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Nurse Graduate Extern

2021-01-11
  • Organization

  • Northwest Health - La Porte Northwest Health - La Porte

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Graduation Bonus & Student Loan Repayment Various Departments, Hours & Shifts

The Nurse Extern is able to render care in accordance with their skills, ability, and competencies to our patient population, thus may be required to float to other units. May be required to participate in on-call status as patient census demands.

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 blues, greens, and dune grasses. The brand new building offers a coffee shop, indoor and 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.

Employment Requirements:

- Successful completion of a 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.

Local Area:

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 into the “sands” of Lake Michigan. La Porte offers a variety of activities with its historical culture.

Education: 

  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN/ASN) required BSN preferred.

Licensure & Certification: 

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana.
  • BLS certification must be maintained while in this position
  • ACLS certification within 12 months of hire, must be maintained while in this position

Experience: 

  • 1 year of hospital experience preferred


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