The Nurse Extern under the supervision of the Registered Nurse will perform various direct patient care activities in accordance with the Nursing Department policies and procedures. The Nurse Extern may be assigned other functions in accordance with the Louisiana Practice Policy with Nursing Students working as unlicensed personnel. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health St. Patrick Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values
Currently enrolled in an RN accredited school of professional nursing to obtain either as ADN or BSN
Must have completed first clinicals and be in good standing in the Nursing Program (200 level classes or above)
Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff both verbally and written
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.