Employment Opportunities

Ministry Statement

At Camino Health Center, our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence, and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of the patient comes before the bottom line. Camino is a non-profit community health center serving all of south Orange County. Camino is affiliated with Mission Hospital. We offer a friendly work environment with competitive salaries and benefits and an awareness of the importance of work-life balance.

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  • Position Title: Nursing Manager
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Lake Forest
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Site Director, the Nursing Manager is accountable for planning, organizing, coordinating and managing the operations of the Care Coordination Department and Laboratory. Assures that quality care is provided in the most effective and efficient manner, coordinating service delivery and relationships with community resources and community partners. Adheres to state and federal guidelines relating to primary care and laboratory services. Formulates, recommends, evaluates and interprets clinical policy in accordance with standards. Works collaboratively with the Chief Medical Officer and Quality Improvement Manager to support the efforts to ensure delivery of effective patient care services while promoting a safe environment. Provides supervision to the Care Coordinators and Lab Technician.

The Nursing Manager is an active member of the Management Team.

Ensures that the core values of the Camino Health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Experience / Training: Two years recent clinical experience; bilingual English/Spanish
  • License / Certification: Current RN License; current BLS Certificate

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Experience / Training: Experience in a Federally Qualified Health Center
  • Position Title: Primary Care Physician (Internal Medicine)
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Direct Patient Care: Provide high quality, patient-centered and values-based medical care, referral of patients for specialty care as needed, collaboration with health care team members as appropriate for consultation, referrals and follow-up care (80%).

Supervision of Clinical Staff: Assist mid-level health care providers in assessment and treatment of patients as necessary and direct supervision of nursing staff (10%).

Patient Education: Direct patient education regarding medical conditions and treatment, appropriate verbal and written patient referrals for further health education, assist CEO and CMO in program development and implementation as necessary (5%).

Quality Management and Utilization Review: Practice in an efficient, cost effective manner, participation in department and clinic-wide meetings, attend relevant Continuing Medical Education courses (5%).

Ensure the core values of Camino health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Board certified primary care physician with a minimum of two years experience in a primary care setting
  • Valid and current California medical license and DEA number

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a community health center
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Ability to relate to and work with people of all ages, social and ethnic backgrounds and maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Able to work at various health center locations and outreach
  • Position Title: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Responsible for the delivery of patient-centered, team-based care that falls within the allowable scope of practice. This includes working collaboratively with physicians, registered nurses and medical assistants to provide advanced practice physical and psychosocial assessments, diagnosis and management of health and illness needs. The primary responsibility of the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant is direct patient care for all ages and genders, including both acute and chronic care. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will also assist the Chief Medical Officer and Staff Physicians in supervision of the nursing staff.

Ensure that the core values of Camino Health Center – dignity, excellence, service and justice are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required or Master’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
  • License / Certification:
    • Current BLS certificate
    • Current Registered Nurse License
    • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant License
    • DEA License
    • Board of Registered Nursing Certification of Nurse Practitioners
    • Board of Registered Nurses Certification Furnishing Number

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Two plus years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner highly desirable; minimum of two years of experience in a community health; bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Position Title: Medical Assistant
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

The medical assistant’s primary job function is to work as part of the primary care team to provide high quality, efficient and service oriented patient care while demonstrating the health center’s core values. The medical assistant works alongside physicians, mid-level providers, behavioral health professionals, registered nurses and other support staff support to delivery direct patient care services. The medical assistant is responsible for executing standing orders as well as anticipating the needs of the care team in order to help facilitate the delivery of quality clinical care and a positive patient experience. The medical assistant is responsible for actively participating in the health center’s quality and continuous improvement activities.

Ensure that the core values of the Camino Health Center —Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Current BLS certification

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • One year experience or training in a health care setting. Experience working in an electronic health record (EHR). Allscripts EHR experience
  • Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited program
  • Position Title: Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Department: Behavioral Health
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Specialist provides behavioral health services to patients of all ages at Camino Health Center. The Behavioral Health Specialist work alongside the health center’s medical teams to provide comprehensive whole person care. The Behavioral Health Specialists provides same day mental health consults, psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, psychotherapy, alcohol and drug screening using the SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment), education/support groups and resource information. The Behavioral Health Specialist is the link between Camino Health Center, the community, and other local agencies that provide services for this population. Behavioral health services will be provided on site at Camino Health Center and with other community partnerships.

Ensure that the core values of Camino Health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college, university or professional school
  • License / Certification: Must be licensed, in the state of California, as an LCSW and be in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences; current BLS certification
  • Experience / Training: 3 years of providing direct behavioral health services to patient of all ages; ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions; should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team, and have strong communication skills

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Experience / Training: Bilingual English/Spanish; experience in an out-patient or community mental health setting; previous experience with motivational interviewing and brief counseling
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