Registered Nurse
Planned Parenthood - Missouri

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REPRODUCTIVE
HEALTH SERVICES OF
PLANNED
PARENTHOOD OF THE ST. LOUIS
REGION

POSITION TITLE: Registered Nurse

STATUS: Full Time

REPORTS TO: Director of
Surgical Services

POSITION SUMMARY

Assist
physician in all clinic areas including intake, procedure, recovery, utility
rooms and discharge. Flexible hours,
weekend work required. May take calls
during evenings and weekends; will take call during clinic hours. Physical stamina required to meet needs of
surgical patients; i.e., bending, lifting and standing for long periods. Must create a quality medical environment and
a caring patient environment. Must be organized, multi- task oriented for a
fast paced, multi disciplined team approach to patient care.

PRIMARY DUTIES PERFORMED

Assess patient physical and medical history

Assess patient’s medical status and make
appropriate decisions and actions

Assist physician in procedure room as necessary

Observe, take vital signs and record patient's
condition in pre-operative/recovery room and give medications, start IVs
as directed

Give after care instructions and discharge with
documentation

Assist in transfers/emergency care as directed

Take patient calls during clinic hours; may take
evenings and weekends calls

Perform other duties as required, including usage
and tracking of medications; high alert and referral patient follow-up

May provide 24 hour informed consent for abortion
care as a qualified health professional

May include ultrasound training and duties

May include lab training and duties

May include additional training in Patient
Education and duties.

RISK MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

Adheres to PPSLR and
department policies and medical standards and guidelines that ensure the
provision of the highest quality and most professional services to all
PPSLR clients

Protects PPSLR's
assets from liability including but not limited to assuring proper
informed consent has been obtained for any and all medical interventions
requiring patient’s consent.

Assures for the
physical safety of PPSLR clients, staff, and volunteers

Protects
confidentiality of all PPSLR clients, donors, Board and all areas of
operations

Follows HIPAA privacy
and security guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS

Current Missouri
License

IV training, CPR certification, ACLS training
recommended. If needed, necessary
certifications (i.e. IV training)

Excellent verbal and documentation skills

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively
with physicians and other professional and volunteer members of staff

Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy to patients and family
members

Knowledge of quality assurance and risk
management standards

Bilingual skills a plus, particularly Spanish or
Serbo-Croatian or Vietnamese

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