Clinic Registered Nurse

Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center

Full Time
CA, San Francisco
Posted 4 months ago

The Clinic Nurse (RN) will plan, coordinate, and oversee our day-to-day
nursing services. They will support our primary care providers in patient
adherence to treatment goals through coordination of care. In addition to
clinical support, the RN will help us achieve our administrative goals.
Opportunities will be available for professional growth and development
through participation in educational programs, review of current literature,
in-service meetings, and workshops.

Performs timely client/patient telephone advice and triage assessment with
clinical competence and judgment for urgent/drop in care;

Documents appropriately in electronic medical record;

Uses multiple EMR platforms to gather patient information;

Responds to emergencies as they occur in a timely fashion with clear
delegation to clinic staff;

Performs nursing assessment, implements plan of care, and arranges for follow
up care for primary care patients;

Delegates MA tasks to enhance patient care and clinic flow, and mentors MA
staff on competencies

Provides patient education on a variety of topics (e.g. HIV, diabetes,
hypertension, asthma, nutrition, and other specific diagnostic procedures);

Provides team-based medical management according to defined algorithms for
patients with chronic diseases;

Provides wound care service under supervision of providers and per clinical
protocols on site and as part of our street medicine team.

Participates in daily Quality Improvement activities;

Performs initial and continued assessment of client health status,
immunizations, and TB screening based on established protocols;

Administers adult immunizations, medications, and phlebotomy consistent with
current guidelines and established protocols;

Provides culturally and racially competent client care in a manner that is
both non-discriminatory and non-judgmental;

Communicates effectively with client/patient, clinic staff, the public at
large and departmental staff in a non-discriminatory manner;

Works with other members of the health care team to provide comprehensive
primary care services;

Participates in pre-clinic daily huddle, identifies high-needs patients for
the clinic session;

Supervises and trains non-licensed staff working in the clinic (e.g. Medical
Assistants) when assigned by clinic management;

Covers clinical job duties of non-licensed staff when required by clinic
management;

Conducts intake appointments for new patients. Proficiently triages patients
based on acuity, complexity, and immediate needs to appropriate Primary Care
Provider;

Links patient to appropriate in-house and outside medical, behavioral, and
social services;

Supervises vaccine management program in conjunction with Department of Public
Health;

Conducts and / or supervises administrative aspects of care coordination (eg.
prior authorizations, referrals, post-hospitalization discharge);

Conducts and/ or supervises medication and vaccines inventory as well as crash
cart inventory.

Evaluates and executes routine refills and helps navigating prior
authorizations according to established work flows;

Coordinates treatment plans/procedures for routine services such as pre-
exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), drug detox, and STI treatment;

Coordinates follow-up care in accordance with treatment plan outlined by
Primary Care Provider and interdisciplinary team;

Evaluates patients for medication adherence per Primary Care Provider’s
treatment plan. Conducts accurate and thorough medication reconciliation;

Serves as integral member of the clinical and interdisciplinary team to
provide wrap-around services/care for clients in a team-based care model;

Work may be split between our two clinic sites and street medicine. Any travel
required to fulfill job duties will be reimbursed;

Other job-related duties as assigned.

M inimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; at least 3 years of experience that can be
demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description. OR
Associate’s degree in Nursing; at least 5 years of experience that can be
demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description.

State of California Licensed Registered Nurse or licensure pending as
documented by temporary licensure.

Maintains current BLS certification.

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Must have a philosophy that is consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Core
Values of the organization.

Ability to organize, plan, and effectively work on an interdisciplinary team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds (gender identity, sexual
orientation, race, ethnicity, immigration status).

Experience working with clients affected by significant challenges with
behavioral and/or mental health.

Experience applying harm reduction principles in clinical care.

Experience working with highly-traumatized populations, using trauma-informed
principles of care.

Fluency in English and an additional language (e.g., Spanish, Thai, Laotian,
Vietnamese or Chinese).

Location:

San Francisco, CA

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