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    Position: Registered Nurse/LPN

    Program: Assertive Community Treatment Team serving Adult Severe and Persistent Mental Health Population

    Job Type: Full-time

    Nursing staff are responsible for performing the following key roles:

    -Manages the medication system in conjunction with the psychiatrist
    -Administers and documents medication treatment
    -Manages a secure medication room to support the dispensing of medications, which includes both oral and intramuscular psychotropic medications for beneficiaries in need of such support
    -Screens and monitors the beneficiary for medical problems and side effects
    -Engages in health promotion, prevention and education activities;
    -Develops strategies with agreement with client to maximize taking medications as prescribed (e.g., reviewing home environment to find cues to remind beneficiary to take medications; work with beneficiary and psychiatric care provider to scale back the number of times medications are taking each day);
    -Communicates and coordinates services with other medical providers; and
    educating the team in monitoring psychiatric symptoms and medication side-effects.


    Qualifications and Skills (Minimum Requirements):**
    Active RN/LPN License in NC
    A valid North Carolina driver's license is required
    A minimum of one year experience working with adults with serious mental illness and a working knowledge of psychiatric medications

    Additional:
    Sign On Bonus
    Assistance with relocation expenses
    Funding for annual CEU courses and trainings

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    Behavioral Therapist  

    - Ashburn

    Esther from Brighter Strides ABA, here. We are looking for top-tier Behavioral Therapist to join our amazing team (part-time positions also available). We pay as high as $29 hourly. You seem to have some great experience. Would you be interested in a quick call to hear more?

    Thank you,
    Esther
    410-609-6357 Ext 108
    brighterstridesaba.com

  • B

    Licensed Nurse - $4,000 Sign-On Bonus  

    - Lexington

    We are seeking a full-time Licensed Nurse to participate in the case management and direct care of residents to assure excellence in the delivery of health services.



    Schedule:

    Week 1 (32 hours):

    Sunday: OFF

    Monday: 830-5pm

    Tuesday: 6:45am-3:15pm

    Wednesday: 830am-5pm
    Thursday: OFF

    Friday: 8:30am-5pm

    Saturday: OFF



    Week 2 (40 hours):

    Sunday: 8am-4:30pm

    Monday: 8:30am-5pm

    Tuesday: 8:30am-5pm

    Wednesday: OFF

    Thursday: OFF

    Friday: 8:30am-5pm

    Saturday: 7:00am-3:30pm



    Hours: Average of 36 hours



    Sign on bonus available - $4,000 total!

    $2,000 paid after 3 months, additional $2,000 paid after 6 months



    Responsibilities:



    Participate in daily plan of care meetings.
    Participate in the development and execution of a written plan of care.
    Make resident visits as per plan of care to observe and evaluate the resident's physical and emotional status.
    Provide direct nursing care as necessary.
    Obtain sputum, urine and other lab tests as ordered. Take TPRs, blood pressures, etc., as necessary. Participate in completing treatments as per physician order.
    Ensure that all residents are treated fairly, and with kindness, dignity, and respect, ensuring person centered care.
    Monitor medication oversight & treatment schedules.
    Consult with the resident's physician in planning resident care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as necessary.
    Assist in developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other services to ensure the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care.
    Meet with residents, and/or family members, as necessary.
    Respond to emergency calls to Residential apartments.


    Qualifications:



    Hold current nursing license in Commonwealth of Massachusetts (LPN or RN).
    Experience working in a nursing setting with the elderly preferred.
    Attention to detail and the ability to provide compassionate care required.
    Must be able to show compassion, understanding, and patience when dealing with residents.


    Brookhaven offers its employees competitive wages, subsidized medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off and participation in retirement plan.

