Community Healthlink Nurse Manager- Leominster Counseling Center in Leominster, Massachusetts

Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Nurse Manager in Leominster.

The Leominster Adult Outpatient Center provides strength-based individual and group therapy to adults, and couples age 18 and over. We offer integrated, whole person care with primary care, a wellness program, and behavioral health. The Leominster Counseling Center also offers specialized substance use disorder treatment. Our office based opioid treatment offers buprenorphine and vivitrol treatment and we have a Second Offender Alcohol Education program.

The Nurse Manager will ensure all nursing practices are consistent with all regulatory, licensing, and contractual requirements and with Community Healthlink’s True North. This position offers a wonderful opportunity to join an expanding team that’s passionate and dedicated to providing quality integrated, therapeutic interventions within a supportive and energetic work environment.

Benefits:

Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications

Health and Dental insurance (active upon starting)

Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time

CEU benefits

Life and Disability insurance

401k with agency contribution

Wellness activity discounts

Work related travel reimbursement

  • Supervision of nurses in the Adult Outpatient programs

  • Management of nurse time sheets and schedules

  • Provide direct nursing services to patients in these programs as needed

  • Implement and monitor nursing practices consistent with agency policies and procedures

  • Participate with other Nurse Managers and the Director of Nursing in the development and implementation of core clinical competencies for nursing staff

  • Participate in the creation and implementation of nursing triage protocols

  • Provides coaching, training, and completing performance reviews with nursing staff

  • Provides clinical staff with information, education and tools to ensure they are supporting efficient patient flow and quality telephonic triage within the practices

  • Responsible for recruiting, staffing, and scheduling of nurses at each site

  • Maintain inventory and quality assurance of medicines, medical equipment, and medical supplies

  • Participate with other Nurse Managers and the Director of Nursing in the creation and implementation of a comprehensive orientation for all new nurses.

  • Ensures nurses meet agency annual requirements

  • Participate with other Nurse Managers and the Director of Nursing in the development of process improvements such as: evaluating and improving nursing work flows, nurse triage protocol for patients, patient follow-up care with nurses, medication needs, documentation requirements and standards, as well as care coordination

  • Participate in the Nursing Management Team and the Adult Outpatient Management Team, drug diversion, medication error, Primary Care, OBOT, Open Access, and staff meetings

  • Provide support for medical assistants

  • Support Residents in their orientation to the program

  • Work collaboratively with the leadership of Adult Outpatient Services and Primary Care Services, prescriber's, and staff

  • Work collaboratively with outside agencies to coordinate patient care

  • Work with other leadership on quality improvements initiatives

  • Perform other related job duties assigned by the Director

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing required

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in behavioral health/primary care/integrated care nursing services

  • Experience using electronic medical records, MassPAT, Clozapine REMS

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts

  • Current valid US-issued drivers license and register, inspected and insured vehicle for work related purposes including travel between work sites

  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

PCN#: 3167

External Company URL: communityhealthlink.org

Street: Counseling Center Leominster