A professional who performs under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician; who assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates patient care activities. He or she has clinical and/or functional knowledge of the position for which he or she is accountable for either directly or indirectly through the delegation of tasks. Incumbent is accountable to the Chief Nursing Officer and is under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse or registered nurse on duty. Also, collaborates with other clinical associates to meet individual needs using communication and available resources to promote quality, cost effective care.
Strong leadership, organization, management, communication, negotiation, and analytical skills are necessary to work during stressful situations
One year LPN experience preferred; Medical Surgical experience preferred
Current Louisiana State Board of Practical Nursing licensure
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.