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RN Clinic Coordinator

Company: Northern Valley Indian Health
Location: Chico
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARYThe Registered Nurse Coordinator relates effectively with other health providers and nursing staff to ensure continuity of care; maintains satisfactory relations with other departments; participates in all phases of education, patient advocacy, maintenance of records and upgrading of policies, procedures and skills of personnel. This position also assists the Nursing Director and other providers in the development and maintenance of standards consistent with the level of care set within the scope of the Nursing Practices Act and maintains standards consistent with the level of care set by Title 22.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides the best possible nursing care by planning, organizing and directing the nursing functions of patients of the organization.
  • Makes nursing assignments appropriate to the skill level of the employees.
  • Maintain acceptable standards of patient care.
  • Creates a working climate that provides growth and job satisfaction of personnel.
  • Accurately and promptly implements physician's orders.
  • Maintains the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting.
  • Participates in planning changes and improvements.
  • Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures.
  • Arranges to have needed supplies and equipment on hand and maintains standards of cleanliness and organization within the Medical Clinic area.
  • Participates in orientation and in-service training for personnel.
  • Nursing Triage of clinic patients, screening and treatments per NVIH Triage Protocols.
  • Assists in the evaluation of the performance of nursing personnel and transportation service to ensure patient care, staff relations and efficiency of service, with recommendations for appropriate action.
  • Assists in reviewing and revising clinic policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a professional approach with confidentiality.
  • Maintain cost effectiveness of programs, recommending improvements to provide better utilization of personnel and resources.
  • Attends all trainings, meetings and conferences as required, including continuing education in order to provide the highest quality of care to the patient population and to maintain a current and active license.
  • Assist providers with follow-up of all abnormal test results.
  • Meet deadlines for duties and assigned projects in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Participates in ongoing quality improvement monitoring and activities.
  • Implement appropriate patient teaching that is directed toward preventing illness and maintaining health in cooperation with and as directed by providers and the Medical Director.
  • Contributes to the attainment of the goals of the organization by promoting working relationships within the organization and contacts with individuals and agencies in the community in an effort to contribute to better public understanding of health services.
  • Identify victims of child and adult abuse, assault and domestic violence and provide intervention, make referrals as necessary and report to appropriate agency.
  • Promotes working relationships within the organization and agencies in the community.

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
  • Current active licensure by the California State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as a RN, including at least one (1) year of ambulatory outpatient experience.
  • Possession of a valid California driver's license and personal automobile insurance.
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; coordinate activities among departments within the organization and groups outside the organization.
  • Demonstrate a combination of maturity, judgment, experience and confidence to practice independently in a variety of challenging situations.
  • Ability to work productively with individuals and with professional and other groups within the community; to gain satisfaction through growth and development of others; to efficiently plan and execute work; to seek and use supervision and consultation; to exercise good judgment; and to communicate effectively with individuals and groups both orally and in writing.
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely, logically and coherently.
  • Exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to be prompt and efficient with minimal absences.
  • Demonstrate awareness, sensitivity and appreciation of Indian culture, traditions, customs and socioeconomic needs.
  • Ability to learn and adapt, supervise and direct others, display concern and initiative, and be resourceful and calm in emergencies.
  • Indian preference. **Preference in filling vacancies will be given to qualified Indian applicants in accordance with Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code Section 472 & 473).

Keywords: Northern Valley Indian Health, Chico , RN Clinic Coordinator, Healthcare , Chico, California

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