RN Perioperative Services in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  4461 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 

Salary Range: $25.20 - $34.90 

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 Perioperative Registered Nurse provides clinical care for patients in areas such as Peri-Anesthesia Testing, Pre-op, PACU, Post-Procedural Short Stay, Operating Room, and more! Successful Perioperative Registered Nurses typically gain experience from at least 1 year of clinical RN experience in a like setting such as Same-Day Surgery, Critical Care, ER, Pre-op, Post-op, Endoscopy, or other procedural areas.



Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year working clinical nursing experience as an RN.
  • Current Indiana license as a Registered Nurse or eligibility for license.
  • Current BLS certification; other certifications may be required in specific units of practice
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a nationally accredited college or university. Must obtain a BSN within 5 years of hire date for all ASN graduates hired on or after 3/14/16.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrates the following skills and abilities:
    • operates specialized equipment
    • competence/accountability in preparing and administering medications and treatments according to policy and procedures
    • effective communication skills incorporating listening, effective interviewing techniques with patients and staff appropriate to age of the patient
    • knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served
    • knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs
    • uses age-appropriate communication and cognitive skills detailed in the department/area/unit job- specific/age-specific competencies
    • fundamental nursing theories, current clinical concepts, diseases/symptoms, trauma, treatments/medications, triage, appropriate diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions
    • functions as a member of a health care team, delegate responsibilities/duties appropriately
    • follows oral/written instructions, records/interprets information accurately
    • competency in assessing, responding to patient status or needs, and interpreting results
    • recognizes and reacts to changes in patient status, documents and reports changes
  • Performs CPR and other technical skills
  • Positions patients
  • Must be able to wash hands thoroughly and frequently
  • Must be able to help evacuate patients via stairwells
  • Critical thinking skills are essential


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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