Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm

Title Director Infection Prevention
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Greater Boston
Experience 3+Years
Description

You will collaborate with Chief Infectious Disease and Chair, Quality and Safety providing key leadership reducing preventable infections and identifying opportunities for best practices and strategies for reduction of hospital acquired infections. 

You will lead a team of experienced long term and highly qualified Infection Control nurses.  Some of your other varied responsibilities will include sitting on various committees, preparing and implementing annual budgets, policies and procedures, as well as educational programs for hospital personnel to maintain compliance with regulatory agency. 

Strong leadership background with at least 3 years experience in Infection Control, quality, and performance improvement may qualify you for this outstanding opportunity as well as the ability to interact with all levels and disciplines within the organization.  A team player who thrives on change and who is a good role model for staff are key.  Certification (CIC) is required as well as Massachusetts RN license.  EHR experience strongly preferred. 

Contact Arlene Mitnick
Email Amitnick@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Medical Billing Supervisor
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Greater Boston
Experience 3+ years
Description

Supervises the daily operations of billing staff; resolves unsettled items and assists in the recovery of

underpayments and denials relative to patients' accounts and third party payers. Supervises

assigned staff to ensure informational data is accurate and timely, ensuring the optimization of

revenue and maximum cash flow benefit to the clinics.

Major medical center, Boston area.

Medical billing experience. Coding certification a plus.

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Nurse Manager, Perioperative Services
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Greater Boston
Experience 3+ years
Description

Assists the Director with planning, organization, and direction of the daily operations as well as provides perioperative education for the

OR, Cath Lab, PAT, APR and Pre-op/PACU/Surgical Day Care.  Min 5 years perioperative nursing exp req., management exp. pref.

BSN req, MSN Nursing Education strongly preferred.  MA RN License, BCLS/ACLS

Suburban Boston location

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Director Perioperative Services
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Greater Boston
Experience 5+ years
Description

Responsible for providing leadership and direction for nursing practice in operating room, pre-admission testing, ambulatory and minor OR

procedure rooms, surgical day care and recovery. Will assure delivery of quality, comprehensive, safe patient care for all patients in Surgical

Services. BSN with a minimum of 3-5 years progressive clinical/supervisory experience in peri-operative and operating room settings and

demonstrated leadership skills.

Massachusetts seacoast location.

Contact Arlene Mitnick
Email Amitnick@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Program Manager
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Boston
Experience 2 years plus
Division Healthcare Leadership
Description

Program Manager-Nursing Quality

Be part of nursing leadership team at a major Boston area cancer center. Will report to the Director for Clinical and Professional Practice and support other nurse leaders in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating programs to influence and enhance evidence-based practice, shared decision-making, professional development of nurses, and top performance on quality measures.

Qualifications include Massachusetts RN license, Masters degree in Nursing, minimum of 7 years oncology nursing, and leadership and quality improvement.

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Nurse Manager Internal Medicine
Category Allied Health Professionals, ASI Contract and Travel Nurse, Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Burlington,Mass
Status Open
Experience 5 years
Division Medical Register
Description

Ambulatory Nurse Manager Perm Position in Burlington

Position Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director in collaboration with the Associate Chief of Ambulatory Nursing Practice, the Nurse Manager Ambulatory (NM) practices within the and Medical Center Professional Practice Model, Massachusetts Nurse Practice Act and ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.  The NM supervises and coordinates the delivery of patient care in their respective departments, providing guidance and direction to clinical and administrative staff.  The NM in collaboration with the Administrative Director communicates policies, evaluates staff job performance, and takes disciplinary action.  The NM, as a registered nurse, provides professional nursing care.  The NM works in collaboration with the physicians, other health care providers and other ambulatory support staff within the department and with other disciplines to plan and coordinate the delivery of patient care.

 

The NM demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychological, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety and age-appropriate considerations of patients.

 

The NM is responsible for oversight of daily practice operations, clinic staffing, coordination of patient care and patient flow.

 

The NM, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0, shall bear full and ultimate responsibility for the quality of nursing care he/she provides to individuals and groups.  Responsibilities include health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and restoration of optimal functioning and comfort or for the dignified death of those they serve.

 

The NM Ambulatory collaborates with staff and other healthcare team members to provide direct patient care and assumes the responsibility for the plan of care and has the authority to make decisions and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan.  The Nurse Manager: Ambulatory facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:

 

  • Clinical judgment and decision making
  • Professional Relationships
  • Clinical leadership
  • Clinical scholarship
  • Management
  • Fiscal Responsibility

 

The delegation and supervision in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0 Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse: Board of Registration in Nursing and the ANA Principles of Delegation is a responsibility and function of the Staff Registered Nurse: Ambulatory.  The delegating registered nurse at  Medical Center bears the full and ultimate responsibility that includes but is not limited to:

 

  • Developing an appropriate patient care assignment
  • Properly and adequately teaching, directing and supervising the delegate
  • The outcome of the delegation

 

The Nurse Manager: Ambulatory provides care directly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members.  The Nurse Manager: Ambulatory maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organizations, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a registered nurse.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education:        Graduate of a state approved or accredited School of Nursing

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing required

 

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration, and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Clinical Skills 

  1. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures.  See Skill Record.
  2. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the unit-specific competencies.  See Skill Record.
  3. Ability to cross train to other clinical areas.

