Directs and supervises nursing service and activities during evening, night, and weekend hours.
EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Nursing. BSN preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current valid NM or compact RN License. BLS required. ACLS required or must obtain within six months from date of hire or date of transfer. BLS and ACLS must be issued through the American Heart Association.
SKILLS: Excellent communication (verbal, written, listening) and problem-solving skills.
EXPERIENCE: Six months management experience or five years acute care clinical experience.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Nursing Office
- Bloodborne pathogen B
Works irregular hours. Multiple simultaneous activities of patient care. Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays. Exposure to varying unpredictable situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Occasionally positions, pushes and/or transfers patients or equipment. Hearing and visual acuity within normal limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination 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.