Under the supervision and/or direction of the Registered Nurse, the Nurse Assistant/PCT performs various direct patient care activities in accordance with the Nursing Department policies and procedures. The Nurse Assistant/PCT is able to assist with the care of hospitalized patients. The Nurse Assistant/PCT may be assigned other functions in accordance with hospital/department policies, procedures, and protocols.Â
High school diploma or equivalent; certificate of completion from an approved Nurse Assistant training program or two (2) years prior experience as Nurse Assistant in another health care facility; or proof of acceptance into an approved LVN program.
Six (6) months experience in a hospital preferred.Â
AHA BLS certification within two (2) weeks of employmentÂ
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.