 

Technical Skills

  1. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures.  See Skill Record.
  2. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to unit-specific competencies.  See Skill Record.

 

Experience:  A minimum of five years of acute nursing experience and two years of leadership experience required.

Please call for information on Salary and Benefits.

Sign on and Referral Bonus…ask about upon applying!!

Contact Jodi Inangelo
Email jainangelo@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Clinical Specialist
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Boston
Experience 2 years plus
Division Healthcare Leadership
Description

Clinical Specialist – Oncology

Be part of great nursing leadership team working with world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers, and other dedicated professionals specializing in hematologic malignancies and transplant. You will influence nurses, nursing support personnel and others within the organization supporting evidence based practice in collaboration with this major cancer center partnering with major medical school affiliated hospitals.

You will provide your expertise as a clinician, educator, consultant, and leader.

You should have Massachusetts RN license and a Masters degree in Nursing. Leadership experience and at least 3 years recent experience in nursing oncology. This position will require program or project development experience, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

This is a full time position but there is also an opportunity for a 24 hour position with a flexible schedule.

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Physician Assistant- Neurosurgery
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Greater Boston
Experience 1+years
Description

Physician Assistant- Neurosurgery

Growing Neurosurgical practice South of Boston with major teaching hospital affiliation. Combination

inpatient, clinic, consults, operating room. No call, no nights, no weekends!

NCCPA certified Physician Assistant. Experienced PA-C preferred.

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Medical Billing Manager
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Massachussetts
Status 0pen
Experience 5+ years
Division Michael Ward Assoc
Description

Our client, a major medical center in Massachusetts, seeks a billing manager responsible for the daily operations of a 5 person billing staff.. Will manage all facets of professional revenue cycle processes; charge capture/charge review, accounts receivable follow up, customer service, reimbursement management and write off approvals, etc. Works with the Director carrying out management responsibilities including staff performance, work allocation, QA, training, development, hiring and placement.  Ensures that the clinic captures all appropriate revenue through proper billing procedures, providing feedback to upper management, Will update clinical and administrative staff on ongoing and new billing issues.  Identifies and resolves problems with purpose of achieving goal of maximum revenue and cash flow.

The chosen candidate should have knowledge of accounting, finance, and business management with the ability to prepare clear, comprehensive oral and written communications usually acquired through a BS degree in accounting, business or financial management or related field. MBA would be a plus.
Must have experience with policies, procedures, and systems related to pre-admission, billing/collection, 3rd party regulations, and self=payer guidelines. Should have strong supervisory experience, knowlege of personal computer software spreadsheet programs.
This is within a team environment where you would collaborate with other managers and directors supporting hospital goals and objectives. In addition, would act as liaison to third party representatives negotiating contracts.
Resumes should be sent to amitnick@alternativesolutionsonline.com or call Arlene Mitnick at 617-262-4900
Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title QUALITY PROGRAM MANAGER
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Boston
Experience 2-5 years
Division Michael Ward Assoc.
Description

Position Summary:

The Quality Program Manager’s (QPM) role merges quality/performance improvement with day to day coordination of the hospital’s Risk Management functions. The QPM is accountable for programs related to quality and performance improvement through process and system analysis including measurement based on evidence based practice, the strategic plan, regulatory requirements and proactive management of risk and regulatory compliance throughout the Hospital.  S/he oversees and is accountable for ensuring collection, maintenance, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of quality, safety, research, and compliance data findings. S/he trains, supervises and evaluates initaitives associated with safety, risk and quality as necessary to fulfill a project goal; providing leadership, management, and facilitation of related quality improvement teams and efforts across operational departments.

Principal Duties and Essential Functions:

1.     Develops and leads quality improvement programs or initiatives to effect change and accomplish the established goals and objectives of the Hospital  through performance of needs assessments to identify practice/ systems issues and create/enhance processes and systems for meeting program goals and objectives

2.     Ensures that risks are identified and managed to reduce institutional liability and to promote patient safety.

3.     Establishes effective interdisciplinary relationships with members of clinical departments, Medical Records, Compliance, Laboratory, Information Systems, etc., whose support is necessary for the successful management of compliance, quality/performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.

4.     Leads and/or participates in department activities and/or hospital committees and task forces.

5.     Manages evolving mandates for external quality reporting and regulatory requirements e.g., JC, NPSGs, ORYX, Core Measures, Leapfrog, CMS/Medicare, etc.

