Inpatient Acute Physical Rehab is the only facility in SWLA that is CARF accredited. Here nurses work side by side with Medical Director Sarah Clevenger, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists to deliver a tailored medical and rehabilitation program to serve individual needs. Nursing care duties include med/surg nursing practice and a working knowledge of therapeutic techniques to teach patients and family members new and efficient approaches to accomplishing ADLs and managing their own health. With an average length of stay being 11-14 days, we pride ourselves on putting hospitality back in hospital. This position also provides career opportunities including specialty certifications.
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care in accordance with facility and departmental policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his/her direction.
Graduate of an LPN program
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk
An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
American Heart Association Basic Life Support or completion within 90 days of employment
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.