Be part of an excellent care team:
At La Clínica, you will be able to provide primary care in an outpatient setting, allowing you to practice comprehensive medical care. You will deliver care to a resilient patient population that is ethnically diverse and medically complex, with the aim of achieving optimal health outcomes for every patient. We attract and retain engaged staff by supporting providers in their pursuits of a meaningful role and offering opportunities in mentorship, quality initiatives and preceptorships. La Clínica is committed to continued provider education; we host a Nurse Practitioner incubator program to prepare new graduates for their roles. You will do this work alongside energetic comrades who are dedicated to an exceptional patient experience just as they are committed to health innovation and delivery of quality care. As a NP/PA, you will be surrounded by a collaborative care team that is invested in your success and shares ownership of tasks to help improve your efficiency as a provider. We offer robust perks including educational leave plus stipend, license reimbursement, H1 visa sponsorship, FTCA malpractice coverage, and flexible work schedules. In addition, we are a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved site for tax free loan repayment. Our clinics are located in the thriving Bay Area known for its cultural diversity, beautiful weather, highly sought after schools and year-round recreational activities.
Major Areas of Responsibility include but are not limited to:
Provide medical triage of patients, medical care management, and patient education and counseling to a panel of patients
Make referrals to specialty providers and follow-up to ensure that patients' bio-psychosocial needs are addressed
Deliver evidenced based care that supports our aim for improved health outcomes, exceptional patient experience and efficient use of resources.
Perform routine, acute, urgent, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative medical care to patients and determine appropriate regimen.
Serve as a member of the cross-functional team of providers, engaged in routine and preventive primary care, care for chronic illnesses, urgent care, and telephone triage
Prescribe medications, treatments or therapies and order medical diagnostic or clinical tests
Deliver well and chronic disease care with cultural humility to a diverse patient population of all ages.
Have flexibility in meeting patients' needs, and participating in evening and Saturday rotation clinics.
Develop a positive rapport with patients and families to foster the provider/patient relationship.
Conduct in-home assessment of patients as appropriate
Collaboration & Mentorship:
Serve as a member of the cross-functional team of providers consulting on the assessment, management and treatment of complicated cases, chart review, co-signing, and case conferences.
Consult with physicians on the management, assessment and treatment of specific cases as needed, and per protocol
Suggest improvements for clinic flow, patient scheduling and service delivery, and collaborate professionally with interdisciplinary team members, including providers, health educators, medical assistants, registered nurses, and case managers.
Supervision of medical assistants by providing patient consultation as needed
Minimum Job Requirements
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Health Record programs, such as NextGen or Epic.
High degree of interpersonal competence with both staff and patients, and thorough knowledge of evidence based care
Cultural competence working in diverse/low income communities
Familiarity with Electronic Panel Management
Ability to deal courteously and effectively complex patient profiles, and maintain good working relationships with other staff
Must have the physical stamina to function effectively in a position that involves heavy lifting (50lbs)
Ability to work courteously and effectively as a team member to support the quality/efficiency standards established for the clinic; work independently; exercise good judgment; communicate effectively orally and in writing, make and thorough manner with speed and accuracy with minimal supervision
Ability and willingness to work under pressure and as part of an interdisciplinary team
Demonstrate flexibility and ability to accept changes gracefully
Ability to work and communicate with people from various ethnic, socio-economic, educational and life experience
Ability to keep accurate and clear records of patient information
Top-notch time management skills and evidence based approaches to medical care
English/Spanish proficiency preferred but not required
Experience and Other Certifications
Requires a current license from the California Board of Registered Nursing, a national certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or other national certifying bodies, and a certificate of completion of a Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of 2 years clinical experience.
Requires a current license from the California Physician Assistant Committee, graduation from an approved program of instruction in primary health care as attested by the American Medical Association, having passed a certification examination administered by the Bureau of Medical Quality Assurance, and a minimum of two years of full-time clinical experience after clinical practicum with emphasis in the areas of family medicine or geriatrics.
Requires board certification. In the absence of a board certification, candidate may still be eligible for hire but must become board certified within 6 months of employment with La Clinica.
Requires valid California license and DEA
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