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Wheeler Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor -Health & Wellness Medical- Bristol in Bristol, Connecticut

Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor -Health & Wellness Medical- Bristol

Bristol, CT 06010, USA ● Plainville, CT 06062, USA Req #464

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives. Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

POSITION SUMMARY

The RN Site Supervisor is responsible for on-boarding, training, monitoring, and competency assessment of all nursing and medical assistant staff in their delivery of patient care, and assures all staff are fully supported for patient care. The RN Nurse Site Supervisor will also be available to provide direct nurse patient care for up to fifty percent of their time.

POSITION SUMMARY

The RN Site Supervisor is responsible for on-boarding, training, monitoring, and competency assessment of all nursing and medical assistant staff in their delivery of patient care, and assures all staff are fully supported for patient care. The RN Nurse Site Supervisor will also be available to provide direct nurse patient care for up to fifty percent of their time.$5,000 sign-on bonus available. Click here (https://www.wheelerclinic.org/careers-at-wheeler/rns-can-earn-5000-sign-bonus-at-wheeler) to learn more.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors in Nursing degree from an accredited nursing school plus 3 years of clinical experience providing nursing services across the lifespan to patients from diverse economic and cultural backgrounds, as well as exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required. Supervision or leadership experience preferred. Outpatient primary care settings experience preferred. Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.

Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions

Credential(s) Required: Licensed as a Registered Nurse

LOCATION

FQHC in Bristol/Plainville, CT

SCHEDULE

Full Time

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

  • Wellness Programs

  • Free annual flu shots

  • For a Secure Future

  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance

  • For Retirement

  • 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

  • For Career Advancement

  • Education Reimbursement Program

  • Training and development opportunities

  • For 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

    Recognizes, assesses and takes immediate action in acute and crisis situations, both patient and environmental. Demonstrates ability to use critical thinking, communication, and collaboration to arrive at sound conclusions.

    Proficient in OSHA standards, including those for Blood Borne Pathogens, at all times. Identifies potential safety hazards and takes action to remedy these situations. Proficient in infection control basics, plays an active role in ensuring infection control plan is enforced. Responds to and mitigates local infection control needs, as necessary.

    In partnership with the VP of Nursing, Quality Department, and other organizational leadership, assists in ensuring location is in a constant state of regulatory readiness based on the regulatory requirements of the various accreditations, licenses, and contracts.

    Monitors and evaluates nursing practice to assure that safe, high quality patient care service is delivered according to established standards, including state and federal regulations. Addresses patient concerns/complaints with courtesy and respect. Recognizes and requests assistance when appropriate to arrive at resolution.

    Collaborates with site director on interviewing, hiring of personnel, and ongoing development of staff. Develops and updates job descriptions to reflect key responsibilities of each position. Has primary responsibility for orienting nursing staff and medical assistants. Monitors compliance with clinical performance standards. Writes evaluations on nursing staff. Assists staff in developing and achieving performance development goals and plans.

    Participates in evaluating strategies which improve patient care and departmental services. Acts as a leader in initiating and evaluating strategies which improve patient care and service. Initiates changes in systems as appropriate for quality improvement.

    Collaborates with the Site Director and VP of Nursing in reviewing incident reports and complaints to assess trends and risk factors. Takes action to correct and educate staff accordingly. Takes immediate action to resolve unusual incidents and assure that an incident report is completed. Improves safety by taking an active role. Follows up on all incident reports and takes necessary action to educate staff in a timely manner.

    Provides direct nursing care across the lifespan to patients for up to fifty percent of their time.

    Provides direct nursing care across the lifespan and/or site supervisor coverage at other locations, as needed.

    Demonstrates strong nursing knowledge base and skill in job performance.

    Ensures that continuity of care is maintained in all aspects of patient care.

    Must be able to pass a respirator fit test at time of hire and on an annual basis.

    Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

    Documents patient care services by accurately charting in electronic medical records.

    Participates in and contributes to regular staff meetings focused on coordinating care within an interdisciplinary team.

    Performs job responsibilities consistent with standards for best practice nursing, including excellent communication with all team members to ensure the delivery of high quality care.

    Understands, adheres to, and promotes Wheeler Clinic’s compliance standards as they appear in the clinic’s Corporate Compliance Plan, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.

    Completes all training in a timely manner as required by state and federal regulations (e.g., Compliance, Fire Safety, HIPAA HI-TECH, Infection Control, Sexual Harassment, etc) and specific to the department and position.

    Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and clinic regulations, laws, and best practices as they presently exist and as modified.

Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree

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  • Bristol, CT 06010, USA

  • Plainville, CT 06062, USA

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