Under the direct supervision of the HIV RN Manager, and acting within established scope of practice, the HIV Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of patient-centered Outpatient Ambulatory Health Services as outlined in departmental policies. The HIV RN conducts new patient intakes and coordinates all health and psychosocial services required by HIV patients accessing medical care services at SYHealth. The HIV RN supports departmental projects and initiatives, such as provision of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and meeting the RN needs of the Gender-Affirming Medicine and Sexual Health (GeMS Health) Clinic. Cultivates and maintains communication and networking with multi-ethnic communities, and organizations in the HIV/AIDS community, as well as internal Coordinated Services staff.
Required: six (6) months of experience as a Registered Nurse
Preferred: six (6) months of experience in HIV care
High School Diploma/GED
Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program
Preferred: Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BSN)
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California
Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification (American Heart Association)
Ability to read, write and comprehend medical information and terminology
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work with diverse patient population
Knowledge of HIV/STI transmission and prevention
Knowledge of health and social issues of HIV positive individuals
Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)
May be required to work evenings and/or weekends
Reliable transportation necessary for occasional traveling to assist with providing coverage at SYH clinics within San Diego County
Internal Number: 2717
About San Ysidro Health
San Ysidro Health (formerly San Ysidro Health Center) is a non-profit organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable health care services for the entire family.
The mission of San Ysidro Health is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve with access for all. Originally established along the border in 1969, the organization was founded by seven women in search of medical services for their children. Fifty years later, San Ysidro Health now provides innovative services to more than 107,000 lives in our care through a vast and integrated network of 42 program sites across San Diego County including: medical and dental clinics, behavioral health centers, HIV centers, WIC nutrition centers, mobile medical units, school-based health centers, chiropractic services, pediatric developmental clinic, teen clinic, senior health center and Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
Do What You Love – Love What You Do!
We are passionate about our patients, our practice, and OUR PEOPLE.
Why join San Ysidro Health?
• You will have the opportunity to serve your community and to be proud of your contribution.
...• You will be joining an organization which values, promotes and embraces diversity.
• You will be part of a growing organization of over 1,200 employees with opportunities for career progression and professional development.
• You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and electronic health information systems ( EMR / EHR )
San Ysidro Health’s Core Values
Our Customer Service Mission is to position San Ysidro Health as the health care provider and employer of choice. Our CORE VALUES drive our daily interactions, our business decisions, and our policies, procedures and practices.
We demonstrate courtesy and treat every customer and employee with dignity in every interaction.
We provide the highest level of service. We strive for quality and continuous improvement. We are thoughtful, accountable for our actions, willing to admit mistakes and rigorous in correcting them.
We act with the highest ethical principle. We maintain the trust and confidence of all we engage. We do what we say.
We provide a safe work environment to stimulate ownership and pride in our decisions and actions.
Contact Karla Torres, Director of HIV Prevention & Treatment Services for positions within HIV & LGBTQ+ Services
(619) 662-4161; firstname.lastname@example.org