Registered Nurse

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Planned Parenthood of Southern New England Care. No Matter What. We are Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, one of the regionxe2x80x99s largest and most trusted providers of reproductive health care. We are recognized for the wide array of services we provide, the outstanding sexual health education we deliver, and our strong commitment to social justice. Working for Planned Parenthood is more than a job; itxe2x80x99s being a part of a powerful movement. Together, wexe2x80x99ll take pride in shaping the future of sexual health and reproductive rights for all people. The Registered Nurse is responsible for supporting clinical and administrative functions at the Health Center in a way that ensures high-quality care for our patients. The Registered Nurse provides direct and support services to patients in a manner consistent with clinical protocol and the organization’s mission and values. Essential Functions Ensures high-quality direct patient interactions based on empathy for the sensitive issues facing our patients and an understanding of the diversity of those using our services Ensures this information is appropriately charted in the record and communicated to the clinician or physician Provides all appropriate patient information/education in a thorough, professional, and non-biased manner Provides education to patients as appropriate in family planning services, birth control methods, sexually transmitted infections, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), laboratory testing, and pregnancy options counseling Ensures that the information/education given to the patient is current, accurate, and expertly communicated Conducts all necessary laboratory procedures relating to the patient visit Ensures all lab procedures are carried out in accordance with safety and medical protocols Ensures all specimens are collected, packaged, recorded, and sent to the lab in accordance with established quality control standards Manages the lab space to ensure supplies are up-to-date and are maintained according to quality control standards Under direct supervision of the clinician or physician, assists in medical follow up systems at the center Assists the clinician or physician with procedures, as necessary. Ensure each exam room is set-up prior to use and thoroughly cleaned afterward Ensures all supplies are restocked and all equipment is cleaned according to quality control standards Provides factual information to clients seeking abortion services, centers the patients’ needs and priorities, and helps during procedural abortion care Participates in providing all PPSNE medical services including medication and procedural abortion care. Provides client education, pregnancy options counseling, and provides support to the patient during abortion procedures, assists the provider, and provides medical oversight for procedural abortion patients while in recovery Participates in health center efforts to achieve established productivity and revenue cycle goals Completes all responsibilities according to established protocols, policies, and standard practices in the areas of customer service, quality assurance and regulatory compliance programs Demonstrates flexibility and teamwork; understands the interaction between this position and others with whom the position works directly and indirectly Ensures that interactions incorporate PPSNE values of integrity, partnership, customer focus, communication, and quality Authentic relationship building: Interacts effectively and builds trust with a diversity of people and has demonstrated an ability to effectively work across difference Passionate commitment to the mission, vision, and values of PPSNE Supports efforts of the agencyxe2x80x99s diversity program to provide culturally and linguistically competent services and develops own awareness and knowledge of diversity matters Participates in the training and mentoring of interns and volunteers. Ensures they have sufficient education to successfully master the provision of services to our patients within their designated scope of practice Routinely gathers data related to Quality Improvement procedures and, in conjunction with Clinician and/or Center Manager, ensures the center is within legal compliance Under an APRN, CNM, PA or MD/DO, will follow up on medical abnormal tests, e.g., colposcopy, PAP, etc. Administers routine injections per protocol as ordered Once trained, oversees patient care in recovery area in abortion centers with emphasis on patient safety and comfort including starting, maintaining, and removing IVs, administering medication, and providing patient education. Supervises recovery room assistants/volunteers Once trained, provides sedation services for procedural abortion under the direct supervision of a physician or advanced practice clinician Manages medical emergencies and consults with physicians or advanced practice clinicians as needed during same Qualifications Graduation from a recognized school of nursing Current state nursing license CPR/BLS certified, ACLS certification highly desirable Sexual and reproductive health experience highly desirable Solution-oriented; positive, optimistic, confident can-do attitude Ability to embrace a fast paced and dynamic environment where daily responsibilities could change frequently Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information with diplomacy and tact Must be comfortable when discussing sexuality, contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy options, and abortion Must have attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Working knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required Must be able to work mornings, evenings, some weekends and have a reliable form of transportation Awareness of multiple group identities and their dynamics brings a high level of self-awareness, empathy, and humility to interpersonal interactions Communicates clearly and directly, continually able to hear, reflect, and act on feedback related to identity and equity with the aim to learn Interest in expanding your knowledge about the role that racial inequity and other structures of oppression play in our society and are committed to building and/or deepening your commitment to racial equity in your work $58,185 – $96,976 a year Salary Range*: MIN $58,185 MID $77,581 MAX $96,976 and is based on full years of experience Due to our commitment to equity and fairness PPSNE does not negotiate salaries PPSNE is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace that values diversity and inclusion and reflects the diversity of our communities and patients. We strongly encourage people of color and members of the LGBTQ community to apply. PPSNE offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes; Health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, a flexible spending account, wellness program and more.

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