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Registered Nurse (RN) Manager - Surgical Oncology, Full-time, Day shift

Company: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Registered Nurse (RN) Manager - Surgical Oncology 

Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis

Full-Time Days

Join our team of highly skilled & dedicated nurses on our Surgical Oncology and Head & Neck Progressive units.  Our surgical oncology team cares for a wide range of cancer patients, both with respect to diagnoses and age.  Our patient population is almost exclusively postoperative.  Our staff provide care and compassion to an extremely acute patient population who are in the early stages of their cancer fight. 


Surgical Oncology is a unique and amazing place to work because it is one of the only places where you can care for patients at almost any stage of life. We have some very high risk pregnant patients and ensure they have access to immediate medical attention at any time. We've taken care of individuals of all ages due to the special nature of the surgeries. We also are there to help as people transition to the end of their lives and help to make that process as calm and peaceful as possible. 

The staff on this unit is friendly and welcoming. When we have nurses from resource or those who have floated from other units they often remark on how kind and helpful everyone is.

As a member of Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis you will be a part of the largest Catholic mission-driven, not-for-profit health care system in the United states.

Surgical Oncology unit consists of 36 beds and a nurse to patient ratio of 1:4 or 1:5 

Patients we serve:

Hysterectomy, bowel resection, nephrectomy, Whipple, HIPEC, prostatectomy, cystectomy, pelvic exenteration, laryngectomy, mandibulectomy, reconstructive free flaps, high risk OB, placenta accreta, interstitial brachytherapy, Davinci surgeries.

Ascension St. Vincent Surgical Oncology unit is located at 2001 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260 is hiring Full-Time, Day Shift - RN - Flexible hours between 7:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday - Friday with 24/7 unit accountability.

Excellent Benefits and Faith based Culture - Join us and Make a Difference - Apply Today!

What You Will Do:

Manage activities, workflow and nursing resources of assigned nursing unit(s).


  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements for self and within unit.
  • Conduct hiring, training, directing, development and evaluating of staff.
  • Identify and resolve issues affecting the delivery of patient care services for the assigned unit(s).
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to guarantee efficient and effective delivery of health services in a unit.
  • Monitor and adhere to budget. Approve or monitor expenditures, purchases and other actions to ensure compliance with budget guidelines.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • One or more of the following required:
    • 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 from an accredited school/college of nursing with experience required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience required.
Additional Preferences:

Experience preferred: Minimum of 3 years of RN experience in an acute care setting.

Why Join Our Team:

Serving the greater Indianapolis area and Evansville, Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. We operate 24 hospitals — in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more — and offer careers in a wide range of services. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. When you join Ascension St. Vincent, you join a diverse team of more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all — especially to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

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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.

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