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Registered Nurse (Site Clinical Coordinator)

People's Health Centers | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

Registered Nurse (Site Clinical Coordinator)

People's Health Centers (PHC), through its mission, provides comprehensive primary healthcare, such as pediatrics, internal medicine, OB/GYN, dental, mammography, behavioral health, pharmacy, WIC, radiology, podiatry and laboratory services, to meet the health needs of the entire community. PHC provides quality health care and social services to thousands of uninsured and medically underserved people in the St. Louis community.

People's Health Centers also offers an open access clinic (no appointment necessary), client centered cluster visits, community health education, nursing, mobile van outreach, school-linked services and prevention health services.

Within the Betty Jean Kerr People's Health Centers, is the Executive for the Clinical Services and Site Administrator for the Central location.  This individual will work closely with Site Administrator and responsible for providing and coordinating assessments, intervention and planning of healthcare for individuals and families in the clinical and community setting. Responsible for case finding and receives referrals from within the agency and community.

Essential Functions:

 

  • Is responsible for any required training for established staff in each clinical department.
  • Performs regular rounds to each department daily and as needed.
  • Acts as a consultant with the staff in each clinical department.
  • Ensures each department has everything it needs to help patients, such as adequate supplies and sterilized equipment.
  • Performs monthly electronic medical record reviews.
  • Acts as a liaison between patients, patient families, and health care professionals.
  • Mastermind way to improve the quality of patient care provided by the facility.
  • Works to create efficient systems and workflows within the clinical departments.
  • Meet with patients and patient families to ensure their needs are being met and resolve any issues or complaints that arise.
  • Adheres to Accrediting Body Indicators for compliance.
  • Maintains current licensure and knowledge of nursing care requirements for all patients in the department. Assesses need for personal growth and development and takes the initiative in seeking opportunities to meet this need.
  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards.
  • Follows the BJK People’s Health Center Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.
  • Follows infection prevention and control procedures. Performs cleaning, disinfection, sterilization of instruments, and high -level disinfection of equipment, where applicable.

Qualifications: Registered Nursed with two to four years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience., CPR certification, Experience working in an ambulatory, practice or community health setting is strongly preferred. Qualified candidates must be capable of working in a fast-paced clinical environment, able to handle several tasks and multiple priorities. 
Excellent assessment and triage skills, strong interpersonal, customer service organizational and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Must demonstrate cultural competence working with a diverse patient population. Demonstrated proficiency in acute care, nursing, knowledge and skills. Self-directing and able to work independently within the broad scope of established clinical policies and practices. If working in a specialty field, documentation of the skills and certifications must be provided.  

Hours Full Time - Days Monday- Friday

For more information, visit www.phcenters.com.