Infectious Disease Nurse
UA Health Services Foundation (UAHSF/TKC) - Birmingham, AL

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The HIV/ID Nurse is responsible for provision and management of patient care in a clinical area for specific age and patient populations. The HIV/ID Nurse delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing.

Position Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: BSN Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing. A minimum of 3 years of experience as an RN.

Must: (1) enter 4,000 keystrokes per hour; (2) possess basic knowledge of PC applications, software, and database management.

Preferred: The Ideal candidate will have experience in a fast paced ambulatory setting, administration of chemotherapy and moderate level of familiarity with information technology such as a desk top computer.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND/OR REGISTRATION:

Required:
• Current Alabama RN license.
• Current CPR certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment.
• ACLS or must be obtained within 6 months of employment
Preferred:
• HIV/AIDS certification
• Ad mixture certification or must be obtained within 90 days of employment
• Chemotherapy certification.
TRAITS & SKILLS: Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to: (1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure; (2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of an one’s own work; (3) work independently; (4) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (5) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief; (6) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (7) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (9) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; (10) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and (11) maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.

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