Nurse Clinician

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 15, 2022
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description

Nurse Clinician

Job ID: 239770
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University –

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information
The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

Job Summary
Job Posting Refreshed

The Nurse Clinician provides skilled nursing care for both the routine primary care and specialized care needs of patients served by the AU Ryan White Program. This position is responsible for identifying, monitoring, and coordinating the service needs of the patients as provided by Infectious Disease and other providers both at AU Health and in the community. This position works with management and physician leaders to identify and comply with quality assurance criteria in the provision of care as specified by federal and institutional mandates. The Nurse Clinician also supports research activities as requested, and performs other duties as assigned.

Clinical Care:

Attend clinic and intake to provide skilled nursing care based on need. Evaluates and adjusts plans of care as appropriate to facilitate desired outcome. Coordinate other appointments for medical and diagnostic care as referred by the physician. Educate patients and monitor their compliance with treatments regimens. Perform other nursing duties as directed by medical staff.

Care Coordination with Service Providers:
Coordination of care in collaboration with service providers and clinical case managers to meet clinical the clinical needs of the assigned team. Identification of client needs, assess status of functional, psychological, social, environmental, financial, and other support systems as factors in the development of goals and care plans.

Case Management:
Efficient and appropriate management of all cases. He/she will be responsible for ensuring patients meet standards of HAB measures including: HIV Viral Load Suppression, Prescription of HIV Antiretroviral Therapy, HIV medical Visit Frequency, Gap in HIV Medical Visits, and PCP Prophylaxis.

Report to Nurse Manager:
Follow the lead of and report to Nurse Manager to ensure quality care on assigned clinical team.

Provide accurate and timely documentation to support the reporting requirements for both nursing and administrative review.

Quality Assurance:
Participate in quality assurance review and assessment as requested and/or mandated by federal or institutional directive.

Other Duties:
Performs all other related job duties and responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, and a minimum of three years of clinical experience in a specialized area. Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification
Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, and a minimum of six years of clinical experience in a specialized area. Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Must be self-motivated

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases

Detail-oriented with strong prioritization, organizational, typing and multi-tasking skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality; interpret lab tests/x-rays; exercise sound judgment and make responsible decisions and work independently

Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification

Active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia

Shift: Mon-Fri; Days; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*May be required to work outside normal business hours

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 2/25/22 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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