Nurse Manager

Full Time Position

 

Date Posted: July 2019

Department: Adult Medicine

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking a Nurse Manager for its Adult Medicine department. The Nurse Manager provides support to the team of medical staff and professional nursing care to our adult patient population in accordance with health center established standards and practices.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a deep knowledge of nursing theory and practice coupled with a record of providing high quality, comprehensive, professional nursing care to patients according to established standards, protocols and practices.

  • Have a minimum of 10 years of nursing experience, at least 2 years of which must be in a supervisory capacity.

  • Possess the ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse patient population in a collaborative environment.

  • Have experience assessing clinical competency, particularly in the area of waived testing and related quality control procedures and the handling and administration of medications

  • Be able to demonstrate previous success, as part of a clinical team, enhancing the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of care through both the performance of professional nursing responsibilities and the delegation of technical and clerical functions as appropriate to medical assistants.

  • Have prior experience in patient education efforts regarding preventive and episodic health care issues.

  • Possess the organizational skills to manage competing priorities within the department, including, managing nursing and medical assistant scheduling; in collaboration with providers, triaging patients who present in person and by phone; reviewing provider schedules and correcting obstacles that might impede optimal productivity; overseeing the proper logging and reporting of infectious diseases; and maintaining inventory of medical supplies.

  • Be willing and able to engage in leadership level discussions around organizational and departmental clinical and operational policies and procedures. 

  • Be willing to be held accountable and to hold others accountable for providing superior clinical care.

  • Be willing to perform other duties as assigned.

  • A BSN and 1-2 years’ experience working in an ambulatory setting is preferred.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.