The Nurse Manager oversees and leads professional nursing practice in the care of patients in the clinic setting. Work involves responsibility for executing daily management systems to facilitate excellence in nursing practice (RN & MA), clinic operation, and patient flow. The position is responsible for maintaining the quality and adequacy of nursing practice; for coordinating nursing and MA training programs; for recognizing and assisting in solving professional, administrative and supervisory problems in the nursing department, and for implementing clinical quality improvement initiatives across clinical teams.
Essential Functions of the RN Manager:
Reviews schedules daily to verify provider and staff attendance or coverage and prepare for the number and type of patients to be seen.
Completes time cards and coordinates Paid Time-Off (PTO) requests for staff.
Responsible for the supervision, development, competency assessment and performance evaluation of non-LIP clinical staff. Non-LIP clinical staff supervised may include medical assistants, registered nurses, or other clinic staff.
Assigns clinical and administrative duties to non-LIP staff to ensure optimal allocation of staff. These tasks include, but not limited to:
Daily provider assignments
Cleaning/stocking rooms according to supply list and exchanging sharps containers
Daily assignments of triage and care coordination duties
Other tasks as assigned to make effective use of downtime
Serves as administrative authority for the smooth function of all patient care on the floors. Monitors work flow in clinic to insure smooth daily operations. This includes monitoring work in progress (desktop/phone notes/order completion) of RN and MA staff, waiting rooms and exam rooms. Provides clinical assistance where needed to overcome temporary workflow congestion.
Communicates with Site Administrator regarding general work flow within the clinic and immediately notifies Site Administrator of urgent concerns during the shift.
Ensures that care coordination strategies and processes are effectively implemented.
Supervisory Responsibility This position has overall supervisory responsibility for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, medical assistants and related personnel as directed by the clinic manager.
As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 86% of our patients in the 2016 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.
Required Education and Experience
Registered Nurse with current state licensure.
Supervisory experience in a team leader role.
Work experience as a professional nurse.
Preferred Education and Experience
BA/S in Nursing Degree
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About Minnesota Community Care
As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care Services ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 86% of our patients in the 2016 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.