1029 Pleasant Street · Bridgewater, MA 02324 508.697.8116 (p) · 508.697.8117 (f)
Pediatric RN Clinical Nurse Manager-RN-Full Time
Bridgewater Pediatrics is an award- winning, general pediatric group practice, affiliated with Boston Children's' Hospital. Our provider staff includes three pediatricians, six nurse practitioners, two behavioral health clinicians, a lactation consultant, and a nutritionist. Our goal is to provide the finest comprehensive care to children and adolescents in a family- centered model. Detailed information about our practice can be found at www.bridgewaterpediatrics.com.
General Description: We are seeking a Pediatric RN Clinical Nurse Manager. The Clinical Nurse Manager will lead and support our dynamic nursing and medical assistant team. He/She will manage the daily clinical operations including patient and employee safety; employee staffing and orientation; maintain a dynamic and collaborative relationship with supervisor, RNs, LPNs, medical assistants and pediatric providers; ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory laws, ACO care requirements, and demonstrate excellence in service standards; supervise and serve as a professional role model for RN, LPN and medical assistants. The candidate should be mature and passionate about providing direct patient centered care. Engage in various professional development and educational trainings to enhance their ability to provide effective, efficient, and quality care.
The professional in this role will maintain the standards and scope of nursing practice; provide support and direction to staff to ensure practice efficiency and the delivery of quality care. Act as an advocate and conduit for communication to all nursing staff including medical assistants. Promote the profession of nursing practice through mentoring, professional development, and interactive collaboration with other disciplines.
Identify opportunities to enhance patient safety, patient satisfaction, and service excellence. Vaccine Management including supply and demand balances. Experience with quality improvement analyses and implementation is desirable. Collaborate with the leadership team and participates in Pediatric Physician Organization Learning Communities.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.
Licensure to practice the profession of nursing as an RN in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
PALS certification is desirable
Exemplary leadership and management skills
Minimum of 6 years demonstrated clinical experience and skills in direct pediatric nursing.
Resume and cover letter can be emailed to Louis Lemieux firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridgewater Pediatrics in Bridgewater, MA is seeking a part-time medical assistant. Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the Medical Assistant will collaborate with our pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and clinical team to provide care to infants, children, and teens.
Take patient vitals and dialog with patients and their parents to obtain a brief history, and properly log it in the patient’s electronic health record
Administer vaccinations and complete required documentation
Assist physicians and nurse practitioners with patient care, including assisting with various medical tests, blood draws, and administering medications as needed
Clean, disinfect, and prepare rooms as patients transition
Help to maximize efficiency and minimize wait times by facilitating optimal patient flow
Help make patients and their families feel comfortable and at ease
Assist with general duties and special projects as needed, including help at the front desk
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Accreditation is required
Experience working with children in a pediatric setting is preferred
Candidate must be organized, detail oriented, and a team player who works well under pressure
Must possess a love for children and an ability to provide compassionate care
Send resume and cover letter via email to:Louis Lemieux
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