Family Planning Clinician - All 8 Maryland health centers
Planned Parenthood - Maryland

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Are you a Certified Nurse Practioner or Nurse Midwife looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to make a difference in women's health? Planned Parenthood of Maryland wants to meet you! PPM operates 8 family planning health centers throughout the state of Maryland, and we are currently looking for qualified Certified Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives interested in working with us.

We currently have 3 openings, at our Waldorf, Frederick and Towson locations, and have specific postings for these positions. If you are interested in working at one of these health centers, please submit your profile for the respective job posting. If you are interested in working at one of our other Maryland locations, please submit your profile to be considered for future full- or part-time opportunities.

Every child wanted and loved. Women and men protecting themselves from disease and safeguarding against unintended pregnancies. Teens making healthy decisions. These are our ideals. In order to make this a reality, we provide people with accurate information and access to highly trained practitioners for preventive care.

PPM is a thriving Planned Parenthood affiliate with a healthy financial standing and the capacity for expansion of our clinical services as well as our geographic reach. Our mission is to enable all Marylanders to have access to a wide range of high quality, affordable reproductive health care services. By providing medical services, education, training and advocacy, PPM seeks to help individuals make informed decisions about their reproductive health, family planning options, and sexuality. We are looking for an experienced, competent person to help accomplish our goals. Two (2) years experience working as a Clinician in OB/GYN, WHC or adult practice, and bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly preferred. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

PPM has a comprehensive and competitive compensation/benefits program to include employer matched 401K, Health, Dental, FSA, employer paid short and long term disability, voluntary life insurance, convenient hours, and a generous time off package. PPM is an equal opportunity employer that accepts Veterans and applicants with Disabled status (EOE/V/D).

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Health Center Director for operational and administrative responsibilities; under the general direction of the Medical Director for the provision of high quality reproductive health care to PPM patients in accordance with the Standards & Guidelines anned Parenthood of Maryland and Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide primary reproductive health care in affiliate ambulatory setting, including the education and counseling of related issues to men and women.

Provides clinical services at an average rate of 3.0 to 4.0 patients/hour or greater, using PPFA standards and guidelines. Participate in health center efforts to achieve established goals for productivity.

Review patient’s medical and family history. Perform general physical assessment with emphasis on reproductive function or dysfunction.

Interpret lab data and order additional lab as needed; ensure appropriate follow-up is conducted.

Perform pre- and post-op exams to include pelvic sizing’s and evaluations, pre-vas physical exam and post-vas sperm count.

Diagnose and treat minor acute reproductive problems.

Provide appropriate contraceptive methods, per credentialing and all PPM Standards & Guidelines:
  • Oral and emergency contraception; hormonal (oral and injectable);
  • Fits diaphragms;
  • Inserts and removes intrauterine devices
Refer problems for appropriate follow-up care.

Ensure or supervise proper follow-up for abnormal laboratory tests and/or significant medical problem referrals. Utilize MIS (Medical Information Systems) for recording and follow-up of medical care.

Supervise/review pill evaluation documentation.

Complete Encounter Forms appropriately with knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding. Participate in health center/affiliate efforts to achieve established revenue cycle goals.

Manages emergency situations in the Health Center.

Provide phone consultation to patients, including referrals as necessary.

Act as medical consultant to clinic staff. Provide in-service training and/or individual instruction to staff as required.

Adhere to affiliate goals and policies on professionalism, wait time in-clinic and on the phone, and the system for addressing client complaints.

Perform other duties as required.

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