Registered Nurses- RN Needed in Jamestown

Description: Registered Nurse

Purpose: The R.N. will promote and restore patient’s health as they provide, delegate, evaluate and coordinate comprehensive professional nursing care through the use of the nursing process for patients of all ages, gender, cultures, and background; provide physical and psycho-social support to patients, friends, and families. This individual may oversee clinical care of other personnel including LPN’s and MA’s.
Job Duties:
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements

Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families

Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions

Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations

Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations

Documents patient care services by charting in patient record

Maintains continuity by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs

Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential

Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques

Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies

Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport

Assess, plan, direct and evaluate total nursing care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of TCC

Provides case management by being a patient advocate, resource and contact person for patients

Performs assessment data collection and documents subjective data (chief complaint and allergies) and objective data (vital signs/weight/etc.). Reviews basic health history information for patients; focusing on environmental, self-care and clinic discharge planning

Administers medications and intravenous solutions skillfully and correctly, and performs lab/diagnostic testing as ordered by provider and reports all critical lab values immediately

Anticipates and prepares examination room with equipment and supplies required for the visit. Assists provider with examination and procedures per request

Participates in Quality Improvement activities, including the QPIC Committee

Participates in training, orientation, competency assessment and education of new employees

Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately

Serves as a resource person to other staff

Acts in a professional manner, reflecting the mission of TCC and demonstrates compliance with all policy, procedures and federal/state regulations

Performs other duties as assigned

Education/Skills/Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited program for registered nursing

Current RN license or must have taken state boards within 2 months after graduation. If has failed exam, must take the next exam on the first available date

Current CPR certification

One year ambulatory or public health experience is preferred

Strong assessment skills required

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required

Leadership and organizational skills essential

Bilingual especially in Spanish is preferred

Computer literate preferred

Knowledge of medical office practices, procedures and equipment

Knowledge of problem-oriented record keeping

Correct English usage, spelling and grammar

Skilled nursing care and follow-up with thorough documentation

Knowledge of community resources


The Chautauqua Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class.
 

Health Information Technology Specialist - Trainer

Applicants Interested in this position should apply at:
https://www.indeedjobs.com/the-chautauqua-center?hl=en_US

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Health Information Technology (HIT) Implementation Specialist/Trainer will have responsibility for managing integrated practice management and electronic health record system implementations and ongoing support on behalf of TCC health centers. This includes but is not limited to performing workflow analysis, working closely with the IT project manager to manage all systems associated with the health care data systems including extensive report writing knowledge. Knowledge of electronic medical systems is essential. You will be expected to assist in implementation activities, work flow analysis, reporting requirements for both federal and internal needs. Duties will include serving as lead or assistant trainer in all staff training sessions on all product features. In addition to system implementation, position will be responsible for developing and performing on-going training programs customized to fit the needs of each member center, and coordinating network level training programs as needed. Regional travel within NYS and between TCC facilities is required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Coordinate all aspects of system implementation, working closely with the vendor and TCC project team.
  • Perform business and clinical workflow analysis and make informed recommendations regarding the most effective, efficient use of product features to fit their needs within the confines of any network standards that are established.
  • Provide Electronic Health Record implementation guidance and support for other contracted clients.
  • Organize and convene regular workgroup meetings and review project activities, establish deadlines and keep project on track.
  • Develop job specific training manuals to be used during staff training and ongoing support.
  • Staff training:
    • Perform super-user and all staff training.
    • Develop and perform on-going training support programs customized to assist with new staff training and/or refresher training for existing staff.
  • Regularly attend Clinical, Finance and IT committee meetings.
  • Serve as staff support to Clinical, Finance and IT committees.
  • Maintain knowledge base for FQHC specific billing and reporting requirements and regulations.
  • Maintain knowledge base for State and Federal incentive programs that FQHC are eligible to apply for.
  • Maintain knowledge base of recent and planned product development and communicate such to members regularly.
  • Perform all assignments within the deadlines set and regularly communicate the status of various projects to the IT manager and other staff members.
  • Assist in coordinating and maintaining a record of product deficiencies and development requests at the network level.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or required.
REPORTS TO: IT Manager, TCC
SUPERVISES: NA

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Software training and/or implementation experience in a primary health care services environment.
  • Experience with FQHC clinical and/or financial operations including billing and reporting requirements preferred.
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records and Practice Management applications
  • Experience with developing and providing technical training
  • Experience with network servers and networking systems preferred
  • A minimum of five years experience in health information technology or a graduate of an accredited college with a Bachelors Degree in education, computer or health care related field.
  • Ability to learn new systems and programs quickly.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Dynamic presentation skills.
  • Ability to develop clear and presentable documentation.
  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others as a team.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical requirements and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the manual dexterity sufficient to operate phones, computers and other office equipment. The position requires the physical ability to kneel, bend and perform light lifting. This person must have the ability to write and speak clearly using the English language to convey information and be able to hear at normal speaking levels both in person and over the telephone. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Generally, the working conditions are good with little or no exposure to extremes in health, safety hazards and/or hazardous materials. This person must have the ability to travel as required to work with staff and operate between TCC facilities.
CATEGORY: Full-Time
OFFICE LOCATION: Varies between TCC sites within the Chautauqua County.
TCC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status. TCC complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting employment discrimination.

Please Apply at:
https://www.indeedjobs.com/the-chautauqua-center?hl=en_US
 

Loan Repayment Programs Available!

The Chautauqua Center is a NHSC-approved site.

