CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital is seeking a registered nurse to become an integral part of our Surgery team. She/he assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care in accordance with facility and departmental policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice
Responsibilities include: Assuming responsibility for currency of knowledge and skills; incorporating patient and associate safety practices and guidelines, to promote a safe environment; Routinely uses time management to prioritize, organize, and complete daily assignments in a timely manner; Communicates effectively and respectfully with patients, family members, hospital associates, and Licensed Independent Practitioners. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his/her direction. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Southwest Louisiana Health System, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.
Education and Training: Graduate of an accredited RN program.
Licensure: An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse within the state of Louisiana
Experience: one year experience within an acute care setting is required; one year experience in an acute OR setting is required
Certification: Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support or completion required; Certified Nurse of Operating Room (CNOR) preferred.
Other: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk.
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourage professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS St. Patrick Health System family!
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.