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Clinic Nurse/Nurse Care Manager

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #188
Friday, March 15, 2019

THE MISSION OF PROJECT HOME

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.

Project HOME achieves its mission through a continuum of services comprised of street outreach, a range of supportive housing, and comprehensive services. We address the root causes of homelessness through neighborhood-based affordable housing, economic development, and environmental enhancement programs, as well as through providing access to employment opportunities; adult and youth education; and health care.

Project HOME is committed to social and political advocacy. An integral part of our work is education about the realities of homelessness and poverty and vigorous advocacy on behalf of and with homeless and low-income persons for more just and humane public policies.

Project HOME is committed to nurturing a spirit of community among persons from all walks of life, all of whom have a role to play in making this a more just and compassionate society.

 

THE VALUES OF PROJECT HOME

The work of Project HOME is rooted in our strong spiritual conviction of the dignity of each person.

We believe that all persons are entitled to decent, affordable housing and access to quality education, employment, and health care.

We believe in the transformational power of building relationships and community as the ultimate answer to the degradation of homelessness and poverty.

We believe that working to end homelessness and poverty enhances the quality of life for everyone in our community.

We believe that the critical resources entrusted to us to achieve our mission must be managed honorably and professionally.
 

Job Summary: The Clinic Nurse/Nurse Care Manager is a key member of an integrated health care team and instrumental to its success.  The primary focus for this position is providing excellence in clinical nursing care during clinic sessions.  In addition, the Clinic Nurse/Nurse Care Manager will provider care management to targeted patients at the Stephen Klein Wellness Center.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides nursing assessments and triage to walk-in patients as well as handles in-coming “sick” calls from patients per the Stephen Klein Wellness Center triage protocol.
  • Demonstrates excellence in clinical care
  • Assists with clinic procedures
  • Educates and counsels patients and their families about issues including, but not limited to, medications, disease and disease management, stress reduction and healthier life-style choices
  • Serves as the primary care coordinator between the patientthe patient’s medical providers, behavioral health provider, pharmacist, dentist, hospital-based service providers, financial assistance specialist, residential and/or behavioral case manager, peer specialist, visiting nursing agency, community health worker and/or other specialists
  • Demonstrates excellence in care management by coordinating care with intensive emphasis during care transitions
  • Provides care management for panel of patients receiving antipsychotic injections at the Stephen Klein Wellness Center


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current RN license
  • One year of relevant experience
  • CPR certification

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSN preferred
  • Public Health degree a plus
  • Knowledge and prior practice of trauma informed care
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook
  • Prior experience as a Nurse Care Manager in a primary care setting. 
  • Prior experience delivering services to patients who have experienced homelessness, mental illness, and/or substance dependence, often complicated by histories of trauma.
  • EHR experience

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a drug screen and background checks.

 

Project HOME reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of the duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.

 

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, youth, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.  Join us!  Project HOME has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all staff and applicants for employment.  Employment decisions including, but not limited to, hiring selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, associate programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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  • Job Family Mandatory Reporter
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA