Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location: South Gate, CA

5831 Firestone Blvd. Ste #E South Gate, CA 90280


Job Description:

Compensation: Competitive

Position Type: Full Time

Location: South Gate

Benefits: Medical Insurance, 401k account, PTO

Complete Care Community Health Center (CCCHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center with seven clinics in Greater Los Angeles area. CCCHC is looking for a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant for its South Gate clinic.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct patient care in the clinic setting including: assessment, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients; determines the degree of disabilities of the patients
  • Performs medical procedures
  • Reviews laboratory, x-ray findings and diagnosis other tests
  • Appropriately and in a timely manner documents all relevant information in Electronic Health Records
  • Coordinates and refers services of community resources, placement providers, collateral agencies, the court, or other community partners with families, clients, or patients receiving services.
  • Provides patient education, counseling, medication advice and follow up instructions
  • Participates in patient and in-service training for support personnel
  • Participates in Quality of Care and in Peer Review Meetings
  • Providers exemplary customer service to patients, visitors, and coworkers
  • Other NP/PA duties as assigned, including providing coverage at CCCHC’s other clinics as needed.

Other Requirements and Characteristics:

  • Be open to the risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals.
  • The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities.
  • Provide limited medical coverage at the South Gate Clinic when needed

Qualifications:

Licensure

For NP

  • Current CA RN license is required, and
  • Current CA Nurse Practitioner License required

For PA

  • Current CA Physician Assistant License required

NP/PA

  • Current DEA license required
  • BCLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA) required
  • National Certification required
  • ACLS certification preferred

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Bilingual Preferred (English/Spanish)
  • NextGen Knowledge (Preferred)
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Experience:

  • In a Federally Qualified Health Center, Community Clinic or a similar practice serving diverse uninsured and underserved populations. (Preferred)
  • At least 1 year of Family Medicine experience (Required)

Job Type: Full-time