Envision a future where health disparities do not exist, where HIV transmission is extremely rare, and where people living with HIV have access to the medications and social support they need to live healthy, long lives. San Francisco AIDS Foundation has worked to create such a future since 1982 through education, advocacy, prevention, substance use health and supportive services.
More than 25,000 people every year access free HIV testing and STI screening, harm reduction and syringe access and disposal, social support, education, and health navigation services. We need passionate agents of social change, vanguards of public health, and creative problem-solvers to join our fight.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides advanced sexual health care and takes an active leadership role for the daily clinical operations of the Foundation, reporting to the Director of Nursing. The NP works under a clinical scope of practice with the VP of Medical Affairs.
This is a full-time position working four (4) 10-hour, rotating shifts per week, including Saturdays.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Clinical Services: Serves as the primary interface with clients seeking screening for sexually health services, Hepatitis C treatment, HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and non-Occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) services, HIV Rapid initiation and re-engagement to care, wound care, and medication and counseling for opioid use.
Provides direct clinical services as defined by Magnet's protocols and treatment guidelines including obtaining medical history and physical, specimen collection, high-volume phlebotomy, administration of treatments, performing point of care lab tests, management of Hepatitis C, PrEP and nPEP care, HIV care, buprenorphine management, client counseling, and education. Works with Magnet staff and other volunteers to insure quality of care. Provides referrals as appropriate to outside providers. Serves as a clinical resource for a team of Registered Nurses (RNs).
Administration: Serves as a clinic leader and assists in the coordination of clinic operations, flow, and client care.
Completes documentation of reports and clinical services provided with a high level of detail and thoroughness. Provides other professional or administrative duties as required.
Protocol Development: Assists the Director of Nursing in developing, implementing and evaluating best practices, protocols, policies and procedures.
Public Health Reporting: Ensures Confidential Morbidity Reports are submitted to the Department of Public Health and addresses any submission issues.
Clinical Research: Serve as a clinical coordinator for various research protocols. Maintains regulatory compliance through proper documentation and implementation of research interventions.
Laboratory Testing Personnel: Perform moderate complexity lab testing, waived lab testing, and Provider Performed Microscopy per the laboratory guidelines under the supervision of the Laboratory Director.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills
Possesses advanced technical knowledge in key areas relevant to the work of Magnet / SFAF, required to do the job
Judgment: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; can clearly explain reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles
Adaptability: Adapts to changes in work duties and organizational structure
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works with others to solve complex problems
Customer Service: Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities. Responds efficiently and cordially to requests for service and assistance
Professionalism: Reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration; follows through on commitments
Dependability: Completes tasks on time; takes responsibility for own actions; reliable
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and eClinical Works
Management: Brings skills in team building and communication with team members
Professional Expectations: Demonstrated ability to fulfill the Foundation's professional expectations of accountability, active collaboration, commitment, communication, diversity and professionalism
Physical Requirements and Work Environments:
Skill in operating office equipment such as a personal computer, copy machine and telephone system. Ability to perform routine bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to differentiate colors to interpret lab tests.
The position may have exposure to blood borne pathogens and other infectious agents. Works directly with bio-hazardous materials and infectious wastes. Adhere to strict needle and "sharp" safety guidelines.
Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Nursing required.
Current California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license. Must have or obtain certification as a Nurse practitioner (NP) within 6 months of hire.
Employee must maintain an active Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License with the California Board of Nursing.
Current DEA and California Furnishing license required.
DEA Buprenorphine waiver (desired)
Current Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Current California Certification as an HIV Counselor required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
Training in Good Clinical Practices, research ethics, and IATA shipping preferred.
At least one year's experience in outpatient sexual health clinic preferred.
At least one year's experience in clinical research preferred.
Bilingual English and Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, or ASL preferred
This position will have access to protected health information (PHI) and may only access, use or disclose the minimum information necessary to perform their designated role on behalf of San Francisco AIDS Foundation, regardless of the extent of access provided.
This position is primarily located at 470 Castro Street, San Francisco. May require traveling to other office locations or off-site meetings as required by the job.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for personnel so classified.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer. We actively seek applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, and other disabilities, women, LGBTQ people, and people of color.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records..
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