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Nurse/RN Manager

Company: Community Healthcare Network
Location: Jamaica
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Community Healthcare Network is seeking a RN Manager to Assists the clinic clients in addressing health problems; executes physicians' orders, diagnoses and treats human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health counseling and provision of care supportive to or retroactive of life and well-being. Fulfills functions categorized as independent, interdependent and dependent. Responsible for the overall functioning of an assigned area of the Ambulatory Care Department. Maintains a smooth patient flow in the area under his/her supervision. Recommends and implements procedures to improve the quality of service and maintain efficiency. Responsible for case management and patient care delivery through nursing assessment, nursing intervention, patient education, patient care coordination and utilization of referral services, as part of the health care system. Assists in providing treatment and addresses noncompliance and other patient follow-up issues. Participates in planning, coordination and the delivery of patient education, health enhancement and disease prevention activities on behalf of community residents and patients, while maintaining standards of professional nursing.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists the clinic clients in addressing health problems; executes physicians' orders, diagnoses and treats human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health counseling and provision of care supportive to or retroactive of life and well-being. Fulfills functions categorized as independent, interdependent and dependent. Responsible for the overall functioning of an assigned area of the Ambulatory Care Department. Maintains a smooth patient flow in the area under his/her supervision. Recommends and implements procedures to improve the quality of service and maintain efficiency. Responsible for case management and patient care delivery through nursing assessment, nursing intervention, patient education, patient care coordination and utilization of referral services, as part of the health care system. Assists in providing treatment and addresses noncompliance and other patient follow-up issues. Participates in planning, coordination and the delivery of patient education, health enhancement and disease prevention activities on behalf of community residents and patients, while maintaining standards of professional nursing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

1. Coordinates clinic activity.

2. Coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of the nursing regime for all clinic patients/clients.

3. Records, reports and interprets nursing services and client's responses.

4. Collaborates with appropriate members of the health team to facilitate the highest quality of services.

5. Identifies components of the nursing regime which may be delegated to allied nursing personnel and provides teaching and guidance as necessary.

* Participates in the evaluation of allied nursing personnel (i.e., LPN, MA).

7. Supervises all referrals and follow-up including correspondence thereto.

8. Implements maintenance and interpretation of standards of nursing practice.

9. Reviews and analyzes trends pertinent to delivery of nursing care services and collaborates with Director of Nursing for innovation.

10. Participates in interdepartmental and interdisciplinary meeting which influences or determines policies affecting nursing practice.

11. Assists the Center Director in the maintenance of a system of peer review for nursing personnel and allied nursing personnel.

12. Assists the Center Director in the maintenance of a clinic inventory system (medical equipment) that is effective and efficient.

13. Prioritizes and designates assignments and responsibilities to staff to ensure productivity of the area.

14. Implements specific responsibilities as delegated by the Center Director and Director of Nursing.

15. Periodically submits reports to Center Director and Director of Nursing as required.

16. Shares information with the Director of Nursing that is pertinent to patient care.

17. Prepares and coordinates material and information at staff meetings, workshops or other professional meeting working towards improvement of the delivery of patient care.

18. Maintains, updates and ensures completion of patient medical records.

19. Maintains nursing competence through participation in continuing professional education and other appropriate learning experiences.

20. Provides supervision to personnel in their assigned area of the Ambulatory Care Dept.

21. Facilitates related services for health center patients and CHN staff as appropriate, with respect to their confidentiality and privacy.

22. Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Certificate/License required:

* Currently registered to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State.
* Current CPR certificate or plan to attend a CPR training course within six (6) months of employment.
* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BSN preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

* At least one year experience in supervisory capacity; service experience, preferably in primary care, maternal and child health, and/or public health preferred.
* At least one year in Community Health
* Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development.
* Interest and knowledge of current practices in the broad field of primary care.
* Ability to relate comfortably and professionally to all clients/patients in discussing their needs for health education.
* Ability to work both independently and cooperatively to meet the objectives of the program.
* Must be able to organize own work and supervise both professionals and non-professionals and to relate to total service program.
* Ability to multi-task under pressure
* Ability to evaluate patients in the context of their community
* Ability to work collaboratively and independently on assignments and projects.
* Strong interpersonal skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
* Ability to hear within normal range.
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
* Specific vision abilities required close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
* Deal with agitated clients.
* Extended periods of time at a computer.
* Noise level is moderate.
* Possible exposure to clients with infectious diseases.

Keywords: Community Healthcare Network, New York , Nurse/RN Manager, Executive , Jamaica, New York

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