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) offers tax-free loan repayment assistance to support qualified health care providers who choose to take their skills where they’re most needed in the country.
See:
http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/

-Behavioral Health LPN , Jamestown NY-

Description: Licensed Practical Nurse

Purpose: Under RN supervision functions as a member of the nursing team. Responsible and accountable for providing direct and indirect patient care and has assignments in adult medicine, pediatrics, women’s health/prenatal. Performs established outpatient nursing care services and procedures reflective of TCC mission and values.
Job Duties:
Prepares patients for examination:

a. Greets patients
b. Reviews symptoms, treatment, and past health/medical history
c. Takes B/P, weight, height, temperature, and other measurements such as peak
    flow and/or vitals as appropriate to complete health assessment in clinical area
d. Performs vision, hearing screenings, EKG’s and spirometry if appropriate
Assists with provision of care that includes treatment, teaching and counseling

Assists with patient scheduling and encounter forms

Answers and triages telephone calls and callbacks as instructed by registered nurse, physician assistant, nurse practitioner and/or physician

Cleans and stocks examination rooms and maintains room cleaning schedule

Responsible for set-up, assisting and post-cleaning for special procedures

Maintains clinical records and logs for clinical area

Responsible for maintaining, inventory of medical, office, supplies for clinical area

Files charts, lab reports, patient forms and information in the medical records

Requests medical records from other health care provider.

Assists with chart flow/medical records in TCC and for other providers

Assists with the planning and implementation of programs for patients and families to increase awareness of relevant medical conditions, decrease risk-behaviors, and increase responsibility for self-care

Attends and participates in in-service education for staff, quality assurance program, and risk management programs

Relieves and substitutes for other staff as needed

Assists with recognizing the needs and concerns of people within their cultural framework, and maintains constructive relationships in dealing with them

Understands the TCC’s relationship with the community and maintains positive image and relationships

Identifies unsafe patient environment and intervenes responsibly.

Maintains open communication with the Medical Assistants, Dietitian, Social Worker, Registered Nurses, Medical Director, Nurse Practitioners, and other staff, reporting patient progress, abnormal diagnostic/assessment data, and notable health changes

Assists with coordinating care of patient, referring to appropriate community resources and TCC ancillary services when needed

Interprets TCC services and policies to patients and families

Assists patients and families in functioning at their optimum level

Deals with public and staff, both in person and over the telephone, in tactful and professional manner.

Performs other duties as assigned



Education/Skills/Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited program for practical nursing.

Current LPN license or must have taken state boards within 2 months after graduation. If has failed exam, must take the next exam on the first available date.

Current CPR certification

One year ambulatory or public health experience is preferred

Strong assessment skills required.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

Leadership and organizational skills essential.

Satisfactory completion of medication course.

Bilingual especially in Spanish is preferred.

Computer literate preferred.

Knowledge of medical office practices, procedures and equipment.

Knowledge of problem-oriented record keeping

Correct English usage, spelling and grammar.

Skilled nursing care and follow-up with thorough documentation

Knowledge of community resources

Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision

Self-motivated and flexible to daily patient schedule and/or clinic needs


The Chautauqua Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class.
 

Accepting Applications for Social Workers-Dunkirk and Jamestown Sites AND CASAC Certified Social Workers!  (Four New Positions Open)

Will provide evidenced based counseling in a mental health program to patients with varied mental health concerns.  Complete assessments, provide brief interventions, consultations, crisis intervention, and documentation of services.  Must have a master’s degree in a mental health discipline, as well as the corresponding license from NYS to practice and have at minimum 2 years’ experience in a mental health program.  Be willing to work as a team member.  Bilingual preferred, but not required.

Family Practice Physician- Either Jamestown, NY or Dunkirk, NY

POSITION:  Physician (Family Practice)

SUMMARY:
Provide quality and cost effective primary care services to patient population, meeting their diverse health and social needs.

The Chautauqua Center (TCC) expects all employees to respond and participate to emergency situation per emergency policies and procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical
Per specialty, perform complete examination of patients including adults, children and infants
Assess and manage acute and chronic conditions and participate in disease registry
Screen all patients for health maintenance needs, including immunizations
Educates patients and family members in health promotion, disease prevention and birth control methods as appropriate
Assists in preparation and selection of patient education materials
Initiates diagnostic studies referring abnormal results of concern to Medical Director of specialist
Helps coordinate efficient flow of patients through the system of care
Helps monitor status of referrals
Obtain and review patient histories and develops patient care charts, ensuring completeness and accuracy
Helps facilitate creation and tracking of patient data, specimens and records
Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods
Helps provide triage services and treatment services during disaster, per protocol
Maintains hospital privileges as designated by TCC
Shares a call schedule with other providers
Other duties as assigned by TCC
Management
Provide a proportionate share of daily supervision and be able to act as mentor to PA/NP and co-sign their charts
Provide consultative support, including differential diagnosis to NP, PA, mid-level Providers, triage nurse and other Physicians
Participate in proctoring of new hire and newly graduated Providers
Other duties as assigned by TCC
Administrative
Provide trainings on procedures, risk management and emergency care
Participate in Quality Assurance, peer review and maintain confidentiality
Participate in quality improvement, chart audits, and process improvement programs both system wide and cluster specific
Participate in cluster specific meetings and administrative task as assigned by Medical Director or cluster lead Clinicians
Helps in recording of no-show visits and lab results/refills
Participates or collaborate with marketing and other health education staff on education and patient recruitment health fairs
Maintain current knowledge-base and appropriate licensure
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Other duties as assigned by TCC

QUALIFICATIONS:      

Licensed to work in the state of New York as a Medical Doctor
Board Certification
CPR certified
Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise
Minimum 1 year experience in a primary care clinic
Legal authorization to work in the United States
A valid State Driver’s license with clean records and access to insured automobile

The Chautauqua Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class.
 

To Be Considered for Employment