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NURSE HOME VISITOR

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024
NURSE HOME VISITOR - (T216356)

Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a NURSE HOME VISITOR to provide comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program. To maintain the highest standards of clinical nursing practice and adherence to NFP model and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of the NFP and of the lead agency. This position will service Jefferson County.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation.
2. Provides home visits to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. Carries a caseload of up to 30 clients.
3. Supports policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and the lead agency.
4. As requested/required, participates in community coalition in support of NFP, promotes public awareness and develops/maintains community relationships to support client referrals.
5. Completes all required NFP Education.
6. Develops therapeutic relationships, utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families in a home visiting environment.
7. Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines.
8. Follows nursing process in implementing NFP into nursing practice.
9. Accesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the NFP domains. Provides education, support and referral resources in assisting women and their families in attaining their targeted goals.
(Annual Salary: $55,180 - $70,300)

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) or a related field required, or a combination of education and experience and three (3) years of related experience preferred. Two (2) years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing preferred. Work experience may substitute for education requirement.

Currently licensed or licensed by endorsement as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Current CPR Certification required. Valid Driver's License and insured automobile required. The successful candidate must pass an MVR check and provide proof of insurance in the amount of $100,000.00 per person, $300,000.00 per occurrence. Home visiting experience preferred. Individual must possess basic computer skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
A bilingual candidate who can speak Spanish is a strong preference. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekend shifts.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Athletics

Organization

: 345000000 Nursing Clin Practice & Partnerships

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite