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February 14, 2012
Loyola to Hold Nursing Job Fair and Open House
Health system set to recruit nurses for various disciplines
MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Loyola University Health System (LUHS) will host a nursing job fair and open house to recruit nurses for full-time, part-time and registry positions at the hospital and at LUHS’ 22 specialty and primary-care centers in Chicago’s western and southwestern suburbs. Human Resources representatives will be on hand to answer questions, perform on-site interviews and to provide information and tours of specialty units. Recent college graduates also will have an opportunity to learn about the LUHS RN residency program.
The job fair will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Stritch School of Medicine, Room 150, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood.
A continuing education course will be offered for one contact hour. The course, “Nursing Partners with Risk Management in Patient Safety,” will identify several nursing interventions where the collaboration with risk management can improve or enhance patient safety. The course will take place at 3 and 6 p.m.
The first 100 registrants will receive a gift. Refreshments also will be provided along with the chance to win an iPad. Interested media can call Nora Dudley in Media Relations at (708) 216-6268.
Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.