Community Parish Nurse (RN)- Bilingual

North Santa Barbara County, Mid Santa Barbara County, South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
Cottage Health

This position is eligible for a $3,500 Sign-on Bonus for candidates with at least one year RN experience.


Cottage Center for Population health works to improve health and wellness – focusing on equity for the most vulnerable – in our hospitals and our community. Our team works in partnership with our community members, partners, medical and service providers, and hospitals.

This position is based in the community, working closely with partners and staff to support vulnerable populations.


Provides basic medical care, health education, screenings, and health outreach for vulnerable community members as part of a collaborative community programming serving local community sites and neighborhoods, including, but not limited to, working with and alongside, people experiencing homelessness, community health workers, faith communities, and community members with high social and behavioral health needs. Serves as the clinical liaison with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and community partners while working in a community.

California Registered Nurse license

Valid class “C” California Driver License. Verification of acceptable driving record from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Knowledge and understanding of the impact of social determinants of health on a person’s health and access.  Knowledge of advanced clinical standards, practices, and procedures for managing high-risk/at-risk patient populations.

Bilingual (Spanish-English) and bicultural provider with lived experience in and with target community. Previous experience working with community health workers or promoters and/or faith communities is preferred.

One (1) year direct patient care experience in a clinical setting or managing high-risk patient populations required.


Cottage Health is a leading acute care hospital system, located on the central coast of California, widely known for our superior patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health system operates primarily in Santa Barbara, Ca, since 1888, and consists of three acute care hospitals, a Rehabilitation Hospital, multiple clinics and a multi-site Urgent Care system. Our mission is to serve the central coast communities with excellence, integrity, and compassion. Every day we touch thousands of lives in many different ways, resolute in our mission to put patients first. We take pride in helping our patients get back to living their lives – in the places they love.
Cottage Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cottage Health applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, transgender, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the relationship between Cottage Health and an applicant or employee. Cottage Health is committed to upholding discrimination-free hiring practices.  We strive to cultivate an environment where exceptional people bring diverse perspectives and find belonging, support and connection to their work.
Any Cottage Health applicants who require assistance or reasonable accommodations during the application process may request the need for accommodation with the Recruiter.
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