Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Nurse

  • Location: Duluth
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #38111

Seeking an LPN/RN who can provide intradermal injections in addition to STI Treatment daily for a 90-day period.

Pay rate: $39/hr
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8a-5p
Type of Job: Temporary, lasting 90 days or possibly longer

Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Job Functions:
1. Perform specialized sexually transmitted infection (STI) assessments and treatments utilizing protocols and standing orders.
2. Support physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in performance of comprehensive assessments of patient health care needs.
3. Provide treatments, administer medications and vaccines, and provide preventative and maintenance care to patients according to clinic protocols.
4. Obtain appropriate specimens for screening tests.
5. Provide adherence, sexual health and risk reduction counselling and education.
6. Assess patient adherence and tolerance of medications and treatment plans.
7. Perform in person triage for walk-in patients.
8. Perform or oversee phone triage with patients.
9. Report infectious diseases to the Department of Public Health

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Possesses and demonstrates an understanding of the fundamentals of STI care, and HIV care and prevention services
· A self-starter with the ability to multi-task
· Electronic Medical Record system knowledge preferred
· Possess excellent communication skills (writing, spelling, listening and speaking)
· Cooperates as a team member
· Possesses problem solving and decision making abilities
· Ability to work without close supervision
· Utilizes good time management techniques

Minimum Qualifications
· Licensed RN or LPN in the State of Georgia.
· Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

· At least 2-3 years of experience as RN or LPN in clinical setting. Preference for prior STI and HIV care experience, national HIV certification.
· Bilingual in Spanish would be a bonus

· Georgia Licensed RN or LPN

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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Information

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