Are you culturally competent and excited to work with a diverse population? Do you have experience working with issues of substance abuse, mental health, and populations with a criminal background? Are you bilingual? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill a Registered Nurse position opening with our Addiction Medicine Team in San Francisco, CA! The ideal candidate has 2 years of direct patient care experience working in a community health center or primary care setting, experience working with diverse populations, and has successfully worked with issues of substance abuse, mental health, and medical complexity. In this position you will gain experience in providing transgender health care as a part of a health center with a national reputation in transgender health. Additionally, this position offers the ability to see patients independently and utilize the full scope of your RN license in an integrated behavioral health/primary care model! Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements.
We are looking for a candidate who can assess and provide nursing advice to patients who walk-in with medical complaints or who call-in with medical concerns seeking advice, work collaboratively with mental health staff to facilitate integration between primary care and mental health in order to improve patient outcomes, and provide clinical leadership to support staff, including medical assistants, patient care coordinators, front office staff and receptionists and participate in training them to improve their skills.
Working in this position, you will:
- Provide nursing care, within the scope of license and agency credentials, to Addiction Medicine team patients within a Patient Centered Medical Home delivery model, utilizing motivational interviewing skills and encouraging patient activation and self-management.
- Facilitate patient care team functioning and efficiency by taking responsibility for additional patient assessments or medical assistant functions (e.g., phlebotomy, rooming, vitals, etc.) to ensure the completion of patient sessions in a timely and thorough manner.
- Work as a part of a Care Support Team, prioritize and take responsibility for patients with complex medical issues, follow up with all patients regarding recent emergency room visits and inpatient stays, and be an active team member through case-conferencing and other collaborative work.