The RN is a core member of the clinical team working in collaboration with the CMO, physicians, mid-level clinicians, administrators and others in the day to day operations of a community health clinic. This role is both administrative and clinical.
Responsibilities Overview Include but are not limited to:
- Promotes the Clinic’s goals and philosophies to staff; participates in committees; and actively cooperates with others in support of the Clinic’s goals.
- Participate in performance improvement activities using data for clinical and operational outcomes.
- Develops processes, procedures and systems to ensure quality patient services and compliance of professional standards.
- Develops and implements workflows and KPIs
- Assists with maintaining inventory.
- Assists with the storage and handling of all vaccines, VFC and Private Stock Coordination, medications, supplies, and examination equipment. Works with staff to order and maintain par levels of all required materials.
- Complete I-Care reports and reconciliation .
- Participates in the CCHC Quality Improvement process, collects and analyzes data to monitor the delivery of patient care.
- Participates in committee meetings.
- Performs clinical nursing duties ; Triage (walk-ins and telephone); Medication administration either directly or through supervision of staff (LPNs/Mas/CNAs); Vaccine verification; Patient education on health promotion, disease intervention, medication management, self-care, etc.
- Manages escalated tasks sent by providers, resolves unmatched labs and/or refills, works with providers on managing broken appointment(s), and emergency/hospitalization follow-up.
- Supervision of staff.
- Department projects.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Valid and current Illinois Registered Nurse (RN) license.
- Must be willing and able to work at multiple locations (Chicago (Roseland), South Holland and Calumet City), work a varied and flexible schedule (W. Th. clinic hours are extended into the evening) to accommodate the needs of CCHC and our patients
- A working knowledge of medical issues, workflow, triage skills and insurance needs of community health patients.
- Intermediate Math and Computer skills
This position requires credentialing and privileging with our agency. Once a conditional offer of employment is made, prior to start, the following must be submitted to the HR Department:
- Copy of Government Issued Photo ID (unexpired) for identification
- Copy of Professional License (unexpired)
- Copy of DEA License AND Registration Card (unexpired) as applicable
- Copy of Board Certification as applicable
- Copy of Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS)
- DCFS CANTS Background Screening
- Three (3) Professional Reference Forms
- Fitness for Duty
- Copy of Immunization Records (MMR and Varicella required; Hep B and Flu are recommended)
- Copy of Negative Tuberculosis PPD test results
- CCHC Request for Privileges as applicable
- Completed Training Form (Continuing Medical Education Units (CMEs) or CEUs Form (within past two years; enclosed)) along with Certificates of Completion as applicable
- State Credentialing Form (Needed for Revenue Cycle) as applicable
- Order Official Transcripts, highest level of education