Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skills in the care of psychiatric patients in accordance with facility and departmental polices and in accordance with standards of nursing practice.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of scope and role of the Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk.
Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
· An encumbered license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse within the state of Louisiana
· Current BLS
· De-Esculation Certification completed within 90 days of employment and recertified annually.
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.