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Benefits

  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Partner benefits
  • Vision insurance
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Full Job Description

Overview:

Are you a compassionate and experienced Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)vlooking for a fulfilling part-time opportunity to make a difference in the lives of infants, children, and young adults? LifeLong Medical Care is seeking a dedicated healthcare provider to join our team at the Brookside San Pablo Health Center in San Pablo, CA.
As an FNP or PA at our Health Center, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to our patients. Our Health Center utilizes a collaborative team model of care, integrating case management and behavioral health services to address the various medical and psychosocial factors impacting our patients’ overall health.
At LifeLong Medical Care, we’re dedicated to providing high-quality, compassionate care to underserved populations. If you’re looking for a fulfilling career where you can make a real impact in people’s lives, we encourage you to apply to be a part of our dynamic and compassionate team.
Join us in our mission to provide comprehensive healthcare to underserved populations. Apply now to be a part of our team at LifeLong Medical Care.
This position is represented by UAPD. Salaries and benefits are set by a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), and an employee in this position must remain a member in good standing of UAPD, as defined in the CBA.
About us:
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 over 15 primary care sites across Oakland, Berkeley, and West Contra Costa County. From opening a residential respite program for homeless persons discharged from the 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, 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 the total, please advise in writing when you apply.
Benefits:

Compensation: $123,000-$144,000/year, depending on years since licensed, sign-on bonus, 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 (HPSA score is 21). Acceptance rates may vary year to year based on funding levels and the number of applicants.

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides preventive and primary health services in a Family Practice Community Health Clinic setting.
  • Acts as advocate for clients.
  • Consults with other health team members including case managers.
  • Maintains client records necessary for clinic reporting and billing.
  • Performs history and physical examinations of patients, assess clinical status of patients, and establishes and maintains medical records.
  • Orders and/or performs laboratory and screening tests; request outside consultations and evaluations as needed.
  • Plans a program of care and formulates problem lists based on clinical findings; recommend treatment and medication; provide follow-up care.
  • Provides education, verbal and written, as well as counseling to patients, families, and caregivers.
  • Recognizes and evaluates situations which call for immediate attention of a physician and institute, when necessary, treatment procedures essential for the life of the patient.
  • Supports and or participates in triage functions both by phone and walk-in.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 the 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 several 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

  • Current California NP or PA license.
  • 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.
  • EMR Epic experience.
  • DEA
  • CAQH PAVE/ORP