The Licensed Practical Nurse is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of residents for a designated time frame and provides care to these residents via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, environment/instrumentation, and other health care team members.
Must be a graduate from a State Accredited License Vocational Nursing program with current license to practice in the state of Louisiana
Knowledge of education responsibilities to staff, community and students; a well-integrated personality; an understanding and appreciation of good physical and mental health
Knowledge of the nursing process, pharmacology and medical procedures which may be encountered in the program, communication skills, interest in continued professional growth
Knowledge of new trends in mental health nursing or recovery process from chemical dependency; and can adapt to progressive change
Minimum two (2) years prior LVN experience required
Experience working with elderly adults in nursing home setting preferred
Current license to practice vocational nursing in the State of Louisiana 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.