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Assistant Director of Nursing

Department: Nursing
Location: Buffalo, NY

The Community Health Center of Buffalo (CHCB) is seeking a Full-time Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) to join our large, diverse, well-established, growing, and state-of-the-art health center. CHCB offers competitive pay and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Supplemental Insurances, 401k match, Tuition Assistance, and Paid Time Off. This position is also eligible for the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment program.

Job Summary:
The Assistant Director of Nursing will deliver non-clinical/non-direct patient care duties under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, Physician/Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner.

- Adheres to agency policies and procedures regarding confidentiality
- Participates in quality improvement activities
- Communicates effectively with patients and staff
- Maintains a professional manner in interacting with patients and staff
- Adheres to infection control principles
- Assists Director of Nursing with staff scheduling
- Time and Attendance for all Nursing staff

Oversee Nursing Activities including but not limited to:
- Checking and logging refrigerator and freezer temperatures twice a day
- Monitoring and ordering medical supplies, including vaccines
- Making sure there’s enough copies of forms such as temperature logs, PPD forms, order form, and VIS
- Checking faxes and mails (nurse mailbox) in the mailroom and addressing them
- Making sure physical forms and other forms are photocopied for scanning before giving them back to the patient
- Making sure refrigerators and freezers are used ONLY for vaccines, medicines, and other medical supplies
- Updating NYSIIS for scheduled patients by checking eCW immunization record and scanned immunization record.
- Inventory of sample meds
- Upon arrival of vaccines, putting them in eCW and NYSIIS for VFC and eCW for private
- For night duty, making sure all specimens for Quest are brought downstairs
- Clear voicemail before leaving
- Provides case management
- Maintains a clean, safe orderly work environment
- Performs supportive duties to maintain efficient patient flow
- Performs routine diagnostic tests
- Reviews lab results and reports abnormal findings to the providers
- Maintains supplies for patient rooms
- Maintains the integrity of the medical record
- Maintains documentation in logs as appropriate
- Provides patient education
- Recognizes emergency situations and notifies appropriate personnel
- Regular attendance is required
- Attends meetings as required
- Performs other relevant duties as assigned or requested

- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York
- Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
- Three years’ experience in an ambulatory healthcare setting
- Computer literacy
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:
- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
- Five years’ experience in an ambulatory healthcare setting
- Experience with an Electronic Medical Record System

Physical Demands:
Requires periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stooping. Evening work may be required.

Join our team and contribute to the high-quality care we provide at the Community Health Center of Buffalo. Apply today as Assistant Director of Nursing!

Pay: Approx. $78k - 80k, depending on experience.

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