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$5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Clinician - NP/PA/CNM

Date Posted: 2/15/2018
Organization: Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Location: Bakersfield

Salary: DOE

Description of Organization:
An affiliate of Planned Parenthood federation of America, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte has more than 30 health centers in Mid-California and Northern Nevada providing a range of reproductive and general health services including pediatrics, prenatal and adult primary health care. Planned Parenthood Mar Monte also serves an additional 100,000 people through its education, youth development and community outreach services. Join our team and make a difference!

Position Responsibilities:
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES (as appropriate to work site and scope of services) ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Reviews & interprets the medical and social history of both male and female reproductive health patients; • Performs appropriate medical screening procedures/exams for both male and female patients; • Interprets laboratory data, orders additional laboratory investigations when indicated and ensures appropriate follow-up; • Provides contraceptive methods: • contraceptives that are self-administered (no procedure required); • Provides/oversees contraceptive injections. • Provides emergency contraception; • Performs medical assessment and management of basic STI and genito-urinary conditions for both male and female patients; • Provides perimenopausal and menopausal services; • Provides medical management for complications related to abortion and sterilization. • Provides medication abortion, as indicated. • Acts as a medical consultant to clinic staff; • Manages emergency situations in the center; • Participates in staff meetings relating to center management and provides staff training in current medical procedures which are relevant to reproductive health; • Contributes to achieving health center productivity goals. • Demonstrates PPMM customer service standards; • Assists in other areas of center support work as required. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Participates in after-hours coverage; • Precepts students/residents; • Works with/supervises volunteers/interns as applicable; • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to perform the duties described above. A typical means of acquiring those abilities would be: • Graduation from an accredited FNP or Primary Care PA program for comprehensive primary care centers; graduation from an accredited Women’s Health NP or CNM program is acceptable for limited primary care centers. • Current State NP/PA/CNM license; • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification. REQUIREMENTS: • Willingness and ability to learn new skills appropriate to PPMM clinical duties; • Strong customer service orientation. • Available to cover at least one evening clinic per week and one Saturday clinic per month, as needed by center; • Current experience using computer and mouse. • Experience using a Microsoft Windows based program and willing to learn new computer skills. • Able to work cooperatively as a member of a health care delivery team; PLANNED PARENTHOOD MAR MONTE IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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