Registered Nurse

Job Overview

Are you an empathetic team player? Are you dedicated to improving the lives of others? Do you want to work for an organization that is making a difference in counties across California? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill a Registered Nurse position opening at the Haigh Ashbury Free Clinics located at 1735 Mission Street!  The ideal candidate has experience providing advance patient care support, complex care management for patients with multiple chronic medical illnesses and behavioral health concerns, and knowledge of efficient clinic flow. In this position you will gain experience working in a cross functional team and providing complex care management for patients with multiple chronic medical illnesses. Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position. 
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership Responsibilities:  Responsible for leadership within the quality improvement infrastructure of the medical program. Participates in matters related to performance and quality improvement, planning, protocols and goal setting. Comfortable in changing systems, champions change, and leads change processes.
  • Organizational Responsibilities:  Responsible for assuring properly and consistently documenting required information accurately on Clinic records and reports.  Keeps up to date with operational and procedural requirements. In conjunction with Clinic Director and Medical Director, assures organizational readiness for accreditation surveys and ongoing monitoring and reporting of conformance to quality within the clinics.  Supports the interpretation of standards and processes to meet best practice standards established in the health services program.  Coordinates and consults with the appropriate department heads within the agency to facilitate integration between programs.  Serves on appropriate committees and work groups and other related committees of agency. Manages, schedules and supervises nursing volunteers and students as appropriate
  • Performance and Quality Improvement Responsibilities:  Assists in goal setting and performance improvement planning across the organization. Writes, reviews, and makes recommendations for policies and procedures for nursing or organizational processes.   Active participant in Quality Improvement activities and may act as change champion or lead. In conjunction with Clinic and/or Medical Director is responsible for working with external stakeholders on audits, reviews, or surveys and supports internal efforts as appropriate
  • Training Responsibilities: Participates in for training medical assistants, nursing students, and nursing volunteers to improve the skills of back office staff. Orients new nurse volunteers, clinical and support staff to appropriate policies, procedures and protocols of the medical clinic. Supports staff training in quality improvement functions related to their specific position; e.g., basic customer service and patient interaction skills; clinical documentation processes; incident reporting; confidentiality and privacy. Provides training on clinical and quality improvement issues, as needed and appropriate.
  • Program Development and Project Management Responsibilities: Develops program areas that support nursing care, the patient care team, and patient continuity of care. Participates in grant/funding program development activities as appropriate
  • Nursing Responsibilities:  Manages “same day” patients with primary care team.  Provides advice to primary care team walk-in patients and patients calling into clinic.  Provides nursing support to the patient care team and managing clinic flow. Provides appropriate patient care visits and manages patient panel under standing orders. Manages prescription refills and medication modification for patients under standing orders.  Provides complex care management for patients with multiple chronic medical illnesses and behavioral health concerns for patient panel.  Works closely with staff collecting and reporting contractual data as necessary.  Functions as a nurse within the scope of California BRN licensure and credentialing and privileging of the agency.
  • And, other duties as assigned.
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Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience Required:

  • BA or equivalent degree.
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing,  Active California RN license,
  • BLS Certification (must obtain upon hire)
  • Desired: 2 years or equivalent experience, Experience with managing volunteers            

Background Clearance Required:

  • Must not be on active parole or probation 

Knowledge Required:

  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency
  • Proficient in language in addition to English
  • Experience in managing volunteers
  • Preferred:
  • Experience with electronic medical records.
  • Comfort working on teams and with safety net populations.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Action oriented
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities
  • Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations
  • Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: plus HealhRIGHT 360 offers a comprehensive benefits package
City: San Francisco
Hours/wk: 40

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