Charge Nurse (RN)

  • Free
  • Published date: November 5, 2020
    • Massachusetts, United States

Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Manager, the Charge Nurse will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative duties and assuring patient care services are being met, as well as supervising nurses, medical assistants and other staff for their assigned team. This role will maintain a professional standard of nursing practice and leadership and implement a team-based approach to health care and assure or provide quality nursing care to clinic patients while ensuring continuity and optimum care. We are seeking a Charge Nurse to lead our team in the Family Medicine Dept at the Daniel Driscoll-Neponset Health Center.

Essential Functions:
• Provides professional & technical supervision to clinic support staff.
• Prepares clinic staff schedule and manages patient flow in the clinic.
• Reviews staffing levels of the day to accommodate the schedule by reviewing overtime and schedule changes for staff and approving them with Clinical Nurse Manager when necessary.
• Reconciles and approves staff payroll and approves or declines requests for time off as appropriate
• Performs annual reviews, disciplinary and off-boarding process. Documents/ evaluates the performance of the nurses, medical assistants and any clinic staff under their supervision when required.
• Provides nursing support of clinical sessions including triage, access and case management.
• Monitors and coordinates orders for supplies and medications with HHSI purchasing team as needed.
• Monitors and coordinates monthly compliance logs in adherence with regulatory requirements.
• Assists the Clinical Nurse Manager in developing and implementing educational programs for nurses and staff.
• On-boards and trains of new staff.
• In partnership with the Clinical Nurse Manager, completes annual clinical competencies for staff.
• Attends meetings as needed and assists in budgeting process and variance reporting as required.
• Coordinates team meetings with Practice leadership
• Monitors needs for repairs and or replacement of equipment.
• Precepts nursing and medical assistant students as needed.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
• Successful completing of a nursing program, BSN preferred.
• Current MA RN License, CPR/BLS.
• 1 year of experience in a clinical setting providing direct nursing care (required) and experience with management of staff (preferred).
• Experience in a community health and/or ambulatory setting.
• Basic computer literacy (basic knowledge of keyboarding, and use of the mouse, scheduling software, principals of windows and Microsoft Office)
• Experience in case management.
• Excellent customer service skills, verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to effectively work within both a team setting and independently.
• Ability to work effectively with economically, racially and linguistically diverse customers.

Harbor Health Is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.

Additional Application Instructions
Please apply online or call 617-533-2342 for more information.

Reference : Charge Nurse (RN) jobs

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