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Join AltaMed’s team of multicultural health care professionals in serving more than 150,000 families a year. Our integrated system emphasizes prevention and healthy living to reduce health care disparities in multi-ethnic communities and avoid unnecessary trips to the emergency room or other more costly forms of care.
AltaMed is the largest independent Federally Qualified Community Health Center in the U.S., with more than 930,000 annual patient visits. Our culturally competent physicians and health care professionals provide integrated primary care services, senior care programs, and health and human services at 43 accredited sites in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Established in 1970, AltaMed is proud to be a national model for the delivery of quality, patient centered care to underserved communities. We currently have an excellent opportunity for the following:
Supervisor, Nursing (RN) Senior Care Service – Bilingual English / Spanish
Los Angeles – 90022
Full Time – Regular, Position Req. #344
This position is responsible for all aspects of nursing care and the supervision of clinical support and nursing staff. The Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day staff activities. Will interact, coordinate, and facilitate activities with all disciplines, departments, and appropriate regulatory agencies.
- Responsible for ensuring the timely and comprehensive completion of initial and re-assessments with particular attention to the nursing component, including specific short- term nursing goals in each individualized plan of care.
- Maintains acceptable standards of nursing care, based on program specific regulatory requirements as well as Joint Commission and AltaMed standards.
- Assist with interviewing and hiring of clinical support and nursing staff.
- Responsible for competency training, in-services, and assessments including but not limited to venipuncture, Infection control, Injections, immunizations, protocols, and nursing documentation as appropriate.
- Assists with preparing for various private, county, and state audits.
- Responsible for the implementation, monitoring and maintenance of all logs, including monitoring, administering, and recording ordered medications.
- Responsible for ensuring the ordering and maintaining of adequate supplies and equipment. May delegate to staff members as needed.
- Responds to medical emergencies and will take the lead in management of the situation as indicated.
- Screen and triage “walk-in” and “telephonic patient contacts” as needed.
- Provides health education and counseling to the participant and family when indicated by the plan of care.
- Acts as liaison between departments, in addition community providers, specialists, institutions, home health agencies, DME vendors, and appropriate regulatory agencies.
- Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures and supports the Quality Improvement Programs, and Utilization Management (PACE) programs/strategies.
- Participates as an active member of the inter or multi-disciplinary team to assess the nursing need of the patient.
- Accurately assesses and documents patient status to support the regulatory review and approvals of initial enrollment (LOC for PACE).
- Ensures annual review of program policies and procedures, modifying as appropriate and consistent with appropriate standards.
- Supervises, coordinates and ensures efficient operations in the clinical setting as appropriate.
- Completes subordinates performance evaluations in a timely manner with coaching and appropriate ongoing communications with staff.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities:
- Strong time management and supervisory skills.
- Ability to motivate and lead subordinates.
- Strong team building skills, excellent customer service.
- Knowledge of program regulations and preventative measures for “at risk” participants.
- Excellent health assessment skills relating to geriatrics.
- Detail oriented and thorough.
- Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
- Ability to multi-task with excellent prioritizing skills.
- Ability to manage crisis situations, maintaining structure and organization.
- Computer literate in Microsoft Word/Excel/Power Point.
- Knowledge of clinical care practices, operations and local, state and federal regulatory standards.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current valid license by the State Board of Nursing.
- A minimum of two years’ experience in geriatric nursing required and minimum one year experience in the supervision and management of staff in a healthcare environment.
- Bilingual English/Spanish, Tagalog, or Mandarin preferred.
AltaMed offers extensive opportunities for professional development, as well as competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Our team members enjoy medical, dental and vision plans, retirement plan with matching employer contributions, tuition reimbursement, continuing education programs, and much more. We invite you to join us in making a difference in our communities and in the lives of others.
For immediate consideration, please apply online at AltaMed.org.
AltaMed is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, age, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
View a full list of open positions and apply online at AltaMed.org.
AltaMed is accredited by The Joint Commission. EOE M/F/D/V