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13 Aug 2019

Full-Time Nurse (RN)

Human Resources – Posted by cbutler579@aol.com Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Job Description

Organization Information:
Open Door Health is an initiative of The Rhode Island Public Health Institute (RIPHI) which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote community health and eliminate health disparities in Rhode Island and beyond. Open Door Health is dedicated to providing high-quality, patient-centered primary and sexual health care to all Rhode Islanders, with a focus on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities and communities of color. To learn more about RIPHI, visit https://www.riphi.org. To learn more about Open Door Health, visit https://www.opendoorhealth.org.

Position Summary:
The Rhode Island Public Health Institute seeks a Nurse (RN) for Open Door Health, our new community-based clinic in Providence, Rhode Island. The clinic will focus specifically on sexual health and primary care for members of the LGBTQ community. The Nurse will report to the RIPHI Medical Director of the Clinic and work closely with the Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse will be responsible for providing culturally-congruent primary and sexual health care, screening patients for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and providing other medical care.

Responsibilities:
• Provide culturally congruent primary and sexual health care with a focus on individuals from the LGBTQ community
• Screen patients for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections
• Triage patients and perform initial history and physical examinations
• Administer vaccinations and medications including intramuscular injections
• Use electronic medical records and other database systems to provide accurate documentation of patient encounters
• Follow up on test results to determine appropriate course of action and further treatment options
• Deliver a high quality of care while meeting expectations related to ongoing quality improvement
• Participate in research related activities as needed which may include recruitment of participants and enrollment in various studies
• Oversee other staff as indicated
• Assist with clinic and grants management
• Assist with other clinical and related public health activities identified by the medical and executive directors

Requirements:
• ASN/BSN/MSN and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Rhode Island
• 2+ years’ nursing experience
• Ability to work as part of a team and take direction
• Familiarity with electronic medical records
• Strong communication skills
• BLS and ACLS certification
• Fluent in the provision of culturally congruent services

Other:
• Bi-lingual/bi-cultural Spanish or/and Portuguese is preferred
• Experience providing culturally congruent and affirming care to sexual and gender minorities and racial and ethnic minorities is highly desirable

How to Apply

Open Door Health is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diverse candidates to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, expression or preference, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, socio-economic status or any other characteristic protected by law. Please send a CV and letter of interest with salary requirements to: positions@riphi.org

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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