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Clinical Nurse - Florence

Clinical Nurse - Florence

The qualified candidate will possess a high level of professional accountability, excellent organizational and time management skills, and have the ability to function autonomously with minimal direct supervision. The candidate will maintain all clinical functions, assist in telemedicine visits and conduct outreach in order to provide expanded healthcare services at the Florence Clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. For both regular (on-site) and remote (telemedicine) provider visits, as appropriate, provide direct patient care including physical assessments, triage, preparing the patient for the provider, assists the provider as needed, provide patient education, vaccinations, provide medication education, and dispense medications as ordered by the provider.
  2. Completes data collection, documentation and data entry.
  3. Responsible for maintaining and preparing telemedicine equipment.
  4. Assists with training clinical staff on telemedicine equipment, as needed.
  5. Document results of HPI, ROS, and aspects of physical exam in an electronic medical record (EMR) systems, as directed by the provider.
  6. Ensures that provider orders are completed.
  7. Ensure consents for all telemedicine encounters are obtained.
  8. Triage patients via telephone and walk-in. Report abnormal findings to provider and complete orders, as needed.
  9. Make, track, and complete referrals to area specialists.
  10. Maintain a clean, orderly, and safe environment for patients.
  11. Draw, process, and prepare laboratory specimens for transportation to state and private laboratories.
  12. Reviewing results of labs drawn on a weekly basis, and follow-up on pending results. Ensure that results are documented in EMR and CAREWare.
  13. Maintain lab quality controls on daily basis.
  14. Collaborate with clinical and ancillary staff.
  15. Monitor and dispense ADAP medications, and maintain spreadsheet for monthly order to ADAP pharmacy.
  16. Initiate contact with patients who have been out of care, help identify barriers to care, and assist with return to care.
  17. Maintain the 340b medication inventory and ensure the resources are allocated appropriately.
  18. Oversee ordering and maintenance of all necessary supplies, medications and equipment and ensure that equipment is in good working order.
  19. Obtain general sexual health history, provide nursing assessments as needed and administer medications and therapeutic injections as ordered by provider or standing order.
  20. Collect and report clinic data for state, federal and other funding and quality reporting purposes.
  21. Ensure that medical assessments, triage management, completion of provider orders, and documentation of findings are carried out in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
  22. Counsel and educate patients on STI prevention strategies.
  23. Collaborate with local/state health departments and other agencies to provide timely clinical patient care.
  24. Educate and precept students from local universities and colleges.
  25. Local travel to local hospitals, primary medical care offices, and local health departments to promote awareness of services offered by Thrive Alabama.
  26. Participate in quality improvement projects as directed by the Quality Manager.
  27. Participate in team meetings and trainings with possible travel to other sites.
  28. All other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Basic assessment skills and knowledge of anatomy.
  2. Knowledge of medications, side effects, and management of side effects.
  3. Knowledge of HIV and STD disease transmission preferred.
  4. Basic computer literacy including, but not limited to, electronic medical record (EMR) software and Microsoft Office.
  5. Proficient in venipuncture technique.
  6. Knowledge of HIPAA confidentiality requirements and commitment to safeguarding client information.
  7. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and have license and insurance in good standing.
  8. Ability to prioritize needs and plan work assignments accordingly.
  9. Ability to work with patients, significant others and family members from diverse populations.
  10. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with others.
  11. Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds, sit for extended periods of time, and walk between office buildings.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Alabama
  2. Minimum 3 years nursing experience
  3. Prior work experience in a clinic setting preferred
  4. Ability to speak both English and Spanish are highly preferred.

