The GI Registered Nurse is responsible and accountable for the delivery if individualized nursing care to patients having surgical interventions. Incorporating current clinical knowledge with established nursing practice, he or she performs nursing interventions utilizing the nursing process. Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care delivered to assigned patients. Included within this assignment is the responsibility for ensuring effective communications between the nurse, the patient, other staff, supervision, physicians, anesthesia providers and other hospital departments. Per the Departments Scope of Practice, this position requires providing quality care in an efficient and safe manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served. (Infant-older adults). This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
Must be able to prioritize workflow on a daily basis. Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken form with individuals of various education levels including physicians. Ability to interpret medical terminology and possess an understanding of human anatomy and physiology
One year recent experience in the GI setting preferred
Willing to accept call as required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
English required, bilingual (English/Spanish; English/French) 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.