Registered Nurse Mobility: CHRISTUS Good Shepherd
Company: Christus Health
Posted on: September 18, 2022
DescriptionSummary: The Registered Nurse Mobility is a travel
nurse. The nurse is expected to accept up to an twelve (12) week
travel assignments to any CHRISTUS Health facility within the
United States. During the travel assignment the Nurse is
responsible for patient assessment, patient care planning, and
provision of quality nursing care to an assigned group of patients
for a defined work period. Provides direction and supervision to
LVN/LPNs, nursing assistants, unit secretaries and other
clinical/clerical associates. By assignment, may function as charge
nurse for the unit. Involves provision of patient care/service to
older adolescent, young adult, adult, and geriatric patients. This
position is for multiple locations within the CHRISTUS Health
system. It encompasses multiple departments including ICU, Med
Surg, Telemetry, Step down, Surgical, and Pediatrics. Mobility
nurses will be placed at one location in a specific department
based on experience and specialty for their 12 week assignment.
- Patient Care Planning Develops comprehensive nursing care plan
which addresses all significant needs and problems identified
through nursing assessment. Prepares nursing elements of the
interdisciplinary care plan prior to the initial team
- Reviews and updates nursing care plan and collaborates with
team members as changes occur.
- Patient Care Provision Implements patient care as planned in
nursing care plan and interdisciplinary care plan. Sets priorities
based on knowledge of patient acuity and patient needs. Provides
safe and therapeutic care and seeks resources when appropriate.
Safely performs and accurately documents procedures, consistent
with established nursing policy and procedure.
- Patient Care Evaluation Evaluates patient response to
interventions and attainment of goals in collaboration with
interdisciplinary team. Evaluates progress toward nursing goals and
revises goals as needed on a weekly basis.
- Completes nursing progress note for assigned patients on a
- Completes nursing flow sheets for assigned patients on a daily
- Teaching Evaluates education needs of patient and significant
others and documents their response to teaching. Utilizes, adapts,
and revises teaching resources to meet patient education needs.
Explains procedures, tests, and disease process to patients and
families as needed. Acts as role model for health care students and
other team members. Acts as preceptor to assigned orienteers.
Assists in orientation of new staff by sharing knowledge and
- Patient Care Communication Reports and documents accurately and
concisely to appropriate persons the patient's condition. Maintains
patient confidentiality. Applies basic verbal and nonverbal skills
to maintain open, effective communication among care team members,
patients, and significant others. Encourages direct discussion
between staff members when differences occur and seeks assistance
to arbitrate differences as needed. Gives and accepts constructive
feedback appropriately. Identifies actual and potentially unsafe
patient care practices, reports them in the designated manner, and
- Other duties as assigned Requirements:
- Associate's Degree in Nursing
- Minimum 2 years nursing experience
- RN License in state of employment or compact
- BLS (other certifications may be required depending on
specialty) Work Type: Full Time
Keywords: Christus Health, Longview , Registered Nurse Mobility: CHRISTUS Good Shepherd, Healthcare , Longview, Texas
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