The purpose of the Medical/Surgical unit is to provide quality care for patients of all ages who are acutely or chronically ill with multiple medical and surgical diagnoses. We are looking for staff to join our team that is knowledgeable in all aspects of adult health, have excellent assessment, technical, organizational, and prioritization skills, and have a strong focus on customer service. These individuals should also understand the importance of measuring and improving the quality of care delivered, consider patient safety to be the top priority, and support patients in their efforts to identify what is in their best interests. This unit is located on the 4th floor and consists of 35 rooms with remote cardiac monitoring available to our patients. The unit is open 24/7 and made up of RNs, CNAs, and HUCs, with a staffing pattern of 1:5 nurse patient ratio. Our Medical/Surgical unit is a stimulating yet challenging unit, that is also a very rewarding nursing unit, we look forward to welcoming you to our team.
Current Texas license as a registered nurse or ability to sit for state examination.
Graduate of professional school of nursing.
Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
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.