The manager insures that the hospital's mission and core values are evident in the service delivered to customers, is responsible for the daily operations of the department and oversees the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care activities on a 24 hour basis. The manager collaborates with other clinical and ancillary departments to meet organizational and department specific Quality and Safety Measures, Community Values, Business Literacy, and Service Excellence goals. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health.
Education/Skills: Bachelor Degree in Nursing Required, Master's degree preferred
Ability to read, write and speak the English language: Strong customer service and interpersonal skills: Inter and Intra-departmental coordination of patient care activities: Delegation skills required: Ability to multi-task essential: Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations 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 with parameters outlined in the Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act.
Three years in a hospital setting; two must be in specialty. Leadership experience required.
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.