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STAFF NURSE III-MIDTOWN in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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Organization: HHC

Eskenazi Health is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Eskenazi Health also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: 317-880-3344.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Midtown Staff Nurse III is responsible for the following essential job functions:

  • Provides professional nursing care to patients in assigned unit/area.
  • Independently functions as a practitioner/role model and receptor providing total patient care; evaluates and initiates change.
  • Evaluates patient care utilizing the nursing process, role modeling/teaching problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Responsible of patient care and nursing practice/process to a group of patients; and clinical practice role model.
  • Evaluates actions to ensure continuity and effectiveness of patient care.
  • Performs the role of Supervisory Nurse and Preceptor; instructs others in these roles.
  • Establishes and revises priority order for patient care and unit activities for self and others under his/her supervision; resource to others regarding care planning.
  • Anticipates/recognizes and intervenes appropriately in situations that place patient/family at risk.
  • Ensures the patient care activities are documented accurately, appropriately; evaluates practices and recommends changes accordingly.
  • Performs advanced technical procedures safely and legally and adapts them to meet circumstances.
  • Administers medications safely and legally.
  • Demonstrates understanding of pharmacology. 
  • Utilizes effective interpersonal communication strategies/skills to achieve desired outcome/results with patients/families and others.
  • Functions effectively as a team leader/member and responds to change in a constructive manner.
  • Considerable walking, standing, lifting/moving of patients.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and infections.  Risk of injury from lift/moving patients and equipment, injury from combative patients.
  • Alters activities/behaviors to reflect/ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of the patients served (i.e. adolescent, geriatric, pediatric, neo-natal, adult).
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  • Minimum of 3 years of mental health nursing experience is required.
  • Prior clinical leadership/supervisory experience is preferred.
  • BSN preferred. 
  • Current Indiana License as Registered Nurse or eligibility for license.

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for three 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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