Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care in accordance with facility and departmental policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his/her direction.
The RN, Registered Nurse Emergency Department is a vital leader of an interdisciplinary team assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting care in efforts to deliver the highest levels of care to the patient and family. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health St. Patrick Health System, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values. Our Emergency Department unit at CHRISTUS Health St. Patrick Health System is a 16-bed emergency room with two rapid medical assessment rooms. The Emergency Department provides stabilizing care to patients with life-threatening or potential life-threatening emergencies.
Graduate of an RN program
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk
At least 1 year of nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred
Valid Registered Nurse license within the state of Louisiana
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.