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Registered Nurse

Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) Augusta, ME
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) is seeking an experienced, professional Mobile Services Registered Nurse to join their organization in Augusta, Maine. The Maine Mobile Health Program’s mission is to improve the health status of Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services. The Mobile Services Registered Nurse will provide health services on behalf of the patient population in a community setting to reduce barriers to accessing health care. Job duties include: Communicate with staff and patients in a culturally appropriate manner. Administer and result point-of-care testing including, but not limited to COVID-19 tests, A1Cs, glucometer checks, FIT tests and pregnancy tests. Check vitals and provide basic health screenings and counselling. Identify and communicate abnormal findings. Assess and treat minor health issues and injuries per nursing standing orders. Work collaboratively with MMHP’s Clinical Coordinator, Medical Director and Community Health Worker team to conduct health screening events, vaccine efforts or mobile unit clinics. Serve as a liaison to partner agencies contracted to support services (for example, testing or vaccination events). Assure inventory of supplies is organized and stocked. Serve as a point-of-contact with vendors (for example, for specimen transport or biohazard disposal). Facilitate contact tracing system at MMHP for patients exposed to COVID-19 through the Sara Alert system. Maintain applicable HIPAA standards to protect patient confidentiality. Maintain accurate and complete patient medical records to assure compliance with regulations. Adhere to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies. Work collaboratively with providers and Community Health Workers to assure families have access to primary care services, external medical and social services. Provide support to the Clinical Coordinator for administrative duties as assigned (including, but not limited to support with inventory and supply management, medical records, management of patient registries, Quality Improvement Data and clinical quality reports within the EMR). Availability Requirements: Full-time, seasonal position during the mobile clinic season (July – December). The Mobile Services Registered Nurse may support administrative activities in the Augusta office and must be available to travel to remote sites (housing provided when travelling) on a statewide basis to provide care in community settings and patient residence sites. There is a combination of daytime and evening availability requirements. Education and Experience Requirements: Unrestricted Nursing license Certification: CPR Education: Must be trained in HIPAA, Bloodborne Pathogens (training available) Skills/Abilities: Prior experience in a primary care setting or with a migrant or underserved population helpful. Knowledge of agricultural injuries/illnesses helpful. An understanding and/or ability to speak Spanish or Haitian Creole highly desirable. About MMHP Maine Mobile Health Program is our state’s only farmworker health organization. Our collaborative model involves folks who carry the commitment to make a difference in the lives of Maine’s farmworkers. By linking agricultural workers to care and services, we aim to reduce health disparities and inequities of access for this workforce. Putting fruits and vegetables on all of our tables is not only vital work; it positively impacts our collective health. NO RECRUITERS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE MMHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: 25.00 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

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