RN Clinic Charge Nurse

  • MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Definition

TO APPLY :
  • Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted.
  • Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter, Resume, Current MT RN License and Current BLS Certification.
  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.

Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises the personnel and clinic services on a day to day basis, and performs work as a registered nurse in a busy acute care clinic for Partnership Health Center. Responsible for the general oversight of Immunizations, Hepatitis C clinic and Prenatal clinic.

Representative Examples of Work

Works with PHC medical providers to develop strategies to manage complex medical needs for clients with chronic illness including the diabetes self-management education program.

Develops patient education; assesses treatment readiness; identifies methods to manage treatment side effects; and makes referrals to onsite behavioral health services.

Performs administrative and professional duties within the ambulatory nursing field. Responsible for management of walk-in nurse triage.

Ensures ongoing, proactive quality assurance programs are identified, developed and implemented. Develops competencies for clinic staff to ensure standard care for patients.

Works within the chronic disease self-management model utilized at PHC to provide patient and family education to individuals and groups and to develop goals for improved health outcomes consistent with evidence-based guidelines.

Participates in multi-disciplinary conferences, including those surrounding specialty population education, serving as a clinical resource for medical providers, care team nurses and medical assistants, dental, behavioral health and psycho-social case managers.

Provides supervision for RN, LPN and MA staff. Responsible for scheduling, assigning work, managing and evaluating employee performance; and participating in hiring and termination decisions. Promotes cooperative team efforts among staff and other departments.

Performs related duties as required or directed.

Minimum Qualifications

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

EDUCATION : Requires a bachelor's degree in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE : Requires one year of supervisory experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Montana. Requires a current Healthcare Professional BLS certification. Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person.

Physical/Environmental Demands

The work requires some physical exertion such as bending, walking and lifting boxes of files (up to 20 lbs.). Requires the manual dexterity to perform manual nursing skills, such as drawing blood, giving injections, filling syringes, etc. The employee may risk exposure to potentially dangerous situations, including exposure to communicable diseases.

Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map