RN, Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: January 27, 2023
The Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit is a 25-bed unit. This unit
provides psychiatric treatment for adults (18 years and older) and
older adult patients (55 and above) that are exhibiting acute
psychiatric conditions who require 24-hour inpatient treatment. The
Behavioral Health RN is part of a multi-disciplinary team of
professional's that provide individualized care to each patient
with a primary objective of assessment, treatment and
rehabilitation of each patient in a therapeutic environment that
fosters positive change. -
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care
in accordance with facility and departmental policies and in
accordance with standards of professional nursing practice. This
position is accountable for the quality of nursing services
delivered by self or others who are under his/her direction.
Graduate of a State Board School of Nursing or equivalent.
Six (6) months experience preferred
Current RN license or permit to practice professional nursing in
the State of Louisiana.
American Heart Association BLS - within two (2) weeks of
De-escalation training within 90 days of hire and maintain training
Two (2) years experience in psychiatric nursing preferred.
Work Type: -
Per Diem As Needed
CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic, faith-based,
not-for-profit health system comprised of 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.
Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in
Houston and San Antonio and the Sisters of the Holy Family of
Nazareth, the mission of CHRISTUS Health is to extend the healing
ministry of Jesus Christ.
To support our healthcare ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs
approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians
on staff who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health
is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the
EXTENDING THE HEALING MINISTRY OF JESUS CHRIST
We are inspired by our mission, vision and core values to deliver
compassionate, high quality health care, improving the health of
the communities we serve. Above all, we are committed to providing
our customers and their family members with a truly unique healing
experience, one that embodies our values and respects the dignity
and worth of each person. Creating a health care system that is
truly excellent in all areas is an ongoing effort.
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