CHARGE NURSE

Brighton, Massachusetts 02135

17-11-2016

  • Full time
  • $$34.50 - $43.00/per hour

Job Description

~~The charge nurse is responsible for the day to day clinical aspects of the nursing triage role by providing clinical support to nursing staff; in addition to administrative duties and perform all other duties as needed. Key duties include:

 
1.In conjunction with Nurse Manager and Associate Director of Clinical Operations and Associate Medical Director/Medical Director, works collaboratively with the other clinic services, is responsible for the day-to-day management of on-site clinical and patient related services. Ensures smooth patient flow and daily clinical operations of the site.
2.Provide and supervise effective triage and floor training to new nurses to the health center and continue to provide clinical support to established nurses.
3.In collaboration with Nurse Manager, responsible for coordinating the development and maintenance of clinical schedules for the RNs to ensure appropriate Provider/Nurse/Medical Assistant ratios and coverage
4.Responsible for receiving sick calls from nursing department and communicating need of coverage between other staff nurses or picking up shifts in conjunction with sister charge nurse and nurse manager when staffing is not available.
5.Functions as a Triage Nurse in the Health Center for 50-60% of the time, and performs management and administrative duties for the balance of the time.
6.Oversight and management of inventory and purchasing of medical supplies for the essential functioning of the medical practice. Supports the maintenance and functioning of the medical equipment to ensure a safe patient and staff environment, and compliance with all applicable regulations and laws.
7.Coordinating preceptorship for nursing students from area colleges and universities

Hours:      Full time position, exempt. Evening and/or Saturday coverage is required.  Position offers competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

About Charles River Community Health

Charles River Community Health is an outstanding practice providing medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, and vision services to diverse underserved communities in Allston, Brighton, Waltham & surrounding areas.  This is an exciting, fast paced practice with a strong mission and commitment to quality care.
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Charles River Community Health

Brighton, MA, United States

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