Winnsboro Med/Surg unit is a 25 bed unit that takes care of a diverse patient population. We specialize in in-patient, surgical, swing bed, and hospice care. In addition, we provide care for outpatient surgeries and infusions. Our length of stay for inpatients is usually 2-4 days, for swing bed patients the length of stay ranges from 6-14 days. Our unit allows a nurse to broaden their knowledge, and sharpen their critical thinking skills, while being part of a great team that feels like family.
Nursing process which includes assessment of patients, planning patient care, implementation, basic RN skills, unit specific skills, patient teaching and evaluation.
Medication Administration: administers medication correctly including calculations of dosages, verifies correct patient, drug, dose, and correct line and is able to verbalize basic understanding of drug actions.
Proficiency and productivity: must be able to adjust to varying workloads, cleans work area, organizes work and complete assignments during shift.
Safety issues: adheres to all safety / legal requirements established by this facility.
Professional growth and development: attends all mandatory hospital and departmental in-services. Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Minimum requirement is an Associate Degree in Nursing; Bachelor's degree is preferred.
Must be licensed as Registered Nurse with the State of Texas
CPR Certification through the American Heart Associate or American Red Cross
Experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting is preferred
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.