The statements in the job description are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, as other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Nursing Coordinator works with the center’s Medical Director to facilitate access to high quality, safe, patient-centered medical care for all Neighborhood Health patients regardless of race, age, or ability to pay. The Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the supervision of the site’s clinical support staff and performs clinical duties when needed including triage and high risk case management.
DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES: (Essential Functions: Duties and responsibilities noted with bullets are considered to be the essential functions of the job)
Supervises, trains, evaluates, and manages schedules of clinical site’s medical assistant team and site’s referral coordinator
Facilitates daily flow of medical care in clinic
Oversees ordering and maintenance of clinical supplies, onsite medications, and equipment
Obtains prior authorization for medications and urgent patient procedures
Oversees administration of Virginia state vaccine program
Oversees performance and quality of in-house laboratory tests
Oversees infection control processes on site, under the guidance of the Quality and Safety Nurse Coordinator.
Oversees medical provider daily patient schedules, leave requests, and coverage schedules.
Performs clinical duties when needed, including phone or in-person triage, nurse visits for chronic care education and management, and communication of clinical information
Manages high risk patient care, including patients with multiple co-morbidities or those at high risk for hospitalization or readmissions
Reports morbidity and reportable conditions to local health department
Along with referral coordinators, assists patients in efficiently navigating the health care system
Participates in clinic quality improvement and risk management activities, including data collection, and committee meetings
Assist with developing, coordinating and recommending changes for the improvement of clinical services in the designated site
Employee will be asked to perform additional duties and take on other responsibilities as dictated by events and circumstances.
Ability to speak and write in Spanish is required
Registered Nurse licensed in Virginia or compact state
Current Virginia Registered Nurse (RN) license or compact state
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Experience within primary care environment, preferably with Federally Qualified Health Center
Ability to demonstrate commitment to the mission of Neighborhood Health
Ability to work effectively with a diverse work force
Ability to work effectively with diverse and low income patient population
Employee development and performance management skills
Experience with information technology, electronic health records, medical records
Knowledge of local health care environment and capacity to develop partnerships with community partners
Neighborhood Health is Northern Virginia’s first Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), providing high quality primary care, dental care, behavioral health, and enabling services to 16,000 patients across nine clinical sites in the City of Alexandria, Fairfax County, and Arlington County.Neighborhood Health has been setting the standard for excellence in healthcare in Northern Virginia for over... 19 years. Our philosophy of being innovative and compassionate in the delivery of health services guides our organization. We believe in an organizational culture of inclusiveness along with the willingness to be bold in our decision making process. Our Mission: Everyone in our community has access to the highest quality health care and the opportunity to attain their optimal level of health.Our Vision: To improve health and eliminate health disparities in Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax by providing access to high quality primary care regardless of ability to pay. Our Values: Excellence, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork