LifeLong Medical Care

Team Nurse - R.N.

US-CA-Berkeley
1 month ago
ID
2017-1554
# of Openings
2
Category
Healthcare

Overview

LifeLong Medical Care has an exciting opportunity for a nurse to join our multi-disciplinary team providing primary care services at our LifeLong Ashby Health Center. The ideal candidate must have a commitment to providing high quality primary care for complex patients, dedicated to building a collaborative team model of care, and experience working with behavioral health diagnoses.

 

LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 10 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more.

 

Benefits

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

Team Nurse – R.N.

  • Coordinate team based care by focusing on the intersection between medical and social needs of West Berkeley patients
  • Acts as a resource for support staff for triaging walk in and telephonic care. Plays a role in the new patient intake process, working closely with primary care providers to ensure complete evaluation of patient needs.
  • Facilitates chronic disease management activities
  • Coordinates primary care clinic services with other providers and agencies.
  • Coordinates with Care Transitions team for all hospitalized patients to ensures timely follow up and return to primary care
  • Uses clinician-approved standing orders to order labs and preventive screenings, and to refill routine medications.
  • Coordinates care closely with other team members to identify patient self-care goals and to assure that medical and psychosocial needs are met.

Qualifications

 Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively coordinate care with medical assistants and other support staff, encourage and nurture development and growth, to build a strong and productive team.
  • Commitment to the provision of primary care services for the underserved with demonstrated ability and sensitivity in working with a variety of people from low-income populations, with diverse educational, lifestyle, ethnic and cultural origins.
  • Strong organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills, and ability to be flexible and adaptive to change.
  • Ability to effectively present information to others, including other employees, community partners and vendors.
  • Ability to seek direction/approval on essential matters, yet work independently with little onsite supervision, using professional judgment and diplomacy.
  • Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.
  • Conduct oneself in internal and external settings in a way that reflects positively on LifeLong Medical Care as an organization of professional, confident and sensitive staff.

 

Job Requirements          

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
  • Current and valid California Registered Nurse license and BLS.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite
  • Electronic health records, NextGen preferred.

 

 

Job Preferences

  • 2 years’ nursing experience
  • Minimum one year experience in community health as an RN.
  • Advanced working knowledge of outpatient care, triage and clinic flow.
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to provide services to persons who are disabled, homeless, substance users, HIV (AIDS) infected, and/or psychologically impaired.

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