Careers

At Alexander Valley Healthcare, our staff members are our most valuable asset.  We are committed to employment policies and practices that support our staff and demonstrate our commitment and appreciation for their dedication to serve others.  We offer career advancement opportunities & benefits including but not limited to, medical / dental / vision coverage, paid time off, paid holidays, matching 401k plan, education reimbursement, free life and long-term disability insurance.  If you are looking for career, we are seeking individuals who are passionate about helping people achieve their full potential for health and well-being across their lifespan.  We are committed to serving the communities of Northern Sonoma and Southern Mendocino Counties with compassion, professionalism, and the highest quality medical, dental, and behavioral health care.  

Alexander Valley Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer, strictly prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by California, federal, or local laws. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws for Equal Employment Opportunity, Family and Medical Leave Act and Employee Polygraph Protection Act.

Send all career inquiries to HR@alexandervalleyhealthcare.org. You can download your application by clicking here.

Open Job Opportunities:

DENTAL ASSISTANT – Full-time, bilingual preferred but not required

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet patients in waiting area and escort patients to the operatory.
  • Review health history, make chart entries under the direction of the dentist, and assure completion of forms and signatures.
  • Familiarize the patient with the aspects of their dental visit and provide support and compassion to that patient when it needed.
  • Assist the dentist in the administration of treatment at the chair side as required or directed by the dentist.
  • Maintain a sterile and neat working environment according to current infection control procedures.
  • Assume the responsibility associated with any expanded duties as delegated by the dentist.
  • Review daily schedule to set up appropriate trays and instruments.
  • Stock operatories and maintain clinical supply inventory.
  • Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment for each patient.
    • Organizing and laying out instruments for dentist’s use.
    • Ensure patient comfort before, during, and after dental treatment.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in the English language.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret medical reports, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.
  • Basic computer skills.

Education/Licensing/Training:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Dental Assistant Certification
  • Current CPR Certification

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER – Full-time, bilingual preferred but not required

Job Summary: The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides treatment for patients with psychiatric illnesses along the lifespan in an outpatient setting. Treatment includes assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the patient care within a multi-disciplinary team using an integrated behavioral health model.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing psychiatric services to patients in an outpatient medical setting during scheduled hours. Scope of services includes outpatient psychiatric evaluations and medication management services.
  • Assess, diagnose, and treat adults, adolescents, and children experiencing symptoms of behavioral health disorders.
  • Prescribe, recommend, or discontinue drugs and treatments to treat mental, emotional, or Mental Health disorders in accordance with the Collaborative Practice Agreement and the state’s Nurse Practice Act.
  • Practice as part of an Integrated Behavioral Health Team within a medical practice with multi-disciplinary team members including psychologists, social workers, case managers and substance abuse counselors.
  • Coordinate psychiatric care and consult with patient’s PCP as a daily function.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of medical records, including assessment, treatment plan, progress notes, outcome measures, and billing entries.
  • Counsel clients during appointments, as necessary.
  • Design/participate in the development of individualized treatment plans, incorporating best and leading practices into treatment interventions.
  • Examine or order laboratory or diagnostic tests for clients to provide information on general physical conditions and mental disorders.
  • Collaborate with guardians, relatives, and significant others on client’s conditions and treatment when clinically appropriate.
  • Return calls and emails promptly (within 24 hours of receipt or sooner if clinically necessary)
  • Responsible for making independent decisions based on protocols developed utilizing national guidelines for treatment interventions.
  • Responsible for maintaining customer relations with all agency staff and clients.
  • Records all services performed for accurate billing for services provided in compliance with all local, state, and federal laws, as well as payer rules and regulations. Submits billing documents in a timely fashion.
  • Seeks ways to improve and promote quality. Provides teaching and education to clinical staff, if requested.

PATIENT BENEFITS COORDINATOR – Full-time, bilingual preferred but not required

  • Job Summary:  Responsible for verifying patient’s health insurance coverage, including co-pays, deductibles, and share of cost and benefits for scheduled services. Additional responsibilities include:
    • Verifying existing patient information is accurate and serves as a resource to patients and provider support staff, with pertinent information regarding patient healthcare coverage and/or costs patient must consent to prior to rendering of services.
    • Enters data in an accurate manner and updates patient benefit information in the EHR system.
    • Research, review and effectively document patient’s benefits and eligibility within the EHR.
    • Enter policy data into claim data section of the patient’s EHR for accurate claims processing.

MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST Full-time, bilingual preferred but not required

  • Job Summary: The Front Office Medical Receptionist serves as the face of the company.  He/She will greet every visitor, patient and vendor with excellent customer service skills.  This role is responsible for collecting and entering patient demographic information into the electronic health record, scheduling new and recurring appointments across all lines of services and maintaining a clean and orderly patient lobby. Candidates for this position must display a warm, inviting, and welcoming personality. 

MEDICAL ASSISTANT – Full-time, bilingual preferred but not required

  • Job Summary: Medical Assistants are an active member of the “Provider Care Team” and is primarily responsible for assisting patients throughout the office visit and helping their provider’s patient panel with health management.  The Medical Assist works with the health center staff as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive, quality and accessible health care services.  Candidates for this position will possess strong verbal and written communication skills, deep understanding of clinical operations and workflows, strong problem solving skills, and experience with electronic health records.