Nursing Supervisor, Corvallis, OR
Salary $63,294.40 - $94,952.00 Annually
Location Corvallis, OR
Job Type Permanent Full-time (01)
Department Community Health Centers
Job Number 18-012
Bargaining Unit: Management
About us: Benton County Health Services is an integrated organization that includes The Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties and Benton County Public Health Department. We are a mission-driven organization with a heart in leading health care transformation. We are committed to providing high quality client care and improving health outcomes. We need experienced, dynamic and motivated registered nurses to join our team. The Community Health Centers are certified Patient-Centered Health Homes and are recognized as innovators in health care delivery. The medical homes have multidisciplinary care teams where the nurse care coordinators play a integral role. We provide primary care services through six clinics that span across Benton and Linn Counties.
About our Community: Benton County is one of the top three healthiest counties in Oregon, according to the County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. With a population of 85,000, Benton County provides outdoor recreation galore and ample opportunities for cultural activities. It is nestled in the mid-Willamette Valley wine country, and 90 miles from Portland and a short drive to the ocean or the mountains. Corvallis is the county seat and home to Oregon State University. It is a unique college city of 54,000 people and offers university town amenities, shopping, restaurants and cultural opportunities of a large metropolis with a cozy small-town lifestyle. Corvallis has a diversity of living choice, from agriculture acreage to serene valley settings and woodlands of the Coast Range.
This position will be at the Lincoln Health Center, which is a school-based clinic located at Lincoln Elementary School in Corvallis, OR. Open until filled.
Registered Nurses work in clinical, community, and home settings to provide a broad range of nursing services aimed at disease prevention, treatment, and health policy implementation. This position plays a key role in coordination of all clinical nursing strategies for nursing education, prevention and service delivery.
MFA: Nursing Services and Program Management
Manage and supervise the health center clinical nurses and other assigned staff Responsibilities include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions
Perform individual, comprehensive, physical and psycho-social health assessments of clients identifying actual and potential health needs.
Provide care coordination and case management, health education, nursing assessment, patient triage, and medication counseling to health center clients of all age ranges. Develop and monitor reasonable and measurable outcomes with client. Monitor interventions implemented to achieve these outcomes.
Manage client medication. May include: maintaining/dispensing medications to clients. Provide medication management training to clients. Oversee vaccine storage.
MFA: RN Care Coordination
Develop and lead implementation of a broad nursing strategy that includes multiple sites, and development of new nursing strategies.
Work collaboratively with care team to plan and monitor patient panel needs to address targeted population.
Collaborate with management at the Health Center and Health Department to deliver an integrated approach to programs and services.
Participate in design, development and implementation of Quality Improvement processes and initiatives. Uses Quality Improvement tools and data to evaluate and guide decisions and demonstrate improvement.
Develop and implement policies and procedures to assure efficient and professional delivery of services.
Ensure compliance with department and county policies, state and federal statutes and rules, certification/compliance requirements, and funding requirements. Provide reports demonstrating compliance as required.
Advise senior leadership on emerging issues, policies and strategies relevant to program area.
MFA: Community Relationships
Develop and maintain working relationships with community partners, collaborating and participating in planning and program changes to enhance continuity and a coordinated system of care within the community
Develop and distribute materials and strategies that increase awareness of, and access to, nursing programs within Health Services and the community.
Provide consultation, education and advisement to community agencies and the public as requested.
Convene and/or participate in coalitions, committees and task forces at the community, regional, and/or state level.
Responsible for planning and executing special projects.
Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to area of assignment
- 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience as a nurse or related medical professional
- 2 years of supervisory experience as a Nursing Supervisor or a related medical supervisor
- Current Oregon Registered Nurse license
- Current Oregon driver's license
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check
This position requires driving and may require use of a personal vehicle.
Benton County (OR)
4077 SW Research Way
Corvallis, Oregon, 97333.