Assesses, plans, implements or delegates, and evaluates total nursing care for the assigned unit in accordance with established philosophy. Delegates nursing responsibilities of the unit to the Charge Nurses as appropriate. Responsible for orientation, training, and management of personnel. Ensures adequate, cost-effective staffing is maintained to deliver safe patient care. Relates effectively with all shifts for continuity of care. Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments, medical staff and nursing units. Participates in all phases of education, maintenance of records, and upgrading of policies, procedures and skills of personnel. Communicates effectively with Shift Managers, Nursing Managers and CNO. Involved in all aspects of nursing care as necessary.
1. Registered nurse with valid Texas license. 2. Has demonstrated clinical competence and professional ability in area of specialization with four (4) years' clinical experience required. 3. Two (2) years' management experience preferred. 4. BSN preferred. 5. BCLS & ACLS certifications required.
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.