Clinical Lead LPN

Danbury Health Systems Danbury , CT 06811

Posted 3 weeks ago

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

Summary:

The Clinical Lead LPN works with the clinical staff, physicians and advanced practitioners in the coordination of assigned staff, equipment and resources to facilitate smooth daily operational flow. They optimize patient care and direct and assist the assigned staff in their daily work processes. Span of Control to include LPN's and potentially MA's (Dependent on Practice Structure).

Responsibilities:

Patient check-in, document chief complaint, vital signs, history, capture charges for provision of ancillary services, assists with the completion of patient summaries, medication/allergy, history forms, and obtain appropriate treatment consents.

  • Administer and document injections, dispense and document medications as directed by physician/provider. Label and handle labs, paps, cultures, biopsies and other specimens, prepare laboratory and imaging requisitions.

  • Assist with coordination of further patient care and follow-up and carry out tasks as directed by RN and/or physician/provider. This may include communication with patient, hospital, labs, imaging centers, pharmacies, physician offices, insurance plans.

  • Participates in the triage process by collecting pertinent data and information. Presents information to the provider for disposition. Communicates this disposition to the patient.

  • Measures and monitors key performance indicators (KPIs) in conjunction with the Practice Leadership. KPIs include Growth/Financial Stability, Patient Experience, Operational Efficiency, Employee Satisfaction/Culture, Quality

  • Demonstrates clinical expertise and serves as a resource for the clinical staff.

  • Monitors inventory and orders medical supplies as requested by physicians as well as follow up on all outstanding orders.

  • Responsible for managing PTO requests and maintaining appropriate staff and provider schedules and levels.

  • Develops guidelines for prioritizing work activities, evaluates the effectiveness and modifies activities as necessary.

  • In collaboration with Medical Practice Nursing Education, mentors, orients, trains, educates and supervises clinical staff to improve competency and patient satisfaction using established workflows and policies.

  • Works in conjunction with Practice Manager, Medical Practice Nursing Leader and Human Resources for hiring, discipline, grievance management, performance evaluations, feedback and coaching to achieve optimal team performance.

  • Monitors all clinical workflows of office, addressing inefficiency of providers and clinical staff and formulates corrective action plans to achieve KPI's.

  • Holds monthly clinical meetings with providers and staff to review clinical KPI and implement/monitor process improvement plan.

  • Utilizes patient satisfaction data to create targeted improvement plans.

  • Escalates issues and concerns proactively to Manager, or clinic practice Leadership, as needed.

  • Maintain and Model Nuvance Health Foundational Values (Personal, Imaginative, Agile, Connected).

  • Performs other duties as required.

Other information:

  • Graduation from accredited nursing program

  • Able to multitask in fast paced environment

  • Valid LPN License (CT or NY based on Practice Location)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Location: Danbury-33 Germantown Rd

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: Your shift will vary between the hours of 7AM and 7PM.

Org Unit: 523

Department: DB Rheumatology

Exempt: No

Working conditions:

Essential:

  • Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity

  • Some occupational risk

  • Medium to Heavy effort. May exert up to 35 lbs. force

  • Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

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Clinical Lead LPN

Danbury Health Systems