The staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a vital part 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 Health St. Elizabeth Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values. Unit 5South includes urology medical and surgery, general surgery, step-down trauma, medical telemetry and bariatric surgical including medical patients.
This 29 bed medical surgical unit specializes in the care of patients ranging from orthopedic, spine, neurological, plastics, and trauma related surgeries. This unit serves the general adult population ranging from young adult to geriatric. This specialty inpatient unit operates at an accelerated pace caring for post-operative patients, trauma stepdown, and patients admitted through the ED. Our care is driven by our mission and core values at CHRISTUS. The department promotes a team atmosphere with a focus on patient-centered care. Our team works very closely with physicians and nurse practitioners to provide an exceptional level of post-surgical care. We offer flexible scheduling and an engaging environment by promoting education and leadership among our team.
Graduate of a State Board accredited School of Nursing or equivalent
Current licenses or permit to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas
Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff both verbally and written
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.