Union Health

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Nursing Opportunities

Excellent working conditions, state-of-the-art technology and excellent patient-focused care characterize Union Hospital. Our employees enjoy excellent benefits, a competitive salary, abundant continuing education opportunities, support services and a sense of value and respect for the work they do. All of this combine results in a high level of employee satisfaction. 

Nearly 3,000 employees are at the heart of Union Hospital's reputation as a quality healthcare provider in the Wabash Valley. Patient safety and satisfaction is job number one at Union Hospital. 

A rewarding and challenging experience awaits you as an employee of Union Hospital. Whether you prefer working in a large hospital that is a regional referral center, or in a smaller hospital in a rural setting, Union Hospital has opportunities for you. 

If you are ready to join a dynamic team of professionals at an outstanding medical facility, please explore our current list of job openings. 

button apply today to be considered for one of our nursing opportunities! 

Are you a recent or soon-to-be graduate from an accredited nursing program? Please click here to apply. 

Orientation

orientataionPreparing for a position with Union Hospital is a significant learning experience. Orientation includes both classroom and clinical training in your assigned area. If you are new to nursing, you will enter a six-week preceptorship program with the hospitals or you will spend a period of time shadowing a person in one of the physician offices. In either case you will be working closely with a nurse experienced in your chosen specialty.

Nurse Residency Program

One-year program spans three phases of the new nurse experience

  • Clinical orientation with an experienced RN preceptor
  • 10 Nurse Residency Workshops with Active Learning Projects
  • Formal mentorship with an experienced RN mentor

The evidence-based nurse residency program is based on the Institute of Medicine, American Association of Colleges for Nursing and the Indiana Center for Nursing recommendations for a formal residency to support the transition from student to practicing nurse professional.

Key elements in the residency program assist the new nurse with:

  • Critical decision making
  • Evidence-based practice application
  • Communication with health care team partners
  • Patient advocacy
  • Clinical skill competency

Outcomes from nurse residency target increased satisfaction with your career choice by providing support, guidance and nursing expertise.