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Registered Nurse - Peds Rehab - Relocation Incentive Available!

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
02 July, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Night
Requisition Number
375558
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Registered Nurse - Peds Rehab - Relocation Incentive Available!

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Job Description

Overview

Riley at IU Health is ranked as one of the best hospitals in the United States in 10 areas of specialized pediatric healthcare. The academic health center formed by our relationship with the Indiana University School of Medicine offers nurses a unique opportunity to excel in their careers. Our talented Magnet-designated nursing team consistently achieves the highest quality of nursing standards, drawing individuals who are highly motivated to engage in lifelong learning and professional development. 

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. 

Are you looking for a full-time nights pediatric Registered Nurse position that offers a firm foundation of nursing skills and knowledge in a supportive environment? We have openings within our Peds Rehab unit at Riley Hospital for Children. This is a place where you can make a positive impact on the lives of your patients while also building strong relationships with your colleagues and developing your nursing practice with the support of your colleagues.

As a Registered Nurse within our Peds Rehab unit, we see patients with home vents, burn patients, and patients with traumatic brain injuries. We provide training to care for pediatric patients with stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, burns, amputation, neurological disorder, multiple trauma injuries, cerebral palsy, debility, pain syndrome, & other disabling impairments. On this unit you will help to develop and implement strategies based on established nursing theories that encourage self-care, and helps to foster the physical, spiritual and the psychosocial well-being of the patients you are caring for. Our team is ambitious and innovative as we strive to meet the needs of our patients while restoring their quality of life.

Nursing skills gained on this unit:

  • Assessment & care of Pediatric & Adolescent patients with physiological conditions of recent onset or regression who are experiencing a loss of function in activities of daily living, mobility, cognition, &/or communication
  • WeeFim scoring, adaptive equipment, transfer devices, tracheostomies, ventilators, GTubes, assistive devices, urinary catheters, peripheral IVs, central lines, wound vacs, splints, braces, ostomies, & dressing changes

Unit Successes/Designations:

  • Only Pediatric Rehabilitation Facility in the state of Indiana
  • CARF Nationally Certified (Commission on Accreditation of Rehab Facilities)
  • Daisy Nominations & Awards, Red Shoe Awards, & Surprise Compliment Recipients

Unit Culture Highlights:

  • Collaboration with Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Recreational Therapy, School, & Physical Medicine/Rehab Medical Team.
  • Opportunities to help reintegrate the patient back into the community & home
  • A one team approach partnering with children & their families to develop adaptive skills towards recovery & support their transition home.

Qualifications 

  • Requires 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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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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