The Clinical Nurse Coordinator’s role is to assist and support the clinical team in providing quality patient care, especially in the areas of assessing, planning, and implementation. The Clinical Nurse Coordinator acts as a leader, supervising Medical Assistants and providing direct patient care as needed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assists Nurse Manager in ensuring efficiency and proper use of appointments in the provider schedules.
Assists Nurse Manager and Director of Operations in coordinating patient flow, ensuring clinic efficiency.
Fosters communication and collaboration among members of the clinical team.
Plays an active role in developing and implementing a patient’s plan of care.
Assists Medical Providers and Administrative Staff in formulating goals and objectives to deliver the most accurate and timely medical care possible.
Provides patients with necessary health education and discharge instructions, whether in person or via telephone.
Assists the Medical Providers in refilling patient prescriptions and obtaining prior authorizations.
Collaborates with the Medical Assistants and Medical Providers to provide patients with lab and imaging results, as well as respond to medical requests by patients and outside entities.
Collaborate with the Medical Assistants and Medical Providers to complete any forms or paperwork deemed necessary by patients, schools, or healthcare entities.
Provide any support required by the Medical Provider, while functioning within the role of registered nurse, in order to ensure optimal patient care.
Collaborates with referral specialists in specialty referral, including at times generating referrals per the request of a Medical Provider.
May directly supervise Medical Assistants, per the discretion of the Nurse Manager for the clinic.
Ensures timely and proper acquisition, storage and dispensing of pharmaceuticals and other supplies.
Assist with the clinic’s vaccine program and specialty pharmaceutical services.
Supports and participates in Quality Assurance activities.
May assist in employee health activities.
Assist the Nurse Manager in the supervision of Medical Assistants in clinic.
Performs other duties determined as necessary by the Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing or Chief Nursing Officer.
Education and/or Experience – Registered Nurse, B.S. in Nursing preferred, and must be licensed to practice nursing in the District of Columbia. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in working in community health setting with immigrant populations and/or maternal-child health preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English highly desired.
Physical Demands – Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms; required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds
Work Environment – Mostly in a typical clinical office setting with quite to moderate noise level
Internal Number: 17785
About Mary's Center
Mary’s Center embraces all communities and provides high-quality healthcare, education, and social services to build better futures.
Mary’s Center believes the following values are essential to delivering high-quality services:
Participant-centeredness: As an organization, we use our cultural competency and compassion to promote and celebrate diversity by placing the needs of our participants and community first.?
Accountability: We embrace our roles, take responsibility for our actions, and are empowered to take smart risks because innovation leads to growth.
Respect: We foster an honest and supportive environment free from judgement where all voices are valued.?
Teamwork: We actively collaborate by sharing knowledge and seeking input to effectively reach organizational goals.?