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Registered Nurse

Company: Bread For The City
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Our Mission:
The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.
Position Profile:
Provide support for clinical and health education services, as well as perform a variety of administrative activities to support the functioning of the clinic. -In addition, the Registered Nurse is a member of the Bread for the City team. -In that capacity they are expected to be familiar with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Bread and work collaboratively to achieve them.
Essential Responsibilities:
Clinical - - provides support during clinic hours and assists patients with more complicated medical problems with navigating the healthcare system.
Triages walk-in patients and provides urgent phone advice;
Works with providers to help with medical case management for patients with more complicated medical problems;
Assists with follow up with patients after Emergency Department visits and hospital discharges.
Inventory oversight of ordering and tracking medications, immunizations, and medical donations/supplies;
Supervises lab staff and oversees lab and needle exchange activities;
Management and follow up for durable medical equipment.
Health Education - creates an atmosphere of health education activities for patients to learn while waiting in the clinic.
Provides education and support regarding blood pressure monitors, glucometers, and other medical devices;
Provides clinical support to front desk staff and the health resource room.
Represent the organization in a variety of coalitions to support activities of public health;
Ensure compliance with DC Department of Health vaccination programs.
Strong desire to work with our patient population;
Licensed RN in Washington, DC;
Candidates that speak other languages such as Spanish, Amharic, or Mandarin are preferred;
Ability to work with volunteers and staff in a professional and collaborative manner;
Familiarity with Google Organization & Productivity Tools (Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar) and/or ability to learn new technology systems;
Willingness to learn and carry out Bread for the City's commitments to social justice and racial equity.
Bread for the City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental disability, medical condition, status as a veteran, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies .
To Apply:
You must complete an application through Bread for the City's ADP portal. Click here to review available openings and click on "Registered Nurse" position. Then select "apply" - at the top right hand corner to register for a login and apply for the position. Please upload a resume and cover letter that speaks to your interest and qualifications through this online application process. -Your application will not be considered complete unless it includes a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls.

Keywords: Bread For The City, Washington DC , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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