Registered Nurse - UA CV19 Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Lead - 511228

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Registered Nurse - UA CV19 Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Lead - 511228

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Health Care / Social Services

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Based on qualifications

Department/Organization: 208122 - Community Med & Population Health

Normal Work Schedule: The UA CV19 Support Program is open 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week and individual may be asked to work nights or weekends on occasion.

Note to Applicants: Continuation of this position will be contingent on funding and length of need of the program. Continuation of this position will be contingent on funding and length of need of the program.

Job Summary: The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care to patients. The RN reviews physicians' orders for accuracy and authorization prior to implementing them; prescribes and initiates nursing treatment through direct, assisted or delegation to other staff.

Additional Department Summary: This position is responsible for obtaining the samples from the individuals selected to participate in the Disease Surveillance and Monitoring (DS&M) sentinel testing of The University of Alabama campus population as part of the UA CV19 Support Program.  This position is also responsible for “Wellness Checks” at the Program Headquarters and with testing individuals at other times as directed by the nurse practitioners. Additionally, this position will provide professional nursing care to patients. The RN is responsible for direct patient care activities to the highest degree of their licensure, but will primarily lead participant COVID-19 testing. Continuation of this position will be contingent on funding and length of need of the program.

Required Minimum Qualifications: State of Alabama valid/current Registered Nurse License.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: State of Alabama valid/current Registered Nurse License. Must have a current CPR certification and have used an electronic health record system in a previous learning or employed role.

Skills and Knowledge: Ability to perform patient care as directed by a physician, nurse practitioner or other qualified medical professional. Efficient and accurate computer and data entry skills. Excellent communication, public relations and customer service and telephone etiquette skills. Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment. Desire to exemplify the core values and mission of the organization, always exercising utmost discretion, diplomacy and tact in patient/staff interactions. Willingness to learn and consistently deliver patient centered high quality customer friendly service. Understanding of the need for strict confidentially of protected health information and the requirement to follow HIPAA regulations at all times. Punctual and reliable, understanding that patient care is paramount, and extended work hours are needed during busier clinic periods. Ability to work in a diverse public health response team that serves populations across campus. Ability to manage a team of other health care clinicians and graduate assistants.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 28 Aug 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Sep 2020 Central Daylight Time

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