinical resource for nurses on their unit and other units based on patient needs. Must maintain a unit wide perspective of nursing care requirements. Act as a preceptor for new nurses assigned. Actively involved in unit operations, decisions making and charge nurse role. Demonstrates strong working knowledge of interdisciplinary planning, as well as related behaviors, needs, comfort and range of treatment appropriate to the age and diagnosis of patient served to patient/family involvement, and the collection of data related to nursing care concerns. requires leadership in order to provide constructive feedback to patient care. Also participates in unit based decision making and support changes made. Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in order to establish and maintain positive therapeutic/working relationships with all internal and external customers
Minimum of at least 2 years of direct care experience as an RN charge nurse
Holds a current license to practice in State of Louisiana
CPR, ACLS, PALS, NRP, and other Certifications as required by specialty
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.