Clinic Nurse Supervisor

YVFWC has a compulsory vaccination policy including the Covid-19 primary series, the organization does not mandate the Covid-19 booster although it is offered through our employee health department. Medical and religious exemptions to the primary series will be considered and for those approved, the employee should anticipate following appropriate guidance around masking and other protective equipment offered. 

Sign-on bonus of $7,500 on first paycheck and $2,000 at 12 months of employement. 

This position holds responsibility and accountability for the staff and general operation of the Nursing department including planning and implementation of clinic nursing activities. Works to ensure optimal patient flow and quality nursing care. Works with all departments to ensure smooth operation of the clinic. 

The Children’s Village helps children with special and developmental healthcare needs and their families. This comprehensive, family-centered organization aims to meet each child’s need for individualized care. At its core mission, the center integrates health services, behavior services, mental health services and educational services to optimize daily life for the child and family. Situated in an inviting, child-friendly environment, core services at Children’s Village include:

  • Pediatric medical evaluations.
  • Speech and language services.
  • Pediatric medical specialty clinics.
  • Mental health services.
  • Pediatric dental care.
  • Behavioral health services.
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome clinics.
  • Autism spectrum disorder evaluations.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Coaches, mentors and trains direct report staff. Assesses competencies of staff, provides continuous performance management and conducts employee performance evaluations. Provides feedback and progress related to site and individual goals and objectives. Addresses performance and/or behavior issues, clarifying expectations and providing feedback.
  • Supports staff growth and development. Assesses the educational, clinical experience, and communication needs of staff in collaboration with the individual. Encourages staff to seek educational opportunities incorporating job related training in addition to mandatory training.
  • Collaborates with Nursing and Medical Assistant staff to create and implement ideas for education including clinical performance and effective communication.
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection of staff. Provides orientation to outline job requirements and expectations, policies and procedures, and proper use of tools and equipment.
  • Develops and implements annual department work plan forecasting equipment needs and capacity requirements.
  • Delegates, assigns and coordinates work, ensuring an efficient work flow that achieves the departmental mission and objectives.
  • Monitors staff compliance with all policies, procedures and standards of Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC). Ensures clinic compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), The Joint Commission (TJC), and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards of patient and employee safety.
  • Collaborates with management in the clinic as well as other clinics to plan patient care delivery systems to effectively address patient needs and ensure quality patient care.
  • Leads the Nursing and Medical Assistant staff in the daily implementation of patient care plans and workflows that meet state and federal requirements and/or metrics.
  • Reviews processes related to daily implementation of patient care and assignments. Evaluates adherence to process and works with staff on process improvement solutions.
  • Collaborates with clinic and maintenance staff to maintain the facility and ensure equipment and supplies are in good working order.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

  • Education: Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Experience: Two years’ experience in nursing or healthcare operations. One year in Nursing Supervisory capacity preferred. 
  • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Registered Nurse license for the state of practice. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within 90 days of employment. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred. 
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required or Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 10 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Knowledge of established professional nursing concepts, principles of practice and nursing procedures. Ability to determine, assess and react effectively to the medical needs of patients in a clinic. Knowledge of the uses and effects of medications. Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills. Skills in problem-solving, sound judgement and conflict resolution. Ability to prioritize work and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, with frequent interruptions. Ability to effectively interact with a variety of patients, patients’ families and employees in a professional manner. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer programs including EMR, Word and Excel.

About YVFWC

We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

 

~CB

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