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Telehealth Clinician – Remote

Planned Parenthood North Central States Council Bluffs, IA
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Planned Parenthood North Central States

 

Telehealth Clinician – Remote

Remote within 5-State Affiliate (MN, IA, NE, ND, SD)

Starting salary for candidate who meets minimum requirements (Experience will be compensated): $44+/hour

$2 Weekend differential provided when shift requirements are met

Typical Schedule: 40 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

Under general administrative supervision of the Telehealth Manager, clinical supervision of and collaboration with the Telehealth Clinical Lead, Senior Director of Healthcare Practice and Chief Medical Officer and Program Directors, the Telehealth Clinician provides virtual clinical services, including reproductive and sexual health care, to patients of the PPNCS Virtual Clinics through a direct-to consumer telehealth model of care, site-to-site telehealth support for health centers, and an asynchronous, text-based Telehealth delivery model. Clinicians 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 Telehealth operations as assigned.

Schedule: Variable schedule, 40 hours per week. Monday - Friday hours between 8:00am-8:00pm, weekend hours between 10:00am-6:00pm. Start time for 8:00am shift is 7:45am and end time for 8:00pm shift is 8:15pm.

Responsibilities:

This position will impact us with the following contributions:

  • Obtains pertinent patient history and performs a physical exam, as indicated by the visit type.
  • Recognizes and addresses deviations from normal.
  • Performs, orders, and interprets both screening and diagnostic testing; addresses abnormal findings.
  • Develops plan, which may include treatment, medical or other referrals, and/or prescribing of medications.
  • Provides patient instruction regarding plan of care, preventive education, and health promotion and maintenance.
  • Consults with Medical Director or clinician on-call as indicated.
  • Obtains informed consent when indicated.
  • Collaborates with the health care team and other community agencies and resources, as indicated.
  • Assesses interventions and/or referral progress as indicated.
  • Documents accurately and clearly.
  • Supervises clinic support staff regarding routine patient orders.
  • Collaborates with Telehealth Manager and Telehealth Clinical Lead to meet clinic goals, productivity benchmarks, and assigned tasks.
  • Provides patient focused care and assures smooth and efficient patient and clinic flow processes.
  • Interprets scientific studies based on knowledge of basic research principals; Provides input and current information for the on-going process of protocol development.
  • Stays up-to-date on reproductive health care developments and maintains CE requirements for required licensure and certification.
  • Meets quality assurance requirements, including the appropriate dispensing of medications.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and meets compliance requirements, including HIPAA.
  • Meets coding and documentation requirements.
  • Skilled at using computer technology and software as it relates specifically to the Telehealth Clinician role, including comfort with learning new systems and a willingness to become proficient in PPNCS’ telehealth platform and EHR systems
  • Recognizes ethical, legal, and professional issues inherent in providing reproductive health care.
  • Communicates clinical and professional issues and questions to the Senior Director of Healthcare Practice.
  • Follows protocol and training requirements for expanding scope of practice and/or learning new procedures, i.e. colposcopy, IUD insertion, ultrasound, MAB support services, etc.
  • Works to ensure understanding and acceptance of the Telehealth Clinician role with colleagues, consumers, and the community.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of Planned Parenthood policies and procedures and apply these to patient and clinic services.
  • Prescribes all FDA approved methods of birth control.
  • Provide medication or surgical abortion follow up.
  • Refers patients for medication or surgical abortion, prenatal care, or adoption services.
  • Counsel HIV+ clients.
  • Assists physicians with evaluation of medication abortion patients
  • Participates in onboarding of new employees and supports the cross-training of established employees

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least one-year clinical experience in reproductive or family health care
  • Current active, unencumbered state license as a Registered Nurse and APN or Physician Assistant in  at least one of the five PPNCS states, and ability to obtain additional state licenses upon hire to maintain prescriptive authority in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota
  • Current national board-certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse or a Physician Assistant
  • DEA license or ability to obtain at hire, and enrollment in Controlled Substance Monitoring Program as applicable in state you are applying for the role
  • Advanced degree (Master’s or Doctorate in Nursing)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Spanish bilingual skills preferred

Benefits:

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.)

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 Jobs@ppncs.org for more information.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Date Posted January 12, 2023
Date Closes February 26, 2023
Start Date January 10, 2023
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
Zipcode 51503
Remote Yes
Name Ekaette Umana
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