Location: Des Moines   Company name: Iowa Department of Health and Human Services   Job type: full-time

TB Nurse Clinician

seeking a TB (Tuberculosis) Nurse Clinician to work within the Bureau of Immunization and Tuberculosis. Experience working with TB or TB patients is not required, as training will be provided. If you enjoy helping others and are looking for a new and rewarding challenge, that does involve direct patient care, this job is for you!

Location and Hours:
This is a full-time opportunity located in Des Moines and will work remotely 2 days a week and from the Lucas Building on the beautiful Capitol Complex, with free parking. Typical hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.  After successful completion of the probationary period, if desired, this position could work from 7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. with Supervisor approval.

Core Job Duties:
This position is vital to the well-being of those with latent TB infection (LTBI), suspected and confirmed cases of TB disease. You will see the positive impact on those you support and the patients they are treating. No experience with TB is required to be successful in this position. Previous consulting experience in a healthcare setting with healthcare professionals is preferred.

• The TB Nurse Clinician will serve as a subject matter expert for tuberculosis (TB) case management and provide consultation services to clinicians, infection preventionists, nurses and local public health agencies.
• Answer questions and provide guidance on TB control administration, infection control issues and benefits of partnering with other local agencies (schools, physicians’ offices, etc.).
• Offer guidance through monitoring, education and assessing public health nursing TB follow up activities.
• Review medical records of persons with suspected or confirmed TB disease and write clinical summations for clinician review.
• Utilize practical knowledge of pertinent Iowa public health laws, rules, and regulations regarding TB control when providing consultation to healthcare professionals.
• Maintain clinical expertise by regular review of current CDC/ATS/IDSA guidelines and attending relevant trainings.
• Coordinate, monitor and receive requests for new and updated prescriptions for TB and LTBI suspected and active cases from health care providers.
• Evaluates educational needs of healthcare professionals and develop provider specific healthcare professional educational curriculum.
• Review submitted data to monitor data quality and identify problem areas to ensure data and reporting integrity.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Consulting experience working with nurses, clinicians and local public health agencies.
• Strong observational and analytical skill.
• Detail orientated.
• Professional and prompt communication skills over the phone, through email and in person.

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