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Abortion Care Registered Nurse (RN) - St. Paul, MN

Company: Planned Parenthood North Central States
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Planned Parenthood North Central States Abortion Care Registered Nurse (RN) St. Paul, MN Starting salary for candidate who meets minimum requirements (Experience will be compensated): $28+/hour Typical Schedule: 24 hours/week About Us: At Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS), we believe all people deserve the right, the freedom, and the opportunity to follow their personal ambitions and choose their own path toward a healthier, more meaningful life. That s why we protect, promote, and provide comprehensive and progressive sexual and reproductive health care for generations of young people and families with empathy, care, and respect. We are looking for passionate, dedicated staff who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission. Click here to learn more: Our Mission A Day in the Life: Under direct supervision of the Health Center Manager, the Registered Nurse performs routine health center duties associated with a reproductive and sexual health program within the scope of RN licensure. Provides excellent customer service. Performs related work as directed. Registered Nurses are advocates in implementing our mission of To affirm the right to reproductive and sexual health and freedom for all by providing excellent care, trusted education, and fierce advocacy. They may perform other related duties to support health center operations as assigned. Schedule: 3 shifts per week, start time between 8-9am, end time between 4:30-5:30pm, every other Saturday. Responsibilities: This position will impact us with the following contributions:

  • Interview and screen patients, conduct patient history review, document in electronic medical record, prepare patients for examinations/procedures. Assess, address or triage patient complaints. Monitor patient vital signs.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests including venipuncture. Communicate lab test results. Assure appropriate follow-up of lab reports. Process receipt of incoming lab results.
  • Provide factual patient education. Provide additional education in consultation with clinician or physician assessment. Including explanations of all FDA approved birth control methods. Provide unbiased specific instruction on the client s selected birth control method.
  • Inform patients in a non-directive manner about all options available to them in the event of an unintended pregnancy and provide supporting materials and/or education for service based on the patients needs.
  • Provide factual, unbiased information to clients seeking abortion.
  • Describe the difference between medication and surgical abortion.
  • Refer patients per protocol, perform follow-up functions, and assure complete documentation of care plan.
  • Follow all federal, state, and local laws regarding mandated reporting, abortion services, healthcare services, and HIPAA.
  • Provide contraceptive supplies, medications including injectables, perform venipuncture, and manage patients with medical emergencies per PPNCS protocols Assure inventory control of clinic and contraceptive supplies including ordering, stocking, and tracking as assigned.
  • Communicate PPNCS protocols, policy and procedures to clinicians and staff as appropriate. Assure clinic manuals are up to date (e.g., clinic, lab, safety, MS&G).
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Planned Parenthood policies and procedures and apply these to patient and clinic services.
  • Supervise nursing functions as delegated by the Health Center Manager or clinician/physician.
  • All health center staff are expected to participate in the onboarding of new employees and supporting the cross-training of established employees.
  • Follow all state laws regarding mandatory reporting. ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR RNS WORKING AT SURGICAL SITES
    • Administer mild and moderate sedation.
    • As appropriate assist the physician with surgical procedures, monitor patient stability, and perform macroscopic exam of tissue post-procedure.
    • Supervise and assess patient s post procedure recovery.
    • ACLS certification required before working independently in the recovery area (at sites providing moderate sedation)
    • Perform other clinical skills within the scope of their training and applicable state laws.
    • After 6 months of employment at one of our surgical center locations, participate in providing telephonic coverage for those services provided by PPNCS that require 24 Hour Emergency Call coverage. The Ideal Candidate Brings:
      • Current active, unencumbered RN license in state you are applying for the role
      • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) Certificate for healthcare providers
      • ACLS certification required before working independently in the recovery area (at sites providing moderate sedation We Offer: This position is eligible for:
        • A comprehensive benefits package, including:
          • Medical, Dental, Vision With equity-based premium tiers
            • NICE HEALTHCARE free, virtual primary care for entire household (in-home available for qualifying locations) Services include: 80 free labs, free x-rays, and physical tests, live, virtual physical therapy, 550+ free medications
            • Flex Spending Account
            • Life insurance
            • Eligibility for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
            • PTO, Float holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
            • 403(b)
            • Eight weeks paid Parental Leave
            • One Week Paid COVID leave, if necessary
            • Pet Insurance Please note: We require all PPNCS employees, volunteers, interns, and fellows to have a current, up-to date, COVID vaccine (Exemptions may be provided for medical, disability (ADA) or religious reasons.) IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS The position you are applying for is in a health center with direct patient care, therefore, if you were to be offered and accept employment, we would require the following documents from you prior to your first day of employment. Please do not bring this documentation to your interview you will have forms to complete that require the documentation should you be offered the position.
              • Hepatitis B vaccination records and titers
              • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination records or proof of immunization
              • Chicken Pox vaccination records or proof of immunization
              • Tetanus shot documentation
              • Tuberculosis PPD Skin Test that is no older than 12 months Planned Parenthood North Central States supports people of all ages in making responsible choices and planning their futures. We are an organization committed to creating and fostering an environment that leads to engaged employees, and we believe engaged employees results in satisfied customers and exceptional experiences. When you work for Planned Parenthood you make a difference in the lives of those we serve by affirming the human right to reproductive health and freedom. Planned Parenthood is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, size, disability, socioeconomic status, or status regarding public assistance. Planned Parenthood is committed to encouraging and promoting diversity as well as providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Planned Parenthood is dedicated to an equitable and inclusive work environment and encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of initial skill set. Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of a background investigation. Questions? Contact for more information. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Planned Parenthood North Central States, St. Paul , Abortion Care Registered Nurse (RN) - St. Paul, MN, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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