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Family Nurse Practitioner

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Family Nurse Practitioner

Lowville, NY

Clinical

Part-Time



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Are you ready to make a difference in the world of health care? Are you someone who values reproductive rights?



Then Planned Parenthood is the place for you.

Planned Parenthood of the North Country New York provides high-quality, affordable family planning and reproductive health care for nearly 12,000 women and men in the North Country each year no matter what. We have seven health centers throughout Clinton, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties.



We are looking for a part-time 1-2 day(s) per week, Nurse Practitioner for our Lowville Health Center.



The Nurse Practitioner functions in an expanded role in the area of ambulatory reproductive health care. Working within the context of affiliate medical protocols, the Nurse Practitioner delivers patient care utilizing the medical model to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate outcomes as related to human sexuality issues, family planning, surgical needs, obstetrics and health promotion.


Some of the perks:


  • Company-paid DEA renewal and BLS

  • $2500 annually for CME conferences

  • 5 paid days off annually to obtain CMEs

  • Work/life balance with flexible workweek schedule

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents

  • Free basic life/AS&D policy with additional voluntary coverage options

  • Short and long term disabilities, Critical Illness and Accident policies

  • Generous vacation, sick, personal and holiday benefits

  • Professional development opportunities including in-house training

  • 401(k) contribution

  • Malpractice coverage




Essential Duties


  • Secures a complete health history, including obstetric, gynecologic, contraceptive, medical, surgical, sexual, family health, psychosocial, and documents findings accurately and succinctly. At subsequent visits he/she will include an interval history and all changes will be documented in the medical record.

  • Provides PREP services.

  • Performs Primary Care services.

  • Provides Transgender services.

  • Performs physical examinations with emphasis reproductive health system including breast examination, pelvic examination, cancer screening tests, diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and other types of more specialized procedures as may be indicated by medical policy.

  • Performs, orders and interprets routine laboratory tests.

  • Recongizes deviations from normal, evaluates, and refers to appropriate medical/social resources.

  • Provides education and counseling in areas of health maintenance and reproductive health, such as nutrition, infertility, sexuality, family planning, family dynamics, breast health and menopause.

  • Recognizes common gynecologic disorders, and provides treatment within affiliate medical protocols.

  • Manages therapy for specific gynecologic disorders, in collaboration with the physician as needed.

  • Correlates history, physical data, and laboratory results to select and carry out a contraceptive program tailored to the patients needs.

  • Works as part of a team to maximize productivity standards of 4 patient per hour.

  • Performs and orders diagnostic studies as indicated and permitted by PPNCNY medical protocols.

  • Diagnoses and treats minor deviations from the normal, using prescribed protocols and consulting with the physician as needed.

  • Provides relevant health instruction to include family planning, nutrition, sexuality counseling, and principles of health promotion and maintenance.

  • Collaborates with the PPNCNY health team and other community agencies and resources through joint planning and coordination of activities, in providing comprehensive care.

  • Assists in the orientation of the new clinical personnel.

  • Supervises and assists NP, PA and nursing students according to contracts with the various teaching institutions.

  • Works closely with the VP of Patient Services, Health Center Coordinators and Medical Director to problem solve and develop solutions.

  • Supports the Risk/Quality Management process and provides input into decision making.

  • Assists in surgical services as needed.

  • Performs medication abortion.

  • Participates in research or clinical trials approved by PPFA and PPNCNY.

  • Collaborates with clinical and non clinical team members to provide excellent internal and external customer service with a commitment to customer satisfaction.

  • Reviews monthly financial and patient visit reports.

  • Participates in PPNCNYs provider on-call program.




Competitive benefits package upon employment and based on eligibility, to include, but not limited to: Health, dental and vision insurance; retirement, disability, vacation, personal and sick leave; etc.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Company Description
Planned Parenthood of the North Country New York provides high-quality, affordable family planning and reproductive health care for nearly 12,000 women and men in the North Country each year. We have seven health centers throughout Clinton, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties.



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