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Location: Antioch
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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Generous $25,000.00 Signing and Retention Bonus Planned Parenthood Northern California (PPNorCal) is seeking an Advanced Practice Clinician for our Antioch Health Center. This role is an non-exempt, full-time, working 32-40 hours per week. Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, paid time off, paid holiday, and 403b with employer match. SUMMARY 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 medical supervision of the Medical Director in accordance with PPFA and PPNorCal Medical Standards and Guidelines and all relevant federal, state, and local regulations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned: Work in the health center providing comprehensive clinical sexual and reproductive health care services to all patients in accordance with evidence-based practice protocols Utilize knowledge of and experience in patient care to: Obtain a basic health history and comprehensive gynecological (GYN) history Perform a general physical exam, breast exam, GYN exam, and male genitourinary exam Recognize common breast and GYN deviations from normal and provide management or referral as appropriate Recognize common non-GYN deviations from normal and provide management or referral as appropriate Provide preventive care, including screening for breast and cervical cancers Obtain and interpret laboratory tests and results related to GYN visits Perform and interpret transvaginal and abdominal ultrasounds Screen for contraindications and special conditions to contraceptive methods Provide appropriate contraception to patients, including intrauterine contraceptives (IUCs) and implants Test and treat STDs and other infectious conditions Provide PrEP and nPEP to prevent HIV infection Provide pre-natal care. Provide care across the reproductive health lifespan, including basic infertility services and menopause management Provide medication abortion, early pregnancy complication management, and other special services as appropriate by licensure Assess and manage complications from surgical abortion, medication abortion, and vasectomy Provide care for patients of all gender identities, including gender-affirming care Exercise a commitment diversity, equity, and inclusion in all interactions with patients and staff Construct an accurate assessment and plan based on history, exam, and lab findings Provide patient with general reproductive health maintenance, education and counseling 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, with the goal of 3.0 visits per hour Bill and code patient visits appropriately Participate in research studies conducted in the health center Active participation in the advancement of PPNorCal s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion commitment. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES OF CLINICIAN AND MRD CLINICIAN This job has no supervisory responsibilities. However, APCs are responsible for the medical oversight of and instructing the Reproductive Health Specialists and other medical support staff. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Successful completion of accredited Advanced Practice Clinician program. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to document in electronic health record concisely, accurately and according to PPNorCal protocols. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients, customers, and the general public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. COMPUTER SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge/experience with EHR & EPM systems. Knowledge of spreadsheet software and word processing software desirable. PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION (PHI) ACCESS REQUIREMENT As required for patient treatment and health care operations. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Current California NP, PA, CNM or other APC license Current California BRN Furnishing Number (if NP or CNM) National Provider Identifier (NPI) number Current CPR BLS 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. OTHER SKILLS, ABILITIES, QUALIFICATIONS Zero-to-three years of experience in reproductive health care Direct patient care experience, preferably in women s health/reproductive health care. Experience in reproductive health, OB/GYN, primary care, or community health care preferred. Prenatal experience strongly desired if applying for a prenatal position Common sense and a commitment to excellent customer service and quality health care Commitment to working with low-income and culturally diverse patients with an emphasis on health equity and empowerment Good judgment to serve patients 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 documentation and follow-up Ability to follow affiliate-wide protocols, policies, and procedures, and any center-specific policies and procedures Ability to maintain complete patient confidentiality at all times Ability to work independently as well as consult with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated by patient need and assessment findings Ability to be flexible and available to extend/change scheduled hours or location as needed to meet needs of the health center and patients. Willingness to work evening and Saturday hours Willingness to precept students or train new clinicians as appropriate Demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to assist team members at all times Provide feedback to colleagues, staff, and managers in a professional, respectful, direct, and timely manner. Receive feedback professionally Maintain professionalism through appropriate dress, manner, and behavior Treat staff and patients 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 patients and staff Ability to communicate effectively, make decisions, solve prob lems and function as part of a team Willingness to promote Planned Parenthood services and goals to patients, friends, and others in the community Commitment to being reliable, including being on time for work and following policies for requesting ETO 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 experiences. We provide healthcare and education services to 137,000 adults and youth every year at 17 health centers located throughout 20 Northern California counties. Planned Parenthood Northern California offers high-quality, affordable health care to all, regardless of income, insurance, or immigration status. We care. No matter what! Our experienced and caring medical staff gives each patient honest information and personal attention. We provide a full range of services, including birth control, breast exams, cancer screenings, medication and in-clinic abortion, pregnancy testing and counseling, prenatal care, PrEP, and nPEP to prevent HIV infection, STD screening and treatment, vasectomy and infertility services, gender-affirming hormone therapy, and more.

Keywords: PLANNED PARENTHOOD SHASTA DIABLO, Antioch , NP, Other , Antioch, California

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