Electrologist - LMHS

Job Overview

We are temporarily offering a signing bonus for this position of $1,000.

The mission of Lyon-Martin Community Health Services is to provide high quality, compassionate and trauma-informed medical, gynecological, and mental health care services to trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and intersex communities and cis-gender women with specific sensitivity to LGBQA sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, race, ethnicity, and language regardless of immigration status or ability to pay. We aim to address and eliminate health inequities for our communities by rooting our clinical practice in core foundational frameworks of intersectionality, self-determination, harm reduction, and reproductive and disability justice.

As a community clinic, we believe our communities are best served by and for us; that’s why community outreach, engagement, and leadership development is central to our mission of community care and mutual aid. Lastly, we commit to increasing access to culturally responsive care beyond our walls through provider training and education, and policy advocacy.

It is the responsibility of the Electrologist to act as a clinical leader by providing quality electrolysis services to Lyon-Martin clients, helping to grow the overall practice, and promoting team functioning. The Electrologist acts collaboratively with the client’s care team to ensure best outcomes. They are also responsible to uphold and imbue in others a commitment to addressing racism, ableism, and gender and sexual discrimination within the organization and our clinical practice.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive care, within the scope of credentialed privileges, to Lyon-Martin clients, documenting care promptly and following charting protocols and applicable CA state licensing requirements.
  • Complete patient sessions in a timely manner.
  • Work collaboratively with mental health and medical staff to facilitate integration and to improve patient outcomes.
  • Maintain availability for various administrative/clinical duties. Such duties may include case presentations; in-service training to staff; supervision of students; leadership/consultation to agency committees; attendance/speaking at events, etc.
  • Complete all mandatory trainings on an annual basis.
  • Comply with all aspects of Lyon-Martin Policies and Procedures applicable to Staff members as well as all agreements with insurers and other entities that contain provisions applicable to or affecting the duties and responsibilities of Medical Staff; and all applicable statutes, regulations, governmental agency guidelines, and non-governmental oversight body requirements that place requirements on Lyon-Martin.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor to maintain a high level of patient-centered care.
  • Provide comprehensive care, within the scope of credentialed privileges.
  • Analyze and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Maintain complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognosis, documenting care within 72 business hours per policy and following charting protocols and applicable CA state licensing requirements.
  • Maintain punctuality and productivity standards as assigned by supervisor through appropriate scheduling and monitoring of no-show rate.
  • May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.

Education/Licensure Required:

  • Electrology degree from an accredited institution.
  • Valid CA electrology license.

Background Clearance Required:

  • Must not be on active parole or probation.

Experience Required:

  • Experience working with lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex clients.
  • Experience working with populations with varying lifestyles, disabilities, racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and economic statuses.
  • Experience working with clients who do sex work, people who use drugs, those experiencing homelessness, people who have challenges with mentally illness, those of with a history of incarceration, people of varying ages.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with minimum BS degree.
  • Possession of a valid, active California license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Possession of BCLS/CPR certification.
  • At least two years’ experience working with the trans community in a healthcare setting.

Desired:

  • Two years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Two years of direct patient care experience; one year in ambulatory care and/or a community health center.
  • Experience working with lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex clients.
  • Experience working with populations with varying lifestyles, disabilities, racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and economic statuses.
  • Experience working with clients who do sex work, those experiencing homelessness, people who have challenges with mentally illness and/or using substances, those of with a history of incarceration, people of varying ages.

Background Clearance Required:

  • Must not be on active parole or probation.

Knowledge Required:

  • LGBTQIA+ Cultural competence and able to work with a diverse population.
  • Commitment to working in an environment offering abortion services and the full-scope of pregnancy options counseling.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications.
  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment.

Desired:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English.
  • Experience with electronic medical records.
  • Comfort working on teams and with safety net populations.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data.
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Action oriented.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility.
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed.
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations.
  • Strong phlebotomy skills.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Francisco, CA
Hours/wk: 32-40

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