Providence Health & Services Faith Community Nurse in North Hollywood, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Faith Community Nurse ( Part Time / Variable Shift ) to Providence Community Health and Services in North Hollywood, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Develop and coordinate faith community health ministry programs for various parishes of different faith traditions throughout the San Fernando Valley Service Area, specifically targeting low-income urban churches and their communities.

  • Train and assist parish health ministry programs to assess the health needs of their congregation and then design, implement, and evaluateprograms and services that improve the health outcomes of the congregants.

  • Function as a member of the parishs’ faith community health ministry teams.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

  • Currently licensed as a registered nurse in the state of California

  • Knowledge of and experience working with medically underserved populations

  • Three years practrical experience in professional nursing within the last five years

  • California Driver License

  • Must maintain current CPR certification (CPR Adult, child, infant (provider), including obstructed airway management, sponsored by the American Heart Assoication or the American Red Cross)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and excellent listening skills

  • Able to build appropriate rapport with a variety of congregational/faith cultures, ages and sociaoeconomnic backgrounds with diplomacy and tact

  • Apply excellent communication and teamwork skills to maintain successful working relationships with team members and various groups throughout Providence

  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively with clergy and parishioners

  • High comfort level providing health education and/or trainings to diverse audiences, clergy, health professionals, and others

  • A respect of others’ beliefs and opinions of spirituality

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point

  • Good organizational skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s level education and community/public health experience

  • At least 1 year experience with a Faith Community Nurse program

  • Certified Faith Community Nurse

  • Fluency in Spanish (written and spoken)

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: California-North Hollywood

Req ID: 178776