At Us Helping Us, one of the Greater Washington Metro Area’s most respected and admired organizations, you will find a team that strikes an incredible balance between extraordinary client care and unrivaled compassion.
Established in 1985, Us Helping Us is an experienced private, non-profit, non-partisan organization with the mission to improve the health and well-being of Black gay men through innovative programs and services and – through a vision of inclusiveness – to reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS in the entire Black community.
As it exists today, Us Helping Us is an experienced community-based organization with two locations in the Washington, DC area and works tirelessly to achieve health equity for racial, sexual and gender minorities, people living with HIV/AIDS, and persons with substance abuse disorders or serious mental health illness.
The Licensed Practical Nurse will be responsible for ensuring the excellent care for patients living with HIV, patients receiving pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) therapy or treatment for sexually transmitted infections and patients who inject drugs. The Licensed Practical Nurse will tend to their general comfort and well-being, take vital signs, administer medications, and monitor patient’s behavior for notable changes. As another component of the position, the Licensed Practical Nurse will also provide syringe (needle exchange) services onsite and via our mobile health unit to patients, which include the provision of harm reduction interventions, syringe exchange transactions, risk assessments and health screenings.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Case Manager
The Nurse Case Manager will be responsible for the coordination of various elements
involved in the care of patients living with HIV as well as patients receiving pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) therapy or treatment for sexually transmitted infections. The Nurse Case Manager will also provide primary care services to patients with chronic conditions such as HIV, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and other cardiovascular diseases. Specifically, the Nurse Case Manager will work together with patients and their families/support systems, clinicians, and other care coordination team members (e.g., pharmaceutical and insurance companies) to develop and implement individualized care plans that to achieve optimal health outcomes.