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Job Title: CO Clinical Nurse
Job Number:
Organization: Johns Hopkins University
Posted: 1/17/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health Nursing
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Baltimore,  MD   
Position Description: General Summary

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

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.

Qualifications: Qualifications

Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. 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.

Preferred qualifications

Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities

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

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:

Closing Date: 4/17/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Elizabeth Gilliams,  Medical Director
Contact Location:

Baltimore   MD  
United States
Contact Location:
  Baltimore   MD  
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Apply on company website: Clinical-Nurse-MD-21205/526265700/? locale=en_US

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Web Site Delete Date: 4/17/2019