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RN, Registered Nurse - Emergency Department at Christus Health

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Location: Alexandria, Louisiana

Job Description:
The ED/Behavioral Clinical Decision Unit RN has the responsibility and accountability for assessing patient mental/social/medical health problems and resources, taking a leadership role in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing plan of care provided by the nursing team. Providing technical nursing care and interventions to a designated patient population. This position requires providing services to Behavioral Health Patients, of varying ages in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served. 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 goals.

Education/Skills

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, as well as psychological processes.

Experience

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. English required, bilingual (English/Spanish; English/French) preferred.

Licenses, Registrations or Certifications

Current Louisiana RN License

Current BLS

ACLS within 3 months of hire

CPI within 30 days of hire and recertified annually

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled