Overview

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.

We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!

We offer:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
Long Term Disability
Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts
10 Paid Holidays
5 Personal Days
10 Vacation Days
12 Sick Days
Metro reimbursement or free parking
Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan

This is a great opportunity to make a difference!

This position will pay $107,226 – $143,927 yearly. Salary is commensurate with experience.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer or Site Medical Director (when hired), the Sexual Health Services Medical Director will provide primary medical care services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide STD-related medical care for adult patients at APLA Health mainly at its Out Here STD testing and treatment facility.  On occasion, it may be necessary to provide services at another APLA Health site in Los Angeles.
Conducts histories and physical exams on patients
Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs
Establishes treatment plans, administers, furnishes or recommends medications in accordance with STD testing and treatment protocols.
Documents gathered information in medical record as required by policies and completes charting within 48 hours of a clinical encounter
Participates in chart review and quality assurance activities as part of APLA Health Quality Management Program
Applies APLA Health PrEP and PEP protocols for qualified patients
The Sexual Health Medical Director will be expected to see approximately 14 or more patients per full work day.  The Sexual Health Medical Director will have one half day of administrative time per week
May be required to provide other clinical services as needed.
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

REQUIREMENTS:

Training and Experience:

Possession of a valid California Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license with no pending or previous disciplinary action from any state licensing entity. Minimum 1 year experience managing sexual health services and/or primary care patients preferred.  Must possess a current DEA license and BLS/CPR certificate. Must be eligible to participate in Medicare, Medi-Cal, F-PACT and other federal health programs. Experience working with electronic health records required, eClinicalWorks preferred. Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.

Knowledge of:

STD testing and treatment protocols. Aptitude in STD risk assessment and counseling. Experience with HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) preferred.

Ability to:

On-call duties by phone only are required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Be on site for clinic hours between 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Monday through Friday. There may be occasional need to work from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm if providing services at another APLA site.  Availability on occasional Saturdays from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Total work hours: 40 hours/week

Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster or Medical/ Religious Exemption required.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

To Apply:

Visit our website at www.aplahealth.org  to apply or click the link below:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=71161&clientkey=A5559163F67395E0A2585D2135F98806

About APLA Health

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.