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Per Diem / PRN Nurse RN - Cardiac Stepdown - $26-33 per hour

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

CHRISTUS Health is seeking a per diem / prn nurse RN Cardiac Stepdown for a per diem / prn nursing job in Lake Charles, Louisiana.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Cardiac Stepdown
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Up to 36.00 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Per Diem / PRNDescriptionSummary:

    Cardiovascular Step-Down is a 31-private bed unit that specializes in cardiac care for patients who have had open heart surgery. We see cardiovascular/thoracic patients and families that are post CABG, heart caths, valve replacements, thoracotomies, and other cardiothoracic surgical procedures. We also see general medical surgical patients that may have a primary cardiac diagnosis/history with co-morbidities that may need telemetry monitoring, as well as those patients needing critical cardiac drips. On Unit 41, we train our staff to detect medical issues before they become a problem, so they can respond to those emergent situations quickly and confidently. We have many opportunities for assessments, patient/family teaching, IVs, wound care, lab value analysis and medication administration/ management. Our average nurse to patient ratio is 4:1. We offer flexible scheduling and promote a team environment. On Unit 41, we encourage communication and collaboration in an environment that is engaging and rewarding for our health care professionals, as well the patients on our unit.



    Requirements:

    • Graduate of an RN program
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;--
    • Knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk
    • Valid Registered Nurse license within the state of Louisiana;--
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support--



      Work Type:--

      Per Diem As Needed

      Christus Health Job ID #9825800. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: RN, Registered Nurse - IMC Cardiac StepdownAbout CHRISTUS HealthAt CHRISTUS Health, we deliver a complete healing experience that respects the individual. We serve our communities with dignity. And with a good deal of admiration. CHRISTUS Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit system made up of more than 600 centers, including long-term care facilities, community hospitals, walk-in clinics and health ministries. We are a community 45,000 strong, with over 15,000 physicians providing individualized care.--Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to every individual we serve.Benefits
      • 403b retirement plan
      • Wellness and fitness programs
      • Medical benefits
      • Dental benefits
      • Vision benefits
      • Holiday Pay
      • Continuing Education
      • Pet insurance
      • Sick pay
      • Mileage reimbursement
      • Referral bonus
      • Employee assistance programs
      • License and certification reimbursement
      • Life insurance
      • Discount program

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Lake Charles , Per Diem / PRN Nurse RN - Cardiac Stepdown - $26-33 per hour, Healthcare , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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