Stepdown RN – COVID

at University of Louisville - Jewish Hospital
Location Louisville, KY
Date Posted March 17, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


We are looking for Registered Nurses to join our team at University of Louisville: Jewish Hospital on our COVID Stepdown Unit: Please see below for additional details and qualifications!

University of Louisville: Jewish Hospital - Registered Nurse COVID Stepdown Unit

Shifts: COVID Stepdown Unit RN - Full-time Days 7a-7p & Full-Time Nights 7p - 7a

Number of beds on COVID Stepdown Unit: 23. Census is running between 18-23 patients.

Nurse to patient ratio for Registered Nurse COVID Stepdown Unit: 1:3 - 4

Patient Population for the COVID Stepdown Unit:

COVID patients with most having comorbidities (asthma, vascular diseases, cystic fibrosis, hypertension/high blood pressure, immune deficiencies, liver disease, smoking, diabetes, etc) Patients ages range from 18-91 years of age.

PPE/COVID Precautions: They have an abundance of PPE currently. RN’s wear N95 mask, googles, gown, show covers, surgical shields. There is currently no requirement for RN’s getting tested for COVID .

Facility Address: 200 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202

Weekend and holiday requirement for COVID Stepdown RN: Every 4th weekend. Saturday - Sunday. Holiday requirements are unit specific. All employees must have 1 Spring, 1 Summer & 1 Winter Holiday.

On-Call Requirement for COVID Stepdown RN: no on call requirement.

Why Work at University of Louisville: Jewish Hospital? Jewish is one of the best cardiac, open heart hospitals in the city. Completed nation’s 1st four hand transplants. Federally designated to perform all five solid organ transplants (Heart, lung, liver, kidney and pancreas). There is tuition reimbursement, great benefits, competitive pay and a referral bonus. The main hospital (University of Louisville) is a Level 1 trauma center and stroke certified hospital. A lot of these units are new and opening back up. Great opportunity to get in early to become a leader quickly.


Dress code : Galaxy Blue or Black

Pay for the COVID Stepdown Unit : Based on years of experience ranges from $27.57 - $37.23

Shift Diff for COVID Stepdown Unit: $3.70 for evening and night shift

Am I Qualified?:

Must haves: BLS. Active RN Unencumbered License. Open to new grads & RN’s who want to come back to the hospital setting.Teamwork is very important!

Plusses: Previous experience with respiratory, ACLS. 1+ years of RN Hospital Acute Experience.