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    As a critical part of the organ donation for transplant process, the Family Support Specialist (FSS) is LifeCenter Northwest’s expert on assessment, intervention, and communication with families experiencing crisis and loss. The FSS works with LifeCenter teammates and hospital care teams to determine an appropriate time to introduce organ donation to a patient’s legal next of kin. The FSS leads the donation conversation, focused on providing a supportive experience while advocating for the gift of organ donation. The FSS may continue to provide support to a donor family throughout the donation process, including completing authorization paperwork, health questionnaire, memory making, and being present during end-of-life. Experience that translates well into this role:  The Organ Procurement Industry is unique, but generally we find that people with experience in the following industries can be successful in this position: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)Medical Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist, Crisis Social Worker or Crisis Specialist, Crisis Therapist, Victim Advocacy, mental health professional, or related field The FSS offers professional development opportunities and extensive and fully paid training. You will learn: In-depth information on the process of organ donation for transplant How to navigate working in critical care settings as a member of the donation team How the donor registry works, and what it means when someone is a registered donor Best practice techniques for leading donation conversations What you will do Work 12 12-hour on-call shifts per month Provide rapid on-site response to hospitals throughout our service area Work with families experiencing acute grief, crisis and trauma Educate a potential donor’s Next-of-Kin (NOK) about donation options, including informing NOK about donor designation (registry) Travel by personal automobile, commercial or chartered aircraft throughout LifeCenter’s donation service area which includes Alaska, Montana, Northern Idaho, and Washington Complete authorization paperwork with a patient’s NOK, disclosing and reviewing the donation process Conduct a medical and social history questionnaire related to the donor with an appropriate, knowledgeable party Ensure effective communication and strong collaboration with donor families, hospital personnel, physicians, related donation agencies, and other LifeCenter staff Work alongside LifeCenter and hospital staff to ensure families are provided with support and resources related to loss, grief, and trauma Participate in meetings, training, and professional performance reviews outside of work shifts What you need Master’s in social work, psychology, mental health, or a closely related field 2 years experience in clinical assessment, intervention, crisis response, or trauma The ability to fulfill the on-call schedule and travel requirements Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster, or applicable medical or religious exemption will be required as a condition of employment upon offer. For those that need to complete the vaccination series, start dates will be adjusted Who we want: Someone who shares our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Service, and Courage Spanish/ English Bilingual Experience working with patients or families in a hospital or critical care setting Experience working with patients or families at end-of-life Previous work experience with organ donation/organ procurement organization LifeCenter Northwest offers medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, long-term disability insurance, and travel accident insurance. Employees have the option of enrolling in supplemental life insurance. Employees enrolled in our 403(b) program will receive an employer match of up to 7% after one year. LifeCenter encourages all employees to find balance and well-being and provides all employees access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a membership to BurnAlong Wellness Platform, and provides a quarterly Wellness Reimbursement. Employees enjoy paid holidays throughout the calendar year and earn 119 hours of PTO annually (to start) with an additional Extended Illness Bank of hours that accrues up to 48 hours annually, and three weeks of paid parental leave after one year of service is complete. A comprehensive review of benefits can be found here. This position is eligible for additional compensation to the base pay rate, in the form of Extra Call Pay, Extra Call Worked, and Holiday Stipend Pay The pay range for this role is $77,551.00 - $112,480.00/annually. Where a candidate’s compensation falls within this range is based on several bona fide factors such as experience, tenure, and other specialized knowledge. LifeCenter Northwest is committed to providing its employees equitable and competitive compensation. LifeCenter Northwest is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Food Service Director  