6.     Leads the development and review of policies and care standards associated with projects for the service line and/or departments.

7.     Conducts investigations of sentinel/ adverse events, runs root cause analysis, and follows through on completion of action items.

8.     Manages internal and external reporting requirements.

9.     Keeps current with risk management trends and quality/performance methodologies.

10.   Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Education:

BSN Required. Master’s Degree Preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Nursing License Required. Green belt in Lean strongly preferred.

Required Work Experience:

3-5 years relat

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Director of Nursing
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Cambridge,Mass.
No. of Vacant 1
Division Michael Ward Assoc.
Description

Director of Nursing

Community Health

Experienced Nursing Director needed to oversee several community health centers in Massachusetts.  The position will include managing clinical site managers who are responsible for day to day nursing and clinical support staff as well as specialty nurses, case managers, and grant program personnel. The chosen candidate should be a strong leader who will also manage staffing, facilitate problem solving, and design and implement professional development plans.  The Director will lead the transformation to patient centered home initiatives, will manage various projects and strategic objectives, and will chair the Infection Control Committee.

Ambulatory Nursing background is preferred, as well as BSN, MSN. Minimum 5 years nursing experience and strong management background.

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Medical Billing Compliance Manager
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Boston, MA
Description

Job Description

Position available at a Boston area medical facility for a billing compliance auditor/manager to oversee 3 person team. The manager will provide assistance with auditing and billing compliance and ensure that federal and state regulatory requirements are met. This is a great department with a collegial environment, and strong administrative and physician support.
The chosen candidate will have a strong knowledge of third party reimbursement, excellent data and analytical skills with strong attention to detail and should have hospital and/or physician billing compliance, auditing or finance background with management experience. Coding certification as CPC, CCS-P, or CCS is preferred.
BS degree is required and Masters would be a plus.
This facility is known as one of the best places to work in healthcare and has some of the top physicians in their field.
For more information, contact Arlene Mitnick at amitnick@alternativesolutionsonline.com to send resume or call 781-569-5949.

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Nurse Manager Behavioral Health
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Boston, MA
Status Open
Experience 5 to 7 years
Division Michael Ward Assoc
Description

Clinical Nurse Manager is needed to be responsible for 18 bed secure adult psychiatric unit and behavioral health center which supports hospital emergency departments of academic health system’s community hospitals. This unit has a lower than average restraint use, uses a sensory approach to de-escalating patients, and all staff are educated in trauma informed care providing each patient with individualized care. The behavioral health center has specialists who are the contact point between the system and referring behavioral health professionals, emergency providers, public safety, payers, and regulators.  They are also the in-house contact point for its own emergency departments and psychiatric units. They coordinate all direct admits to the various psychiatric units.

We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated leadership and management abilities and at least 5 years clinical acute psychiatric nursing experience.
Qualifications also include current Mass. RN license and BSN.  AHA Healthcare BLS.
Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Behavioral Health Nurse Educator
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Massachussetts
Status Open
Division Michael Ward Assoc
Description

Behavioral Health Nurse Educator

Major healthcare system in Massachusetts needs a psychiatric nurse educator who will develop and implement DMH required programming to include restraint reduction and trauma informed care.  Should have 5 + years psychiatric nursing experience with advanced psychiatric nursing practice including acutely psychotic and dual diagnosis patients.

Education and/or management experience needed with current evidence of developing and evaluating nursing education and competency.

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Clinical Nurse Educator Emergency Dept.
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location Mass
Experience 5 to 7 years
Division Michael Ward Assoc
Description

We are seeking an Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Educator for our client, an academic community health system committed to serving all members of its communities in the Boston and metro north areas including diverse and complex patient populations.  This is an opportunity to be a change agent and mentor while facilitating learning in emergency medicine and nursing in a hospital emergency department.

If you have a minimum of 5 years current ED nursing experience including management and/or educator background with evidence of developing and evaluating nursing education and competency, as well as advanced skills in nursing practice such as triage, trauma, managing acutely ill patients needing immediate intervention, we would like to tell you more! This is an opportunity to make a difference in a facility with a major teaching affiliation.

 

Contact Arlene Mitnick
Email amitnick@alternativesolutionsonline.com



Title Practice Manager/NP
Category Healthcare Leadership Positions/Perm
Location North of Boston
No. of Vacant 1
Division Michael Ward Assoc.
Description

PRACTICE MANAGER/NP

Our client, a busy  suburban internal medicine practice North of Boston and part of a large well-respected multi-specialty group, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to oversee the nursing staff and assist senior management in planning and achieving practice goals in accordance with legal parameters, guidelines, and standards for clinical care.  In addition, the NP will provide direct clinical care.

If you are an experienced Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner with management skills and are looking for an opportunity with a healthcare leader known for its quality patient care as well as one of the best places to work in Massachusetts, this is worth checking out!

Contact Keith Alter
Email kalter@alternativesolutionsonline.com