Company: CHRISTUS Continuing Care
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry Type: Healthcare - Health Services
Job Type: Health Care
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Become part of a team that serves as the backbone of our entire health care system. As such, you can be assured of enjoying a rewarding career. CHRISTUS Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for all patients. We are one of the most respected health care systems in the nation that also offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals interested in non-clinical roles. CHRISTUS Health is committed to supporting the development needs of CHRISTUS leaders and Associates in order to help them realize a greater degree of personal and professional achievement and satisfaction. CHRISTUS is committed to providing a total compensation package to fulfill your health, body, mind, and spiritual needs. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Division: CHRISTUS HomeCare – San Antonio
Work Schedule: 48
Average Hours per Week:
Relocation package offered: No
Category: Registered Nurse (RN)
Conduct patient rounds and utilize the nursing process to provide individualized nursing care by performing nursing assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing nursing care, and evaluating the patients/family response to the interventions; and communicate to the other team members, Medical Director and external agencies. Provide supportive care at the IPC to maximize the comfort of the terminally ill patient. Maintain regular communication between patient /family, other team members, IPC manager and attending physician to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient/family unit. Maintain current patient records to ensure that problems, plan, actions, and goals are accurately identified and changes are reflected; while evaluating effectiveness. Initiate the patient's discharge planning, accept responsibility for coordinating teaching with the primary caregiver, CNA’s other team members and the hospice home care team.
Associates required, Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred. Minimum of one (2) year clinical nursing experience with home care experience preferred or as per state regulations. At least six months of varied work experience as a health care professional in an acute care setting with hospice experience preferred. Licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. Current CPR required.
DIGNITY - Respect for
the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of
diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor
INTEGRITY - Honesty, justice, and consistency in
EXCELLENCE - High standards of service and
COMPASSION - Service in a spirit of empathy, love,
STEWARDSHIP - Wise and just use of talents and
in a collaborative manner.