Registered Nurse - San Antonio

Texas Health Action San Antonio , TX 78216

Posted 2 weeks ago

Texas Health Action (THA) is a community-informed non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to culturally affirming, quality health services in a safe and supportive environment, with an expertise in serving LGBTQIA+ people and those impacted by HIV. THA's programs include Kind Clinics, Waterloo Counseling Center, and TeleKind (telemedicine services). Read more about THA here: http://texashealthaction.org.

Texas Health Action (THA) is currently seeking Registered Nurses at our San Antonio Kind Clinic. This role will report to the Clinic Administrator with a clinical reporting relationship to the Medical Director.

What you would do:

  • Assist with the evaluation and care of patients seen at Kind Clinic, including, but not limited to: preparing patients for examination, taking vital signs, verifying patient information by interviewing patient and recording medical history
  • Provide direct nursing care to patients, including the provision of lab services, and the distribution of medications and treatments according to accepted standards of care
  • Conduct patient follow-up visits and physical examinations according to accepted standards of care and within the definitions of the Texas Nursing Practice Act
  • Teach and counsel patients concerning health assessment and care including prevention of disease, disability, hygiene, and health maintenance in a safe, affirming, and culturally appropriate manner
  • Provide clinical training to new Medical Assistant staff and relevant feedback to the Clinic Administrator regarding training progress
  • Adequately reviews and prepares charts prior to daily visits
  • Serve as a mentor to clinic support staff
  • Act as a liaison and collaborate with Patient Support Center RN team as needed
  • Follow organizations clinical SDOs, policies and procedures when interpreting lab results, sending medication refills or scheduling treatments
  • Follow Texas DSHS notifiable condition verbal reporting requirements related to in-clinic diagnoses of presumptive primary syphilis and acute HIV
  • Prioritize work tasks and services and completes tasks in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate, clear and concise progress notes, problem lists, and medication lists
  • Communicate appropriately and tactfully with staff, patients, partners, and community.
  • Actively engage in a quality improvement culture within department/organization and participate in identified quality improvement activities
  • Participate in staff, planning, in-service, and other meetings as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

How you would describe your skills:

  • You have a passion and connection to the communities we serve
  • You love what you do, you seek to serve the mission
  • Listening is one of your key strengths
  • You love team building
  • You feel comfortable with technology and learning new software
  • You are the model of the organizations values and people can readily point to you as an example of how to be
  • You balance People and Process
  • You have an attention to detail but can see the big picture
  • You value great benefits and a mission driven work culture

Requirements

Your previous work life and education must include:

  • Active RN nursing licensure that is valid in the state of Texas
  • 2+ years patient care experience in an outpatient clinic setting with marginalized populations

Your previous work life and education ideally include:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience in HIV testing, HIV services, STI testing, and treatment clinic
  • 2+ years of experience in working with diverse populations, including LGBTQ+ and other marginalized populations

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (403b)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
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