Vista Community Clinic

Registered Nurse

Vista, CA

Job description
Req No.2021-3056LocationUS-CA-VistaTypePer Diem (on-call)DepartmentNursing ServicesScheduleOn Call

Vista Community Clinic is a private, non-profit, multi-specialty outpatient clinic providing care in a comprehensive, high quality setting. Located in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties, we work to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services. We are looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who want to make a difference in the community. Our competitive compensation and benefits program includes health, dental, vision, company-paid life, flexible spending accounts and a 403(B) plan, for eligible employees. VCC is an equal opportunity employer.


Serve as a liaison between physicians, nurses, patients and other providers to determine patient needs. Manage and document patient phone calls pertaining to medical conditions and questions according to established department routine.

  • Work with physicians, nurses and and patients to assess urgency of patient problems, resolve questions concerning medications, health education, and medical advice within skill level and scope of practice
  • Follow through in a timely manner on patient requests
  • Submit electronically/fax new prescriptions and refill prescriptions according to physician orders
  • Record all prescription/refill information in the medical record
  • Serve as a resource to clinic staff regarding medical information, patient assessment, and nursing management of illness
  • Assist as needed with In Person triage according to Triage policy and document triage in VCC SOAP note


  • Graduate of accredited nursing program.
  • Current licensure by the state of California and good standing with the Board of Registered Nurses
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum five years' experience in acute care nursing and/or outpatient clinic or medical office; triage experience preferred
  • Broad knowledge base of general nursing practice, knowledge of acute practice based on skill level, licensure and scope of practice
  • Valid California drivers license and vehicle insurance; reliable transportation, to travel for meetings and/or to gather information for reporting purposes

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, organizational and leadership skills; appropriate role modeling
  • Strong history-taking skill; ability to make quick and accurate assessments and accurately complete documentation
  • Ability to relate and communicate well with patients over the telephone, to physicians and to staff.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of precision in judgment, accuracy of assessment and skill in problem solving under stress based on skill level and licensure and scope of practice.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers, Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel), business e-mail communication systems and internet search capabilities

Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience/familiarity with Electronic Practice Management and Medical Records systems, NextGen preferred