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Registered Nurse, Addictions and HIV RN

Job ID 86540 Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Responsibilities

The HIV Ambulatory Nurse collaboratively leads the development and delivery of high quality patient care including coordinating care and services for patients with Hepatitis C, HIV infectious disease and or addictions.

Will function as a community liaison and will be expected to have the capacity to offer the following components of medical case management: medical care coordination, phone check-in, social services coordination, adherence support, HIV/STD/HCV risk reduction counseling, addiction services, benefits counseling, coordination of home delivered meals if required, as well as coordination of other services as needed (e.g., transportation, peer support, housing, etc).

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts RN licensure and CPR certification
  • Minimum of 3 years of nursing experience
  • Preferred candidates will have strong knowledge of HIV addictions and or infectious disease, have clinical nursing experience as well as care management for similar patient population
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced clinical team environment and be able to demonstrate cultural competence working with a diverse patient population with significant socio-economic issues.
  • Excellent assessment and triage skills as well as strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are essential.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred

Other Information

  • Full Time - Monday - Friday 
  • Grant Funded
  • Location - Brightwood Health Center 

This position is either partially or fully funded by a grant.  As a grant funded employee, you will be considered a Baystate Health employee with the following stipulations: Your employment will be for the duration of the grant.  Continued employment, beyond the initial period, is contingent upon the availability of new grant funding.

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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