RN- Weekend Option Nights-Shift Coordinator Family Beginnings

Date: Apr 28, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  8936 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Nights 


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.




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Job Role Summary

The Staff Nurse II-Shift Coordinator functions as a clinical expert, clinical consultant and resource to nursing unit staff to facilitate consistent quality patient care.

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
•    A resource for unit/area emergencies, disasters or other emergent situations by responding, facilitating communication and resources with management/administrative support; this may include responding to codes or other identified high acuity events 
•    Functions as a clinical expert, clinical consultant and resource to nursing unit staff to facilitate consistent quality patient care
•    Coordinates assignment, adjusting unit staffing and scheduling based on established standards and census;  facilitates optimal utilization of resources to meet patient needs by ensuring employees have the tools and information to function efficiently
•    Coordinates unit level quality management and performance improvement activities with direction; initiates processes to resolve clinical problems to include PI projects with direction
•    Functions as a charge nurse and shift coordinator with the ability to problem-solve unit and area level operations issues, collaborating with management as defined
•    Performs all functions of Staff Nurse II, providing professional nursing care to patients; functions independently as a practitioner, demonstrating superior problem-solving decision-making and critical thinking skills 
•    Provides direct patient care as needed; is a technical expert and resource, or able to provide access to expert care as needed following organizational/departmental policy and procedure
•    Monitors and evaluates care and practice for self and others, collects data to ensure effectiveness of interventions
•    Facilitates efficient patient throughput, in collaboration with staffing and schedule coordination 
•    Supports consistent regulatory readiness for unit/area via rounding, counseling/coaching and monitoring; is aware of standards and regulations applicable to clinical unit
•    Participates in the evaluation of staff by providing input, supporting development and coaching and counseling of staff
•    Coordinates special programs within area of expertise as delegated
•    Management of daily staffing and requests for supplemental staff
•    Coordination and management of employee work schedules, including vacations and trade days, in collaboration with the manager
•    Management and coordination of PI audits and equipment checks
•    Responds to all code 99 and RRT events

Job Requirements

•    Three to five years of experience, in designated area as a Registered Nurse 
•    One year charge nurse/resource nurse experience 
•    Active State of Indiana Registered Nurse license
•    PPD Certification
•    Member of PICC declot squad
•    ACLS certification 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Advanced skills in:
o    Clinical nursing practice, use of equipment/instruments relevant to unit/area care, according to policies, procedures and standards
o    Effective interpersonal communication and team skills which include listening, interviewing
o    Techniques with patients, families and staff
o    Assessment, reassessment and monitoring of patients
o    Concise, accurate, legible documentation
o    Problem solving techniques, critical thinking and decision-making skills

•    Knowledge and skills necessary to:
o    Provide care appropriate to meet the age and cultural needs of the patients served
o    Demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span
o    Assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to age specific needs as well as clinical indications
o    Effectively collaborate with the Manger and CNS by frequently providing information about status of unit

•    Knowledge of:
o    Fundamental nursing theories and current clinical concepts of care
o    Disease processes and related treatments/care/medications
o    Departmental/hospital policies/protocol
o    Infection control procedures and protocols
o    Treatments/medications
o    Diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions

•    Ability to:
o    Function as a member of the health care team
o    Support and develop staff
o    Delegate responsibilities/duties as appropriate
o    Follow oral and written instructions
o    Record and interpret information accurately
o    Assess and respond to patient status or needs
o    Perform CPR and other technical skills related to unit/department/assignment
o    Work independently with little supervision
o    Work effectively under stress/pressure and in crisis situations
o    Establish care/work priorities
o    Display good judgment




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