Registered Nurse (RN)-Orthopedics/MedSurg-New Grads Welcome in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-time (Benefit Eligible)
  • Location:
    901 Macarthur Boulevard
    Munster, IN
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job ID: 31766

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: Community Hospital

Schedule: Part-time (Benefit Eligible)

Location: Munster, IN

Sign on Available for New Graduates and Registered Nurses
Scope of Care:
 The Orthopedic Department is a recently remodeled 35-bed unit of primarily private rooms dedicated to the care of the orthopedic population. This unit provides 24-hour care to the orthopedic surgical patient as well as some medical/surgical patients.  The unit is staffed by a supportive multidisciplinary team who work together to meet the needs of our patients. Unit based Therapy services; an Orthopedic Clinician and a Spine /Ortho coordinator provide additional support to our staff. This department has an active Unit Council that works in collaborative manner to affect change and overall improvements.
The most common post-operative patient in this department includes knee, hip, and shoulder arthroplasty as well as laminectomy, lumbar fusion and cervical fusion. This unit also cares for general medical and surgical post-operative patients as well. All staff receive department specific training and education to provide the highest level of care to our patients.
The Staff RN is responsible for implementing, directing, communicating and documenting the nursing process and provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and associates. The nurse practices in accordance with current established standards of care, the Nurse Practice Act, the Community Healthcare System policies and procedures, and supports the mission and philosophy of CHS. 
Graduate of an accredited school of nursingCurrent professional licensure by the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau. BSN desirable. Obtains and maintains current CPR certification.

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