Company Name:

Health Care for the Homeless

Location:

Baltimore, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

General Nursing

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

October 25, 2018

Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse (RN) collaborates in the provision of direct services for clients, both pediatric and adult, across multiple disciplines, including medical, mental health, and social services.  In this role, the RN practices independently within the scope of the RN licensure, and collaboratively within the multidisciplinary team, providing nursing support and appropriate community linkages.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Functions in the various nursing roles in HCH to include but not limited to triage, medication adherence program and disease management education nurse appointments. 
  • Effectively performs clinical tasks as needed including, but not limited to:  venipuncture, immunizations, client education (both individually and in-group settings), assist medical providers with examinations, intake and triage (including vital signs, height/weight/head circumference), medication administration, client adherence, and infection control
  • Accurately assesses client needs and coordinates access to appropriate services for clients encountered in all settings:  including shelters and other outreach settings as needed, as well as onsite at HCH. Regularly assists clients in negotiating the health care system
  • Actively participates on an integrated, multidisciplinary team to develop and implement an integrated treatment plan, within the context of an individual or family’s unique social needs, as well as contributes to interdisciplinary case conferences on an ongoing basis
  • Effectively collaborates with other team members to maintain an adequate stock of medications and other supplies in the clinic. Actively participates in performance improvement activities and actively participates in advocacy activities that support the mission of HCH
  • Models and reinforces the Health Care for the Homeless “core values” of dignity, authenticity, hope, justice, passion and balance
  • Actively participates in performance improvement activities and actively participates in advocacy activities that support the mission of HCH
  • Protects our client’s personal health information by maintaining compliance with HIPAA and other relevant Health Care related IT security regulations
  • Performs other duties on an as-needed basis

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Possess current licensure as a registered nurse in Maryland
  • BLS CPR certification
  • BSN required

Experience 

  • Two plus years in a community health center or primary care setting as an RN
  • Experience in quality improvement, quality assurance and risk management
  • Experience working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting
  • Experience in a community or public health setting working with the underserved is preferred
  • Comfortable working with homeless and/or low-income individuals and families.  Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred

Skills 

  • Strong organizational skills necessary to assure smooth operations of the medical clinic
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work with disadvantaged and underserved populations and to collaborate with other medical team members, other staff members, and personnel of other agencies
  • Possesses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Able to cope with interruptions, be flexible, and be a team player
  • Able to work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset and sometimes hostile individuals
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Able to move frequently throughout the day, including sitting, standing, bending and lifting
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 10 pounds at least three times per day
  • May be exposed to infectious disease with little likelihood of harm if established procedures are followed

Company Name:

Health Care for the Homeless

Location:

Baltimore, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

General Nursing

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

October 25, 2018

Similar Jobs

Nurses 24/7 - Baltimore, Maryland

Labor and Delivery Nurse also referred to as OB (obstetric) nurses, specializes in assisting the doc...

Posted - November 17, 2018
The University of Maryland Medical System - Glen Burnie, Maryland

What You Will Do:Baltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC) is currently hiring Level III PRN - RNs...

Posted - October 27, 2018
Trustaff - Baltimore, Maryland

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Case Manager for a full-time, direct-hire position with...

Posted - November 18, 2018
The University of Maryland Medical System - Parkville, Maryland

What You Will Do:University of MD Medical Center Shock Trauma PACU is seeking Experienced RNs to pro...

Posted - October 27, 2018
Nurses 24/7 - Baltimore, Maryland

Orthopedic Nurses specialize in caring for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. They are knowle...

Posted - November 17, 2018
Apply Now
Allow employers to search for my resume