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Nurse Manager - Belvidere Medical Building - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS! - Manager

Company: Lake County IL
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Manager - Belvidere Medical Building - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS!General Description

As the largest human service provider in Lake County, we believe that services must be available without barriers. No residents are turned away due to the inability to pay. We believe in providing services in an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination or bias. Whether assuring accessible and effective care, impacting policy, or assessing and monitoring risks, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center have been an essential part of the public health system in Lake County for 60 years.We are looking for passionate, qualifiedteam members, who can help make a difference in our agency, and most importantly, in our community.

The Nurse Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations related to care team responsibilities including the direct supervision of the Medical Assistants (MA) and Registered Nurses (RN). This position is a working RN role and will spend approximately 50% of time performing administrative duties and 50% of time providing direct client care. The Nurse Manager will work in partnership with the Office Manager to ensure optimal client flow, improved client experience, and standardization of operations in the health center to identify best practice standards.

Essential Functions

* Provides direct supervision of RNs and MAs, ensuring appropriate assessment, treatment, and documentation of client health and compliance with established regulations and standards.
* Serves as a key problem-solving resource for staff on client issues.
* Receives, analyzes, and takes appropriate action on data that includes client outcomes, quality assurance results, budget/goal achievement, and performance/productivity (e.g., Uniform Data System (UDS)) measures, Tableau Reports, NextGen Reports, etc.), reviews and proposes improvement opportunities to the Practice Manager and Health Center Medical Director.
* Ensures that the care teams are staffed appropriately and works with peers to find coverage.
* Performs monthly documentation audits on five random client records/direct reports to ensure documentation is completed per established protocol.
* Collaborates with Human Resources/Recruitment Department on recruiting, selecting, orienting training, and evaluating new RN and MA staff.
* Leads monthly one-on-one meetings with direct reports, care team meetings, communications, training, and annual performance evaluations.
* Ensures licensure, annual competencies, training, and evaluations are completed for direct report staff.
* Participates in continual accreditation/regulatory compliance and ensures direct reports are compliant with accreditation and regulatory standards.
* Ensures Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment Waiver compliance by direct reports.
* Ensures productive, daily huddles are being performed by care teams.
* Ensures that clinical supplies, including vaccines, are organized and up to date.
* Participates in planning related to health centers and emergency/disaster response systems.
* Provides direct client care.
* Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to client privacy laws.
* Demonstrates culturally competent healthcare delivery and fosters same among all staff.
* Works in a dyad with the Office Manager to ensure optimal client flow, standardization of operations, and improved client satisfaction in their health center.

Knowledge Skills Abilities and Education Required

* Current Illinois Registered Nurse license required.
* Minimum five years of professional nursing experience including two years' clinical supervisory experience, preferably in a medical practice setting.
* Current American Health Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required.
* For internal candidates - 5 years of nursing experience. Clinical supervisory experience requirements may be offset by performance, skills, and leadership potential demonstrated during time as an employee.

Supplemental Information

As a public health department, we believe in the science, data, and power of vaccines, like influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, to protect against and prevent illness. Therefore,we require all Health Department staff to receive the primary series of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as the annual influenza vaccineunless they have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug, and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteranstatus,and other protected characteristics.

Keywords: Lake County IL, Waukegan , Nurse Manager - Belvidere Medical Building - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS! - Manager, Executive , Waukegan, Illinois

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