Administrative Nurse Lead
- Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
Here at Community Health Service, Inc (CHSI), our mission is to provide high quality health care to the overlooked and underserved. Sound rewarding? You bet it is! If you are looking for more than just a "job" and want to invest your time making an impact on the lives of others, this is your chance to join our CHSI team!
WHAT DO WE DO?
CHSI is a private, non-profit organization established in 1973 to serve the health needs of migrant & seasonal farm workers and their family members. Today, CHSI has expanded its services and provides mental & physical healthcare to all individuals in our communities. Our services are provided on a more affordable sliding fee scale to those who are underinsured or uninsured. We also accept ND and MN Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance plans. We currently operate four nurse-managed clinics, two mobile medical units, and two victim advocacy program centers in Minnesota & North Dakota.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We are searching for a Part-time Administrative Nurse lead to join our Willmar, MN team. In an administrative nurse lead role at CHSI, you would oversee a team of nurses and serve as their lead. The administrative Nurse lead is responsible for directing, organizing, and supervising the work of their nursing staff, which typically includes registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and Medical Assistants (MAs
Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred, but not required. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.
- Oversee/manage clinical support staff.
- High-level oversight of vaccine programs.
- Stay up to date with CDC recommendations/changes.
- Communicate changes in vaccine recommendations with clinical staff.
- Work with the Medical Director to update standing orders.
- Ensure EHR is updated with vaccine changes (dose, name, new vaccine...)
- Provide health care advice through telephone calls or the Patient Portal.
- Develop and provide individualized and group counseling, guidance, and health instruction with a focus on disease prevention and health maintenance.
- Provide nursing care during nursing visits based on provider orders, to meet the needs (physical, mental, and emotional) of patients. Demonstrate, understand, and perform triage activities for all appointed and walk-in patients and medical phone inquiries; using reasonable and astute clinical judgments in order to expedite the appropriate care and treatment of patients.
- Organize, and direct all clinical workflows of the nursing services in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern CHSI, ensuring the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
- Supervise RNs and LPNs at all four CHSI sites, including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, training, coaching, and performance.
- Administer medications, injections, and vaccinations per facility protocols.
- Carry outstanding orders for medication refills, ordering tests, diagnostic imaging, and labs to support the providers and notify providers of positive results as per facilities policy, helping to formulate a care plan and communicate all of the above to patients as needed.
- Conduct newborn weight visits and lactation education.
- Collaborate in the coordination of chronic disease management, including providing follow-up visits for basic disease management, including but not limited to Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, and Asthma/COPD.
- Follow up after specialty visits to ensure patients are following their current care plan.
- Follow-up ED visits for specific diagnoses.
- Follow up hospital discharge visits with a focus on medication reconciliation and follow through and education on the care plan and upcoming specialty provider visits. i.e., effects, complications, and patient usage considerations.
- Perform a range of nursing procedures, including dressing changes, suture removal, oxygen administration, and basic wound care.
ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?
In addition to being a wonderful team member and advocate for patients, we are seeking an individual with the following qualifications:
- Ability to bend and crouch occasionally, sit continuously, and stand or walk frequently.
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
- Ability to use hands/arms, feet/legs for repetitive fine to large motor skill movements.
EDUCATION & SKILLS
- RN (BSN ) and current CPR certification from the American Heart Association are required. Excellent leadership skills including the ability to motivate & supervise others; and the ability to act discreetly and with diplomacy in relating to others, both internal and external to the organization, in personnel management and patient care services, are also required.
- Knowledge and experience with primary care setting, including program development and quality assurance methodology; familiarity with PDSA and Lean methodology is highly preferred. A minimum of 3 years of ambulatory care, preferably in an FQHC setting, and 3-5 years of supervisory experience is a must.
- The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability and excellent skills to independently carry out assignments and nursing tasks; proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, patient registries, and web-based tools and the use of an EHR; strong knowledge of medical terminology and relevant procedures; excellent written, electronic and oral communication skills; and strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Cooperation: pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Attention to Detail: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Integrity: being honest and ethical.
- Dependability: reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Self-control: maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
WHAT ARE THE PERKS, YOU ASK?
CHSI promotes a healthy work/life balance for employees through a generous time off program. Those eligible are offered:
- Snow Days: If the local public schools are closed/delayed due to storms, our CHSI employees in that area will have the day off/get to sleep in.
- Paid Time Off (PTO): Starts at 15 days per year and jumps to 20 days by year two!
- Personal Days Off (PDO): In addition to PTO, we offer 4 paid personal days each year.
- Paid Holidays: CHSI offers 12 days of holiday pay.
CHSI also provides retirement, medical, and insurance plans to employees. Those eligible may enroll in:
- 401K Retirement Plan, with a 4% company match!
- Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
- HSA Health Savings Account and/or Flexible Spending Account
- Life & Disability Insurance (Short Term Disability premiums paid by CHSI)
- Supplemental Voluntary Benefits
Loan Reimbursement Options: Our employees who work in clinical positions may be eligible for loan reimbursement of up to $145,000 through the National Health Service Corps! Visit www.nhsc.hrsa.gov for more information.
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
If this role is a great fit for your skills & personality, please complete our quick online application on the right side of the page.
CHSI is an EEO/Affirmative Action/Veteran friendly employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
CHSI facilities are deemed under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).
Community Health Service Inc.
1804 Trott Ave SWWillmar, MN
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