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Director of Nursing ($3,000 Signing Bonus)

Company: Esperanza Health Centers
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

New Hires eligible for a $3,000 signing bonus Position purpose: The Director of Nursing is responsible for the leadership of nursing departmental initiatives and growth opportunities that impact, enhance or change the nursing department at Esperanza Health Centers. This leader will initiate, oversee, and lead nursing practice through professional development opportunities in alignment with Esperanza missions and values. In this role oversight will include, but is not limited to, nursing policy and procedure, evaluation of nursing programs, patient education, and continued support of nursing staff. As part of this role, the director will help to implement Esperanza's Strategic plan throughout the nursing department. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Supervision & Training

  • Help to give strategic direction for the nursing department.
  • Determine most strategic deployment of nursing employees across Esperanza.
  • Coordinate with medical staff and other departments to ensure quality nursing care is provided.
  • In collaboration with the HR and Operations Departments, helps facilitate training of other departments (such as medical assistants).
  • Ensure communication of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures vertically across the chain of command through meetings, huddles, and other forms of communication.
  • Establish new policies, procedures, and update existing policies to improve overall standard of care.
  • Develop, conduct, and ensure compliance for all staff for required training related to clinical operations compliance.
  • Providing ongoing education classes
  • Assess and evaluate all nursing programs, which include but are not limited to diabetes education, hypertension, hearing aids, and ACTH stimulation therapy. 2. Clinical Duties
    • Provides education to patients with Type 1, Type 2, gestational diabetes, and uncontrolled hypertension.
    • Adjust medications, titrates insulin per protocol, and orders labs to help patients achieve optimal blood sugar control
    • Collaborate with endocrinology and adult medicine providers to assist patients in achieving individualized goals.
    • Identifies, tracks, and manages care for high-risk patients in collaboration with the entire care team. High-risk patients include individuals or families with co-morbidities such as diabetes, HTN, asthma and/or psychosocial issues.
    • Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
    • Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care, with attention to population-based measures. Esperanza Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) according to Title 44, Ill. Administrative Code, and Subpart C Section 750.150. .

      1. Nursing degree and current licensure; required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Preferred. Associate degree acceptable with relevant experience and training. 2. Currently licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Illinois, required 3. Five or more years of working in clinical setting and prior leadership experience, preferred 4. BLS CPR card, required 5. Previous experience working with Latino population, preferred 6. Bilingual English/Spanish, required Esperanza Health Centers offers benefits to all its full-time employees: BCBS Medical PPO Plans - Ameritas Dental - Eye Med Vision -401K- company match - Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,000 per year-10 Paid Holidays and 21 Days of Paid Time Off PM21 PI176378818

Keywords: Esperanza Health Centers, Chicago , Director of Nursing ($3,000 Signing Bonus), Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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