Jamestown Care Coordinator Needed  (Bi-Lingual Position)

Description: Bi-Lingual Care Coordinator

Purpose: The Care Coordinator will provide coordinated care to patients by developing, monitoring, and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
Job Duties:
Orients and educates patients and their families by meeting them; explaining the role of the patient care coordinator; initiating the care plan; providing educational information in conjunction with direct care providers related to treatments, procedures, medications, and continuing care requirements.
Develops interdisciplinary care plan and other case management tools by participating in meetings; coordinating information and care requirements with other care providers; resolving issues that could affect smooth care progression; fostering peer support; providing education to others regarding the case management process.
Evaluates outcomes of care with the interdisciplinary team by measuring intervention effectiveness with the team; implementing team recommendations.
Respects patients by recognizing their rights; maintaining confidentiality.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Maintains patient care database by entering new information as it becomes available; verifying findings and reports; backing up data.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Assists all patients through the healthcare system by acting as a patient advocate and navigator.
Participates in Patient Centered Medical Home team meetings and quality improvement initiatives.
Supports patient self-management of disease and behavior modification interventions.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education/Skills/Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Nursing, and Behavioral Sciences preferred.
Self-disciplined, energetic, passionate, innovative
One year ambulatory or public health experience is preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
Leadership and organizational skills essential
Bilingual especially in Spanish is preferred
Computer literate preferred
Demonstrate sound judgment, decision-making and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of medical office practices, procedures and equipment
Knowledge of problem-oriented record keeping
Correct English usage, spelling and grammar
Confidence to communicate and outreach to other community healthcare organizations and personnel
Knowledge of community resources

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WILLING TO TRAIN THE RIGHT PERSON!

Bi-lingual MA Needed in Dunkirk!
Room patients and translate for the Medical Providers.  Fill in at reception desk as needed.  Full-time position Monday-Friday.

Internships-Behavioral Health

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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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

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