Frisbie Memorial Hospital Farmington, NH, USA
Position Objective:The Ambulatory Nurse Clinical Leader (ANCL) is primarily responsible for adhering to the hospital's policies and guidelines in providing safe quality patient care. The ANCL performs all functions within the parameters established by the appropriate State Board of Nursing. In collaboration with the Area Practice Manager, assists in the supervision of daily operations of the practice(s) to include addressing the clinical needs of the staff, providers, patients, problems, and incidents. Participates in the development, planning, and implementation of quality assurance and educational programs to address identified needs. The Ambulatory Nurse Clinical Leader performs within the scope of RN practice as outlined in the standards manual and by applicable regulatory and professional ethics/guidelines, standards, protocols and procedures. Patient Population Served:The Ambulatory Nurse Clinical Leader is expected to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on the physical ability, intellectual development, psychosocial, education, and safety needs of the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient. Essential Position Functions:Responsible for performing a variety of duties depending on whether it is a small clinic, large medical practice, multi-clinic, walk-in care, or a specialty office; essential functions may vary in priority depending on practice. The Ambulatory Nurse Clinical Leader is involved in the clinical area including assisting physician(s)/non-physician provider(s) with patient care and providing clinical supervision and mentoring to Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Medical Assistants and Licensed Nursing Assistants. Communicates and collaborates with other departments, physicians, patients and families to encourage and foster actions which meet patient needs and achieve outcome goals. Walk-In Essential Position Functions:In addition to the above position functions, the responsibilities for the Ambulatory Nurse Clinical Leader in the walk-in care setting also include:Accepts primary nurse role and charge nurse while on duty. Acts as a resource for staff.Delegates duties to nursing personnel based upon patient needs, available staff, and total department needs.Reviews nursing documentation for accuracy and adequate documentation.Collaborates with Medical Director and Area Practice Manager regarding efficiencies, workflows, and clinical operations as it relates to the Acute Care Service Line and State of New Hampshire Administrative Rule (HeP-806) for license maintenance. Position Qualifications:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, preferably with a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire or other Compact State.Demonstrate proficiency in all required procedures, competencies, and clinical skills.3-5 years of experience in a clinical setting is required.At least 1 year of experience in a leadership role is required.Displays leadership qualities to include:The desire to teach and support others and the ability to adjust teaching style to the learning needs of new and current team members to facilitate successful training.Able to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.Demonstrates ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and exercise good judgement in a clinical setting.Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to a diverse audience.Skilled with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and EMR systems, Meditech preferred.Must be prepared to rotate into all Physician Practice Services practice locations as needed.
Oct 01, 2019