Description Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
Minimum of Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BSN), obtained within 1 years of hire
Inter/intra-departmental coordination of patient care activities:
Delegation skills required
Ability to multi-task is essential
Strong detail orientation required
Computer skills required
Personal time management skills are required
Compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required
Demonstrates knowledge of and practices within parameters outlined in Louisiana Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act
Minimum of two years of nursing practice that includes sufficient clinical and leadership experience to ensure competence.
Knowledgeable of TJC standards.
Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
Current Louisiana RN License
National Certification in Clinical Specialty, preferred
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.