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Registered Nurse

Company: LifeLong Medical Care
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

LifeLong Medical Care's Trust Health Care Center (TRUST) seeks a Registered Nurse to provide clinical care and work to integrate whole-person care into our new team model. The registered nurse will participate in telephonic and in-person patient triage, education, and counseling, participating in the care team's ongoing education and collaborating with medical providers to ensure our patient populations' optimal health.

 

As a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 42 years of dedicated service to the community, LifeLong serves over 60,000 patients in the East Bay Area's socio-economically underserved regions. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at 16 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. To learn more, we encourage you to apply!

 

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.

 

We're passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

 

LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Coordinate team based care by focusing on the intersection between medical and social needs of 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.

  • 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, Epic 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.

Keywords: LifeLong Medical Care, Oakland , Registered Nurse, Other , Oakland, California

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