RN-OB/GYN Outpatient Clinic-Charge Nurse

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  9154 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 


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.

-This position requires a high level of OBGYN clinical skills and administrative skills with the ability to trouble shoot / problem solve clinic workflow issues as they arise.
-Ability / skill in patient triage is highly preferred.
-Customer service skills are paramount to this position as well as the ability to teach / train and coach employees and patients.
-Labor and delivery experience is highly preferred as well as experience with Excel and Word.
-Experience with EPIC EMR is preferred but not required.


FLSA Status


Job Role Summary

The Charge Nurse assists the Team Leader/Director as needed, with overall operation of the office.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County. Models Eskenazi Health values.
  • Handles confidential information involving EHS patients.
  • Serves as a resource for staff by answering questions, identifying/resolving problems with the workload and assigning tasks to staff under the guidance of the Clinic Manager.
  • Assists the Team Leader/Director as needed, with overall operation of the office.
  • Participates in process of preliminary interviews but does not perform independent hiring of new staff.
  • Assists with preparing staffing schedules after PTO approvals from Clinic Manager.
  • Disseminates clinical updates to clinical staff.
  • Provides Clinic Manager with input in the review process but does not participate.
  • Adheres to company policies, procedures, and standards while demonstrating a professional and positive image to the public.
  • Adheres to State and Federal safety guidelines.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Fosters supportive environment for all staff.
  • Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines.
  • Maintains Joint Commission readiness.
  • Oversees Environment of Care such as temp logs, AED checks, and eyewash logs.
  • Assists in Safety Rounds.
  • Performs staff proficiency check offs.
  • Assists in back office patient flow.
  • Coordinates training schedules for CPR, TB and Skills Assessment Fair.

Job Requirements

  • Registered Nurse or LPN required
  • At least one year of experience in a health care environment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Operation of a medical office and managed health care organization
    • Laws, rules, and regulations governing the health care industry
  • Ability to:
    • Coordinate activities of others
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
    • Analyze problems and develop effective techniques for resolution
    • Anticipate problems and initiate corrective action
    • Remain calm and work well under pressure
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, coworkers, and patients
    • Use age appropriate communication skills
    • Exercise professional judgment
    • Work independently
    • Prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Interact with patients from all economic, educational, and social backgrounds
    • Treat all patients with dignity and respect




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.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis