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Director of Nursing

Company: People's Community Clinic
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Director of Nursing helps fulfill the Clinic's mission by providing nursing leadership and promoting and facilitating excellent care for patients collaboratively and across departments.
The starting salary range for this position is $90,000 - $105,000 annually.

  • Hire, train, supervise, coach, and evaluate Nursing Supervisors, Health Education Programs Manager, Case Manager RN, and Nutrition Services Program Manager to ensure practice is in keeping with standards of care and clinic policies.

  • Delegate and perform tasks in a manner that balances workloads and assures optimal floor coverage and program coverage at all times.

  • Responsible for initial onboarding of new hire MAs, LVNs, and RNs including but not limited to: medication safety, basic nursing skills (vital signs, specimen collection, EKGs, spirometry, vision/hearing exams, etc.), EMR overview, immunizations, telephone calls, medication refills

  • Retains oversight of the daily scheduling, triage, case management, patient flow and chart audits in conjunction with department supervisors

  • Build effective communication among other floor personnel, clinic management and all departments by communicating information, responding to requests, and participating in team problem solving.

  • Ensure that chart audits are completed timely and all clinical staff complete annual skills and competency training.

  • Backup floor personnel as needed for patient triage, health-related education, case management, medication refills, records management and follow up as necessary and per protocol.

  • Resolve escalated patient grievances/complaints.

  • Participate in special projects.

  • Identify opportunities to improve workflow, work processes and patient care, and work cooperatively to implement these and other quality improvements.

  • Adhere to HIPAA guidelines


    • RN, graduate of an accredited school of nursing.


      • Three years related experience or training;

      • Clinic experience and supervisory experience strongly preferred;

      • Familiarity with EMR helpful.

        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

        • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

        • Understanding of the theory and practice of nursing and the managed care model;

        • Ability to apply standards of professionalism in interactions with patients, peers and supervisors.

        • Ability to identify problems and formulate effective solutions.

        • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;

        • Ability to establish and maintain cordial and effective work relationships with diverse populations;

        • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision;

        • Ability to initiate and implement work plans to promote efficiency and effectiveness of patient care;

        • Ability to prioritize tasks and accomplish goals in a high change environment

          Certificate/License: Current professional license to practice in the state of Texas; CPR certification
          Our Benefits Include:

          • 18 PTO days per year & 11 paid holidays

          • Major Medical Health Insurance Coverage. Most employees experience $0 in out-of-pocket medical expenses.

          • Dental & Vision

          • Flexible Spending Accounts

          • Employer paid Life Insurance

          • Employer paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

          • Annual Training

          • 403(b) with 4% employer matching

            People's Community Clinic is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, language, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or sex stereotyping.
            We want you to do your best throughout the interview process. CLICK HERE to learn more about how to prepare.
            ID: 2023-1791
            External Company Name: People's Community Clinic
            Street: 1101 Camino La Costa

Keywords: People's Community Clinic, Austin , Director of Nursing, Executive , Austin, Texas

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