Open Door Family Medical Centers has been serving low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care in the communities of Westchester and Putnam counties for more than 40 years, providing high quality primary health care and human services at affordable prices.This year, Open Door will be the medical home for more than 50,000 patients, providing more than 250,000 visits. Our family medical services include primary medical care, dentistry, mental health, optometry, podiatry, and women’s health in Ossining, Sleepy Hollow, Port Chester, Mount Kisco, and Brewster, NY.
Open Door is seeking Registered Nurse (RN) for its Family Medical Center in Ossining, NY. The Registered Nurse will promote and restore patient’s health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with the physicians to provide comprehensive quality care and support to patients and family. He/she will participate in cross-functional care teams.All Open Door Family Medical Centers are located in Westchester and Putnam counties located just North of New York City, which offer excellent schools, easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities, and superb transportation connections to New York City.
Performs and accurately records screening tests (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, weight, EKG, vision, hearing) to patients of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
Encourages patients to continue under medical supervision and aid them to carry out medical and social work recommendations.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, friends, and families.
Identifies individual and community problems and makes appropriate referrals in coordination with team members.
Participates in patient counseling and education activities related to primary health care, HIV/STD prevention and treatment, child/adult health maintenance, perinatal and family planning.
Documents necessary information in patient’s electronic medical record.
Updates the practice management information system with all necessary clinical information for each patient prior to close of business day.
Prepares and maintains documentation in compliance with Joint Commission standards and applicable city, state and federal laws.
Administers medications and treatments as authorized by the provider.
Performs simple laboratory procedures including but not limited to rapid strep test, urinalysis, pregnancy testing, and tuberculosis screening.
Encourages preventative care to patients of all ages.
Assists health team in follow-up of missed appointments and non-complaint patients by telephone and mail.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times as per HIPAA and Open Door policies and procedures.
Reviews patient record one-day prior to scheduled visit to ensure chart preparedness.
Maintains current up to date immunization record through NYSIIS.
Follows current ACIP guidelines.
Participates in the storage and maintenance of medications and immunizations.
Associate RN is required
B.S.N. is preferred
Current NYS RN license
1 year experience in community health
2 year’s previous experience in nursing preferred
Bilingual (Spanish) Preferred
Current CPR Certification
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
Ability to work in a culturally diverse patient and staff environment
Ability to work in a collaborative team-based care environment
Highly organized, flexible, and self-directed, able to multi-task
Responsive and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
Excellent judgment skills and ability to prioritize tasks
There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Open Door Family Medical Centers. In addition to working to affect positive change in the health and lives of thousands residents in Westchester and Putnam counties, Open Door offers its employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care.
As a community health clinic serving the underserved in high needs areas, Open Door qualifies our health care providers for federal and New York State loan repayment programs that can significantly reduce their eligible outstanding educational loans.
At Open Door, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve.
If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in the health of our communities of Westchester and Putnam counties, and if the position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please upload your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.