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BCCP Prohealth Coordinator/LPN

Amoskeag Health

Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.

Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 14,579 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.

Mission
To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.

Vision
We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.

Core Values
We believe in:
• Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
• Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
• Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
• Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 15% of total revenue.


The BCCP Nurse Coordinator/ LPN has two main responsibilities. The BCCP Nurse Coordinator is responsible for enrolling eligible of women into the Breast and Cervical Screening Program. S/he provides case management for enrolled women, monitoring the results of their screenings and arranging for follow-up as indicated. S/he is responsible for the clinical and financial reporting necessary for the grant. S/he also works closely with the BCCP CHW to review and report required quality improvement initiatives and data to the State of NH’s BCCP program staff. 

Qualifications:

Education/Training: RN or LPN with a current, unrestricted NH nursing license. 
Skills:  Computer skills.  Health assessment skills.
Experience in women’s health issues and implementation of a wellness program.

The ProHealth Nurse Coordinator is to assist with the day to day clinical operations as follows:

 
1.Will provide and facilitate care coordination for all patients enrolled in the program including, but not limited to, triage and clinical support functions.
 
2.Works in collaboration with ProHealth Integrated Program Staff to provide uplifting consumer dignity, ensuring safety and efficiency in workflows that promotes the goals and objectives of the program.

 
1.Assess patient's need for treatment or clinical advice via telephone call or personal encounter (walk-in). Consults with provider whenever necessary in order to advise patient of most appropriate action and reinforces provider plan of care.
 
2.Determines, based on patient need, if patient needs to be seen by a provider and how quickly. Promotes continuity of care within limits of staffing availability. Schedules urgent appointments appropriately.
 
3.Responds to patient calls within a timely manner. Documents all calls/visits, maintains accurate notes in telephone messages, and attaches to progress note in patient's chart. All documentation in a patient's medical record must be complete and easily understood by anyone who may need to access the record.
 
4.Meets with providers on a regular basis and works jointly to establish expectations for how team issues will be managed, such as scheduling, forms and refill issues.
 
5.Integrates health teaching into daily clinical routines, including appropriate information on health maintenance and disease management, for all ages, during each patient encounter.
 
6.In case of patient referral to the Emergency Department or another facility, coordinates care with appropriate staff at the other facility (Mental Health Center, Emergency Department, VNA, etc).
 
7.Prepares prescription refills (via pharmacy line; patient calls/visits) and necessary vouchers, when indicated. Charts all refills and updates as needed.
 
JOB RELATIONSHIPS:
 
A.Responsible to: Director of Wellness and Specialty Services
B.Interrelationships: Works closely with the nursing staff, providers, business office and ancillary staff
C.Oversees: part-time BCCP Assistant
 
Responsibilities and Authorities:
 
BCCP
 
1.Patient consultation and monitoring of patient treatment protocols.
 
2.Communicates with AH staff about CDC grant program requirements and procedures.
 
3.Develops workflows that facilitate efficient, high quality care and follow-up.
 
4.Communicates with community resources and specialists about clinical issues.

 

Report Management

 
1.Completes and sends all required forms for enrollment and clinical information within specified timeframe of one week and collection of signed Informed consents obtained.
 
2.Screening Data Reporting Forms to be completed by Nurse and submitted to BCCP within one week of receiving the screening results. 

 
1.Works with accounts payable staff to verify payments to sub-contractors and program reimbursement policies

 
1.Helps prepare billing worksheets for submission to the state for reimbursement.

 
1.Prepares and/or facilitates preparation of all other reports required by the grant.

 

Compliance

 
1.Promote client confidentiality and right to privacy, co-operating with medical records staff to ensure effective retrieval system for client records.

 
1.Continually update personal, clinical and professional knowledge and skills through formal and informal educational experience. Comply with state continuing education laws.

 
1.Update list of community resources that would assist our clients in the management of their disease. 

 
1.Attend and participate in AH meetings as directed. If absent, responsible for reading minutes of meetings and signing the documentation.

 
1.Attend mandatory safety-related and infection control in-service trainings as designated by Senior Management Team

 
1.Participate in Process Improvement activities and be actively involved in Total Quality Management for AH

 
1.Maintain licensure for RN status by ongoing professional education; maintain professional development.

 
1.Sensitivity to cultural diversity of population being served. Maintain client age-related competence.

 
1.Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

How to Apply:
Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: October 28, 2019

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