This is a day
shift in the Medical Care Unit.
** $7,500 sign-on bonus eligible**
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents
nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and
procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers
medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals
and teaching patients and families to understand conditions,
medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and
judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically
reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an
associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Familiar
with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a
Who are we?
Northwest Health - Porter includes two hospital campuses as well
as outpatient facilities serving Northwest Indiana. We endeavor to
provide you and your family appropriate and safe care in a
friendly, welcoming environment.
As a healthcare provider committed to quality and compassionate
care, Northwest Health - Porter emphasizes patient experience,
quality outcomes and respect for the dignity and comfort of our
patients and their visiting family members.
Why should you join us?
Porter has won numerous awards including the Heart Failure –
Gold Plus and Stroke Treatment Silver awards by the American Heart
Association. For continuing education, local colleges and
universities such as Purdue, Indiana University, Valparaiso and
more are easily accessible.
- Successful completion of drug screen
- Employment background check
Porter Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, disability,
veteran status or national origin.
Porter County is approximately 45 miles from Chicago and 45
minutes from South Bend and the University of Notre Dame. School
systems in Porter County continue to exceed state and national
norms and have been named “Best Buy” school corporations by the
Indiana State Chamber of Commerce. Just a short drive away, Indiana
Dunes offers hiking trails and the beach.
- 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