Nursing At A Higher Level

Nursing Philosophy

In accordance with the Core Values of Ascension Health and the Mission of St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, our nursing philosophy brings together extraordinary nurses to deliver extraordinary care in a faith-based environment. This environment supports personal and professional learning and maintains the commitment to clinical excellence today and into the future.

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Careers at St.Vincent

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What We Believe

As the leaders of care delivery, the nurse assures clinical excellence and continual quality improvement through critical thinking and evidence-based practice. Nursing at St. Vincent is a respected, rewarding, enjoyable profession that allows work/life balance and fosters a passion for continuous learning. Guided by our Core Values, St. Vincent provides a challenging and nurturing environment, which allows nurses to excel personally and professionally.

How We Practice

Guided by shared decision making principles, our nurses practice in a collegial environment as trusted partners with physicians and other multi-disciplinary staff. We practice within an environment of unmatched quality in medical science and technology. We provide compassionate care for the body, mind, spirit, fostering an environment of extraordinary patient service.

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ANCC Magnet Recognition

Professional Practice Model Vision Nursing at a Higher Level

Professional nursing practice at St.Vincent is characterized by caring relationships based upon reverence for human dignity as the foundation for the human side of nursing, while providing consistently excellent care in a stimulating and exciting practice environment. Our nurses focus their patient-centered efforts by setting priorities based on a well-articulated plan of care, with a shared vision for each patient’s desired health care goals. Critical thinking is valued. Our nurses can articulate the framework for and are accountable for their practice. Patient needs are matched to nurses’ skills, using differentiated practice principles for care assignments and professional development as a foundation for continuous growth. Nurses have the autonomy to secure the needed resources for their patients from the health care team and interdisciplinary practice is a reality

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