APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.
APLA Health is currently seeking a RN Clinic Nurse to join our Baldwin Hills location! We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!
This is a great opportunity to make a difference!
Under the supervision of the Clinical Nurse Manager, the RN Clinic Nurse will provide culturally competent medical, dental and behavioral health services to low-income individuals in Los Angeles County, with a specific focus on the LGBT community.
The RN clinic nurse will assure quality and cost-effective care for clinic patients, and will manage a patient’s course of treatment, and coordinate care with providers and other clinical support staff to ensure quality patient outcomes are achieved within established time frames with efficient utilization of resources. In addition, the RN Clinic Nurse will work closely with the Medical Director and Clinical Nurse Manager to design, implement and monitor workflow processes throughout all APLA Health sites as it pertains to patient centered medical home (PCMH) implementation. This position is primarily clinical.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.
Training and Experience:
A valid California Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Clinical experience as a registered nurse in an ambulatory health care clinic, preferably at a federally qualified health center (FQHC). Experience working in patient-centered care teams preferred.
Must have problem solving and organizational skills in order to ensure a productive work environment and achievement of goals. Experience in chronic disease management, case management, utilization management and quality improvement projects are preferred. Experience in an HIV medical practice is preferred.
Knowledge and experience working with electronic health records, Eclinical works preferred.
Ability to provide services in a non-judgmental fashion and work effectively with diverse populations is required as is the ability to maintain records and follow clinical guidelines/protocols. Must be able to work efficiently and complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy; work and solve problems independently; work flexible hours in order to complete tasks and meet client needs. Ability to be flexible in handling unanticipated client needs is required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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