(3) OPENINGS -ADULT MEDICINE CLINIC and FAMILY MEDICINE CLINIC
Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking experienced Charge Registered Nurses to be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of RNs, LPNs and MA’s in our busy, outpatient Clinics. We currently have two openings: (1) in Adult Medicine and (1) in Family Medicine. The Charge RN will collaborate with the Practice Manager to manage patient flow, ensure adequate staffing levels to meet changing workload needs and monitor quality assurance activities. The Charge RN will lead the nursing staff in delivering optimal patient care.
Prepare unit for patient flow by organizing daily huddle
Perform patient triage – obtain/review vital signs, obtain chief complaint, performs problem-focused assessment and determines proper level of care (immediate access, urgent care, hospital, etc); Provides direct patient care as needed; acts as a patient advocate
Provides direct supervision to Nurses and Medical Assistants ensuring appropriate assessment and treatment of patient health; serves as key problem-solving resource for staff on patient issues
Ensures unit staff follow-up abnormal labs and imaging results
Provide health teaching and re-enforce instructions to patient from provider; administers treatment and assists provider with procedures
Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes; collects quality assurance data for performance improvement activities
Collaborates with Practice Manager on orienting/training, and evaluating nursing staff
Enforces safety measures, maintains hand hygiene and all infection control practices; takes corrective action as necessary
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Baccalaureate degree in nursing or health administration preferred; The successful candidate will have at least three (3) years clinical nursing experience in an outpatient clinic; at least one (1) year Supervisory-level experience;. NYS RN license and CPR certification required; Bilingual English/Spanish is highly preferred.
Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has had a record of distinction as the major provider of health care to Morris Heights and its surrounding areas in the Bronx. We've provided quality primary healthcare services to all members of the community, including the medically, socially and economically disadvantaged - from medical and dental services to counseling.
Morris Heights Health Center offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid time-off, and tuition reimbursement. In addition to the non-contributory profit-sharing plan, employees are encouraged to participate in our pre-tax savings plan.
MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities. Visit our website: www.mhhc.org.