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: Not Specified
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.
POSITION SUMMARY: Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care. Provides clinical supervision for entry level nurses and assists in their development.
CORE VALUES: 1. Incorporates the following values into the work environment: a. Dignity: demonstrates respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. b. Integrity: demonstrates honesty, justice and consistency in all relationships. c. Excellence: demonstrates high standards of service and performance. d. Compassion: demonstrates service in a spirit of empathy, love and concern. e. Stewardship: demonstrates wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner. III. QUALIFICATIONS 1. Registered Nurse with valid Texas license. 2. BLS certification required; ACLS certification highly desired/recommended. 3. Must have working knowledge of the nursing process as well as in depth knowledge of therapeutic, physical, psychological, spiritual, cultural, and developmental needs for a select category of patients. 4. Good communication skills, both written and verbal. WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods. 2. Must be able to walk; climb stairs; lift, carry, push/pull greater than 50 pounds, repeatedly. 3. Good balance is required to facilitate climbing and reaching for supplies. 4. Must be able to bend, twist and crawl to facilitate cleaning equipment and must possess sufficient manual dexterity to handle IVs, specimens, equipment, and medications. 5. Required to life and move patients. 6. Potiental for exposure to body fluids and communicable diseases exists. 7. Required to work in an indoor climate controlled environment with occasional deviations in temperature related to location or specialty area. There may be occasions where exposure to external elements may be necessary (i.e. code grays, patient transport, etc.). 8. Must be able to communicate in writing and verbally, both in person and by telephone. OTHER: 1. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the age-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department. 2. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychological, cultural, age-specific and other developmental needs of each patient served. 3. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values for CHRISTUS Santa Rosa. 4. Performs other duties as assigned.
Requisition Number: 00110043
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.