Jim Renneker, MSN, RN, FACHE joined Methodist Hospitals on December 11, 2017, as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Jim joins Methodist from Loretto Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to working at Loretto Hospital as Vice President and CNO, he worked as Vice President and CNO at Highland Hospital affiliated with North Shore University Healthy System. Additionally he served Vice President, CNO and Chief Operating Officer at Weiss Memorial Hospital and Vice President and CNO at Sinai Medical Center affiliated with the Aurora Health System in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Jim is an accomplished nurse executive with over 35 years of demonstrated experience and leadership in Acute Care, Home Health, Hospice and Long Term Care settings in community, academic and teaching medical centers. Since he is familiar with the relevance of Magnet status, he will continue to execute the standards set forth for Magnet® re-designation.
About Methodist Hospitals:
Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years. Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery services, Emergency & Trauma services, Immediate Care Centers, Orthopedics & Spine services, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services. It has earned Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.