Medical Assistant - full-time or part-time

Santa Rosa, California, United States Full-time

We are looking for a Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse

(full-time or part-time work, varying shifts available with housing provided)

TrueNorth Health Center, located in Santa Rosa, California, is looking for a skilled individual with outstanding patient contact skills, to serve the role of a Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Registered Nurse for our busy Health Center. This role requires living in Sonoma County, CA.

Our provisional application window for this position is two weeks from job posting date. Provided we do not need to extend this window, we plan on making our final hiring decision 3-4 weeks after posting date.

About TrueNorth Health Center:

TrueNorth Health Center is a residential health education program, offering an alternative approach to the restoration and maintenance of optimal health. We have been established in Sonoma County for over 33 years, and operate an inpatient clinic housed in a 40,000+ square-foot, 58-bed facility. We offer an integrative medical approach to evaluate and treat a variety of health conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, autoimmune disorders, and dietary issues. Our team of experts includes: Medical Doctors, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Naturopaths, Psychologists, and Research Scientists. We specialize in medically supervised fasting and the provision of a health-promoting diet, derived from whole, plant foods, free of added salt, oil and sugar. Participants come to fast and detoxify, lose weight, and make dietary and lifestyle changes. 

Job Position:

We have an immediate opening for 1 full-time or part-time Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Registered Nurse position. Multiple shifts are available. On-campus housing may also be provided in a 2 bedroom apartment or shared apartment, depending on the applicant’s needs and ability to do night call.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to display outstanding patient contact skills and offer superb customer service
  • Physically able to climb multiple flights of stairs per day
  • CPR certified
  • Flexible to work both weekday as well as occasional weekend shifts
  • Skilled in conducting patient rounds with doctors and taking vitals; performing in-office tests such as urinalysis, EKG, and spirometry; recording data in our electronic medical records system 
  • Phlebotomy certified 
  • Able to function as a practice extender for our medical doctors, including responding to doctors’ emails and relating instructions to patients; interacting with kitchen staff to facilitate patients’ nutritional needs; answering the in-house patient phone and responding to patient requests 
  • Enthusiastic about offering support with other duties such as helping schedule blood draws, making appointments, and answering patient questions 
  • Highly skilled in using computers and learning new software 
  • An articulate and clear communicator 
  • Committed to healthful eating and living 
  • A non-smoker 

Extra Points for: 

  • An interest in, or in learning about the relationship between nutrition and health and a whole, plant food diet.

Compensation/Benefits: 

  • Compensation package commensurate with the skill set and professional experience of the candidate.
  • PTO plan providing 1 hour per 30 hours worked, and possibility to accumulate hours and roll-over.
  • Wholesome vegan meals, free of added salt, oil and sugar, served in our restaurant.
  • Discounts on treatments with our in-house Medical and Chiropractic staff, and Massage therapists.
  • Discounts on water-only fasting residential stays in our health facility.

Learn more about TrueNorth Health Center at: http://www.healthpromoting.com 

TO APPLY:  

  1. Enter your name, email address, phone number, tested typing speed, and desired compensation, in the form below.
  2. Call 707-586-5555, press 8, and in our job applicant voicemail box, leave a 2-3 minute message, letting us know:
  • Your first name, last name, phone number, and position you are applying for.
  • Why you would enjoy the job.
  • How your skills meet our requirements.
  • Why we should hire you!

Tip: please don't read from a script when you record your message. Be yourself and talk naturally as you would if you were speaking with a friend.

  1. On the form below, select the option indicating the voicemail has been recorded.
  2. Complete the cover letter section, summarizing what you said in your voicemail in a few short paragraphs.
  3. Attach your resume.
  4. Click "Submit Application"

Please note that incomplete applications will be automatically rejected.

Thank you for your time and effort. I look forward to hearing from you!

Alan Goldhamer, Director
TrueNorth Health Center