A Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. In addition, the Registered Professional Nurse prescribes, delegates, coordinates, supervises and evaluates patient teaching and the activities of the ancillary nursing personnel while maintaining the standards of professional nursing. The Registered Nurse is able to provide direct and indirect care to patients.
EDUCATION: Graduate of a State Board School of Nursing or equivalent.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico RN license or current Compact state license. BLS Certification required or within 2 weeks of hire date. Nephrology nursing certification preferred.
Must be action oriented by taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Ability to collaborate by building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Must be customer focuses with strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Able to learn through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
Demonstrates self-awareness- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses
Communicates effectively through developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Demonstrates strong decision quality by making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: 2 years dialysis nursing experience or Certification in Nephrology Nursing is required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Clinical Nurse Manager Dialysis.
Works in a clean, well lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours are varied, with flexibility due to unexpected changes in schedule and emergencies.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency/crisis situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing and walking. Requires heavy physical effort to position, push and/or transfer patients or equipment and supplies. Requires considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. Ability to judge distance and space relationships, see peripherally, distinguish and identify different colors. Hearing and visual acuity within normal or correctable limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination required.
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.