Community Health Nurse (0438)

Announcement #0438

The Aletheia House is looking for a caring, energetic, qualified community health Registered
Nurse (RN) to work in Birmingham, Alabama on a full-time
basis. Area serviced is Jefferson County.

Location of Position: Birmingham, AL

Office Location: 2201 Arlington Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020

Position Summary:
The community health nurse will provide community nursing services to adult men and women
who live in Jefferson County. One of the primary populations of focus will be adult men and
women who are experiencing homelessness, and who live in shelters or on the streets. A
second population of focus with be low-income residents of Bessemer.
The nurse works closely with the nursing coordinator, health services director and chief
operating officer to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities
-Provide nursing services to individuals who reside in shelters, on the street or in community
settings in Bessemer
-Assist with telehealth appointments for individuals who reside in shelters, on the street or in
community settings in Bessemer
– Conduct testing for COVID-19 for individuals who reside in shelters, on the street or in
community settings in Bessemer
-Serve as a liaison between the health center and for individuals who reside in shelters, on the
street or in community settings in Bessemer
-Assist with coordinating scheduling of telehealth appointments
-Provide relevant communication to the nursing coordinator, health services director and the
chief operating officer
-Attend staff meetings and trainings as required by the agency
-Perform other related activities as assigned by the nursing coordinator, health services director
and chief operating officer

Qualifications:
-Licensed as a Registered Nurse to practice in Alabama with a
current, valid and unrestricted RN or LPN license.
-Must work independently
-Strong verbal de-escalation skills and the ability to safely perform physical management
techniques and crisis intervention
-Must be dependable, organized with efficient time management skills, and demonstrate good
communication skills
-Must be reliable, following through on assignments
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate and ethical manner
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential
-Motor Vehicle Report required
-Active Driver’s License required

Travel:
-Travel to Jefferson County Shelters
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

Wage:
$23.00 to $30.00 per hour (depending on experience and licensure)
$100.00 per week when on call
Sign-on Retention Bonus

Benefits:
Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations
and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors
to become certified as Addiction Professionals
Hours: F/T, Non-Exempt (Monday – Friday) Hours are flexible according to client needs.
(May require evenings and weekends according to program needs)

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to (205) 203-4843, apply at
www.specialkindofcaring.org, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and
resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject job code #CHN-0438.
* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to be
considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time:
Open until filled

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