RN, Registered Nurse - Emergency Dept
CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana
CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital
4200 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
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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.
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 preferred
Valid Registered Nurse license within the state of Louisiana
American Heart Association Basic Life Support