Licensed Vocational Nurse / Licensed Psych Tech - San Francisco, California, United States

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Agency Description:
San Francisco Community Health Center (formally API Wellness Center) is a multicultural health services, education, research, and policy organization. We transform lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality. We strengthen the well-being and lead under-served communities of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and immigration statuses toward justice and health. Founded in 1987 as an all-volunteer, community-based response to the AIDS crisis in communities of color, we are an anchor-organization for San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, and we also lead regional, statewide, and national programming.

We believe that everyone deserves to be healthy and needs access to the highest quality health care.

Position Description:
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Licensed Psych Tech (LPT) is responsible for providing field-based nursing care, complex medical care management, and at-home care to HIV positive clients enrolled in Intensive Case Management services. The LVN / LPT is the central medical provider on an integrated, mobile team. The LVN / LPT is responsible for supporting health and psychiatric assessments as well as developing and continually updating collaborative client care plans, specifically around medication adherence, care engagement, referrals, and health education. Direct client work and interaction will be done in the field and at the office.

Essential Functions:
• Provides mobile nursing care (under the supervision of the primary care provider and/or director of nursing) and case management (under the supervision of the clinical supervisor) to HIV positive clients enrolled in the Intensive Case Management programs.
• Supports field-based health and psychiatric assessments and monitoring.
• Offers enhanced medication support; this includes dispensing, directly-observed treatment (DOT), and IM Depo injections.
• Coordinates directly with pharmacies to support appropriate medication treatment.
• Provides complex care management such as hospital transition support, medical referrals, and health education.
• Provides service referral, linkage, coordination, and advocacy services.
• Develops and renews clients’ individualized nursing treatment plans.
• Coordinates with clients’ primary care provider on a weekly basis.
• Completes necessary documentation, Unit-of-Service (UOS) reports and treatment plans in a timely manner.
• Participates in weekly case conferences, monthly staff meetings, and in-service trainings.
• Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Candidate must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psych Tech in the state of California
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STIs, substance use, and mental health issues.
• Experience working with LGBTQ populations.
• Familiarity with HIV/AIDS issues in communities of color.
• Experience working in a team-based care environment.
• Knowledge of harm reduction philosophy, client centered counseling, and motivational interviewing techniques.
• Must be adaptive, flexible, and a team player.
• Strong verbal and written proficiency in English.
• Fully vaccinated against COVID-19, complete with booster shot(s) and able to show proof of vaccination
• Up-to-date with vaccinations, especially seasonal flu shot vaccine
• Proof of TB clearance (issued within the past 12 months or less)

TO APPLY: ONLY applications submitted through our online database will be considered. Please include both your cover letter and resume:

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes: medical, dental and vision insurance, generous vacation, sick leave and holidays, one-month sabbatical, 403(b) with employer match, flexible work schedule, flex spending account, life insurance, long-term disability, professional development opportunities and more! (Benefits guidelines and eligibility vary based on tenure, employment status and FTE, among other factors.)

San Francisco Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. San Francisco Community Health Center does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability status, gender identity, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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Post date 09/12/2023 10:40
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