Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  20303 


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.


Job Role Summary

The Charge Nurse assists the Team Leader/Director as needed, with overall operation of the office. 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.  This position will require OBGYN experience with a preference for having Labor and Delivery experience. The candidate will provide at the elbow coaching for nursing support staff, oversite and support of daily clinic operation, audit clinic documentation, provide patient and staff education, assist in evaluating clinic for Regulatory readiness, assist with patient access to clinic and assist with charge capture duties. The successful candidate will be detail oriented and astute in clinic documentation. This position will provide back up support to other team members for NST's, High Risk OB clinic and Triage.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Handles confidential information involving EHS patients.
  • Serves as a resource for staff.
  • 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.
  • Adheres to company policies, procedures, and State/Federal 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.
  • 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

  • Active RN license in the State of Indiana, or the ability to obtain active licensure through application
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of clinical RN nursing experience
  • BLS and ACLS certification­­

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

FLSA Status




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