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RN - HIV Medicine Practice

Location
Sloansville, New York
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

Department/Unit:

HBD - Aids Program

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Registered Nurse (RN) - Part Time
HIV Medicine Clinic - Albany, NY

We have an exciting part time opportunity for a caring and compassionate RN to join our HIV Medicine Clinic team of dedicated healthcare providers!

The Albany Medical College Division of HIV Medicine (DHIVM) offers comprehensive HIV services including primary medical care, medical case management, medication adherence, peer services, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling and psychiatric services, nutrition services, gynecological services, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C management/ treatment, referral to clinical trials, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and HIV counseling and testing. This is a dynamic, quality focused, team-based department.

Under the direction of the practice physician and/or advanced practice provider (APP) and the supervision of the Nurse Manager (RN) and/or Nurse Supervisor (RN), the RN may provide direct patient care, patient triage (in-person and telephonic), assessment, planning, directing and evaluating of a patient's specific care plan and clinic visit. Able to work effectively within a team of multi-specialty professionals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Obtains and accurately records patient's vital signs; reports abnormal values to treating provider
Documents components of patient's history (Medical, Surgical and Social) in EHR
Obtains and documents a patient's focused physical assessment, related to the clinic visit and as dictated by clinic procedure
Administers medications and treatments to patients in clinic, under the direction of a physician or APP
Assesses and documents response to medication and treatments rendered to patient, if applicable
Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff
Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a Physician or APP
Performs diagnostic POCT and CLIA waived testing per MD/APP order and documents results in EHR
Performs venipuncture per order of MD/APP
Performs review and triage of incoming test results, patient requests and pharmacy renewals; facilitates call-backs to patients as necessary
Facilitates the utilization of resources to meet patient outcomes and contribute to Facility (AMC), New York State and National Quality data metrics
Prepares patient's chart for pertinent clinical information
Delegates tasks deemed appropriate per licensure of LPN and/or MA
Assists with in-office procedures, as related to Clinic Specialty
Adheres to AMC's regulatory agency (The Joint Commission) and internal compliance policies
Orientation and education of newly hired staff
Completes continuous/annual education related to Clinic specialty to maintain knowledge base on current practices
Provides education to patients related to their visit and overall health and wellness
Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked
Other duties and responsibilities, as within scope of practice, as required or deemed necessary to clinic functionality


Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's degree of a state accredited Registered Nursing program is required
Current NYS license as a Registered Nurse is required
Minimum of 1-2 years of prior clinical nursing experience is required

Under the direction of the practice physician and/or advanced practice provider (APP) and the supervision of the Nurse Manager (RN) and/or Nurse Supervisor (RN), the RN may provide direct patient care, patient triage (in-person and telephonic), assessment, planning, directing and evaluating of a patient's specific care plan and clinic visit. Able to work effectively within a team of multi-specialty professionals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Obtains and accurately records patient's vital signs; reports abnormal values to treating provider
    Documents components of patient's history (Medical, Surgical and Social) in EHR
    Obtains and documents a patient's focused physical assessment, related to the clinic visit and as dictated by clinic procedure
    Administers medications and treatments to patients in clinic, under the direction of a physician or APP
    Assesses and documents response to medication and treatments rendered to patient, if applicable
    Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff
    Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a Physician or APP
    Performs diagnostic POCT and CLIA waived testing per MD/APP order and documents results in EHR
    Performs venipuncture per order of MD/APP
    Performs review and triage of incoming test results, patient requests and pharmacy renewals; facilitates call-backs to patients as necessary
    Facilitates the utilization of resources to meet patient outcomes and contribute to Facility (AMC), New York State and National Quality data metrics
    Prepares patient's chart for pertinent clinical information
    Delegates tasks deemed appropriate per licensure of LPN and/or MA
    Assists with in-office procedures, as related to Clinic Specialty
    Adheres to AMC's regulatory agency (The Joint Commission) and internal compliance policies
    Orientation and education of newly hired staff
    Completes continuous/annual education related to Clinic specialty to maintain knowledge base on current practices
    Provides education to patients related to their visit and overall health and wellness
    Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked
    Other duties and responsibilities, as within scope of practice, as required or deemed necessary to clinic functionality


Minimum Qualifications:
    Associate's degree of a state accredited Registered Nursing program is required
    Current NYS license as a Registered Nurse

Thank you for your interest in Albany Med!

Please be aware for the safety and security of our colleagues and patients all new employees are required to successfully complete all applicable federal, State and institutionally mandated pre-employment screening requirements including:

  • Relevant Background Check(s)
  • Drug Screen
  • PPD / Tuberculosis Test
  • Reference Check
  • Applicable vaccinations

Albany Med is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Med, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a need to know and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 702138345-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Albany Medical Center
  • Location: Sloansville, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent