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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE (ADULT SHELTERS)

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE (ADULT SHELTERS)

Job Description

Job Overview:

The community health nurse coordinates services in shelters for homeless adults. The community health nurse will provide triage of acute health problems, coordinate medical care provided by community healthcare providers and function as a team member with the extended HCH shelter outreach team. All services are provided in collaboration with on-site shelter management, shelter staff and with community providers serving the shelter population. The nurse reports to the Adult Shelter Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

Provide triage, referring clients to emergency departments and health centers. Provide family planning services including HIV testing. Coordinate chronic disease management and educate clients regarding self-care and medication management. Provide nursing case management; tracking referrals, labs and follow-up. Collaborate with shelter staff, HCH outreach staff and supervisor. Observe infection control guidelines and participate in disease outbreak management.    

 

 

 

 

       

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Skills:

Triage and physical assessment, case management, phlebotomy, ability to multi-task

 and collaborate

 

 EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years experience in pediatrics required
  • Experience in primary care, community health, and/or behavioral health preferred

  

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

  • Associates degree required. BSN or MSN preferred
  • Licenses and certifications: Pennsylvania RN

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
Michelle Haines
Fax#: 215-592-6588

E-mail: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]


Please be sure to visit our website at http://www.phmc.org/ for additional information on our company.

EOE, M/F, D/V

Keywords:  nurse,  nursing,  BSN, MSN  community health nurse,  public health


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 204NG
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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE (ADULT SHELTERS)


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