This position will function as a wellness nurse/health educator, biometric data screener, and team leader for worksite wellness events, health fairs, flu vaccination clinics, drive-through COVID-19 testing, as well as other corporate and community health education events.
RN must be comfortable giving vaccinations, performing nasal and/or oral swab collection for COVID-19 testing wearing full PPE, be able to multi-task through the stations of screening events, including registration of clients, biometric data collection, and client counseling and coaching. RN will provide educational in-services for businesses and organizations and work telephonically counseling clients on screening, including COVID-19 screening results. The RN also assists in the organization and transport of Wellness Service activities (supplies, equipment, personnel) to the various sites scheduled.
Graduate of an accredited Registered Nursing Program.
Work experience with patients/clients in a health care setting preferred with 1-2 years educating on health improvements or healthy habits.
Knowledge of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Knowledge of vaccination procedures/protocols.
Knowledge and skill in nasal/oral swab COVID-19 testing procedure.
Counseling clients with positive COVID-19 results in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Coaching/educating/counseling skills focusing on adult health education.
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.