Job ID: 219115

Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room / Potential Sign-On Bonus for Experienced OR Nurses / St.Vincent Indianapolis / Multiple Units, Shifts & Schedules Available

Indianapolis, Indiana

Regular / Rotating

Marketing Statement

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.

Job Description

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) with the vital calling to care for patients through their surgeries by easing fears, building confidence and establishing trust? St. Vincent offers the latest advances in surgical technologies with a history of bringing only the most innovative treatment options to our patients. 


At St. Vincent, nursing is more than a job; it’s a calling with a purpose of caring, healing and hope. If you have an overwhelming desire to make a difference, we invite you to apply now to join our community of extraordinary nurses, physicians and other multi-disciplinary staff dedicated to healthcare that focuses on the whole person—body, mind and spirit. Once you apply, we will be in touch to learn more about your calling to serve and your shift and schedule preferences.


Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Perioperative Services – OR

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Facility: St. Vincent Indianapolis, St. Vincent Women’s Hospital, and Heart Center

Shift: Multiple Night, Evening, Day, and Weekdend Shifts Available

Schedules: Multiple Full-Time (FT), Part-time (PT) and PRN Schedules Available

Departments: Multiple Perioperative Services – OR Units Available.

  • Surgery

    • General Surgery

      • Preferred: 2 years of OR experience

      • FT and PT currently available

    • Cardio-Vascular Surgery (CVOR)

    • St. Vincent Women's Surgery

      • Preferred: 2 years  of OR experience

      • GYN experience preferred

      • daVinci experience preferred

  • Outpatient Surgery

  • Infusion Procedure Center

  • Post Anesthesia Care

    • Preferred: 3-5 years of PACU experience

    • FT & PT position currenlty available

  • Surgery Evaluation Center

    • Preferred: 3-5 years bedside nursing experience

    • Surgical or Critical Care Experience desired

    • Flexible work schedules required

    • Hours: 6:00am-6:30pm, Monday-Friday

  • Ortho Spine Pre-Op/PACU

  • Pediatric Surgery and Procedure

    • Pediatric experience preferred

    • Pre-op and PACU care for pediatric patients

    • Pediatric procedures and outpatient infusions

  • Endoscopy

  • Heart Center - Cardiovascular Operating Room Nursing (CTOR)



The Surgery RN delivers professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.


  • Performs scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.
  • Performs circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.
  • Directly assists operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.
  • Prepares operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.



  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 


  • Minimum Qualification: Associate's Degree in Nursing by hire date to position.
  • Preferred Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing by hire date to position.

Work Experience:

  • Preferred Qualification: One year of experience in the specialty area.

How To Apply

Service of the Poor. Reverence. Integrity. Wisdom. Creativity. Dedication.
These are the Core Values we uphold at St.Vincent.


If they describe you, you may be a good candidate to join our nationally-recognized team at one of our many Indiana ministries.


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