The DSU Registered Nurse has the responsibility and accountability for assessing patient/family health problems and resources, and taking a leadership role in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing plan of care provided by the nursing team. The DSU RN provides technical nursing care and interventions to a designated patient population per the departments Scope of Practice (infant to elderly adult) 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 the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP). The Associate may be required to cross train to PAT and PACU with the skills and knowledge to care for a non-critical patient.
One year recent experience preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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.