Community Outreach RN

at GraceMed Health Clinic in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

        Community Outreach RN Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-time Reporting Relationship:  Reports to the Director Outreach and Eligibility                                          Supervision Responsibilities:  No     Essential Role:  Community Outreach Nurse will be a part of a community-based outreach team that responds to community needs. The role will focus on needs related to COVID-19, homelessness, but specific job duties and focus will change based on need. This position will work closely with the Director of Outreach and Eligibility to coordinate community-testing, vaccines, screening and outreach events. The Community Outreach Nurse will assist with day-to-day operations of community events including all clinical aspects. Although the position is based in Wichita, the position will be mobile and some time working at events within the community.    Duties & Responsibilities:
  1. Demonstrate a strong knowledge of nursing practices and procedures
  2. Knowledge of state health regulations for public health and can provide recommendations for community testing and outreach events.
  3. Work closely with the Director of Outreach and Eligibility to plan, implement, and coordinate community events.
  4. Adhere to established patient screening procedures.
  5. Manage day-to-day community-based event operations including staffing needs, supporting fellow team members, addressing patient concerns, and troubleshooting solutions if complication arise.
  6. Maintain knowledge of current guidelines and recommendations, including vaccination information, for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
  7. Provide vaccinations and document as required.
  8. Participates in providing professional medical services to homeless population in Sedgwick Count in order to complement the delivery of primary health care services at GraceMed Health Clinic.
  9. Provides patient education, screenings, and other healthcare needs as appropriate for role both inside and outside of GraceMed facilities.
  10. Assist with all other duties assigned. 
  Qualifications: Education/Certifications/Licenses/Registrations
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current State of Kansas licensure as RN
  • Able to maintain appropriate licensure and certification including meeting and/or exceeding CME requirements.
  • CPR certification (must be obtained within 30 days of employment)
  • Experience in public health and/or homeless population is preferred.
  • Prior outreach experience is preferred.
  Technical Skills
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment, including computers, copiers, and other standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work independently, organize, monitor, and adjust work as necessary to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Able to provide innovative input into the development of the office and its processes.
  • Ability to strongly embrace and personify the mission and values of GraceMed with socio-economic and cultural sensitivity in mind.
  • Must display good verbal and written communication skills, and be able to professionally receive and follow oral instructions.
  • Compassion for patients, family members, and others; along with a nurturing spirit to provide care during stressful situations.
  • Able to effectively work with homeless population.
  Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  May require work outside of usual business hours; including evenings or weekends, to handle customer service or personnel issues and attend meetings and/or community events.         Working Conditions: Work performed at homeless shelter locations or clinical environment.  Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time. Bending, stooping, and lifting (up to 50lbs.) may be required.  Interaction with physicians, patients and other office personnel. May involve contact with angry, upset or ill persons.  May involve potential exposure to blood and body fluids and other hazardous substances.  Must have visual acuity and manual dexterity to interface with computer.  Must have auditory acuity to handle phone calls.     The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.   This job description has been examined for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (May 1995).                 Confidentiality:  As an employee of GraceMed Health Clinic, Inc., you are bound by principles of medical ethics.  You have both a legal and moral obligation to protect the privacy of our patients.  In the course of your work, you will have access to confidential information regarding patients, and/or the practices' confidential business. It is essential that you refrain from any discussions regarding personal information about a patient, a patient's condition, a patient's finances, proprietary company information, and/or the practices' confidential business with any third person.  This includes, but is not limited to, other employees, your spouse, family or friends.  CONFIDENTIALITY IS SO IMPORTANT THAT ANY BREACH OF THIS POLICY WILL BE CONSIDERED GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION.  Review and signature of the Agreement is a condition of employment. 

Job Details


GraceMed Health Clinic


1122 N. Topeka
Wichita, Kansas 67214
United States

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Posted On: Apr 06, 2021

Updated On: Apr 06, 2021