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5South is a 40-bed comprehensive unit specializing in post-operative care of patients with acute and chronic gastrointestinal and urologic problems. The unit serves as a Center of Excellence for the care of bariatric surgery patients. The unit also cares for the medical monitored patients as well as traumatic injuries transferred from the ICU and Emergency Department.
A Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. In addition, the Registered Professional Nurse prescribes, delegates, coordinates, supervises and evaluates patient teaching and the activities of the ancillary nursing personnel while maintaining the standards of professional nursing. The Registered Nurse is able to provide direct and indirect care to patients.
Graduate of a State Board accredited School of Nursing or equivalent.
Six (6) months experience preferred.
C.Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Current RN license or permit to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
American Heart Association BLS – within two (2) weeks 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.