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Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgical Oncology/Urology Unit- FT DAYS

We Are Hiring

RN-Registered Nurse - Oncology Surgical Unit - Full-Time,Day - Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St - Indianapolis,IN

  • Our Unit
  • We are a fast-paced unit located on the 6th floor at St Vincent’s main campus. 2001 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN
  •  We are a split unit –
  • 6E -26 beds of general surgical oncology patients and recently added urology patients. Patients average stay is 3 -5 days – you will get to know your doctors as they all come from the group.  6W- 20 beds of which 10 beds are progressive care and 10 beds are Head and Neck specialties. This unit is on the cutting edge of research and technology. No Chemo or Radiation is administered on this unit but rather the Gamma Knife and other such treatments as leach therapy.   

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.

  • Nurses are on the front lines of the care we provide, and for that reason, St Vincent Health prides itself in employing some of the best nurses in Indiana. And while we pride ourselves in having some of the most experienced nurses in the state, we always welcome exceptional new nurses who are eager to join us!
  • We are LOCAL. Our people, our facilities, our patients are all right here in your very own city. We provide local partnerships with community schools and organizations. We serve over 2.2 million patients annually, right here in Indiana.
  • We PROVIDE for your future, allowing many opportunities to advance and even tuition reimbursement.
  • St. Vincent is the 8th largest employer in the STATE with over 20 hospitals and we were voted one of the 15 Best Health Systems in the Nation!

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent Health-IN, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.


  • You will practice at a high level of autonomy and accountability in collaboration with oncologists and the inter-professional Health-care team to provide a continuum of patient care from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, palliation, bereavement and survivorship
  • You will provide holistic nursing care to meet the emotional, psychological, informational, spiritual and practical needs of patients throughout the spectrum of cancer care
  •  You will demonstrate the ability of “being there” for the patient throughout their illness experience by acknowledging the patient’s reality and encouraging hope
  • You will assist the patient to identify psychosocial needs and concerns; and offers appropriate resources through information provision, education and referral
  • You will demonstrate counselling skills in assisting patient and family with coping mechanisms throughout the continuum of care from diagnosis to survivorship/end of life
  •  You will continually evaluate the effectiveness of patient’s care in relation to quality of life and expected outcomes and modify the plan and nursing interventions as necessary.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Indiana Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Registered Nurse credentialed from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 


  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required
    • BSN preferred -Must enroll into BSN program within a year of hire

Work Experience:

  • One year minimum of acute care experience ( hospital experience)

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 325959
Category: Nursing
Facility: ININD St Vincent Indpls Acute
Ministry: St. Vincent, IN
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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