Registered Nurse

Compensation

: $80,200.00 - $103,520.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



* Management and Supervisory* Hartford* Health & Wellness Medical* Full Time* Bachelor's Degree**POSITION SUMMARY**The RN Manager is responsible for delivery of clinical care and works closely with medical providers and support staff to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of primary health care services to all patients.**EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS**Bachelors degree in nursing from an accredited nursing school plus 3 years of progressively responsible clinical experience providing nursing services to patients from diverse economic and cultural backgrounds, including two years of supervisory experience. Role requires exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Outpatient primary care settings experience preferred. Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.Credential(s) Required: Unencumbered State of Connecticut Registered Nurse License**MISSION STATEMENT**Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.**EMPLOYEE BENEFITS**Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:For Good Health* Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance* Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of $500 per year* Wellness Programs* Free annual flu shotsFor a Secure Future* Company paid Life and AD&D insurance* Company paid long-term disability insuranceFor Retirement* 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees* For Career Advancement* Education Reimbursement Program* Training and development opportunitiesFor Work Life Balance* Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling* Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services* * ***ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**Provides direct oversight to the clinical nursing staff at all locations within the Family Health and Wellness Center (FHWC).Oversight includes assessing clinical competency initially, annually or as needed; directly observing direct clinical care of the clinical nursing staff; ensuring all provider orders are followed accurately and timely; directly observing clinical nursing performing medication refills within the auspices of the Medication Refill Protocol for the FHWC and ensuring all client interactions are professional, timely and appropriate to the matter.Supports all new clinical nursing staff with initial orientation to the FHWC through training, clinical competencies, orientation to the sites and the specific role and function of that clinical role.Ensures all clinical nursing staff are timely and professional with all interactions with peers, providers and patients and their families; phone calls are returned within the same business day or within 8 business hours; and medication refills are processed within 48-72 hours and patient is updated when refill sent.Works with Vice President of Health Center Operations or the Senior Director of Quality and Infection Control to review, update and create policies, FHWC protocols and processes and workflows for the clinical practices.Participates and/or co-chairs quality improvement initiatives related to clinical practices when appropriate.Participates with Vice President of Health Center Operations during licensing and accreditation site reviews as needed. Ensures clinical sites are maintained in orderly manner with logs, medication and supplies at appropriate per levels and not expired.Works with Senior Director of Quality and Infection Control to perform hand hygiene observations at each location as directed and to be a resource for real time questions related to patient isolation and response.Serves as clinical coverage support for staff absences as needed during planned and unplanned gaps for clinical nursing staff.Maintains clinical nursing staff schedules to ensure adequate coverage at all times during open clinic hours.Manages time and attendance, initial and annual performance evaluations in conjunction with Vice President of Health Center Operations.Receives and responds to patient complaints, complements and concerns, documenting in patient record as appropriate and completing accident and incident reports when indicated.Ensures clinical nursing staff maintain patient confidentiality, and follows National Patient Safety Goals, including methodology of patient identification, specimen collection and labeling and medication administration practices.Conducts peer review for all clinical nursing staff quarterly as outlined in the Peer Review Policy. Performs chart review and analysis, reviewes findings with the clinical nursing staff and submits to the Vice President of Health Center Operations for final review. A summary of the findings quarterly will also be submitted.Demonstrates strong clinical nursing skill and knowledge with experience in full life span clients suffering from a variety of major and minor chronic illnesses and behavioral health disorders.Must be able to pass a respirator fit test at time of hire and on an annual basis.Participates in and occasionally leads regular staff meetings and/or clinical nursing leadership meetings for the FHWC.Performs job responsibilities consistent with standards for best practice nursing, including excellent communication with all providers to ensure the delivery of high quality care.Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.Demonstrates leadership by reinforcing positive behavior and promoting recognition through the use of effective employee evaluations, employee appreciation, effective hiring practices, and accountability.
Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care unit, ccu, domiciliary, hospice, infusion, psychiatric, recovery, registed, tcu * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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