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Training and Development Specialist Registered Nurse – Alexandria, Mankato, Rochester, and Willmar MN; Sioux City, IA; and Sioux Falls, SD

Planned Parenthood North Central States Alexandria, MN Salary, Varies
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Planned Parenthood North Central States

Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota


Training and Development Specialist Registered Nurse – Alexandria, Mankato, Rochester, and Willmar MN; Sioux City, IA; and Sioux Falls, SD


Pay: $32+ per hour (experience will be compensated)

Schedule: Full-time, 32 hours per week

Shift times: Schedule varies along training cycles. Primarily Monday – Friday, working 4 days per week. Onsite training days generally 9:00am-4:30pm. For administrative work, starting between 8-10:00am and ending between 4-6:00pm. Day off will vary based on training schedule.

Location: Time will be split between listed health centers, depending on training needs.

Job type: Non-Exempt

Float/Travel: Travel among listed health center locations approximately three days per week. Primarily day trips, but may include minimal overnight trips. Admin days may be completed remotely or at health center.

Union Membership: This position is represented by SEIU.

Questions? Contact


Benefits and Perks:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with equity-based premium tiers
  • NICE HEALTHCARE. A 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 and more!
  • Continued Education Reimbursement: for RNs (up to $1,000 per year & 2 paid CEU days), and MAs, LPNs, Ultrasound Techs, and all other employees represented by the Union (up to $500 per year & 2 paid CEU days).
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Paid time off: PTO starting at .05769 accrual rate per hour worked.
  • 8 hours volunteer paid time off annually.
  • 8 paid federal holidays & 2 paid floating holidays.
  • Retirement: 403(b) with employer match, 50% for the first 6% deferred
  • 8 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Pet Insurance
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Earned Extended Leave
  • Free subscription to Headspace App
  • Time off to vote.
  • We also offer employee discounts for electronics, appliances, hotels, gift cards, apparel, cars, fitness memberships, groceries, and at Office Depot, Verizon, AT&T, Dell & more.


We also offer:

  • Start date flexibility.
  • Comprehensive paid training for all health services positions & flexibility with hours per week during training. Training includes classroom, mock clinic, and shadowing shifts.
  • Shift differentials:
    • $1.50/hour (weekend), $3.00/hour (evening), and $2.00/hour (Bilingual)
  • Travel reimbursement.
  • Schedules created & sent out 6 weeks in advance.
  • Option of picking up additional shifts, including at other locations other than your “home” clinic.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse – current license in MN, IA, and NE or ability to obtain before start date.
  • One year of RN experience
  • BLS certification
  • Experience effectively training and supporting new employees. Preferable experience developing strategies and implementing programs that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Working knowledge of technology necessary to perform job function, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint


Your Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Prepares for and trains newly hired clinical staff, including the positions of Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Medical Assistant (MA), and Health Center Associate II (HCA II) in health center roles in Family Planning and Abortion Care, including Ultrasound.
  • Works with organizational staff and leadership to understand and assess needs and develops appropriate interventions and materials.
  • Designs and develops training materials that can be used to train, mentor and coach staff in performing their job functions.
    • Training materials include a wide variety of learning tools and structures, including but not limited to instructor-led trainings of individual groups, instructional guides, self-learning materials, eLearnings, and conference presentations.
  • Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates training programs for new services and service expansions that support organizational needs that are aligned with the organization’s strategic plan.
  • Formulates and implements evaluation systems to ensure the accuracy, consistency, and quality of training being provided for clinical support staff
  • Oversees proctoring and privileging for non-clinician staff.
  • Travels to any of the Planned Parenthood location to provide initial and ongoing on the job training and evaluation for staff.
  • Will work a minimum of one health center shift at a Planned Parenthood site monthly in order to maintain job proficiency
  • Role models, communicates, teaches, and celebrates Planned Parenthood’s In This Together employee engagement and patient experience framework
  • Develops and maintains systems for evaluating the effectiveness of all training efforts across the organization. Formulates and implements evaluation systems to ensure the accuracy, consistency and quality of training being provided.
  • Promotes standardization of evidence-based and/or best clinical practice. Coaches employees and/or works with site leadership to coach employes when they observe practices varying from standard.
  • Supports health center supervisors in the initial and ongoing evaluation of staff, partners to provide development solutions that support high performance.
  • Acts as a resource and support to Health Services teams and employees in the provision of their job functions.
  • Assists and prepares employees to be in alignment with and deliver consistent messages about PPNCS mission, strategic objectives, and values.


Immunization Requirements:

  • 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


About Us:

At 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 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. To learn more: Our Mission.

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.*

This position is included in the SEIU bargaining unit, and depending on state law, requires union dues be deducted from employee paychecks in an amount up to 2.25% of gross pay.


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 July 11, 2024
Date Closes August 25, 2024
Start Date July 11, 2024
Located In Alexandria, MN
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 56308
Name Laura Lux

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

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