LifeLong Medical Care

  • Certified Nurse Midwife

    Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2018 1:57 PM)
    ID
    2018-1767
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Provider
  • Overview

    LifeLong Medical Care is searching for a Certified Nurse Midwife to join the team at our Ashby location. CNM provides general prenatal, postpartum, and gynecological health services in a community clinic setting

    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. 

     Benefits:

    • Half-time (20 hour) salaried position- time may be negotiable
    • Paid time off, sick and vacation
    • Medical and dental benefits
    • 403B retirement plan
    • Loan repayment opportunity
    • CME benefits
    • DEA reimbursed

     

     LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal opportunity employer. People of color, women and LGBT are encouraged to apply.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides prenatal, postpartum, and gynecological health care including: screening, health maintenance and disease prevention, management of acute and chronic gynecological conditions, and making appropriate referrals and follow-up for diagnostic and specialty services.
    • Coordinates care with other health team members including behavioral health staff.
    • Acts as an advocate for the patient and liaison with outside agencies as appropriate.
    • Provides verbal and written education and counseling to patients, families, and caregivers.
    • Maintains patient records necessary for clinic reporting, billing, and quality improvement.
    • Encouraged to provide some care as shared medical (group) visits
    • Consults with LifeLong physicians as appropriate.
    • Participates as an active member of LifeLong Clinicians Association and abides by its Code of Conduct.
    • Attends clinical team meetings.
    • Participates in quality performance activities and improvement initiatives.
    • May be involved in the supervision and teaching of residents, students or fellows.
    • Tuesday evenings greatly preferred as part of schedule.

    Qualifications

    • Commitment and demonstrated ability to care for a variety of people from underserved populations, with diverse educational, lifestyle, ethnic and cultural origins.
    • Positive approach to caring for patients in partnership with colleagues.
    • Ability to take initiative, work independently under minimum supervision and make sound judgments within established guidelines.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals from a wide range of ages, abilities, and backgrounds.
    • Ability to work in a team environment with a number of licensed and non-licensed staff with different work styles and support needs.

     Education and Experience

    • Current California CNM license, including furnishing license.
    • Minimum of one year experience delivering perinatal and gynecological care to people across the lifespan.
    • Community clinic experience preferred.
    • Experience as part of a team-based care model preferred.
    • Knowledge of Northern Alameda County resources is desirable.
    • Experience with electronic health records, specifically NextGen and Epic, strongly preferred.
    • Experience working with language translation services is desirable.

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