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Req. No

87832

Job Title

RN, Registered Nurse - ICU

Market

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Nursing

Facility

CHRISTUS Ochsner St Patrick Hospital

Address

524 Dr Michael DeBakey Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70601
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Type

FULL TIME

RN, Registered Nurse - ICU Job in Lake Charles

Summary:

Our ICU is a 17-bed unit specializing in the care of acutely ill adult and geriatric patients. It is a fast-paced environment. We take care of a wide range of patient populations and disease processes. Medical diagnosis includes sepsis, DKA, renal failure, Covid, cardiovascular disease, neurologic disorders and other critical conditions. In addition, we care for multiple surgical procedures including neuro, cardiovascular and general surgeries that require intense observation and treatment. Our nurses must possess the ability to collaborate with other members of the healthcare team including Hospitalists, specialists, case managers and palliative care to direct the care of each individual patient. Our goal for this unit is to deliver the most current up to date evidence base care, focusing on caring for the patient as a whole.


Requirements:

Graduate of a RN program 

A valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse within the state of Louisiana

American Heart Association Basic Life Support or completion within 90 days of employment

ACLS certification within 3 months of hire

Previous Critical Care (ICU) experience or preferred 1 year Med/Surg experience

Work Type: 

Full Time


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RN, Registered Nurse - ICU