Under the general supervision of the PACU Manager, the PACU Nurse is responsible for rendering and/or directing professional and nonprofessional personnel in the delivery of patient care by use of the nursing process, and for coordination of related activities. The PACU Nurse is responsible for seeing that the plan of care is followed through direct performance and/or leadership of other personnel in compliance with established policies and procedures.
Graduate of an RN program; BS in nursing preferred but not required; excellent written and verbal communication skills
One year of acute care experience required
A license to practice as a Registered Nurse within the state of Louisiana
American Heart Association Basic Life Support upon hire, ACLS, and PALS completion within 90 days of employment
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.