    - Melbourne

    CONGREGATION OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE HOLY FAMILY HOME JOB DESCRIPTION – DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICES FULL-TIME  SUMMARY: The Director of Food Services is responsible for meeting the nutritional needs of the Sisters and coordinates food service for Holy Family Home and for Province events. The FSD is a hands-on position that manages food preparation, serving, and the purchase and inventory of food and supplies.  The FSD is responsible for the training and supervision of the  food service staff. Qualifications: It is preferred that the Director of Food Services  have an Associate degree in Dietary, Food Service Management, or a related field. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in food service and at least one-year supervisory experience is preferred.  Experience in a residential and health care setting is desirable. Knowledge and Skills: The Director of Food Services must have knowledge of current recommendation to meet the nutritional needs of aging adults.  He/she must keep updated on all health and safety requirements.  He/she must have personal integrity, flexibility, possess supervisory and management ability, and the ability to work effectively with staff, residents, the Holy Family Administrator, Department Directors and the leadership of the Sisters of Divine Providence. Specific skills should include: Patience, tact, and open-mindedness when dealing with staff and residents. Adaptability and a sense of humor Cost consciousness, creativity, and the ability to work under pressure. Compassion and communication skills with disabled and elderly residents. Respect for confidentiality. Excellent communication skills with staff and outside providers. Responsibilities: Responsible for following safety procedures. Plan and review menus and oversee preparation of nutritional, appetizing and varied meals. Collaborate with nursing staff to prepare special diets as medically needed. Review dietary requirements of each resident when she moves into Holy Family Periodically check equipment for its good and safe working order. Maintain sanitary conditions in food preparation, serving and storage areas. Assist in the development and implementation of a program to prevent communicable or infectious diseases. Responsible for providing safety training for all staff in the department. Perform all other assigned duties. FINANCES: Monitor inventory and purchased supplies. Maintain required records, receipts, etc. Work with the Administrator of Holy Family Home and the Provincial Treasurer to prepare the annual operational budget and a capital expenditure plan. PERSONNEL: Supervise, train and support food service staff. Schedule staff and job assignments Assess staffing needs; interview and hire/orient new staff as needed. Develop and update written job descriptions along with procedure manuals. Provide ongoing training programs and in-service opportunities for dietary staff. Ensure that staff follows established safety regulations in use of equipment and supplies. Prepare and discuss annual written evaluation with each member of the department. Work to assure good morale among staff by providing a pleasant work environment through regular team meetings where information is shared, and new ideas are solicited. CONTINUOUS LEARNING:  The Director of Food Services will keep updated professionally on topics which would improve his/her skills and services as Director. ACCOUNTABILITY:  The Director of Food Services is responsible to the Administrator of Holy Family Home.

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    Director, Government Relations/DC Lobbyist  

    - Washington

    Salary Range:$120,000.00 To 150,000.00 Annually The Hadassah Director, Government Relations/DC Lobbyist is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial role that works collaboratively across the organization, and acts as Hadassah’s chief lobbyist in Washington, DC. The Director of Government Relations/DC Lobbyist helps advance Hadassah’s legislative priorities and works to build the voices of Hadassah’s leadership and membership in Washington, DC. The primary focus will be at the federal level, but the position will support and provide expertise to Hadassah’s state-level advocacy efforts as well. The position requires strong political acumen, a deep understanding of the legislative process, strong relationship building skills, strong communications skills and strategic-level thinking. The incumbent will help further Hadassah’s advocacy for the US-Israel relationship as an American Zionist organization, as well as support legislative action focused on women’s and public health, including expanding women’s health research and access to care. At the same time, the position requires a collaborative leader to coordinate actions and campaigns with Hadassah’s volunteer leadership and staff, engage Hadassah’s grassroots membership and generate external visibility for Hadassah’s work. Internally, the Director will work closely with Hadassah’s Education and Advocacy Division which includes both staff and volunteer leadership to set and advance legislative and advocacy priorities, as well as with Hadassah’s executive team to help position the organization in Washington, DC. The incumbent will also work collaboratively with Hadassah’s Philanthropy Division on identifying and assisting with Federal Grants. Externally, the incumbent will represent Hadassah at meetings and events with lawmakers, strategic partners, donors and other stakeholder and will advance Hadassah’s efforts to grow its Influential to Israel program. Hadassah is a nonpartisan organization and works with members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to advance its policy agenda. The incumbent should be able to find common ground and work with lawmakers and organizations across the political spectrum.  The position is based in Washington, DC and will require occasional travel to Hadassah’s office in New York City. Duties and Responsibilities: Internal Policy Development and Coordination Work collaboratively with internal teams and external consultants to identify legislative and regulatory concerns, priorities, and policy trends, where Hadassah can add impactful advocacy leadership. Provide strategic thinking and contribute to strategy development to influence public policy outcomes and grassroots engagement. Plan trips for senior leaders, including the CEO and National President, to visit Capitol Hill and meet key stakeholders. Proactively monitor and report on activity and developments in Congress and the administration including hearings, legislation, regulation and more, which have political impact on issues of interest to Hadassah. Recommend courses of action to advocacy and grassroots team staff and volunteers. Actively participate in weekly virtual advocacy meetings and regular strategic planning and brainstorming sessions. Submit detailed weekly reports of all DC activities and meetings  External Relationship Building Serve as lead federal lobbyist on issues related to support for Israel, women’s and public health and combating antisemitism. Suggest strategies to elevate Hadassah’s public visibility and presence. Build strategic relationships with congressional members, staff and agency officials who can help Hadassah to advance its agenda and secure achievement of Hadassah’s policy goals. Support partnerships with non-profit groups, Jewish communal groups, women’s health advocacy organizations, faith organizations, think tanks, and other groups that support Hadassah’s mission. Promote relationships between key officials through developing and staffing trips for senior executives, as well as developing other methodologies for engagement. Attend external stakeholder meetings and congressional gatherings related to both Zionist and women’s health policy on behalf of Hadassah, including occasional speaking opportunities. Make Hadassah aware of any possible emerging funding opportunities, as well as identifying and then making recommendations on possible program partners that are mission-centered and can help expand our impact. Other duties as required. Required Knowledge, Education or Experience Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree in public policy, foreign affairs, law, or related field preferred. Five to seven years of relevant experience in similar advocacy and government relationship roles that connect to Hadassah’s priorities. Experience and interest in both Zionist and women’s health advocacy and women’s rights. Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal teams and external audiences. A proven track record of working collaboratively with colleagues and external stakeholders to achieve campaign goals. Existing relationships with relevant constituencies, including with key administration and congressional staff and committees a strongly preferred. The individual will be required to register as a lobbyist.

