Description Works with physicians and multidisciplinary team members to develop a plan of care for each assigned patient from admission through discharge. Ensures patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by continuously monitoring patient care through assessments and/or evaluations. Assesses and responds to patient/family needs by coordinating efforts of other team members. Identifies and resolves barriers that hinder effective patient care.
Graduate of accredited ADN or BSN program. BSN Preferred
Basic Computer Knowledge
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
Minimum of five years recent clinical experience as an RN. Negotiating skills which support the ability to interact with physicians, nursing staff, discharge planners, and payers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Knowledge of clinical protocol, normative data and health benefit plans, particularly coverage and limitation clauses. Ability to manage several projects and cases simultaneously. Knowledge of community resources.
Maintain state licensure and provide organization with verification.
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.