Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Being a nurse at Planned Parenthood is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity to support a mission while providing high-quality health care to patients eager for your expertise.
On the job training in the latest methods of reproductive and sexual health
Generous benefits package including Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision
A predictable schedule with nine paid holidays and no overnights
Free on-site parking
An understanding of the importance of balancing work and family life
A focus on education and prevention
A focus on high-quality, evidence-based practice
Patients who need you and choose you for your expertise
The opportunity to work in a certified National Health Service CORP (NHSC) health center and participate in their loan repayment program
The opportunity to work in a remodeled health center (coming soon!)
Health Center Practice
Accurately records data in the electronic health record regarding the patient’s health history including obstetric, gynecologic, contraceptive, medical, surgical, family health and psycho-social backgrounds
Performs routine vital signs and lab tests such as weight, blood pressure, urine, hemoglobin, pregnancy test and venipunctures as necessary
In an objective, unbiased manner, discusses pregnancy options and offers appropriate referrals and description of services
Assumes legal responsibility in conjunction with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) for proper ordering, handling and distribution of medications and supplies in compliance with State and Federal laws and with appropriate orders from the assigned clinician
Performs routine injections as directed by clinician
Assists providers with abortion procedures and acts as a support to the patient
Monitors patients in the recovery room
Sets up and cleans procedure and utility rooms
Maintains appropriate stock of supplies in exam rooms
Performs quality controls as directed
Counseling and Education
Provides information and counseling on reproductive services; abortions, sterilization, as well as family planning methods: oral contraceptives, IUCs, diaphragms, cervical caps, condoms, vaginal spermicide, sponges, natural family planning, etc.; coordinates follow up visits with the clinicians as needed
Provides information and counseling in areas of health maintenance and reproductive care such as nutrition, infertility, sexuality, family planning, breast self-awareness, menopause, HIV antibody testing and safe sex techniques
Learns and uses information about how the needs of diverse patients can be sensitively met (LGBTQ individuals, varying cultures/practices, survivors of sexual assault, etc.
RN with current New York State license required
Practical Nursing Completion, Diploma, or Associate’s Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred
One year of nursing experience preferred
Experience with GYN care highly desirable
A commitment to PPCWNY’s mission, vision and values along with a commitment to providing services to a diverse range of clients and to the goals of PPCWNY is essentialWork Schedule
This is a full time position on day shift, Monday – Friday with rotating Saturdays.
Planned Parenthood serves a diverse client population and is committed to workforce diversity.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 02132019
About Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York is always in need of qualified health professionals that want to protect and provide health care and education that empowers individuals and families. With respect. Without judgment. No matter what.