PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Nursing Coordinator works with the center’s Nursing Manager and 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
Demonstrates a sincere dedication and loyalty to the philosophy and mission of Neighborhood Health.
DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES: (Essential Functions: Duties and responsibilities noted with bullets are considered to be the essential functions of the job)
Works with multidisciplinary team, to include the medical provider, behavioral health provider, dental provider, family support worker, referral coordinator, and medical assistant to provide high quality, coordinated, and patient-centered primary care
Supervises, trains, evaluates, and manages schedules of clinical site’s medical assistant team and site’s referral coordinator
With nurse manager, helps plan and coordinate medical assistant training activities
Facilitates daily flow of medical care in clinic
Oversees ordering and maintenance of clinical supplies, onsite medications, and equipment
Works with prior authorization coordinator to obtain insurance authorization for patient medications
Submits prior authorization requests for urgent patient procedures
Oversees patient safety practices at site to conform with ambulatory standards of The Joint Commission
Implements Primary Care Medical Home practices at site.
Oversees administration of Virginia state vaccine program
Oversees performance and quality of in-house laboratory tests
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-morbidity or those at high risk for hospitalization or read admissions
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 as appointed
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.
Registered Nurse licensed in Virginia or compact state 1+ years experienced 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 Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred Fluency in Spanish a plus
Internal Number: 04292019
About Neighborhood Health
Neighborhood Health has been setting the standard for excellence in healthcare in Northern Virginia for over 20 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.
We provide a medical home for our patients. We partner with our patients to address their concerns and work with them to treat the whole person through medical, behavioral health and dental programs. We offer multiple options for patients to engage our services to improve their experiences and health outcomes. We have 12 clinics throughout Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax Counties.