Registered Nurse (RN)-Med Surg 4 North in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 12/31/2020

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    901 Macarthur Boulevard
    Munster, IN
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Job Description

Job ID: 28004

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: Community Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Munster, IN

Sign on Available for New Graduates and Registered Nurses 
Scope of care: 
The 4 North Unit is a 30 bed multidisciplinary 24 hour medical/surgical unit located on the fourth floor of the hospital.  Patients over the age of 12 years may be admitted to this unit; however the average age is 65. Most common types of patients admitted to 4 North include patients with respiratory conditions, fever, dehydration, renal failure, electrolyte imbalance, gastrointestinal conditions, post CVA, wound infection, orthopedic cases and general surgical cases.  
The top three diagnoses for 4 North are: 
  1. Sepsis, unspecified organism
  2. Urinary Tract Infection, site not specified
  3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease w (acute) exacerbation
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 by providing the highest quality care in the most cost efficient manner. The RN provides for the well-being of the community, services the needs of all people and demonstrates the values: dignity, compassionate care, community, quality and stewardship.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current professional licensure by the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau. BSN desirable. Successful completion of the Community Healthcare System's Personnel and Nursing Orientation Programs. Obtains and maintains current certification as required in specialty areas. Obtains and maintains current CPR certification.
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