Our approach to medical care, provides a unique, interdisciplinary model of whole-person health care that addresses the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual determinants of health within the Primary Care Clinic. Our staff is anchored by multicultural team of nurses and board-certified physicians, NPs, and PAs. Together with social workers, pharmacists, behavioral health consultants, and pastors, our primary care team serves alongside roughly 300 volunteer interpreters, doctors, nurses, and other specialists each year to provide comprehensive health care to our city’s most vulnerable.
Mission & Passions
Our Mission - Siloam Health’s mission is to share the love of Christ by serving those in need through health care.
Our Vision - Whole-person health care ministry among the poor as a catalyst for the flourishing of a whole new Nashville.
Our Values -
Love – We are motivated by the love of Jesus Christ and exists to share it.
Hospitality – God has called us to be a healing and welcoming community that is an extension of the local Body of Christ.
Excellence – We practice the highest standards of clinical excellence while preserving a focus on each individual patient.
Compassion – Our compassionate care includes both respect for each individual patient and active pursuit of whole person healing on multiple levels.
Mercy – We preferentially direct efforts to those who often have no alternative for health care.
Integrity – We maintain the highest integrity in all aspects of its operation – clinical, administrative and spiritual.
Stewardship – We actively depends on God to provide both resources and healing through a variety of means.
Prayer – We were founded in prayer and the need to continually be bathed in prayer.
Partnership – We are committed to pursue collaborations with others in our community to maximize the fulfillment of our mission.
Discipleship – We consciously strive to impact the health care profession itself by creating a model of a Christ-centered learning environment for volunteers and trainees.
Job Title - Nurse Manager
The primary objective of the Nurse Manager is to work with the Lead Staff Physician to manage the nurses in their day-to-day patient care. This includes oversight of clinic processes such as intake, triage, patient education, patient flow, onsite diagnostics, care teams, care coordination, and coordinating clinical programs to remain in compliance with federal regulations. This position involves supervision and organization of the staff nurses, volunteer nurses, medical assistants, and others involved in caring for patients.
• Supervises nursing staff (paid and volunteer).
• Supervises use of equipment, supplies and medications, assuring staff has thorough training and understanding.
• Oversees the organization of the triage process for walk-in patients and of the system for handling the phone-line for nurse calls.
• Performs routine specialized procedures and onsite diagnostics such as venipuncture, catheterization, POC INR, and sterile dressing changes under established protocols; teaches others in these same procedures.
• Performs or assists in procedural care requiring complex nursing skills and clinical judgment.
• Notifies primary physician, as appropriate, regarding unusual or unexpected events/problems requiring direct physician consultation.
• Oversees the medical supply inventory and purchasing process.
• Educates and advises the nurses regarding specific medical issues within established protocols.
• Reviews the patient schedule to ensure appropriate nurse support and supplies.
• Oversees the immunization program including vaccine storage and monitoring as well as emergency vaccine storage.
Job Qualifications Education, Skills, and Experience
Education and Experience
• Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (RN)
• Current State of Tennessee RN Nurse License required.
• Current CPR Certification
• Minimum of 3 years working in a healthcare setting, preferably office-based with increasing responsibilities.
• Previous supervisory experience preferred.
• Passionate about Christian ministry to the under-served and in full agreement with our mission and core values.
• Willingness to serve persons with limited access to healthcare and who are from different cultures and faith beliefs.
• Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Office products as well as electronic medical records preferred.
• Adherence to OSHA and confidentiality requirements.
• Ability to work well in a team setting.
• Familiarity with medical terminology is preferred.
• Bilingual ability a plus.
• Must have excellent communication skills.
• Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures.
• Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects and proper administration.
• Ability to perform moderate physical activity.
• Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions and progress.
• Knowledge of primary care principles and practices.
• Able to handle sensitive information in a professional and confidential manner.