***We are currently accepting applications for our next new graduate RN cohort to staff various units within our 2 hospital locations of Longview and Marshall, TX. CHRISTUS Good Shepherd's Residency start date is September 30, 2019. All candidates must sit for NCLEX prior to September 19th to ensure enough verification and onboarding time***
At CHRISTUS Good Shepherd, we understand that our nurse graduates are the future of health care and because of this we provide a rewarding career opportunity to those interested in joining our mission.
We welcome all applicants who are planning to complete the RN examination/licensure process prior to the beginning of our next cohort. We are excited about our journey to nursing excellence and providing the best care and achieving the best possible outcomes for our patients
CHRISTUS provides a developmental and on-boarding program to help Graduate Nurses obtain the skills and confidence necessary for providing high quality patient care through evidence-based training and critical thinking alongside our recognized professionals.
CHRISTUS Good Shepherd makes it easy for you to transition from a student nurse to a confident, competent staff nurse. Each new graduate who joins the CHRISTUS Good Shepherd team will be enrolled in a comprehensive orientation and assigned to a preceptor. Your personal preceptor will be in your home unit and will support you through the program, show you the ropes and guide you through a structured curriculum of progressive skill development and patient care assignments.
Must be a recent graduate from an accredited nursing school with little or no acute care nursing experience. BSN preferred.
Must have a current, unencumbered RN license prior to orientation start.
CPR certified by the American Heart Association; ACLS certification highly desired/recommended.
Ability to accept shift/unit placement designations prior to hire. Demonstrate interest in professional growth and development.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
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.