LifeLong Medical Care has an exciting opportunity for a nurse to join our multi-disciplinary team providing STI and HIV testing and treatment at the Oakland LGBTQ Center's Glenn Burke Wellness Clinic. The ideal candidate must commit to providing high-quality sexual health care for LGBTQ+ patients, be dedicated to building a collaborative team model of care, and experience delivering sensitive services to adolescents and adults, including confidential HIV testing. Under the general supervision of the Associate Medical Director and Clinical Lead, the Team Nurse is responsible for sexual health history-taking, STI testing and treatment administration per protocol, initial assessments for pre-and post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP and PEP) for HIV prevention, and working to integrate whole-person care into our new team model. The nurse will participate in telephonic and in-person patient triage, education, and counseling, participating in the ongoing education of the care team and collaborating with medical providers to ensure optimal health of our patient populations.
As a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 45 years of dedicated service to the community, LifeLong serves over 66,000 patients in the East Bay Area's socio-economically underserved regions. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at more than 15 primary care sites across Oakland, Berkeley, and West Contra Costa County. From opening a residential respite program for homeless persons discharged from hospital to offering free COVID testing to the community, we are innovative and responsive to our times' social and medical needs. We provide an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and with which our patients can identify. To this end, we seek candidates who reflect the diversity of the East Bay communities we serve.
LifeLong Medical Care is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. If you seek accommodation, please advise in writing at the time you apply.
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.
Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy:
In accordance with LifeLong Medical Care's commitment to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we have adopted a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our patients and visitors; and the community at large from infectious diseases, that vaccinations may reduce. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Order of the California State Public Health Officer. Unless a reasonable medical or religious accommodation is approved, all employees must receive COVID-19 vaccinations.