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      Hybrid remote in Sunnyside, NY 11104 Reports To: Director of Client Services Positions reporting to Clinical Manager: Field Nurse Supervisor Quality Improvement Assistant Medical Records Coordinator Nursing File Clerk Clinical Care Assistant Per diem Nurses Position Summary: The Sunnyside Home Care Department is responsible for ensuring the provision of safe and appropriate care to the clients it serves are consistent with the New York State Department of Health regulations, contractual requirements, current standards of care and the agency’s mission/vision/values. The Clinical Manager is responsible for helping to fulfill that objective by 1) ensuring all active home care clients receive quality care and service 2) ensuring the effective coordination of all care and services. 3) implementing efficient and effective processes to deliver quality care. 4) utilizing the principles of quality improvement for program management.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Clinical Manager may also perform other duties, as assigned.   Provides effective oversight for ensuring all clients accepted for service meet the agency’s admission criteria.   Plans, implements, coordinates, and evaluates the provision of all home care services to ensure that all client needs are met, and quality care is provided.   Coordinates the activities of the nursing team to effectively meet departmental performance expectations.   Ensures all clients are safely discharged from the agency.   Adheres to all agency policies and procedures.   Serves as a member of the quality improvement and corporate compliance committees.   Provides effective monitoring and oversight activities to ensure effective staffing levels are maintained.   Ensures data entry is completed accurately and timely.   Identifies areas of training and support needed for nursing team.   Provides effective oversight for ensuring documentation compliance standards are achieved.   Keeps abreast of current practice standards, regulatory requirements and other issues affecting the home care industry.     Physical Requirements: This role will require bending, sitting, stooping, and standing.   Working Conditions: Most of the work of this role will take place in an office setting, with the potential for occasional field visits (that may involve potential exposure to client illnesses), and may require occasional evening, weekend, and holiday work, as needed.   Job Qualifications: Current licensure to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State. Associate Degree or equivalent. BSN preferred. Experience in home care. Knowledge of Microsoft office. Knowledge of HCPLUS or similar home care platform. Supervisory experience preferred.   Benefits Package: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution Flexible spending account and transit program Employee Assistance Program 20 days of paid vacation per year 12 paid holidays 12 paid sick days per year 5 personal/floating days Life insurance Long-term disability   Salary Range:  $87,000 to $100,000    

