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Ascension Health Registered Nurse (RN) - Premium Pay Travel Alternative in Evansville, Indiana

We Are Hiring

Registered Nurse - Premium Pay Short Term Option Opportunities

  • Location : Ascension St. Vincent Evansville

  • Department : Nursing Resource Center

  • PRN (non-benefited position)

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) with the vital calling to treat a diverse range of patients under changing circumstances and challenges, and enjoy the variety of working in different settings? Experience what it is like to be a travel nurse with Ascension St. Vincent. Short Term Option provides an excellent opportunity to work throughout the hospital in a variety of units while earning premium pay working assignments in Evansville, IN!

Opportunities Available in:

  • Med/Surg

  • Progressive Care

  • Critical Care

  • Surgery

Advantages of the Short Term Option Program:

  • Premium pay, employed position

  • Flexible assignment arrangements

  • Variety of specialty areas available

  • Local and competitive alternative to Travel or Agency RN opportunities

  • Easy transition to a regular employed position post assignment, if selected

Why Join Ascension?

Choose your own adventure! Ascension is transforming the world of nursing and travel nursing by offering contract assignments throughout our national health system, allowing you the opportunity to be a contract nurse without being an “outsider.” Options to renew contracts or convert to a permanent associate are widely available. Enjoy the flexibility, convenience, and adventure of traveling with Ascension.

Love Your Location…

Finding a nursing job you love can be hard. Finding a city you love can be even harder. That’s why we want to invite you to join us in a place you can have both.

Evansville is in southwest Indiana, on the Ohio River, bordering Kentucky. An ever growing city in the region, it is a hub for all activity and is continuously revitalized to offer amenities desired by all. The city is known for its five cultural districts – each featuring different activities including museums, restaurants, shops, trails, festivals, and music venues. Evansville is also home to nationally recognized schools and several of the state’s top-notch universities. Ranked No. 4 on Niche’s list of 2019 Cities with the Lowest Cost of Living in America, the affordability and great quality of life make this an ideal place to visit or put down roots.

Ascension St. Vincent Evansville is a comprehensive network of healthcare services for more than 900,000 residents in the tri-state area (IN, IL and KY). Through the St. Vincent Spirit of Caring, we emphasize healing of body, mind and spirit so our patients and families can achieve a healthier quality of life. Our acute care hospitals include emergency medicine services, level II trauma care, primary stroke center, medical-surgical care and maternity services that include perinatal care for women and babies in high-risk pregnancies. Many primary care and urgent care centers are available throughout the tri-state area. Ascension St. Vincent Evansville, along with the Hospital for Women and Children and Ascension St. Vincent Warrick in Boonville, comprise the Ascension St. Vincent Southwest Region.

What St. Vincent has to offer:

  • Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.

  • Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

  • Innovative Environment: We are a progressive, stable company with 134 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At St. Vincent, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.

  • Compensation/Benefits: St. Vincent provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

  • Innovative Environment: We are a progressive, stable company with 134 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At St. Vincent, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.

What You Will Do

Multiple short-term option RN assignments available with agency competitive pay. Variety of shifts and schedules available throughout Ascension St. Vincent. Assignment length 9, 13, or 15 weeks (depending on location) with option of extending up to 45 weeks.


  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Indiana Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

  • Work Experience:

  • Experienced nurses - we have a place for you. Our Short Term Option (STO) nurses will be expected to hit the ground running. As such, we do prefer 2 years’ experience in the desired specialty area.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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)

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