Works with physicians and multidisciplinary team members to develop a plan of care for each assigned patient from admission through discharge. Ensures patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by continuously monitoring patient care through assessments and/or evaluations. Assesses and responds to patient/family needs by coordinating efforts of other team members. Identifies and resolves barriers that hinder effective patient care.
Demonstrating and promoting respect for the dignity and rights of every patients while adhering to the safety standards and practices of the organization and the nursing profession
Collaborates with the physician and other health care professionals to promote appropriate use of medical center resources
Provides information and support to patients and families, helping them access needed resources within the medical center and community
Measures effectiveness of interventions through direct communication with patients and caregivers and data collection of defined indicators (e.g., overall length of stay, readmission rates, feedback from referral sources, etc)
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.