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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU- Full time Days

Company: 1591-Northwest Health La Porte
Location: Hammond
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Critical Care nurse must be proficient in a wide variety of high-level nursing skills. They need to be experts in evaluating intensive care patients, administering care, recognizing complications and coordinating with other members of the critical care team. Successful critical care nurses also excel at interpersonal communication, leadership, strategic planning, critical thinking and decision-making.

Who are we?

Nestled in the county side just off the shores of Lake Michigan in Northern Indiana, Northwest Health - La Porte has been the heart of healthcare in La Porte for more than 40 years. La Porte is a 227-bed hospital providing acute care with strong programs in cardiology, orthopedics, surgical services, emergency care, oncology and maternal health.  

Why should you join us?

As of October 2020, our new and improved La Porte location opened which extenuates La Porte’s lake-rich community of blue, greens and dune grasses. The brand new building offers a coffee shop, indoor and an outdoor seating area located next to the serenity garden. Our new location features the latest technology for our staff and providers. Our hospital is La Porte’s only stroke center and nationally accredited chest pain center.

Employment Requirements:

- Successful completion of drug screen

- Employment background check

La Porte Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, disability, veteran status or national origin.

Local Area:

La Porte, Indiana is located just about an hour South of Chicago and has a population of 20,000+. Indiana Dunes is just a quick trip away which includes activities such as camping, hiking or if you want to dip your toes in to the “sands” of Lake Michigan. La Porte offers a variety of activities with its historical culture.

Education: 

  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN/ASN) required, BSN preferred.

Licensure & Certification: 

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana.
  • BLS certification must be maintained while in this position
  • ACLS certification within 12 months of hire, must be maintained while in this position

Experience: 

  • 1 year of hospital experience preferred

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Keywords: 1591-Northwest Health La Porte, Hammond , Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU- Full time Days, Other , Hammond, Indiana

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