Nurse Practitioner or Certified Nurse Midwife
Company: Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: November 23, 2022
PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF WISCONSIN
LA CROSSE, WI
NURSE PRACTITIONER OR CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIFE
**SIGN ON BONUS** At Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. (PPWI),
we work to provide quality, affordable health care services,
comprehensive education, and strong advocacy. We serve over 60,000
patients annually in 22 health centers statewide, making us the
largest and most trusted reproductive health care provider in
Wisconsin. Our goal is to help keep Wisconsin safe, healthy and
strong! This is an excellent opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner
or Certified Nurse Midwife (32 hours/week, benefits eligible),
working 24 hours/week at our La Crosse Healthcare Center and 8
hours virtually. PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the planning and
administration of quality healthcare in the reproductive and health
setting. The Nurse Practitioner works in conjunction with the
Center Manager to ensure that high quality care is delivered in a
customer service driven environment. The Nurse Practitioner works
collaboratively with physicians, other mid-level clinicians, and
ancillary staff. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be committed to quality healthcare, excellent customer service
and the values of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. Must have
excellent customer service skills and be committed to providing the
highest level of customer satisfaction. Ability to relate to
diverse communities. Must be sensitive to cultural and ethnic
differences among staff and patients. Nurse Practitioner maintain
professional growth and development through continuing education,
including participation in conferences, workshops, and professional
affiliations. Demonstrated clinical proficiency, organizational,
analytical, leadership and interpersonal communication skills
required. Willingness to function as a role model and educator.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with
members of the health care team. Demonstrated ability to manage
health-related emergency conditions including independent
decision-making. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
The Nurse Practitioner must have a current license as a Registered
Nurse by the State of Wisconsin, and be certified by a national
credentialing body as a Nurse Practitioner (e.g. NCC, ANCC).
Master's degree in nursing or related health field preferred.
Previous work experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Advance
Practice Nurse, with experience in family planning, women's health
or an ob/gyn setting preferred.
Current CPR certification required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Extensive standing, walking, reaching, frequent sitting, grasping
manipulation of equipment, utilization of fine finger movements,
occasional kneeling, crouching, squatting, twisting, and climbing.
Requires the ability to operate medical equipment. Ability to see
objects closely and discriminate colors, hear sounds with some
background noise, write legibly and the ability to lift and move up
to 30 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS:
The position is generally performed in a medical office environment
but involves frequent interruptions. The noise level is generally
low to quiet. The work environment characteristics are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations,
however, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform said essential functions. Will work with blood or
blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training which will
include extensive safety precautions and the use of protective
equipment. Must have own reliable transportation. This position
requires occasional travel statewide, therefore a valid driver's
license and auto insurance in accordance with agency liability
standards is required. Evening and/or weekend hours may be
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Including, but not limited to, the following:
Responsible for assessing, planning and administering health care
which is individualized to the patient and consistent with the
policies and protocols of PPFA and PPWI.
Secures a complete health history and performs physical
examinations with special emphasis on the reproductive 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
Performs, orders and interprets laboratory tests as
Provides education and appropriate management for women and men in
need of reproductive related services, including fertility control,
infertility, and sexually transmitted infections.
Provides medications and contraceptive devices as needed.
Monitors medical aspects of all medical services offered at the
health center, acting as a resource to center staff and patients
regarding medical concerns.
Ensures appropriate medical follow-up on all patient testing and/or
treatment, including direct patient contacts and laboratory test
Participates in Agency Quality Assurance Program. Under the
direction of the Quality and Risk Manager, implements overall
quality assurance activities at the health center.
Seeks consultations as necessary from affiliate staff physician or
Refers patients beyond the scope of practice level of competence
according to medical protocol.
Serves as a resource and participates in the orientation and
training of health center staff.
Participate in health center efforts to achieve established goals
by producing 11 RVU's per hour.
Participate in health center/affiliate efforts to achieve
established revenue cycle goals. (e.g. meet productivity goals,
eliminate unnecessary testing, capture activity accurately)
Create & maintain medical documentation in an EHR system in
compliance with EHR policies and procedures.
Adhere to affiliate goals, policies and standards of conduct in
terms of professionalism. Assist center staff in achieving 60
minute visits as well as answering phones professionally.
Familiar with clinic emergency procedures and responds
Assists the Center Manager in preparing medical occurrence
Attends agency sponsored staff meetings, medical in-services and
Monitors and ensures compliance with OSHA, CLIA and State
procedures, policies and regulations.
Presents at community events, when necessary, on reproductive
Assists Center Manager in daily cash reconciliation procedures, if
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
PPWI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the
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