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    FT, Nights, Lincoln; Bonus $10,000 (external candidates only) We’re searching for a  RN- Private Duty, Home Health, provides direct and indirect nursing care in a professional manner based on the Physician Plan of Treatment and the nursing care plan.  Documentation reflects accurate assessment/evaluation, modification, and patient’s response to therapy, changes in conditions, and therapeutic interventions/procedures.   Essential Functions Provides direct and indirect nursing care in a professional  manner based on the Physician Plan of Treatment and the nursing care plan: Conducts an individualized, accurate assessment of developmental, cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, family influences and physical/medical needs. Demonstrates clinical competence in administering cares according physician orders, nursing care plan and policies. Performs and carries out cares and treatments according physician orders, company policies and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate care for infant, toddler, preschool, school age and adolescent patients. Implements nursing actions in accordance with the plan of care and with respect for child/family individualized needs by incorporating child’s and/or caregivers preferences into care. Assesses patient/caregivers for understanding of treatment regime and ability to perform cares and provides ongoing education to patient and caregivers using an individualized approach in delivery style. Monitors and documents response to pain, cares, treatments and medications and evaluates outcomes of care provided, adjusting care process as indicated. Performs reassessments based on plan of treatment, company policy and changes in child’s condition and communicates changes to appropriate persons (Physician, Family, Team Leader, CNC) as indicated. Demonstrates age-specific competency in assessments of patient by the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs, knowledge, growth and development, and understanding the range of treatment needed by the patient. Knows emergency preparedness plan and responds appropriately in crisis situations and/or life-threatening emergencies. Documentation reflects accurate assessment/evaluation, modification, and patient’s response to therapy, changes in conditions, and therapeutic interventions/procedures. Entries in medical record follow company policy such as correct date, time, use of appropriate, company approved abbreviations, etc. Documentation is completed within established timeframes including, but not limited to: Initial Assessment, Nursing Flow Sheet/Daily Charting, Progress Report Sheet, Sign-in Sheet, Teaching Log, Medication Record, Medication Profile, Developmental Assessment, Incident Report Forms, and Specialty Flow Sheets (Seizure, A&B, Cath/Stool, Height/Weight, Sprint, Dietary Log, etc) All charting is completed per policy to reflect accurate care for shift on proper forms, according to internal and external regulatory requirements and Physician orders. Completes and verifies accurate Physician orders entry into computerized orders and plan of treatment  per policy Reviews and makes appropriate changes in the computerized nursing care plan and time schedule when patient’s condition/routine changes  to accurately reflect plan of care Initiates new paperwork on clipboard, per policy to include but not limited to Nursing Flow Sheet, Current Orders/Daily Charting, Time Schedule, Medication Record, Progress Report Sheet, Sign-in Sheet, etc. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritizing skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Diploma, Associates, or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing required Minimum 1 year of RN experience required Experience with pediatric patients preferred Experience in homecare environment preferred. Experience caring for patients requiring ventilator assistance is preferred. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Current valid Nebraska RN license/RN Compact license required Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.  Current and valid Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition & Stabilization (PEARS) required within 6-months of hire.  If current certification held is PALS (Pediatric Advance Life Support), PALS can be used until expired, then recertification with PEARS is required. SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Program Specialty certification or nursing leadership certification preferred, within one year of eligibility Associate/diploma nurses not eligible for transfer.   EOE/Vets/Disabled

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    Medical Assistant  

    - Boston


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    Job Type

    Full-time


    Description


    Our nursing staff are the heart and soul of Fenway Health. Every day, they work tirelessly to ensure that our patients receive compassionate, high-quality care. We are currently seeking Medical Assistants to join our team of mission-driven nurses at our outpatient community health center. As a Medical Assistant, you will provide direct patient care, support for medical providers, and administrative support for other clinic functions to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care.




    Representative Duties:

