Planned Parenthood of Central and Western NY Registered Nurse (RN) in West Seneca, New York
Registered Nurse (RN)
West Seneca, NY (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=240+Center+Rd+West+Seneca+NY+14224) • Health Services
Roe v. Wade is overturned. Abortion remains legal in New York State. Our doors are still open.
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York will continue to provide the expert care, education and resources you've come to rely on – including abortion. Planned Parenthood stands for care. And we won't give up. Not now. Not ever.
Registered NurseWest Seneca, NY
Being a nurse at Planned Parenthood is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity to support a mission while providing high-quality health care to patients eager for your expertise.
On the job training in the latest methods of reproductive and sexual health
Generous benefits package including Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision
A predictable schedule with ten paid holidays and no overnights
Free on-site parking
An understanding of the importance of balancing work and family life
A focus on education and prevention
A focus on high-quality, evidence-based practice
Patients who need you and choose you for your expertise
The opportunity to work in a certified National Health Service CORP (NHSC) health center and participate in their loan repayment program
At Planned Parenthood we believe that diversity in identity and perspective enriches our agency and allows us to better serve our clients. We are committed to workforce diversity and aspire to reflect the communities we serve. To that end, we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ identifying individuals, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups to apply.
In support of our mission, theRegistered Nurse (RN)will provide direct clinical care offered through several programs from family planning to surgical services ensuring patients receive professional services in a timely manner. This position plans, directs and evaluates total nursing care for the treatment of all patients. The Registered Nurse also performs routine laboratory testing including blood draws.
Health Center Practice
Accurately records data in the electronic health record regarding the patient’s health history including obstetric, gynecologic, contraceptive, medical, surgical, family health and psycho-social backgrounds
Performs routine vital signs and lab tests such as weight, blood pressure, urine, hemoglobin, pregnancy test and venipunctures as necessary
In an objective, unbiased manner, discusses pregnancy options and offers appropriate referrals and description of services
May duplicate labels for contraceptive pills according to the orders written in the chart
Assumes legal responsibility in conjunction with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) for proper ordering, handling and distribution of medications and supplies in compliance with State and Federal laws and with appropriate orders from the assigned clinician
Performs routine injections as directed by clinician
Assists providers with abortion procedures and acts as a support to the patient
Monitors patients in the recovery room
Sets up and cleans procedure and utility rooms
Maintains appropriate stock of supplies in exam rooms
Performs quality controls as directed
Counseling and Education
Provides information and counseling on reproductive services; abortions, sterilization, as well as family planning methods: oral contraceptives, IUCs, diaphragms, cervical caps, condoms, vaginal spermicide, sponges, natural family planning, etc.; coordinates follow up visits with the clinicians as needed
Provides information and counseling in areas of health maintenance and reproductive care such as nutrition, infertility, sexuality, family planning, breast self-awareness, menopause, HIV antibody testing and safe sex techniques
Learns and uses information about how the needs of diverse patients can be sensitively met (LGBTQ individuals, varying cultures/practices, survivors of sexual assault, etc.)
Other Accountability Activities
May participate in the quality improvement program; follows up and reports all complications to the Compliance Quality & Risk Management (CQRM) department
Accepts individual and joint responsibility for, participates in and works to achieve productivity, customer service and capacity goals as set by PPCWN
Travels to other sites throughout the coverage area via their own transportation to perform nursing duties as directed by the Health Center Manager and Clinician
Participates in the orientation of new health center nurses, providing observational experience for medical and nursing students; may assist with nursing staff orientation and in-service education
Stocks rooms and ensures that needed supplies and equipment are on hand; contacts the appropriate person(s) before supplies of any kind are depleted
Shows respect to patients and co-workers for differences in backgrounds, lifestyles, viewpoints and needs in areas such as ethnicity, race, gender, creed and sexual orientation
RN with current New York State license required
Associate’s Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred
One year of nursing experience preferred
Experience with GYN care highly desirable
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with staff, ability to work in a fast-paced environment; able to juggle multiple priorities a must
Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel to multiple sites, as needed
Must have a reliable source of transportation and a valid NYS driver’s license not in jeopardy of being revoked
Planned Parenthood seeks candidates who have experience delivering care and services to a racially and ethnically diverse service populations
Planned Parenthood seeks candidates who have proficiency in one of the following languages, including but not limited to: Spanish, Nepali, Arabic, and Swahili
A commitment to PPCWNY’s mission, vision and values along with a commitment to providing services to a diverse range of clients and to the goals of PPCWNY is essential
Work ScheduleThis is a full-time, 37.5 hour a week position, Monday – Friday with rotating Saturdays.
CompensationMinimum starting rate for this position is $29.50/hour.
BenefitsWe offer a generous benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, and a retirement plan with company match.
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
We are committed to workforce diversity and aspire to reflect the communities we serve. To that end, we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ identifying individuals, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups to apply.