Posting Summary: The University of Virginia Elson Student Health Center is seeking a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner for its Medical Clinic Manager position responsible for the day to day leadership and management of the nursing staff and reception staff in its General Medicine and Gynecology clinic. The Medical Clinic Manager works closely with the General Medicine and Gynecology leadership (e.g. Directors and/or Associate Directors) to assure that all clinical and administrative guidelines are maintained in order to accomplish patient care and administrative objectives. Provides leadership to ensure quality, accessible, comprehensive and cost effective health care at a University Health Center. Will have demonstrated developing and maintaining collaborative relationships during previous employment.
Participates in the maintenance and implementation of quality improvement initiatives, clinic scheduling, and assures competency of all nursing staff through Peer Review, Immunization Competency Program and by direct observation. Plans, implements, and oversees the nurse trainee program.
This individual will have demonstrated skill in human resource management, supervising staff, delegating tasks, and coaching to improve staff performance, staff education and performance management. Expectations for clinical competency include phlebotomy, gynecological and primary care, allergy and vaccine administration (routine and travel), nursing triage, administration of medication, experience with computer programs/EMR, and knowledge of the impact of communicable illness.
The ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing or Master's degree or graduation from an approved Nurse Practitioner Education Program with certification. Applicant should have 4-7 years of clinical nursing and supervisory experience, with expertise in outpatient, emergency department and/or college health nursing. Must have excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills with demonstrated knowledge of and experience in public health practice and principles and the ability to work independently and autonomously with minimal instruction. Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the diverse student population along with an appreciation for ethnic and cultural heritages.
The search will remain open until filled. To apply, candidates must submit a CV/resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references to Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), posting # 0621638.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing, Bachelors of Science degree or Master's Degree or graduation from an approved Nurse Practitioner education program. Certification as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: 4-7 years Clinical Nursing; 4-7 years Previous Supervisory Experience
Experience in outpatient setting, to include phlebotomy, gynecological and primary care, allergy and vaccine administration (routine and travel), nursing triage, administration of medication, experience with computer programs/EMR, and knowledge of the impact of communicable illness, acute care and emergency care.
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience in family practice, urgent care, emergency department, or college health
Required License or Certification: Licensure as an RN or Nurse Practitioner by the state of Virginia. CPR Certification.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to lead a diverse team including performance Management, Workplace Safety, Quality Improvement, Human Resources Management (Interviewing, Hiring policies and procedures, standards of conduct, orientation of employees)
Expertise in triage nursing, nursing assessment, intravenous therapy, medication administration and competency in the job related skills required to provide direct patient care for the college population.
Excellence in knowledge and skills required for provision of ambulatory primary health care.
Outstanding customer service skills and an ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals and organizations.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office
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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.