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Nurse Team Manager - Registered Nurse

Company: Clinica Family Health
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

This job exists to: To work collaboratively with the Assistant Nursing Director of the site to ensure scheduling, orientation, supervision, student precepting, and projects are completed smoothly for the site. This individual will work with all clinic staff in order to provide the highest level of continuously improving quality medical care, health education, and preventive services possible. Specific responsibilities may vary slightly at each site depending on the site's nursing structure and needs.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Leadership Responsibilities:Provide day-to-day direct supervision/coaching of Nurses and/or Medical Assistant Team Managers including hiring/firing authority and performance appraisals.Provide orientation, education, and training of new nurses and/or MATMs in clinical and operational support activities (assisted by AND and Human Resources).Prepare nurse coverage schedule and insure cross coverage with other sites as needed.Serve as Clinical Scholar to precept students if designated Clinical Scholar.Complete Incident Report and YCCs as needed for supervisees.Coordinate weekly team meetings and participate in and oversee daily pod huddles.Provide nursing care to patients on pod:Patient care including assessing patient needs, triage, and outreach; both in person and overphone. Managing tasking and patient/provider follow up with assistance from team.See patients independently using nursing protocols.Support provider visits by providing initial assessment or doing co-visits.Provide patient education at medical appointment: i.E. chronic care.Work with the AND to support and oversee site and organizational level quality improvement initiatives.Maintain the integrity of Clinica's model of care.Quality and Safety Responsibilities:Manage labs and screening results:Manage all lab results according to nursing protocol.Manage abnormal cancer screening results for appropriate follow up as guided by provider.Comply with regulations as assigned:Supervise proper routine cleaning and storage of medical equipment.Administer CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) and AAFP proficiency testing in a timely manner.Ensure cancer screening champions are engaged in the cancer screening programs.Nursing Duties:Participate as member of health care team, planning for and providing optimal patient care.Manage pod patient flow, including nurse visits, co-visits and group visits.Provide direct patient care through nurse visits and the use of nursing protocols.Provide patient education at medical appointments including anticipatory guidance, information about chronic care, disease prevention and the promotion of health maintenance.In collaboration with providers, provide care management to a small panel of complex patients who need increased clinical support, coaching, and or close follow-up.Manage daily nurse schedule in conjunction with Nurse Team; participate in daily pod huddles and weekly team meetings.Assess patient needs and acuity over the phone. Triage patients accordingly.Manage patient tasks and patient/provider follow-up with assistance from team.Utilize nursing process; provide professional nursing care in a clinic setting.Provide safe, comfortable, therapeutic environment for patients and families.Identify changes in clinical signs and symptoms in life threatening situations and initiate appropriate measures.Evaluate outcome of patient care, consult with other professionals as required, and adjust nursing care processes as necessary to ensure optimal patient care.Administer medications.Accurately document patient care in electronic health record.Support Care Team MAs with patient care as needed/requested.Provide co-visits in collaboration with providers and medical assistants. Responsibilities include initial assessment, documentation and patient education.Co-visit visits are acute visits that include but are not limited to ear pain, rash, blood pressure check, cough and colds symptoms, and UTI's, etc.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain a safe work environment:Implement, review, apply and actively enforce the clinic's safety policies.Support the safety program by actively looking for opportunities to improve safety practices and evaluate staff for safety practices and ergonomic issues.Discipline staff when safety policies are violated. Compliance:Knowledgeable of and compliant with laws and regulations governing area of responsibility.Responsible for reporting any potentially non-compliant conduct.Cooperate fully with our Compliance Officer in upholding our Compliance Plan.Serve as primary back up to the Assistant Nursing Director, Clinic Operations Manager and Clinic Operations Director for NextGen emergent scheduling needs.Proficient in the use of My Clinica Connection.Performs other duties and responsibilities, as required.May be asked to travel to other sites for coverage purposes.SUPERVISION: YesResponsibilities:May manage and coach Clinic Nurses and/or MATMs.Initial and annual performance evaluations.Disciplinary action as needed.Leadership and modeling of Clinica values.SCOPE OF AUTHORITY:May be authority for hiring and day to day coaching of Nurses and/or MATMs.May be final authority for decisions to terminate the employment of a direct report.Evaluate and educate patients within the scope of professional knowledge and ability. Results are measured and formally evaluated annually.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Education and Experience:RN licensure from an accredited school required. BSN preferred.Two years' experience in community health preferred.Leadership experience preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to flourish in a team management system.Sensitivity to low income, ethnic minority community.Bilingual in English and Spanish, required.Excellent leadership skills.Coaching skills.Interacts with colleagues, team, and all staff in a professional and collegial manner.Excellent computer skills.PRINCIPAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:All Clinica employees and managersPatientsOutside contacts such as community members or other healthcare providersMATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:Medical supplies and equipmentComputer, Laptop, TabletElectronic Health RecordTelephone and cell phoneWORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogensUsual medical office environmentAbility to travel from clinic to clinic as requiredMay require work outside of normal business hoursWhat we offer:Competitive Vacation TimePaid HolidaysMedical BenefitsDental BenefitsVision PlanRetirement PlanFlexible Spending AccountGrowth OpportunitiesCompensation: Approximately $70,865-$82,152 annually. All individual pay rates are calculated based on the candidate's experience and internal equity.COVID-19 Vaccine (Required) Religious or Medical Exemptions available via application process.Clinica Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Clinica Family Health, Fort Collins , Nurse Team Manager - Registered Nurse, Executive , Fort Collins, Colorado

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