Full-time Clinical Lead Registered Nurse (RN)- Gastroenterology Practice -Danbury, CT (60 Miles of New York City)
Nuvance Health, formerly known as Western Connecticut Health, has as excellent opportunity for a full-time, experienced Registered Nurse (RN) in Danbury, Connecticut. The Clinical Lead RN will provide support to the gastroenterology department following a Monday-Friday office schedule of 8am-5pm. Danbury is located one hour outside of New York City in suburban Fairfield County.
We offer a highly competitive compensation package including base salary. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and generous 401k employer match.
The ideal candidate will be a seasoned registered nurse with a strong background in leadership and hold an RN Connecticut license. The position includes collaboration with the Gastroenterology team side by side to ensure appropriate patient follow up and will oversee the clinical staff which includes LPN's and medical assistants. This role will also work closely with the practice coordinator, AVP, and clerical staff.
Triages all phone calls for 6 providers, and 1 mid-level providers.
Manages all clinical staff and collaborate with the Practice Coordinator with working with the clerical staff to form one cohesive team.
Patient rooming, 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 in office 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.
Performs audits to ensure quality metrics and compliance.
Follows all discharged patients to advise them of test results or relay a physician's instructions and ensure follow up visits are scheduled within one week.
Provides patient and family education on how to perform physician recommended care, take prescribed medication, prepare for tests or procedures, and monitor treatment progress.
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
Maintain and Model Nuvance Health Foundational Values (Personal, Imaginative, Agile, Connected).
Performs other duties as required.
The qualified candidate will have a RN Connecticut License
Minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Minimum 3 year of job-related experience
Previous medical office experience with pulmonary medicine preferred
Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. Danbury Hospital has 371 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 70,000 ED visits per year. As a teaching hospital, we are affiliated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. Our Medical Group includes 900+ physicians and advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.
Danbury, Connecticut, in Fairfield County, is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, about 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic rolling hills, this beautiful suburban location boasts excellent housing and school systems. As part of the greater NY metropolitan area, the city of Danbury enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide array of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and boating in state and regional parks and preserves. Home to Western Connecticut State University, Danbury has abundant local historical, cultural, educational, and recreational attractions. Boston, New York City, New Haven and Hartford are easily accessible via train or car.
Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.
For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Stephanie Ramirez, Junior Recruiter, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (203)299-7316.
We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.
Location: Danbury-111 Osborne Street
Work Type: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day 8
Work Shift: 8 - 5:30pm
Org Unit: 573
Department: DB Gastroenterology