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RN, Endo / GI Lab - PRN at Christus Health

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Location: Alexandria, Louisiana

Job Description:
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)

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

Experience

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

Licenses, Registrations or Certifications

Current Louisiana RN License

Current BLS Card

ACLS Certification

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled