Nurse Practitioner or Certified Nurse Midwife
Posted on: September 20, 2023
PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF WISCONSINMILWAUKEE, WINURSE 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 with benefits for a Nurse
Practitioner or Certified Nurse Midwife (40 hours/week, benefits
eligible) at our Wisconsin Avenue Health Center.
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 essential functions.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
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
- 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 Medical Director.
- 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
- 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,
- Performs other duties as may be assigned.PPWI is an equal
opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
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