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Nurse Assistant-Orthopedics/MedSurg in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 9/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-time (Benefit Eligible)
  • Location:
    901 Macarthur Boulevard
    Munster, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/23/2020
  • Job ID:
    30175

Job Description

Job ID: 30175

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: Community Hospital

Schedule: Part-time (Benefit Eligible)

Location: Munster, IN

SIGN-ON INCENTIVE AVAILABLE 
CNA Training Reimbursement for recent graduates
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.
Purpose: 
After the patient's plan of care has been determined by the team leader (RN), the Nursing Assistant performs various designated patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs, comfort and safety of the patient in accordance with Hospital Policy and Nursing Service Standards.
Education/Experience:
High school graduation or equivalency. One year direct patient care experience with successful completion of competency exam or completion of nursing assistant certification required. CPR certification recommended. Completes annual skill validations as well as safety and infection control procedures.
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