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Registered Nurse

Department: HIV Early Intervention Services
Location: New York, NY

BASIC FUNCTION: The Registered Nurse will be responsible for supervising and delivering required Rapid HIV, HCV and HBV testing; oversee proper referrals to care; administer Hep A and Hep B vaccines as requested; deliver Health Education services and coordinate health seminars as needed; and deliver STD testing. It will be their responsibility to train staff in proper rapid testing protocols and complete required forms to be submitted to funder. S/he will also supervise the on-going basic medical screening services that are being delivered.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Delivers Health Education and Health Literacy sessions to clients.
  • Provides testing services and delivers results in accordance with all state and local regulations including HIPAA regulations.
  • Administers screening and assessment.
  • Delivers routine health screening tests and assures next level care.
  • Delivers regular seminars on new treatment interventions particularly PreEP and PEP.
  • Monitors client referrals to appropriate healthcare services.
  • Trains staff on required protocols for delivering rapid testing.
  • Completes and submits RHHT forms.
  • Develops curriculum for HIV and HCV Risk Reduction sessions and trains staff to deliver.
  • Oversees proper administration of health screening and rapid testing in compliance with New York State and City regulations.
  • Performs other duties as requested or assigned.

QUALIFICATION - EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in New York State
  • At least 2 years experience delivering services to those who are chemically dependent and at high risk for HIV

SCHEDULE: Part-time, 17.5 hours per week

LOCATION: 46 East Broadway, NY, NY 10002/7 Gouverneur Slip East, NY, NY 10002

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