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SF Bay Area Float Clinician - North Bay & East Bay Regions

Date Posted: 8/2/2017
Organization: Planned Parenthood Northern California
Location: SF Bay Area

Description of Organization:

Planned Parenthood Northern California (PPNorCal) champions healthy communities and increases access to quality health care, information and reproductive freedom by providing medical services, education, and advocacy.

We provide health care and education services to 136,000 adults and youth every year at 17 sites located throughout 20 Northern California counties. Planned Parenthood Northern California offers high-quality, affordable health care to all, regardless of income or insurance status. We care. No matter what!

Our experienced and caring medical staff gives each client honest information and personal attention. We provide a full range of services including: birth control, breast exams, cancer screenings, medication and surgical abortion, pregnancy testing and counseling, prenatal care, PrEP and nPEP to prevent HIV infection, STD screening and treatment, vasectomy and female sterilization, and more.

Position Responsibilities:

Planned Parenthood Northern California (PPNorCal) is currently seeking Part-time or Full-Time Float Clinicians to serve our clients at the North Bay Region (Marin, Napa, Sonoma & Solano Counties) and East Bay Region (Contra Costa County).

As an integral part of the Health Center Clinical Team, the Advanced Practice Clinician (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Certified Nurse Midwife, and other licensed providers) will function as part of a healthcare team to provide care under the standing orders and medical supervision of the Medical Director in accordance with PPFA and PPNorCal Medical Standards and Guidelines. The Clinician reports to the Center or Medical Director and is an integral part of the Client Services department.

These are non-exempt, part-time positions working 24 or 32 hours per week or full time position working 40 hours per week, and includes evening and Saturday shifts as needed. Salary is DOE + benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, ETO and 403B!

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


Work in the health center providing culturally competent reproductive health care services, including, but not limited to contraceptive care, medication abortion, STD screening, pregnancy and HIV testing, education and counseling in accordance with evidence-based practice protocols.

Utilize knowledge of and experience in client care to:

  • Obtain a basic health history and comprehensive gynecological (GYN) history.
  • Perform a general physical exam, gynecological exam, and male exam.
  • Perform and interpret transvaginal and abdominal ultrasounds
  • Obtain and interpret basic laboratory tests and results relative to GYN visit.
  • Recognize common non-GYN deviations from normal and provide management or referral as appropriate.
  • Recognize common GYN deviations from normal and provide management or referral as appropriate.
  • Screen for contraindications and special consideration to contraceptive methods.
  • Provide appropriate contraception to clients.
  • Test and treat STDs and other infectious conditions.
  • Provide care across the reproductive health lifespan, including menopause management.
  • Provide care for patients of all gender identities.
  • Construct an accurate assessment and plan based on history, exam, and lab findings.
  • Provide patient with general and basic reproductive health maintenance, education and counseling.
  • Assess and manage complications from surgical abortion, medication abortion, and vasectomy.
  • Provide medication abortion services.
  • Ensure complete and accurate medical documentation.
  • Act as a medical resource for health center staff.
  • Participate in health center efforts to achieve established goals for productivity.
  • Participate in health center/affiliate efforts to achieve established revenue cycle goals.

  • Successful completion (licensure or certification) of accredited Advanced Practice Clinician program.
  • Current California NP, PA, CNM or other APC license.
  • DEA license preferred
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • Reliable transportation or automobile transportation with a valid California Driver's License and insurance as determined by the requirements of each position. Reliable automobile required for float positions.
  • Zero to three years’ experience in reproductive health care.
  • Knowledge/experience with EHR & EPM systems. Knowledge of spreadsheet software and word processing software desirable.
  • Direct patient care experience, preferably in women’s health/reproductive health care. Experience in reproductive health, OB/GYN, primary care, or community health preferred. Prenatal experience strongly desired where applicable.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the following skills within six months of employment: Insertion and removal of all IUC devices and contraceptive implant insertion and removal, managing surgical complications and providing medication abortion services.
  • Pace Goal: 3 clients per hour. Meets or exceeds productivity goals.
  • Common sense and a commitment to excellent customer service and quality health care.
  • Commitment to working with low-income and culturally diverse clients with an emphasis on health equity and empowerment.
  • Good judgment to serve clients promptly, competently, and in a friendly manner. Treat complaints as opportunities to improve service.
  • Ability to understand and demonstrate, in all interactions, the importance of high quality care including accurate documenting and follow-up.
  • Ability to follow affiliate-wide protocols, policies, and procedures, and any center-specific policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain complete client confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to be flexible and available to extend/change scheduled hours or location as needed to meet needs of the health center and clients. Willingness to work evening and Saturday hours.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to assist team members at all times. Handle communication problems with other staff and managers directly, constructively, and with sensitivity.
  • Maintain professional image through appropriate dress and manner. Treat other staff and clients with courtesy and respect at all times, under all circumstances.
  • Ability to work in a busy environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously without compromising accuracy, attention to detail, and courtesy and respect to clients and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, make decisions, solve prob­lems and function as part of a team.
  • Willingness to promote Planned Parenthood services and goals to clients, friends, and others in the community.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Knowledge of additional languages desirable.

    Planned Parenthood Northern California is an equal opportunity employer and works affirmatively to include diversity among its staff and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex/gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, income, marital status or any other irrelevant dimension of diversity. PPNORCAL values collaboration between employees of diverse backgrounds and experience.

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