The Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases seeks a Clinical Nurse Case Manager to work under the supervision of the HIV Clinical Nurse Manager, this individual will perform duties related to medical case management as a member of the health care and support service team providing services to HIV infected individuals in the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) STD/HIV/TB Clinics. The main duties include case management for a select panel of BCHD HIV continuity patients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
BCHD Case Management:
Provides patient education on HIV, STD, hepatitis test results, disease transmission, and risk reduction.
Provides general health education and support for patients.
Case management for HIV continuity patients.
Conduct psychosocial assessments and develop treatment plans.
Counsel and refer patients with complex health problems in consultation with providers.
Obtain sexual and behavioral risk history.
Coordinate and track medical referrals.
Triage patients presenting with acute issues, by phone or in person.
Collect specimens and coordinate with lab when necessary.
Administer treatments and medications as appropriate.
Assist with prescription refills.
Review lab work and triage to providers as appropriate.
Provide HIV treatment adherence counseling:
Pill box preparation
Regular monitoring of adherence and tolerance to medications
Pharmacy monitoring of prescription completion by patient
Complete all charting in medical records per protocol.
Additional administrative tasks as necessary.
Assist with clinic initiatives as necessary.
Help facility patient education and support groups as necessary.
Interpret for Spanish speaking patients when medically necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of STD/HIV/TB/HCV disease, treatment, and resources.
Ability to work with culturally diverse patient, staff and community populations.
Ability to work in multidisciplinary, multi-organizational team setting.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Strong leadership potential.
Phlebotomy and injection skills.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Classified Title: Clinical Nurse Working Title: Clinical Nurse Case Manager (HIV) Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945.00-$83,865.00; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Baltimore City Health Department Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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