LifeLong Medical Care

  • Integrative Medicine and Wellness Center Clinical Lead

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    ID
    2018-1780
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Provider
  • Overview

    LifeLong Medical Care has a rewarding opportunity for a Physician or Nurse Practitioner to fill a unique leadership role within LifeLong East Oakland Health Center.

     

    The East Oakland Health Center is seeking a Wellness Center Lead Clinician to oversee clinical care and operations in the Wellness Center. The Wellness Center specializes in services that complement and expand upon traditional allopathic medical approaches to better address social determinants of health and health inequities affecting the East Oakland community. The Wellness Center Lead Clinician works closely with the leadership staff of East Oakland Health Center to oversee offerings in a wide array of Integrative Medicine modalities, shared medical visits and group classes for patients receiving primary care at East Oakland Health Center.

     

    Ideal candidates are creative, good problem solvers, open to new and innovative models of care and passionate about working with the underserved community.

     

    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.

     

    Benefits:

    We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, dependent and domestic partner coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan and loan repayment programs.  LifeLong is a qualified site for federal and state loan repayment programs. Acceptance rate may vary year to year based on funding levels and number of applicants.

     

     

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

    Responsibilities

    • Grant management – working closely with the LifeLong Grants and Planning Department in project implementation and grant oversite. Current grant-funded projects include: LifeLong’s Yoga practice under the Yoga Dana Grant, LifeLong’s Integrative Medicine Grant, Lifelong’s Food Insecurities grant.
    • Hiring and supervising multiple Integrative Medicine providers in modalities including Homeopathy, yoga, and acupuncture.
    • Developing and coordinating community partnerships – current and previous partners include the Alameda County Food Bank, Sun Basket, Leah’s Pantry, and Project Open Hand.
    • Collaborating with the East Oakland Health Center leadership team implement new projects and explore growth opportunities for Wellness Center services.
    • Providing medical care including: screening, health maintenance and disease prevention, management of acute and chronic conditions, provision of vaccinations and making appropriate referrals and follow-up for diagnostic and specialty services.

    Qualifications

    • 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.
    • Ability to take initiative, work independently and make sound judgments within established guidelines; understand and apply oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relations with staff, clinical providers, managers and external agencies or organizations.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills and ability to effectively work with people from diverse backgrounds and be culturally sensitive.
    • Be creative and mature with a “can do,” proactive attitude.
    • Strong organizational, administrative, multi-tasking, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a positive, friendly manner and to be flexible and adaptive to change.
    • Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.
    • 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.
    • Ability to continuously scan the environment, identifying opportunities for improvement and intersections with other departments of LifeLong Medical Care and partner organizations. 

    Job Requirements            

    • Candidates must be Board Certified or Eligible in Internal or Family medicine, possessing current CA medical/professional licensure.
    • Training and experience in geriatrics, internal medicine, and/or family practice with board eligibility or certification required.
    • Interest in working with a diverse patient population in a community based organization and sensitivity to their needs and health problems; commitment to a community health philosophy of prevention and primary care.
    • Experience with electronic health records.

    Job Preferences 

    • Community Health Center experience.
    • Experience as part of a team-based care model.
    • NextGen experience.
    • Experience with leading medical group visits and/or expertise in non-allopathic treatment modalities.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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