Sexual Health Registered Nurse (Austin, TX) - Austin, Texas - NurseRecruiter.com

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Austin , Texas, 78704

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At Texas Health Action (THA) and Kind Clinic, we are passionate about changing the face of healthcare by making biomedical interventions and services for sexual wellness and health accessible. We serve our patients with an amazing team of clinicians, staff and volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to see patients within a combination of weekday and weekend hours. We removed the primary barriers to healthcare, lack of health insurance and/or personal income, by accepting both insured and uninsured patients.

What would you do:

Assist with the evaluation and care of patients seen at Kind Clinic, including, but not limited to: preparing patients for examination, taking vital signs, verifying patient information by interviewing patient and recording medical history

Provide direct nursing care to patients, including the provision of lab services, and the distribution of medications and treatments according to accepted standards of care

Conduct patient follow-up visits and physical examinations according to accepted standards of care and within the definitions of the Texas Nursing Practice Act

Teach and counsel patients concerning health assessment and care including prevention of disease, disability, hygiene, and health maintenance in a safe, affirming, and culturally appropriate manner

Provide clinical training to new Medical Assistant staff and relevant feedback to the Clinic Administrator regarding training progress

Adequately review and prepare charts prior to daily visits

Serve as a mentor to clinic support staff

Act as a liaison and collaborate with Patient Support Center RN team as needed

Follow organization’s clinical SDOs, policies and procedures when interpreting lab results, sending medication refills or scheduling treatments

Follow Texas DSHS notifiable condition verbal reporting requirements related to in-clinic diagnoses of presumptive primary syphilis and acute HIV

Prioritize work tasks and services and completes tasks in a timely manner

Maintain accurate, clear and concise progress notes, problem lists, and medication lists

Communicate appropriately and tactfully with staff, patients, partners, and community

Actively engage in a quality improvement culture within department/organization and participate in identified quality improvement activities

Participate in staff, planning, in-service, and other meetings as needed

Job Requirements

Required: Current RN nursing licensure in the state of Texas

Required: 2+ years patient care experience in an outpatient clinic setting with marginalized populations

Preferred: Experience in HIV testing, HIV services, STI testing, and treatment clinic

Preferred: 2+ years of experience in working with diverse populations, including LGBTQ+ and other marginalized populations

Location

Austin, Texas , 78704

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

$31-$33/hourly

Employer

Texas Health Action- Kind Clinic

Date Posted

Sep 15th, 2020

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