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Job Title: STD/PrEP Clinical Nurse
Job Number:
Organization: Baltimore City Health Department
Posted: 4/12/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care - General
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Baltimore,  MD    USA
Compensation: $59,159 - $81,406
Position Description: General summary/purpose:

To provide STD/HIV/HCV/PrEP education, triage, instruction on medication, side effects management, medication adherence and STD/HIV prevention services to patients served at Baltimore City Health Department STD/HIV/HCV/TB clinics and mobile clinic. Limited wound care for people who inject drugs. Reports to the Medical Director

Specific duties & responsibilities:

Obtains sexual and behavioral risk history and records finding. Obtains urine specimens and other specimens for laboratory testing of asymptomatic patients for STD screening, per training and written protocols. Provides patient education on STD/HIV, Pap smear results, Hepatitis results and counsels on HIV and STD risk reduction. Gives antibiotic injections and vaccinations and other medications according to standing orders and the BCHD RN dispensing formulary. STD/HIV prevention will be incorporated into the care of each patient and include messages that emphasize the need for safe behaviors to protect patient's health and the health of their partners. Place and read PPD as needed. Triage of acute EII and STD patients, by phone or on site. Ordering STD and EII lab work according to established guidelines PrEP/nPEP screening, initiation and adherence counseling Assist in ordering PrEP and nPEP for uninsured and insured patients Regular monitoring of adherence and tolerance to PrEP and nPEP Pharmacy monitoring of prescription completion by Pt. Limited wound care for people who inject drugs. Assist with clinic initiatives as necessary.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of STD/HIV disease and STD/HIV/HCV/PrEP/nPEP treatment, and resources

Qualifications: Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Acceptable completion of the JHH or BMC credentialing process is required within two weeks of start date.

Ability to work with culturally diverse patient, staff and community populations

Ability to work in multidisciplinary, multi-organizational team setting

Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow through

Proficiency in medical and conversational Spanish desired.

Organization Description: Although employed by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine this job is based at the Baltimore City Health Department STD clinics.

Closing Date: 7/12/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Sarah Rives,  STD/PrEP Clinical Nurse
Contact Location: 620 N. Caroline St.

Baltimore   MD  21205
United States
Contact Location: 620 N. Caroline St.
 
  Baltimore   MD  21205
  United States
Contact Phone: 410-396-9410 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: sarah.rives@baltimorecity.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: Apply through the following link:

https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-CO- Clinical-Nurse-MD-21287/449975800/

Additional Information:

Web Site Delete Date: 7/12/2018