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|Job Title:||Clinician - Supplemental|
|Organization:||Planned Parenthood of Illinois|
|Description:||*Interested candidates please go to our website to apply at www.ppil.org, and click on the "Jobs" link.
**Position is for our Central Illinois health centers (Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, Effingham, Pekin, Peoria and Springfield, with the possibility of working at any location as needed.
The supplemental Family Planning Clinician is part of the staff team that provides reproductive health care services in accordance with Planned Parenthood of Illinois? policies, protocols, and procedures in the PPIL Manual of Standards and Guidelines.
1. Understand, commit to, and practice a market and customer oriented approach to health care delivery.
2. Provide well-person care to patients who present themselves with contraceptive needs, and assess physical and psychosocial status of the client.
3. If privileged to do so under the direction of the Medical Director, provide colposcopy/LEEP/med AB/expanded gynecological services; furthermore, take responsibility for the follow-up of any medical problems, abnormal lab tests, etc. consistent with PPIL protocol.
4.Conduct contraceptive education and medical interviews, such as medical history, and respond to client's queries for information of a medical nature, either in person or by telephone.
5.Following Medical Standards and Guidelines and protocol of Planned Parenthood of Illinois, the Clinician will be accountable for:
-performing laboratory screening and microscopic examinations
-conducting pelvic examinations and associated physical assessments
-making appropriate referrals
-providing contraceptive supplies and therapeutics and educating upon their use
6.Accept individual and joint responsibility for participation in health center efforts for achieving:
-4 clinician visits per hour
-RVU of 8.5/clinician hour for each month
-annual health center fiscal goals in revenue, expenses, and contribution margin
-compliance with all organizational quality assurance guidelines and federal regulations including OSHA and CLIA
7.Take personal responsibility to remained informed, current, and willing to follow medical policies of the Board of Directors as stated in the PPIL Manual of Standards and Guidelines concerning family planning methods, services offered by PPIL, and PPIL protocols, policies and procedures.
8.To provide routine chart review as directed by the Health Center Manager.
9.To respond to needs of the clinic team as requested by the Health Center Manager including, but not limited
-maintaining medical records
-maintaining an efficient and clean medical facility
10.Participate in community education and staff training as needed, and provide regular feedback to the Health Center Manager.
11.Through these activities demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to PPIL core values of respect, knowledge, responsibility, health, compassion and access; practice these values in relations with internal and external customers.
12.Other duties as assigned.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Supervisor: Lead Clinician.
Status: Supplemental (less than 20 hours per week). Non exempt from the overtime provisions of the wage and salary regulations.
Supplemental clinicians will work with Lead Clinicians and the Med Services Team to schedule hours. PPIL does not guarantee a consistent number of hours per period and is not offering benefits or holidays for this position. With this understanding, supplemental clinicians are free to accept more than 20 hours a week on a temporary basis as their schedule permits. They may also decline hours without penalty. In order to maintain active status, supplemental clinicians should work approximately eight shifts per quarter.
Education: A registered nurse holding current license in the State of Illinois, who has successfully completed additional didactic training in order to qualify as a nurse practitioner and holds current license in the State of Illinois as an advanced practice nurse; or a person holding current license in Illinois as a physician's assistant or a licensed medical doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy.
Previous work experience in a family planning clinical setting preferred.
Professional and Personal Qualities:
Commitment to the efficient and customer-oriented provision of services, as well as commitment to the operating goals of Planned Parenthood of Illinois. Willingness to participate in a team approach to health care delivery. Willingness to travel within the area if necessary.
Planned Parenthood is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, gender, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, size, physical ability or socioeconomic status. We encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position.