Full-Time RN

Tuesday May 18


Saint Meinrad Archabbey is seeking a RN to work full time in the Monastery Infirmary. The Infirmary is an acute/chronic nursing unit with a homelike environment.

We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; and company-paid life and disability programs. Eligible for paid vacation and company sponsored profit sharing.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess medical situations based on evidence to address treatment options.
  • Use of Universal Precautions & Proper Handwashing.
  • Monitoring nursing services to ensure residents’ rights and needs are met, as well as review, maintain written record, and promptly report to Infirmary Supervisor all resident complaints/grievances (including but not limited to abuse/neglect allegations).
  • Answer patients’ call lights.
  • Transport patients in wheelchairs to meals, chapel, etc.
  • Bathe and assist with dressing and with daily care.
  • Ensure patient’s comfort, positioning, and skin care.
  • Supervise meals and/or feeding, dispensing water, juice, etc.
  • Check vital statistics and related patient data, including liquid intake/output, chart, and weight.
  • Administer oral and topical medications, injections, IV’s, nasogastric tube, gastrostomy tube medications, change bandages and dress wounds, as well as provide other treatments.
  • Monitor glucose levels of diabetic patients.
  • Observe and report changes in patient condition and report any incidents.
  • Maintain order in patient rooms, and nurses' office.
  • Clean equipment, fold/put away laundry and make beds.
  • Consult with physicians, and receive and transcribe physician medical orders.
  • Assist in coordinating staffing schedule.
  • Assist in training new staff.
  • Assist and medically assess walk-ins after hours and/or on weekends and holidays when Health Service is closed, and report to infirmary supervisor.
  • Admit and discharge residents.
  • Pedicures for diabetic and circulation-impaired residents of the monastery.
  • Document and maintain accurate patient records.
  • Obtain lab draws and other specimens.
  • Make independent decisions regarding nursing care to ensure residents are receiving proper care.
  • Observe/monitor non-licensed co-workers.
  • Ensure patient safety and ensure personnel, residents, and visitors follow established policies & procedures (including but not limited to appearance & professional conduct, harassment, abuse/neglect policies, infection control, drug-free workplace, emergency actions, accident/incidents, etc.).
  • Ensure restorative/rehabilitative/self-care programs are completed and are appropriate and individualized.
  • Ensure proper post-mortem procedures are followed.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse License in the State of Indiana in good standing
  • CPR certification
  • TB certification (recommended)
  • Previous experience working with adult & elderly populations preferred
  • Teamwork
  • Positive/caring attitude and the ability to provide care with dignity and respect, with the resident’s well-being the top priority
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Expertise in performing basic and complex nursing procedures
  • Ability to speak/understand and read/write English

Application Instructions

Applications may be completed online or in the Human Resources Department, just south of the Archabbey Gift Shop.

A cover letter and resume may be emailed to or mailed to:

Saint Meinrad Archabbey
Human Resources Dept.
200 Hill Drive
St. Meinrad, IN 47577