Clinical Nurse - Albertville

Clinical Nurse - Albertville

The qualified candidate will possess a high level of professional accountability, excellent organizational and time management skills, and have the ability to function autonomously with minimal direct supervision. The candidate will maintain all clinical functions, assist in telemedicine visits and conduct outreach in order to provide expanded healthcare services at the Albertville Clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. For both regular (on-site) and remote (telemedicine) provider visits, as appropriate, provide direct patient care including physical assessments, triage, preparing the patient for the provider, assists the provider as needed, provide patient education, vaccinations, provide medication education, and dispense medications as ordered by the provider.
  2. Completes data collection, documentation and data entry.
  3. Responsible for maintaining and preparing telemedicine equipment.
  4. Assists with training clinical staff on telemedicine equipment, as needed.
  5. Document results of HPI, ROS, and aspects of physical exam in an electronic medical record (EMR) systems, as directed by the provider.
  6. Ensures that provider orders are completed.
  7. Ensure consents for all telemedicine encounters are obtained.
  8. Triage patients via telephone and walk-in. Report abnormal findings to provider and complete orders, as needed.
  9. Make, track, and complete referrals to area specialists.
  10. Maintain a clean, orderly, and safe environment for patients.
  11. Draw, process, and prepare laboratory specimens for transportation to state and private laboratories.
  12. Reviewing results of labs drawn on a weekly basis, and follow-up on pending results. Ensure that results are documented in EMR and CAREWare.
  13. Maintain lab quality controls on daily basis.
  14. Collaborate with clinical and ancillary staff.
  15. Monitor and dispense ADAP medications, and maintain spreadsheet for monthly order to ADAP pharmacy.
  16. Initiate contact with patients who have been out of care, help identify barriers to care, and assist with return to care.
  17. Maintain the 340b medication inventory and ensure the resources are allocated appropriately.
  18. Oversee ordering and maintenance of all necessary supplies, medications and equipment and ensure that equipment is in good working order.
  19. Obtain general sexual health history, provide nursing assessments as needed and administer medications and therapeutic injections as ordered by provider or standing order.
  20. Collect and report clinic data for state, federal and other funding and quality reporting purposes.
  21. Ensure that medical assessments, triage management, completion of provider orders, and documentation of findings are carried out in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
  22. Counsel and educate patients on STI prevention strategies.
  23. Collaborate with local/state health departments and other agencies to provide timely clinical patient care.
  24. Educate and precept students from local universities and colleges.
  25. Local travel to local hospitals, primary medical care offices, and local health departments to promote awareness of services offered by Thrive Alabama.
  26. Participate in quality improvement projects as directed by the Quality Manager.
  27. Participate in team meetings and trainings with possible travel to other sites.
  28. All other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Basic assessment skills and knowledge of anatomy.
  2. Knowledge of medications, side effects, and management of side effects.
  3. Knowledge of HIV and STD disease transmission preferred.
  4. Basic computer literacy including, but not limited to, electronic medical record (EMR) software and Microsoft Office.
  5. Proficient in venipuncture technique.
  6. Knowledge of HIPAA confidentiality requirements and commitment to safeguarding client information.
  7. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and have license and insurance in good standing.
  8. Ability to prioritize needs and plan work assignments accordingly.
  9. Ability to work with patients, significant others and family members from diverse populations.
  10. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with others.
  11. Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds, sit for extended periods of time, and walk between office buildings.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Alabama
  2. Minimum 3 years nursing experience
  3. Prior work experience in a clinic setting preferred
  4. Ability to speak both English and Spanish are highly preferred.