    Provides direct patient care, using clinical and office procedures as appropriate for a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinic
    Organizes and prepares patient visits including patient summary sheets, labels, and huddle sheets for daily clinic
    Prepares exam rooms for the patient encounter; restocks, and cleans as necessary
    Calls patients from the lobby into the exam room using two patient identifiers and using proper pronouns
    Obtains chief complaint, vital signs, allergies, surveys, screenings, and consent forms from patient
    Prepares office visit note and documents vital signs in CPS
    Assists with patient care under the direction of the medical provider, RN or LPN
    Assists with care coordination for individual patients and panels of patients under the direction of the provider, RN or LPN via phone call, email and/or letters
    Administers all CLIA waived lab tests and medical tests (e.g. EKG, Spirometry UA, HCG, rapid HIV, PPD administration) and procedures (e.g. ear lavage) as per protocol and medical provider orders.
    Assists with the collection and transport of lab samples.
    Demonstrates competency in mailings, sorting of mail, filing, faxing, e-faxing and other duties to support administrative office needs
    Participates in Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by reviewing patient charts for health screenings due
    Understands and maintains standard precautions in all clinical activities, uses PPE appropriately
    Chaperones patients as needed during physical/pelvic exams
    Coordinates in-clinic services between client services, the lab, providers, MAs, and nurses to assist with timely and smooth patient flow
    Demonstrates teamwork and works to build cohesive, professional relationships with all Fenway Health employees and patients
    Performs phlebotomy if deemed competent
    Administers vaccines if eligible by states guidelines
    Provides clinical support for walk-in patients
    Assists in emergencies as trained, calls for outside help or transport as directed
    Effectively maintains medical supply stock, medication supply stock, equipment in working order and cleanliness of clinic
    Maintains equipment in good working order, and notifies supervisor of broken equipment. Notifies supervisor of needed equipment or tools including suggestions for improvements in supplies
    Removes broken equipment from service, labels it appropriately and notifies supervisor of issue with the item.
    Cleans, organizes and exam rooms, supply closets, utility rooms between patient visits as needed throughout the day
    Disinfects exam rooms and equipment daily and after contamination exposure with appropriate cleaning agent
    Conducts weekly inventory, restocks, and rotates the stock to prevent expired stock/shortages
    Informs person responsible for ordering supplies when stock is below PAR level
    Identifies and disposes of expired medical stock appropriately
    Maintains room cleaning logs
    Checks and records daily refrigerator/freezer temperature and daily room temperature. Properly notifies supervisor if any temperature is out of range
    Ensures CLIA waived testing controls are completed monthly or as needed according to policy and procedures. Ensures CLIA waived testing is adequately stocked
    Provides phone and clerical support for general patient inquiries and outreach
    Coordinates and provides reminders for visits, testing, and procedures
    Clearly documents all phone calls and interactions with patients as well as attempts to contact patients in a timely manner
    Informs and follows up with responsible provider in regards to communication with patients
    Responds to flags and requests from members of the team in a timely fashion
    Obtains medical record release (ROI) from patient/legal guardian as appropriate
    May assist patients with scheduling appointments for primary care and specialty services
    Effectively communicates with patients, co-workers on the Nursing team and across departments
    Demonstrates competency in CPS and Microsoft Outlook, and other electronic communication
    Meets with the assigned provider to review upcoming appointments (daily huddle)
    Identifies abnormal vital signs and CLIA tests that require immediate intervention and promptly notifies a provider or supervisor.
    Attends and participates in mandatory regularly scheduled general staff meetings as well as nursing meetings
    Assists in training other employees in the nursing and medical support departments
    Manages incoming and outgoing faxes via Outlook in a timely manner.
    Adheres to the principles of patient confidentiality. Documentation with patient information is disposed of in shredding bins, ensures that protected information is held in secure areas and conversations about patients are not overheard.
    Informs supervisor of training needs
    Performs related duties, as assigned.


    Requirements

    Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED
    Proficiency in written and spoken English.
    Successful completion of a Medical Assistant or EMT Program
    Current CPR Certification
    Ability to work as a team member
    Demonstrates a professional appearance, demeanor, and deportment as befitting a health care professional in an ambulatory care setting.
    Understands and is familiar with basic medical terminology
    Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.
    Willingness to contribute towards Fenway's efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    CMA or RMA
    Experience working with an ethnically, culturally, racially and gender diverse staff and patients
    Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
    Physical work environment generally is that typical for an office in terms of lighting, temperature, and structure
    Ability to work in a busy community health center. Long hours (up to 12 hours) are sometimes required.
    Work may involve exposure to loud noise, strong odors, and emotionally labile individuals
    Typically moderate physical activity requiring handling average-weight objects up to 15-20 pounds, Assisting with mobility-impaired patients, and standing and/or walking for most the day. Lifting of weights greater than 20 pounds does occur and will require the Medical Assistant to ask for additional help
    May work with body fluids and tissues, and could be exposed to pathogens and will require safety training
    Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require safety precautions and may require the use of protective equipment
    Location of work and specific duties may change in response to clinic needs
    We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply Highly experienced individuals may be compensated at a higher rate.

