Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) COVID-19 Coordinator

Generations Family Health Center

Job Description


Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) COVID-19 Coordinator

(Full-Time - 40 hours/week)

Are you a Registered Nurse looking to make a genuine difference for patients? Join our team at Generations Family Health Center! We are a non-profit regional Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that has served eastern Connecticut since 1984. Our healthcare professionals provide a full continuum of primary health care, oral health care, behavioral health care and case management services, primarily to a medically underserved population.

We are seeking a Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) COVID-19 Coordinator to assist us in providing our patients with quality, compassionate healthcare. Ideally, you will have two years of experience as an RN, including prior experience in an ambulatory primary care setting and teaching experience. We currently have an opening at our facilities in Willimantic, Norwich, Danielson & Putnam, CT. If this sounds like the kind of career opportunity that you?ve been waiting for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!

Connecticut Locations: Willimantic, Norwich, Danielson & Putnam, CT

Job Responsibilities

To assess and identify patient needs to ensure that safety and high-quality care is provided through nursing interventions, supervision of staff, education, patient advocacy and coordination of services with a specific focus on COVID-19.

COVID-19 Duties:

  • Formulation, implementation and training of policies and procedures related to COVID-19, and in conjunction with other members of leadership.
  • Coordination, oversight and participation of on-site and community testing for COVID-19.
  • Reporting and tracking of COVID-19 positive patients, tests performed at the clinic and off site, and determining areas of need for testing.
  • Remain up to date on local, state and federal guidelines for COVID-19.
  • Staff education and development related to infection control and COVID-19.
  • Represent the health center at community forums/conference calls/partner collaborations related to the ongoing management of COVID-19.
  • An infection control resource to staff, monitoring infection control issues, as well as the need for policy and procedure updates surrounding infection control.

General Duties:

  • Provide smooth and timely flow of patients, responding to high volume of patients in short-term time spans
  • Provide clinical supervision of clinical support staff
  • Perform triage activities for all appointed & walk-in patients and medical phone inquiries
  • Develop and provide individualized and group counseling, guidance, and health instruction
  • Provide nursing care during nursing visits based on provider orders
  • Administer medications, injections, and vaccinations
  • Carry out standing orders for medication refills, ordering tests, diagnostic imaging, labs
  • Conduct newborn weight visits and lactation education.
  • Collaborate in the coordination of chronic disease management
  • Follow up INR visits, specialty visits, ED visits, hospital discharge
  • Perform a range of nursing procedures, including dressing changes, suture removal, oxygen administration, and basic wound care.
  • Teach patients and/or families proper home health care activities and provide health materials, resources and education
  • Be able to assess patient condition, recognize adverse signs and symptoms, and react swiftly in emergency situations.
  • Participate in the ongoing Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in grant preparation/development/reporting, as well as policy development as appropriate
  • Assist with ensuring quality and regulatory compliance

Benefits

As a Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) COVID-19 Coordinator with Generations Family Health Center, you will be part of a growing and dynamic not-for-profit organization committed to a diverse and ever-changing work environment that rewards honesty, loyalty, commitment, and integrity. We are committed to continuously providing the highest level of quality services and standards for our patients as well as our employees. We offer the opportunity to work in a professional and pleasant environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth and development.

Generations is also proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Attractive and competitive salary
  • Primarily day-time schedule, some evenings (8 hour shifts, Monday-Friday) / one Saturday per month (4 hour shift, stipend)
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • 5 weeks paid time off
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Malpractice insurance provided


Job Requirements

As a Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) COVID-19 Coordinator, you must be highly detail-oriented with superior analytical skills as well as the ability to accurately nursing duties and to react quickly in emergency situations. You must also have a positive and empathetic personality with the ability to work effectively with others as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Specific qualifications for the RN COVID-19 Coordinator role include:

  • Current RN license in the State of CT
  • Two-year experience as an RN
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred
  • Experience in an ambulatory primary care setting, preferred
  • Teaching experience, desirable


Help us make a difference in the lives of the patients who need it most!



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Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letter for consideration by applying directly online through the link above.



Closing Date: Candidate screening will begin immediately until filled.



Generations Family Health Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.



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