RN, Registered Nurse Hospice PRN 8/30/2016
Lake Charles, LA
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Is a member of the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Provides skilled nursing assessments, planning and interventions for terminally ill adults and children. Rotates on-call. Nursing services are based on initial and ongoing assessment of the patient's needs and are provided in accordance with the IDT's Plan of Care. Assumes primary responsibility for a patient/family caseload. Supports the patient's unique spiritual and cultural beliefs in an effort to maintain the patient's dignity.
CHRISTUS HomeCare offers the finest in home health and hospice services from an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals. CHRISTUS HomeCare is a faith-based, not-for-profit home care system comprised of multiple agencies and Visiting Nurse Associations throughout Texas and Louisiana. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health where we put faith in patient care, to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Minimum of one (1) year clinical nursing experience with home care experience preferred or as per state regulations.
Licensed to practice as an RN in the State of Louisiana or in accordance with the requirements for multi-state licensing, the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). CPR Certification. Current Louisiana driver's license, current automobile liability insurance and adequate transportation.
If you are looking to join a faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS HomeCare family!