ABOUT HOWARD BROWN HEALTH
At Howard Brown Health, we cultivate a passionate, innovative and empowered workforce committed to furthering our mission to eliminate health disparities and improve the lives of LGBTQ people. At Howard Brown we are deeply committed to diversity, racial equity, and LGBTQ liberation, recognizing that when our workforce represents the communities we serve, we enhance our own experiences and the quality of our services.
We support this environment by: Hiring and mentoring a diverse workforce that reflects communities we serve Fostering the leadership of staff at all levels of the organization Creating a learning organizational culture with strong systems to support individuals’ success Celebrating the intersections of our diverse identities.
WHAT WE OFFER: Competitive compensation Generous paid time off including three weeks paid vacation per year Comprehensive medical insurance - Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and HMO Vision and dental insurance 401(k) with employer match of up to 5%, vested after 90-days Flexible spending account (medical and dependent care) Pre-tax transit/parking benefit (no employer match) Employer-paid life insurance Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance Employee Assistance Program 50% discount at Brown Elephant stores and numerous discounts with cellular providers and local businesses
The Associate Director of Nursing (ADON) is a leadership position with direct and indirect patient care responsibilities. The responsibility of this position is to work closely with the Director of Nursing to improve the quality of patient care and services provided by the team. Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the ADON may be responsible for a variety of administrative responsibilities such as hiring and on boarding new staff. In the absence of the Director of Nursing, the (ADON) will serve as overseeing and managing the RN staff at all Howard Brown Health sites. Secondary responsibilities include providing direct nursing care to patients, coordinating staff compliance with OSHA .The position requires strong leadership and communication skills. Management experience and direct clinical care experience including patient assessment, ambulatory care nursing and triage is a must. The Associate Director of Nursing will oversee and manage the work and service provided by the nursing staff. The Associate Director of Nursing will work closely with the Director of Nursing to improve the quality of patient care and services provided by the team. In the absence of the Director of Nursing, the Associate Director of Nursing will oversee the entire team ensuring quality customer service and compliance with all Federal, State and local rules and regulations. The Associate Director of Nursing under the supervision of the Director of Nursing will be responsible for hiring, training and on boarding new staff. The Associate of Nursing will supervise RN’S as needed temporary or permanently. The Associate Director of Nursing will be responsible for the nurses work schedule and provide direct supervision for some of the staff. The Associate Director of Nursing under the supervision of the Director of Nursing will be responsible for maintaining a budget, as well as supplies and inventory. The Associate Director of Nursing will develop reports for licensing and accreditations (CPR) periodically plan and implement staff training seminars. The Associate of Nursing will participate in 30% face to face direct patient care rotating to all clinical sites. The Associate Director of Nursing will train all nursing in clinical operations, required clinical skills, and new procedures. The Associate Director of Nursing will participate in RN standing order review and evidence based practice updates. The Associate Director of Nursing will represent RN perspective in administrative meetings, and the steering committee. The Associate Director of Nursing will coordinate RN team meeting and interdisciplinary meetings as needed to address program concerns and updates. The Associate Director of Nursing will design new hire RN training protocols and proficiencies for review prior to independent RN practice. Provide direct feedback to staff and management in areas where safety or patient care is compromised as a part of risk management team. Actively participate along with the Director of Nursing, in problem-solving for nursing staff in difficult situations; serve as central resource for nursing staff. Coordinate and lead nursing team meetings as needed. Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, devise and/or update system for triage, including communication patterns, protocols and policies which allow for safe and efficient decisions. Provide nursing care and education to patients/clients, their significant others, and staff in a compassionate manner, and apply human relation and customer service skills in establishing good rapport. Works with site practice managers to review and evaluate need for new medical supplies and medications. Work with Department of Education to maintain clinical competency through continuing education, recertification , and clinical practice Adhere to Howard Brown Human Resources Policies and Procedures. Actively participates in fulfillment of organization’s mission, vision, and core values.. Follows role assignments that are in alignment with the Patient Centered Medical Home Standards, and participate in all Patient Centered Medical Home efforts Adheres to OSHA standards in delivery of care to all patients.
Qualifications Bachelors of Nursing Preferred or comparable experience, two to three years of nurse management experience in a hospital or outpatient setting required. Experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) required. Knowledge of the principles and practice of nursing and the structure and function of community health centers and/or public health nursing. Must have current Illinois nursing license. Knowledge and experience with multi-ethnic, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender clients and issues highly desirable. Ability to demonstrate priority-setting and ability to work in a complex environment. Ability to function with a high degree of independence and collaboration with other health care providers. Commitment to service, quality, and departmental core values. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Skills in communicating effectively with patients and their families. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Unrestricted Active Illinois Nurse License, documentation of a Nursing Degree from an accredited nursing program