Nurse Manager in Pediatrics

Excellent Leadership Opportunity for RN!

Exempt, Full Time Position

 

Date Posted: April 2021

Department: Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

We are seeking a Nurse Manager (RN), with post-graduate clinical experience, preferably in a primary care setting, to join our Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent at Community Health Services (CHS). The Nurse Manager collaborates with the Clinical Director, Practice Manager, Director of Nursing, and other staff members to provide the best care for our patients. The Clinical Director of the department is Dr. Zeev Harel, former Brown University Medical School Professor of Pediatrics. Levels of employees’ engagement and satisfaction in this department are well above national average.

Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program

The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a current active and valid licensure as a Registered Nurse from the State of Connecticut

  • Be a graduate of an accredited Nursing program; Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.

  • Have a deep knowledge of nursing practice coupled with a record of providing high quality, comprehensive, professional nursing care to patients.

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of nursing experience.

The incumbent in this position will:
  • Supervise activities of pediatric nurses, pediatric medical assistants, and a pediatric care coordinator.

  • Collaborate/coordinate care with our pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and pediatric physician assistant, by assisting with exams, treatments, and procedures.

  • Administer medications, vaccination, and treatments (such as inhalation treatment) to our patients.

  • Supervise vaccination program for our children and adolescent patients, as well as serve as the principal coordinator with the Connecticut Department of Health Vaccine Program.

  • Supervise the CLIA-waived testing performed on site by the department.

  • Triage patients on the phone and those who present to the clinic.

  • Coordinate both clinical and quality improvement projects and communicate progress to the clinical team.

  • Document thoroughly and effectively in our electronic medical record in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Oversee ordering of clinical supplies for the department.

  • Participate in patient education efforts regarding preventive and episodic health care issues.

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

  • Assist the department director in collaborating with outside agencies such as Connecticut Children’s Hospital, the Connecticut Children’s Asthma Easy Breathing program, and Connecticut Putting on Air Asthma Program.

  • Serve on department and CHS committees, such as quality and infectious disease committees.

  • Be willing to perform other duties as assigned.

Benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program

  • Competitive Pay

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

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

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • 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.