The Nurse Practitioner has the responsibility and accountability for providing primary care to clinic patients as allowed under the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. Practice will remain within the scope delineated by education/training. The NP provides care and treatment, including routine care to adolescents and children, in accordance with health center policies and protocols. The NP is responsible for participating in development, execution of and periodic review of the written policies governing the services which the health center provides. The NP, in conjunction with the Medical Director, participates in the periodic review of the patient's health records under his/her care. The NP arranges for or refers patients to needed services that cannot be provided at the health center. The NP assures that adequate patient health records are maintained and transferred as required when patients are referred to other providers.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
One-year recent experience preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills English required, bilingual (English/Spanish; English/French) preferred Current Louisiana NP License Current BLS Card or obtained within 6 months of hire
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.