The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring a Nurse to provide nursing services to clients at the St. Paul Healing Center and participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team in order to meet the needs of clients.
Currently, most clinical services are taking place virtually. When our offices reopen for in-person services, this position will work in the office in St. Paul, Minnesota.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.
- Direct Nursing Care: Meet with clients to provide assessment, follow-up, referrals and education on medication use, basic health care, symptom management and wellness topics. Develop preliminary Health Action Plan, and review Health Action Plans with the member. Provide education on navigating the U.S. healthcare system and preventative health and wellness topics in individual and group sessions with clients. Provide coaching to the member and identified supports.
- Collaborative Nursing: Provide medical care coordination. Assist clients in obtaining laboratory and medical testing in the community. Partner with physicians in achieving identified medical goals. Develop and nurture relationships with other community and social support providers to aid in effective referrals and timely access to services. Use the patient registry to conduct panel management.
- Program Consultation and Clinical Coordination: Inform and advise Clinic Manager on Behavioral Health Homes services and medical service needs of the Healing Center. Maintain inventory of medications. Oversee maintenance of medical facilities and equipment needs.
- Team Collaboration: Participate in the interdisciplinary team, including case consultation meetings and other interdisciplinary team meetings, and coordination of care between medical and psychosocial services.
- Public Education: Participate in Communications and Development activities, including conducting media interviews, participating in tours, facilitating the collection and use of client stories, and attending fundraising events.
Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
- BS degree in Nursing
- Holds licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
- Five years’ experience providing nursing services serving diverse and/or vulnerable populations
- Demonstrated experience making assisted referrals (e.g., providing accompaniment, using a relational approach to help patients follow up on referrals over time, etc.)
Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
- Understanding of the medical needs of traumatized populations and the intersection between physical and mental health
- Experience working with a diverse range of international populations
- Previous experience supervising volunteers
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
- Skills in working as part of an interdisciplinary team
- Knowledge of local health care and health insurance resources for low-income or marginalized populations
- Skills and experience in program development
- Knowledge of immigration and asylum-seeking processes
- Language skills, in addition to English, preferred
- Skills and experience working with interpreters
- Ability to develop and maintain professional, collaborative relationships
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
- Interest and ability to engage in diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within the organization
- Excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and time management (including the ability to meet deadlines)
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
- Interest in or commitment to human rights
To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations by February 7, 2021 to http://cvt.simplicant.com/
CVT is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds such as these to apply for this position.