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TIPS Nurse

CrossOver Healthcare Ministry

Position Summary:

Cross Over Health Care Ministry is seeking a fulltime Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Medical Assistant for the TIPS Nurse position with our HIV program. The TIPS nurse’s role is to support the CrossOver HIV team, by providing nursing services to HIV infected and affected individuals enrolled in the HIV program at Cross Over Ministry. Primary duties include HIV testing and counseling, working with a multicultural team to improve clients’ access to care, retention in care and improve medication compliance through education and care coordination. This position reports directly to the clinic manager. Work hours are 8:15am through 5:00pm Monday through Friday and occasional evening and weekends maybe required.

Key Responsibilities:

• Answer telephones, greet patients, update and file patient medical records, fill out required forms.
• Take medical histories and record vital signs.
• Explain treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination.
• Assist physician (or other clinician) during the examination.
• Draw blood, prepare patients for X-Rays. Take electrocardiograms; remove sutures, and change dressings.
• Collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments.
• Instruct patients about medication and special diets prepare and administer medications as directed by a clinician.
• Authorize drug refills as directed from a physician/Clinician order.
• Arrange exam rooms instruments and equipment, maintain supplies and equipment, keep exam rooms neat and clean.
• Help with data entry as required for Ryan White funding.
• Assist with prior authorization as needed

Required Qualifications:
Key Qualifications: ****Must be bi-lingual (Spanish required)**** • Strong interpersonal skills. • Ability to manage multiple priorities. • Ability to function as part of a multicultural team. • Knowledge of computers and various software applications. • RN, LPN or MA
Salary:
TBD
Benefits:
Full benefits package, includes medical, dental, vision, paid time off
How to apply:
Apply at: info@crossoverministry.org
Website:
http://www.crossoverministry.org
Classifications:
Other
Location:
Chesterfield
Posting Organization:
CrossOver Healthcare Ministry