Esperanza Heath Center seeks a full-time Clinical Nurse (RN) to provide triage and other direct care to adult, pediatric, and obstetric patients in the Latino and underserved communities of North Philadelphia. This position is part of the Primary Care Team that provides holistic Christ-centered care to our patients. Responsibilities include: assessing needs of walk-in and call-in patients, patient health education, coordinating multidisciplinary care for complex patients, providing spiritual care, training of triage staff, and support to clinical team.
This position is currently a triage role, but EHC is presently evaluating possible changes in the clinic workflow which may ultimately result in a greater focus on face to face interactions with patients in the clinic and direct support of clinicians providing primary care.
Includes a benefit package with vacation, sick, and holiday paid time off, medical and dental insurance coverage, retirement plan and life and long-term disability insurance. Esperanza’s service area HRSA score is eligible for NHSC loan repayment.
Education, Skills, and Experience
RN with a minimum of one year of post-graduate experience, preferably in a hospital setting
Bilingual in English and Spanish, or willingness to participate in 1-3 months of overseas language immersion training, required
Experience with medically underserved patient population, preferred
Ability to integrate faith into clinical practice, required
Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
Demonstrated ability to handle many details and multiple priorities
“Compelled by the love of God in Christ Jesus, in cooperation with the Church and others, Esperanza Health Center is a multi-cultural ministry providing holistic healthcare to the Latino and underserved communities of Philadelphia.”
At Esperanza Health Center, we seek to provide high-quality, affordable health care in Jesus’ name, and we are committed to the promotion of our community’s health and well-being. We do this by:
Providing holistic care for our patients—care that looks at the needs of the whole person, including physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Ensuring that care is available and affordable to all, without regard for economic or social status or ability to pay.
As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, developing partnerships with each of our patients to pursue total health.
Working together with the Church and local organizations to bring healing and wholeness to our North Philadelphia community.