Eskenazi Health to Host Nursing Recruitment Event

Prospective candidates invited to attend March 1 Nursing Recruitment Fair

Indianapolis, Feb. 27, 2017 – The Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital will host a Nursing Recruitment Fair on Wednesday, March 1, from 3 to 6 p.m. The fair is targeting new or soon to be nursing graduates, but all are welcome to attend.

Eskenazi Health is looking to fill nursing positions in a variety of departments due to increasing patient volumes. The departments include the Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Unit at Eskenazi Health, acuity adaptable, OB/GYN, NICU, transition support, critical care and outpatient primary care.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online prior to the event, and free parking will be available in the Eskenazi Health Parking Garage at 720 Eskenazi Ave. 

“Eskenazi Health is a wonderful place to work providing nurses the opportunity to interact with their patients in a remarkable state-of-the-art facility with all the latest equipment,” said Lee Ann Blue, MSN, RN, executive vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Eskenazi Health. 

The fair will be held in the Rapp Family Conference Center, located on the first floor of the Eskenazi Health Outpatient Care Center. Nurses will be able to speak with representatives from various departments, Eskenazi Health Human Resources and Nursing Shared Governance. In addition, nurses can submit an application, and some candidates may be interviewed on the spot. 

Comprehensive benefits for registered nurses (RN) at Eskenazi Health include tuition reimbursement, retirement plans through OneAmerica, various on-campus dining options, shared governance councils, a free fitness gym, free employee wellness programs, sky farm access and more.

“This event is a great way for nurses to explore our facilities and experience the tremendous level of care and service patients receive at Eskenazi Health,” said Christia Hicks, vice president of Human Resources at Eskenazi Health. “Nurses attending our recruitment fair will see the advantages they’ll experience by working at Eskenazi Health and becoming valued members of our incredible team.”

The 1.3 million square foot downtown Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital facility includes a 315 inpatient-bed hospital with 19 operating rooms and four interventional labs, 12 labor and delivery rooms, a Level II NICU, a 100-bed treatment room emergency department, including a 16-bed clinical decision unit, more than 200 ambulatory clinic exam rooms, one of only three adult Level I trauma centers in the state, and the only adult burn center serving Central and Southern Indiana.

Individuals are invited to apply online prior to the event at, and questions can be directed to Eskenazi Health Human Resources at 1.855.360.JOBS.

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For 157 years, Eskenazi Health has provided high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered health care to the residents of Marion County and Central Indiana. Accredited by The Joint Commission, nationally recognized programs include a Level I trauma center, regional burn center, comprehensive senior care program, women’s and children’s services, teen and adolescent care programs, Eskenazi Health Midtown Community Mental Health, and a network of primary care sites located throughout the neighborhoods of Indianapolis known as Eskenazi Health Center. In partnership with the Regenstrief Institute, Eskenazi Health conducts groundbreaking work that informs health information technology around the globe. Eskenazi Health also serves as the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services. As the public hospital division of the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County (HHC), Eskenazi Health partners with the Indiana University School of Medicine whose physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services. In December 2013, Eskenazi Health moved to its new main campus and opened the brand new Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. The new modern and efficient facility is Central Indiana’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold health care campus and offers unique features like a one-of-a-kind sky farm and extensive art collection. The Eskenazi Health Foundation was the recipient of $40 million gift from Indianapolis couple Sidney and Lois Eskenazi to assist with building the brand new hospital facilities. HHC recognized this generous gift by naming the new hospital and health system in the Eskenazis’ honor.

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