RN, Physician Practice

Rochester, NY

GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Infectious Diseases Division of the University of Rochester provides the clinical services of the Monroe County Sexual Health Clinic through a contract with the County Department of Public Health and funding from the NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute. The MC Sexual Health clinic is a free, walk in clinic serving a diverse community across a spectrum of ages. This position is responsible to provide clinical care including obtaining a history, performing a physical assessment, providing treatment of STIs, and providing HIV/STI prevention counseling and testing in collaboration with nurse practitioners and medical director. Participates in Expanded Sexual Health Services grant from the NYS DOH AIDS Institute which provides HIV PrEP services (for prevention of HIV), referrals to HIV care, Doxy-PEP services (for prevention of bacterial STIs) and required reporting to the NYS AIDS Institute. This position will rotate with others to coordinate the delivery of care and act as a clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner graduate students, residents, fellows, and community health care providers.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides direct patient care in NYS Article 28 Clinic:

  • Perform a health history, including sexual history and behavioral risk assessment

  • Targeted physical examination

  • Administer treatment of sexually transmitted infections

  • Perform HIV pre-test and risk reduction counseling

  • Perform HIV post- test counseling

  • Perform venipuncture

  • Provide individualized patient education

  • Seek consultation with nurse practitioners when indicated

  • Identifies other health problems and provides referrals to appropriate health providers for evaluation and management

  • Performs clinical audits for QA/QI

  • Utilizes a client-centered approach to provide culturally responsive HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services, HIV PEP, Doxy-PEP for STI prevention.

  • Manages laboratory test results, medical follow-up, and calls from patients.

  • Assesses the need for further intervention. Makes individual care plans regarding medical follow-up.

  • Supports Expanded Health Services grant data reporting as needed (chart reviews or data entry)

Professional development:

  • Participates in training and education required by NYSPHL Article 28 regulations

  • Fulfills requirements to maintain licensure as a registered professional nurse from the NYS Department of Education

  • Maintains current knowledge of clinical management of STDs

  • Participates in STD education sessions, including CEI web-based training, attending conferences

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate Degree in Nursing required; Bachelor Degree in Nursing preferred. Six (6) months experience as a Registered Nurse working in an Acute Care Setting required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful completion of orientation at the unit level required. NYS Licensure as a Registered Nurse required.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $33.00 - $42.90 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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