Nurse Supervisor - STI Clinic

Nurse Supervisor - STI Clinic

The qualified candidate will provide direction, organization and supervision to the employees of the Sexually Transmitted Disease clinic and work collaboratively with the Nurse Practitioner and Medical Director to ensure that services provided are medically, culturally and client-centered.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervise staff; schedules and time clock, training, problem resolution, performance evaluations.
  2. Maintain the 340b medication inventory and ensure the resources are allocated appropriately
  3. Motivate employees to achieve optimal productivity and performance.
  4. Ensure all clinic policies and procedures are adhered to by staff.
  5. Orient and train clinic staff.
  6. Provide STI updates as needed to Thrive staff.
  7. Oversee ordering and maintenance of all necessary supplies, medications and equipment and ensure that equipment is in good working order.
  8. In coordination with Director of Nursing develop, implement and update policies, procedures and goals that ensure that appropriate clinical and office standards of practice are in place.
  9. Instruct patients on patient-collected specimens.
  10. Obtain general sexual health history, provide nursing assessments as needed and administer medications and therapeutic injections as ordered by provider or standing order.
  11. Assist nurse practitioner with exam as needed. Provide support and relief to other clinic staff.
  12. Collect and report clinic data for state, federal and other funding and quality reporting purposes.
  13. Ensure that medical assessments, triage management, completion of provider orders, and documentation of findings are carried out in accordance with state and federal guidelines and completed in a timely manner.
  14. Counsel and educate patients on STI prevention strategies.
  15. Collaborate with local/state health departments and other agencies to provide timely clinical patient care.
  16. Refer patients to other resources when services needed are beyond the scope of the STI Clinic.
  17. Community outreach with local physicians, hospitals and clinics about our services.
  18. Educate and precept students from local universities and colleges.
  19. Participate in Quality Improvement Projects as directed by the Quality Manager.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of HIPAA laws.
  2. Knowledge of Sexually Transmitted Illnesses and their treatment
  3. Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology
  4. Knowledge of state and federal guidelines for management and treatment of STIs
  5. Knowledge of administrative principles and practices
  6. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.
  7. Knowledge of eClinical Works
  8. Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, Word and electronic medical records.
  9. Ability to work with staff and patients from diverse backgrounds
  10. Ability to organize and prioritize work flow.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Current Alabama nursing license or license-eligible.
  2. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and 3 years of management experience or
  3. Associate's Degree in Nursing and 5 years management experience.

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Triage and review medication and problem list with patient.
  2. Triage patients who walk into or call clinic.
  3. Assist Provider(s) with examinations as needed.
  4. Assist Provider(s) with reviewing lab results and notify patients by telephone regarding abnormal lab or other abnormal results as directed by the Provider(s).
  5. Assist Patient with next appointment when Provider(s) has completed the visit with Patient.
  6. Process and send Pap smear specimens, maintain pap log and follow up with patients as indicated by the Provider(s). Enter lab and Pap smear results into CAREWare and EMR
  7. Sanitize and restock supplies used in exam rooms as needed.
  8. Dispense medications and administer vaccines to patient as ordered by the Provider(s).
  9. Set up AV equipment for Telemedicine and assist Provider(s) in seeing patients via Telemedicine.
  10. Facilitate referrals made by Provider(s) and follow up on those results to include documentation.
  11. Participate in team meetings.
  12. Participate in Quality Improvement projects as directed by the Quality Manager.
  13. Other responsibilities assigned by Director of Nursing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of HIPAA laws.
  2. Knowledge of HIV transmission, prevention and disease process
  3. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  4. Basic computer literacy skills including but not limited to EMR, MS, Excel and CAREWare.
  5. Ability to work with patients, significant others and staff from diverse populations.
  6. Ability to effectively communicate with staff and patients.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Certification as a Medical Assistant or as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Health Career Association (NAH).
  2. A Certificate, Diploma or Associates degree in Medical Assistant

Special Note: Every two years, successfully complete 10 C.E.U.s in medically related courses.


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Thrive Alabama is committed to ending the AIDS epidemic by preventing new HIV infections and providing comprehensive care to those living with the disease.
  • Huntsville Clinic

    600 St. Clair Avenue | Building 3 | Huntsville, AL 35801
    Phone 256-536-4700 | Fax 256-536-4117

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon

  • Florence Clinic

    112 S. Pine Street | Suite 202 | Florence, AL 35630
    Phone 256-764-0492 | Fax 256-764-1670

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon

  • Albertville Clinic

    201 E. McKinney Avenue | Suite A | Albertville, AL 35950
    Phone 256-660-5127 | Fax 256-660-5130

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon

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    600 St. Clair Avenue | Building 7 Suite 18 | Huntsville, AL 35801
    Phone 256-382-5696 | Fax 256-382-6018

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon