Nurse – Birmingham, Alabama (#0380)

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

 

Location of Position:

Birmingham, AL

 

Office Location:

Birmingham, AL

 

Position Summary:

The nurses 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 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 to $25 per hour.

Hours: F/T, Exempt, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

(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, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line one of the following job code To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

 

 

Closing Date-Time:

Friday, June 12, 2020

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