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Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Refugee Health

Company: Family Health Centers of San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for our Refugee Health department -Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is looking for a Family -Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant -to join our Refugee Health Assessment Program. The Refugee Health Assessment Program (RHAP) provides newly arriving refugee groups and other eligible entrants with culturally and linguistically appropriate comprehensive health assessments. Under the direction of the -Chief Medical Officer, the Provider will provide caring, affordable, high-quality healthcare and supportive services to newly arrived refugees, asylees, victims of trafficking, and other populations within the first three months of their arrival to San Diego County. If you are passionate about meeting the initial health needs of our newly arrived refugees, FHCSD is looking for people like you. - -Responsibilities: - - - - - - - - - - -Completes all required documentation accurately, timely and thoroughly in accordance with department standards and to comply with electronic medical record requirements, including medication reconciliation, finalizing notes, clearing out personal pool, and participating in clinic pool. - - - - - - - - - -Follows FHCSD policies and procedures, including (but not limited to), cooperating with the timely submission of credentialing and licensing paperwork; maintaining BLS certification; maintaining CME units based on the requirements of the specifying Board; attending all mandatory meetings; minimizing incident reports; using resources efficiently and practicing medicine in a cost-effective manner. - - - - - - - - - -Maintain FHCSD behavioral standards, including (but not limited to), effective listening and communication skills and respectful interactions with colleagues and patients. - - - - - - - - - -Maintains minimum productivity requirements as outlined by the organization - - - - - - - - - -Maintains satisfactory peer reviews: able to assess medical information including pathophysiology, patient presentation, differential diagnosis, etc., in order to facilitate health promotion and disease prevention. - - - - - - - - - -Meets clinic site and organization needs in a reliable and flexible manner; prioritizes work and makes an effort to adhere to schedule. - - - - - - - - - -Participate in Clinical Outcomes Program and work towards meeting organizational targets for all metrics. - - - - - - - - - -Participates in administrative duties, including lab reports, charts, and medication refills reviewed and managed appropriately. - - - - - - - - - -Participates in on-call schedule in a responsive and timely manner. - - - - - - - - - -Performs other duties as assigned - - -Requirements: - - - - - - - - - - -2 years of experience working in an out-patient clinic setting as an Advanced Practice Provider required - - - - - - - - - -National certification -by applicable -National certifying bodies - - - - - - - - - -Experience with underserved, low-income persons, or homeless persons preferred - - - - - - - - - -Ability to work effectively with patients from diverse social, cultural and economic groups - - - - - - - - - -Current American Heart Association healthcare provider CPR (BLS), or Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, or Advance Resuscitation Training. - - - - - - - - - -DEA license - - - - - - - - - -Master's degree required - - - - - - - - - -Must possess current unrestricted license to practice in the State of California -along with furnishing permit for FNP candidates - - - - - - - - - -Second language fluency -in Farsi, Pashto, Arabic, Creole, or Spanish preferred. -Rewards: - - - - - - - - - - -Job type: Full Time -and -Part Time -Opportunities -Available - - - - - - - - - -Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits - - - - - - - - - -Retirement Plan with Employer Match - - - - - - - - - -Paid Time Off, Extended Sick Leave and Paid Holidays - - - - - - - - - -Medical/Dental/Vision/FSA/Life Insurance - - - - - - - - - -Employee Discounts and Wellness Programs - -FHCSD was founded by community activists working towards a common goal: caring, affordable, high-quality medical care for all. We are proud to continue this mission today as we provide accessible services to over 210,000 patients across San Diego County. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to community medicine and providing culturally competent care to the medically underserved. -
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Keywords: Family Health Centers of San Diego, San Diego , Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Refugee Health, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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