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Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Nurse Manager - Milford in Milford, Massachusetts

Are you looking for a meaningful career?  Are you passionate about health equity?  Do you enjoy helping people?

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center is one of the largest community health centers in Massachusetts serving Worcester, Framingham, Milford and the surrounding communities.  We are a thriving and growing organization, and our team is expanding across sites to support this growth.

We are currently hiring a Nurse Manager based in Milford MA.  The Nurse Manager works collaboratively supporting team-based and evidence-based care. Using effective and appropriate communication strategies, the Nurse Manager manages the day-to-day operations of the nursing and medical assistant staff.  They are responsible for projects to improve operational efficiency. In collaboration with the Training and Development Team, the Nurse Manager ensures the clinical competencies of the nursing and medical assistant staff, fostering high quality patient care and facilitating positive patient outcomes. Time is evenly divided between managing day-to-day operations and practice- and organization-based initiatives.

As an employer of choice, our inclusive workplace environment fosters teamwork, accountability and respect and supports the growth and development of each employee.  We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the richness of the diversity of our staff and community.  You are a good fit for our team if you’re passionate about helping people live healthier lives and enjoy working in a supportive, team-based environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides direct supervision and effective leadership of staff nurses and medical assistants. Responsible for hiring staff and the clinical and non-clinical performance management of all team members

  • Coordinates all scheduling related to nurses and medical assistants:  sick time, vacation requests, coverage, and daily assignments

  • Participates in and is responsible for projects improving operational efficiency of all nursing and medical assistant functions. Includes identifying operational issues, project development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the project

  • In collaboration with the Training and Development Team, coordinates and participates in training initiatives for staff including unit-specific orientation, annual competency assessments, and continuing educational programs. Is responsible for the implementation of training initiatives through coaching of staff and performance monitoring

  • Oversees clinical work performed by staff and participates in attending to tasks, medication management, referrals, office visit flow, office visit planning, nursing visits, and assisting providers in meeting productivity goals

  • Manages vaccine ordering and tracking

  • Oversees the ordering and stock of clinical supplies

  • Meets and oversees quality, compliance, and regulatory standards

  • Participates in practice- and organization-wide training and quality improvement initiatives

  • Uses and analyzes data to understand practice operations and improve performance

  • Participates in the orientation and mentoring of new clinical staff


  • MA Registered Nurse license

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited college of university

  • 3-5 years of nursing experience, with progressive leadership responsibilities

  • CPR certification

  • Our health center requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID19 and the Flu.


  • Kennedy Community Health seeks to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Health benefits start on first day of employment. Company pays 79% of health insurance Premiums.

  • Competitive time off packages

  • 403b Retirement Plan

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistants Program 100% paid for by employer

  • Health benefits coverage for same-sex domestic partners, transgender health benefits.

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