RN-Assessment & Intervention Center Nurse II in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: SEMHC  

Req ID:  6217 

Schedule: PRN/Per Diem 

Shift: Varied 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

Non-exempt



Job Role Summary

The Assessment and Intervention Center (AIC) Staff Nurse II performs nursing services as a health team member in the AIC. This position independently functions as a practitioner and provides total care process, demonstrating problem-solving decision-making and critical-thinking skills. This position works collaboratively with physicians and other health professionals to implement treatments, dispense medications for withdrawal management, and give medication and injections in accordance with prescribed orders, and protocols for the AIC.



Essential Functions and Responsibilities

•    Proactively contributes to Eskenazi's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County. Models Eskenazi values.
•    Endorses and models a strengths based, community centered model of care.
•    Performs nursing services as a health team member in the AIC.
•    Works under the authority of protocols established by the Assessment and Intervention Center Medical Director.
•    Independently functions as a practitioner and provides total care process, demonstrating problem-solving decision-making and critical-thinking skills
•    Provides health education and client counseling to control and prevent disease and promote optimum health and wellbeing of clients.
•    Responds to health needs of clients when seen in the AIC by identifying and assessing health care requirement of problems expressed.
•    Assists other healthcare team members in AIC.
•    Develops and implements nursing care plans based upon responses of the client, refers clients to appropriate agencies/organizations to promote continuity of care for clients.
•    Works collaboratively with physicians and other health professionals to implement treatments, dispense medications, and give medication and injections in accordance with prescribed orders, and protocols for the AIC.
•    Documents routine nursing activities and maintains records and prepares electronic documentation.
•    Work as a member of a health team to counsel clients in health education, medication and treatment instructions
•    Attend any necessary meetings and/or training sessions to share information regarding clients, policies/procedures, peer review, resource material, and develop evaluation tool for use in internal audit procedures.
•    Interviews clients and records health history, prepares, maintains and uses records for reports for direct client services.
•    Alters activities/behaviors to reflect/ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of clients served within the AIC.
•    Attends required department meetings
 



Job Requirements

•    Licenses/Certification required: Current Indiana License as Registered Nurse
•    Minimum of 1 year of experience working in behavioral health or substance use treatment settings
•    Current CPR and ACLS certifications
•    Graduation from an accredited professional school/college of nursing. Six months to one year of supervised broad clinical experience (e.g. medical/surgical, geriatric, and psychiatric)
 



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Knowledge
o    Knowledge of disease processes and their treatment/prevention, basic science, current clinical protocol/nursing techniques, medication/drugs and their use/side effects, community resources' referrals, culture attitudes/custom appropriate departmental procedures and local/State/Federal laws/regulations.
•    Skills
o    Skills in nursing, health assessment, health teaching/coaching
o    Effective interpersonal communications.
o    Skill to provide care appropriate to the age of clients served.
•    Abilities
o    Ability to use appropriate communication skills.
o    Ability to use age appropriate cognitive abilities, skills, techniques and communications are detailed in the department/area/unit job specific/age specific competencies.
o    Follow directions, prioritize duties and be flexible.
o    Work efficiently in stressful situation and use professional judgment.
o    Apply problem-solving methodologies, tech, motivate clients, display sensitivity, empathy, appropriate response to culture patterns, differences.
 



Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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