LifeLong Medical Care

  • Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner/Medical Doctor (Per Diem)

    Job Locations US | US
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/14/2018 8:35 PM)
    ID
    2018-1761
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Provider
  • Overview

    LifeLong Medical Care is searching for a per diem Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner/Medical Doctor to join our team. PA/NP/MD provides adult and general Family Practice medical services in a Community Health Clinic setting. Duties include taking patient histories, performing examinations, making assessments and ordering lab work.

    LifeLong Medical Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 42 years of dedicated service to the community. LifeLong provides comprehensive, compassionate care to over 60,000 patients in socio-economically underserved regions of the East Bay Area. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at 20 sites across Oakland, Berkeley, and West Contra Costa County.

    Our mission is to provide high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; create models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocate for continuous improvements in the health of our communities.

    LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities

     

     

    1. Provides preventive, urgent care and primary care health services
    • Performs clinical assessment of patients, including ordering appropriate diagnostic evaluations, and plans a program of care.
    • Provides verbal and written education and counseling to patients, families, and caregivers
    • Plans follow up care including requests for outside consultations and evaluations.
    • Maintains client records necessary for clinic reporting, billing and quality improvement.
    • Consults with the supervising physician as appropriate 
    1. Supports and/or participates in triage functions, both by phone and walk in
    • Recognizes and evaluates situations that call for the immediate attention of the physician
    • Provides interim or definitive care  
    1. Functions potentially in a variety of settings including clinic, skilled nursing facilities, supportive housing sites,  and in clients' homes
    2. Participates as a member of the site clinical services team
    • Attends clinical team meetings
    • Provides specialty care services, clinical case management and team participation to designated programs (e.g., HIV services, women’s health, house calls, diabetes, Bridge, etc.)
    • Coordinates care with other health team members including case management and behavioral health staff
    • Acts as an advocate for the patient and liaison with outside agencies as appropriate
    • Participates in quality performance activities and improvement initiatives  
    1. Participates as an active member of LifeLong Clinicians Association and abides by its Code of Conduct.
    2. Actively participate in internal quality improvement teams and work with members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in   accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards. 
    3. Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Interest in working with a diverse patient population in a community based organization and sensitivity to their needs and health problems.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals from a wide range of ages, socio-economic, ethnic, racial backgrounds, and disabilities. Spanish language ability an asset.
    • Ability to work well independently under minimum supervision.
    • Knowledge of Northern Alameda County resources is desirable.
    • Valid California driver’s license, automobile, and automobile liability insurance.
    • Experience with electronic health records, specifically NextGen, strongly preferred.

    Education and Experience

     

    • Current California Nurse Practitioner license, including furnishing license, Physician Assistant's certification, or MD License.
    • Training and experience in geriatrics, internal medicine, and/or family practice with board eligibility or certification required.
    • Minimum of one year experience in the delivery of health care to related patient populations. Community health clinic background preferred.
    • Experience as part of a team-based care model preferred.

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