It is the responsibility of the Primary Care Provider – Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner/MD/DO to act as a clinical leader by providing quality primary care services to HealthRIGHT360 (HR360) patients in a Patient Centered Medical/Health Home delivery model, helping to grow the overall practice, and promoting team functioning. S/he acts collaboratively with an assigned physician according to California state law. S/he is also responsible to uphold and imbue in others a commitment to addressing racism, and gender and sexual discrimination within the organization and our clinical practice.
Clinical Care Responsibilities: Provides comprehensive care, within the scope of credentialed privileges and standardized procedures, to HR360 patients within a Patient Centered Medical/Health Home delivery model according to pre-arranged schedules, documenting care promptly and following charting protocols and applicable CA state licensing requirements; completes patient sessions in a timely manner; ensures appropriate follow-up for all aspects of ordered care (e.g., specialty referrals, laboratory results, radiology reports, etc.); responds to patient requests for information and assistance (e.g., form completion, prescription refills, etc.) in a timely manner; works collaboratively with mental health staff to facilitate integration between primary care and mental health in order to improve patient outcomes; provides on-call after-hours availability on a rotating basis, as requested by supervisor; obtains and maintains licensure, DEA registration and BCLS/CPR certification; attends continuing professional education programs, at the request or with the approval of supervisor, demonstrating participation in 30 hours continuing professional education every 2 years.
Leadership Responsibilities: Provides clinical leadership to support staff, including nurses, medical assistants, patient care coordinators, front office staff, receptionists, and interns/students. Demonstrates comfort in changing systems, champions change, and leads change processes.
Performance and Quality Improvement Responsibilities: Meets benchmarks for applicable quality indicators as noted in the annual quality management plan including the development of an appropriately sized continuity panel of patients and the maintenance of current productivity standards; along with colleagues, assists in continuous quality improvement through on-going problem/needs identification and problem solving and, as requested, acts as change champion or lead in improvement activities.
Organizational Responsibilities: supervises students, interns and residents as appropriate; maintains availability for various administrative/clinical duties as requested by supervisor (e.g., case presentations; in-service training to staff; represents Lyon-Martin and/or HealthRIGHT 360 at and/or attends professional conferences, in-service trainings, and meetings at the request or with approval of supervisor; completes all mandatory trainings on an annual basis.
And, other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: NP/PA
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a master’s degree
Possession of a valid California license as an ANP or FNP with furnishing number
Possession of national certification from the AANP
Possession of BCLS/CPR certification
Possession of DEA Controlled Substances Registration Certificate
Education and Experience: MD/DO
Required: M.D. or D. O. degree from an accredited school, 2 years recent experience in similar setting, recent experience managing patients presenting with opioid dependency, co-occurring disorders, homelessness, and/or HIV/AIDS management.
Certification/Licensure: Board Certified or eligible, Licensure as a physician in the State of California, without any limitations on his/her license to practice in his/her specialty, Eligible to participate in the CMS Medicaid/Medicare reimbursement programs.
Experience working in ambulatory care and/or a community health center
Experience working with populations with varying lifestyles, ages, sexual orientations, ethnic and culture backgrounds and economic status
Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency
Must not be on active parole or probation
LGBT Cultural competence and able to work with a diverse population
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment
Experience with electronic medical records.
Comfort working on teams and with safety net populations.
Skills and Abilities
Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
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
Internal Number: 2612
About HealthRight 360
HealthRIGHT 360 gives hope, builds health, and changes lives for people in need. We do this by providing compassionate, integrated care that includes primary medical, mental health, and substance use disorder treatment.