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Registered Nurse - 8 West - Peds ICU Stepdown - Various Shifts Available - Experienced RN's and New

Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN
Closing date
Feb 22, 2024

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Job Description


Indiana University Health is looking for passionate, experienced nurses and upcoming/recent RN graduates to join our team and collaborate with top medical professionals.

At IU Health, you will learn and develop your career in significant ways, advancing healthcare and delivering the highest level of patient care. Being an IU Health nurse means building a professional nursing career designed by a culture that accepts your outstanding strengths and supports your personal and professional goals. If you are seeking an organization where you can develop clinical expertise, explore diverse career opportunities, embrace learning, cultivate new relationships, and fuel your spirit of inquiry, apply today.

New Graduates

New registered nurse (RN) graduates benefit from a comprehensive, personalized support system. All RNs in their first nursing role are invited to participate in a Nurse Residency Program alongside nursing orientation. The program provides socialization and support, enhances clinical judgment, and promotes professional development.

About Peds ICU Step-Down

Peds ICU offers countless opportunities to gain expertise in pulmonary through a supportive environment with a highly engaged staff. You will have the opportunity to truly get to know your patients and families and be involved in the continuum of care as we treat many chronic conditions.

8 West is a 24-bed pulmonary unit that cares for patients diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, bronchiolitis, asthma, pneumonia, obstructive sleep apnea, and respiratory distress. Patients vary in acuity from acute to progressive care. The pulmonary multidisciplinary team consists of a fantastic group of nurses, physicians, case managers, social workers, patient care assistants, unit secretaries, and respiratory therapists. You will engage in a high level of collaboration with many of these disciplines on a regular basis to provide excellent care to our patients.

BSN preferred. Prior PCA or PCI experience in similar setting preferred.

Nursing skills gained on this unit:

* Assessment skills
* Central line use and care
* Feeding tube use and care
* Tracheostomy care
* Interdisciplinary collaboration
* Time management and prioritization
* Patient education

Unit Successes/Designations:

* Many nurses with CPN certification
* Daisy and Red Shoe award nominees
* Capstone preceptors
* Involvement in unit and hospital committees

Unit Culture Highlights:

* Collaborative team environment
* Dedicated leadership team
* Supportive of new team members
* Culture that promotes learning and development


Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) preferred.

Requires an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Indiana or an active Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) RN license.

Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program.

Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.

Other advanced Life Support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.

Why Join IU Health?

As Indiana's largest and most comprehensive healthcare system, and the number 1 ranked healthcare system in Indiana, we offer:

Increased pay scale for bedside nurses

A supportive and collaborative work environment that is patient centered.

Competitive benefits.

401(K) retirement savings with employer match.

Employer paid medical leave.

Tuition reimbursement.

Student loan forgiveness - IU Health qualifies under the public service loan forgiveness program.

Employee Assistance Program - Counseling at no cost to you

Healthy Results - Participation in our team member wellness programs award points that contribute toward a biweekly financial incentive in your paycheck. The more you participate, the more you earn.

Our culture of compassion allows for a holistic delivery of care that is individualized based on our patients' and their families' needs. At IU Health, every team member is a caregiver. This care does not stop with our patients, it also extends to one another and our community through service projects, health initiatives and wellness education.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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