Assist in the assessment of the educational needs and evaluation of nursing practice of the ED staff. Design and implement educational programs including orientation, in-service, and continuing education to prepare staff to deliver the highest quality of nursing care available.
Current RN in Texas
Must obtain BCLSHC & ACLS within 90 days of hire; PALS & TNCC may also be required
ANCC Nursing Specialty certification within 12 months of hire- prefer CEN
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required
MSN preferred; must obtain within 3 years of hire date
A minimum of five (5) years clinical experience to include preceptor or charge nurse experience; age specific patient care required (see below)
2 years' experience in the ER
Previous teaching/education experience preferred
Knowledge of Joint Commission standards
Basic office equipment
Basic patient care equipment & supplies; ER specific equipment & supplies
Computer literacy is desired; Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) within 12 months of hire
Experience with electronic health record preferred
Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
The age category of the patient that this incumbent has regular contact with includes:
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.