RN, Registered Nurse - Emergency Dept

Location
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 14, 2022
Closes
Jun 05, 2022
Ref
4578400
Contract Type
Permanent
Description

Summary:

The RN, Registered Nurse Emergency Department is a vital leader of an interdisciplinary team assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting care in efforts to deliver the highest levels of care to the patient and family. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values. Our Emergency Department unit at CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital is a 9-bed emergency room with two rapid medical assessment rooms. The Emergency Department provides stabilizing care to patients with life-threatening or potential life-threatening emergencies.

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.


Requirements:

Graduate of an RN program

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk

At least 1 year of nursing experience in an acute care setting preferredĀ 

Valid Registered Nurse license within the state of Louisiana

American Heart Association Basic Life Support

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