Assists in the diagnosis and treatment of hospital patients under the supervision of the attending physician. Assists with admissions, consultations and evaluations. Communicates with patients and families the medical process and the plan of care as outlined by the attending physician.
Patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health. Develops and documents a plan of care for each patient, including a complete medical history that includes essential and accurate information, a physical examination, diagnosis of the causes of injuries and illnesses, appropriate treatment and/or referral and hospital visitations when necessary. Makes informed diagnostic and therapeutic decisions based on patient information, current scientific evidence, clinical judgement and patient preference. Utilized appropriate evidence-based medical guidelines and protocols. Prescribes and performs completely all medical procedures considered essential for the scope of practice. Counsels patients, their families and caregivers. Provides effective health maintenance along with anticipatory guidance. Utilizes information technology to optimize patient care. Refers those cases that require specialist services and will maintain responsibility for assuring that those services are required.
CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprising almost 350 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 175 clinics and outpatient centers and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS Health serves the need of underserved communities in seven (7) U.S., states, Chile, Colombia and six states in Mexico. Our vision is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Jesus Christ. A national leader in patient satisfaction, advanced technology and quality initiatives, CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating healthy lives for people and communities. christustmf.org
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.