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Registered Nurse - Short Stay/Observation - Relocation Incentives Available! NEW RN GRADUATES APPLY TODAY!!!

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
09 July, 2021
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Registered Nurse - Short Stay/Observation - Relocation Incentives Available! NEW RN GRADUATES APPLY TODAY!!!

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Being an IU Health nurse means building a professional nursing career designed by you, with competitive benefits, a culture that accepts your unique strengths, and supports your personal and professional goals. If you are seeking an organization where you can engage expertly, develop clinical expertise, embrace learning, cultivate new relationships, and fuel your spirit of inquiry, join us!

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Short Stay/Observation Unit

This role functions on our Short Stay/Medical Observation unit at Bloomington Hospital. In our current state, we provide care to surgical overflow; generally meant for a 24-hour observation or short stay admission. This is a fast-paced unit with 24 beds and 6 beds being acuity adaptable and able to provide progressive level of care. We also have multiple rooms that have been fitted for negative pressure.

This unit is a great way for new graduates to gain medical-surgical experience.

Scheduled to open in the fall of 2021, IU Health Regional Academic Health Center is a new complex to replace the existing Indiana University Bloomington Hospital. We will have best-in-class technology that has proven to contribute to better outcomes and outstanding patient care. With this move, our Short Stay/Medical Observation unit will be located and incorporated with the ED where you will be cross trained in emergency. We will have a 24 bed observation only unit, and will have a Hospitalist and NP designated to this unit where they will institute a rapid ADT: admission, discharge and transfer of patient into and out of this unit.


  • Requires an Associate of Nursing (ASN); Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  • Requires current state of Indiana license as Registered Nurse.
  • 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.


Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

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 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 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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