An integral member of the obstetrical team who assists the staff in the care of the obstetrical patient by performing delegated tasks to provide basic nursing care to patients and support for surgeons throughout operative procedures
SKILLS: Completion of competency based skills checklist.
EXPERIENCE: One year Nursing Assistant experience preferred and/or completion of Nursing Assistant course within one year. Two years hospital experience preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Women's Services
- Bloodborne pathogen C
Works irregular hours. Multiple simultaneous activities around patient care. Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays. Subject to varying unpredictable situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency/crisis situations. Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients or equipment. Hearing and visual acuity within normal limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination 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.