Inpatient Registered Nurse, Registry, Days

Company UChicago Medicine Northwest Indiana, Inc.
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(5/29/2024 1:45 PM)
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Job Description

Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine Crown Point, located in Crown Point, Indiana as a Registry Inpatient Registered Nurse. UChicago Medicine is an integrated academic and community health system with multiple primary medical facilities within the surrounding suburbs of Chicago.  UChicago Medicine, Crown Point is a new two-story, 130,000-square-foot multispecialty care center and micro-hospital in Northwest Indiana for what will be the academic health system's largest off-site facility and its first freestanding building in Indiana. 


The Inpatient Registered Nurse (IP RN) will perform primary nursing functions of assessing, planning, directing, performing, and evaluating patient care in the Inpatient Unit to patients of all ages suffering from various types of illness or trauma. The IP RN will serve as a professional role model by encouraging teamwork and collaborating with clinical and front office staff, administration, and other professional disciplines to ensure the delivery of high-quality care and optimal patient outcomes with the highest level of patient satisfaction.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Demonstrates ability to manage care within the established standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the state of Indiana and required by hospital accrediting bodies.
  • Initiates care to stabilize patient and assists in managing life support needs by collaborating with physician and clinical staff, demonstrating appropriate admission, discharge, and transfer procedures.
  • Provides high quality and high satisfaction bedside care and administers treatments under the direct supervision of the physician, anticipating patient needs and responding accordingly.
  • Accurately and concisely documents services provided within the medical record in a thorough, timely manner.
  • Collects laboratory samples and performs lab testing in accordance with CLIA regulations and established policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform laboratory Quality Controls and Assessments, and routine daily, weekly, monthly, and periodic maintenance and function according to Laboratory policy and procedures.
  • Participates in QAPI activities including participation in accreditation preparation and survey process and maintenance of accreditation, state, and CMS standards.
  • Attends and participates in all applicable facility meetings, training, and development workshops, and reviews/understands all required policies and procedures.
  • Ensures proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and medications are available for patient care and par levels meet patient and facility needs.
  • Prepares patient meals in accordance with orders and facility protocols.
  • Acts as case manager for patients under their care


Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse, in good standing, licensed in the state of Indiana.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a hospital progressive care or intensive care unit or equivalent experience.
  • Current BLS and ACLS required.


Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Registry (.10FTE)
  • Shift: Days – 7:00am-7:00pm 
  • Unit/Department: Inpatient
  • CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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