    Salary Description

    $22.62 - $24.87 per hour ($44,100-48,500 per year)

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    Lead Public Health Nurse  

    - Cambridge


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    Job Type

    Full-time


    Description


    The Lead Public Health Nurse (RN) provides administrative leadership to the public health nursing program and clinical nursing services to priority populations: People Who Use Drugs (PWUD) and gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women. This role will be instrumental in supporting the growth of public health clinical services form a clinic regulatory/safety/compliance standpoint. The Lead Public Health RN will use a harm reduction and trauma informed approach to provide specialized nursing support and HIV/HCV/STI screening and treatment to these populations. The Lead Public Health RN will also provide administrative support for other clinical activities such as patient walk-in triage, health navigation, risk reduction counseling, supply inventory, and serve as a resource for program staff. The RN will work in episodic clinics.

    Representative Duties:

    Provides Patient Triage and Direct Patient Care
    Provide patients with accessible care that operates within the harm reduction framework
    Provides episodic care as appropriate to the target populations with an emphasis on HIV and HCV prevention and behavioral issues (i.e. medication compliance, safe sex) and provide follow-up
    Administers comprehensive evaluation of patient telephone callers and walk-in patients, develops care plan, consults with other disciplines as needed, and implements plan including referrals
    Maintains comprehensive knowledge of medical developments in preventing and treating HIV/AIDS and HCV infection, pain management, health issues related to homelessness and injection drug use, as well as and behavioral issues (i.e. medication compliance, safe sex, social and behavioral effects of drug use) as well as other medical conditions appropriate.
    Learn and maintain knowledge regarding harm reduction, and cultural competency regarding drug use.
    Obtains ACRN or other certifications related to essential job functions within 2 years of hire
    Administrative Duties
    Directly supervises one or more public health nursing team members
    Takes a leadership role in monitoring nursing clinical/operational quality and performance improvement.
    Work with the department and organizational leadership to promote regulatory readiness and maintain compliance.
    Supports onboarding, performance evaluations, and performance improvement and disciplinary process for clinical staff in collaboration with department leadership and Human Resources.
    Oversees and promotes employee professional development, such as phlebotomy and phlebotomy processing.
    Oversee clinical/nursing inventory management and orders additional stock if needed at all public health sites
    Oversees exam room supply stock at public health sites
    Order medication and vaccines as needed for public health sites; monitors medications and vaccine stock at all public health sites; ensures that medication/vaccine storage meets regulatory standards
    Responsible for overseeing Green St medication room organization
    Conduct community and Street outreach
    Provide coverage across other public health sites in Cambridge and Boston
    Health Navigation
    Delivers personalized services to our patients to improve their care using careful assessment, planning, coordination and delivery of care, and outcome evaluation of the plan
    Coordinates follow up care for acutely ill patients including primary care and specialty visits including HCV treatment, substance use services, PrEP, nPEP, and behavioral health.
    Coordinates preventative services for defined population including education, vaccinations, monitoring and arranging for lab tests and referrals
    Evaluates adherence to care plan to promote patient's well-being
    Documents services in medical record, documenting all appropriate activities and plan

    Requirements

    ASN/BSN/MSN and current licensure as Registered Nurse (RN) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Familiarity with the LGBTQIA+ community, people living with HIV/AIDS (e.g., ANAC certification), and People Who Use Drugs (PWUD)
    2 years of experience leading or supervising RN level staff in an ambulatory setting
    Experience leading clinic regulatory/compliance projects
    Commitment to community and public health
    Current CPR Certification
    BLS certification
    Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.
    Willingness to contribute towards Fenway's efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience with electronic medical records
    Physical Requirements:
    Requires being able to work a 7.5 hour day, the majority of it sitting (>70%)
    Requires handling average-weight objects up to 15-20 pounds, assisting with patients and standing and/or walking for most the day
    May work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training
    Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment
    We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
    Highly experienced individuals may be compensated at a higher rate.


    Salary Description

    $72,900 - $91,100


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Astrid-Lindgren-Weg 12 38229 Salzgitter Germany