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.
- 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.
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.
- Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN/ASN) required, BSN
Licensure & Certification:
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of
- BLS certification must be maintained while in this
- ACLS certification within 12 months of hire, must be maintained
while in this position
- 1 year of hospital experience preferred