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21 Feb 2023

Full-Time Advanced Practice Clinician

Kristina Winkelman – Posted by Kristina Winkelman Fairview Heights, Illinois, United States

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Advanced Practice Clinician – Fairview Heights, IL
STATUS: Full Time
REPORTS TO: Associate Medical Director; Medical Director
COMPENSTION: $47 to $60/hour
 This Full-Time position is eligible for a $5000 sign-on bonus, $2,000 will be included on the first paycheck.  Two years of continuous employment is required for the sign-on bonus.
Must have or obtain the COVID Vaccines and Booster!
Planned Parenthood St Louis Region and Southwest Missouri (PPSLRSWMO) offers a robust benefits package.
Employer Paid:
Healthcare: Employee pays approximately $82 per pay period
Vision: Employee pays approximately $4 per pay period
Dental: Employee pays approximately $5 per pay period
Life Insurance: Up to $100,000
Paid Parental Leave: 8 weeks of full salary after the event (birth or adoption)
Retirement plan with up to 6% match after 1 year of employment
Professional Development: $1500 annually
Generous Paid Time Off: 10 Sick Days, 10 Vacation Days, 1 Personal Day, 9 Holidays
Employee Paid/Voluntary Benefits Include:
Aflac: Short-Term Disability, Accident Policy and Hospitalization Policy
Life Insurance additional coverage up to $100,000
Under approved protocols and a collaborative practice agreement, provides high quality, patient-centered reproductive health care.  Ensures an environment that honors patient autonomy and is consistent with approved affiliate protocols. Consistent with our patient-centered approach to healthcare delivery, PPSLRSWMO offers day, evening, and weekend hours. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Requires mobility to provide physical exams.
Essential Duties
·         Following Medical Standards and Guidelines and protocols of PPSLRSWMO
o   Assesses patient’s family planning needs by obtaining and evaluating complete medical, surgical, social and familial health histories
o   Performs appropriate health screening procedures and physical examinations consistent with approved skills including, but not limited to, breast, pelvic recto-vaginal examination, testicular exam, prostate exam, and extremity visualization
o   Perform basic gynecologic office based procedures e.g. IUD insertion and removal, contraceptive implant insertion and removal, vulvar and endometrial biopsy
o   Orders, obtains, and interprets appropriate laboratory tests
o   Provides client-centered counseling and education about family planning methods, and manages patients’ side-effects, complications, and concerns related to such
o   Provides counseling, education, and clinical care for all PPSLRSWMO service lines e.g., STDs, PREP, EC, GAHT, abortion, well person care, breast, and cervical cancer screening
o   Expected to learn and achieve competence in all existing and new service lines offered to patients by the affiliate
o   If privileged to do so under the direction of the Medical Director, provide colposcopy/LEEP, abortion (medical and/or procedural), ultrasound, other expanded gynecologic services
o   Make referrals as appropriate.  Follows up with patients as indicated by the severity of the referral condition
·         Maintains professional responsibility and commitment to remaining informed and current on medical knowledge, services and practices provided at PPSLRSWMO.
o   Presents medical topics at affiliate in-services as needed
o   Active member of clinician team.  Attends meetings as indicated.  Active participation in discussion and decisions about the provision of care in the clinics
o   Affiliate will provide $1500 and three days paid per fiscal year for professional development, educational conferences, and CEU activities per full time clinician. Part time clinicians will be allotted a prorated benefit.
·         Accepts individual and joint responsibility in health center efforts for achieving
o   4 clinician visits/hr
o   Work RVU of 7/ clinician hour averaged over each month
o   Fiscal responsibility in revenue, expenses, and contribution margins
o   Compliance with organizational commitment to quality assurance and federal regulations (OSHA, CLIA)
·         Understands and participates in the organizations patient and team centered approach to health care delivery
o   Maintains a “patient advocate” role in monitoring quality of care
o   Adhere to affiliate policies on professionalism, patient wait time, and addressing patient complaints
o   Orientates and trains, as delegated, new clinic staff in medical standards and practices.  Educates all clinic staff on an on-going basis on medical information consistent with services provided
o   Protects confidentiality of PPSLRSWMO clients, staff, volunteers, donors, Board, and all other areas of operations
·         Participates in the development and maintenance of quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to
o   Documents in the medical record, in English, all encounters with patients, consistent with affiliate Quality Assurance and Risk Management standards
o   Follows protocol for approved services and operates within the confines of policy, protocol, medical guidelines, and collaborative practice agreements
o   Consults with the associate medical director, medical director, and health center manager as appropriate.  Informs any/all of those listed if an incident with a client occurs which warrant such, including those on the occurrence lists
o   Compliant with all infection control policies and procedures; safeguards patients and self
o   Follows HIPAA privacy and security guidelines
o   Protects PPSLRSWMO and its assets from liability
·         Advanced Practice Clinician with an advanced degree, or certificate of graduation from an advanced practice certificate course
·         2 years relevant clinical experience
·         Maintains all licensure and certification up to date and to provide a copy of such to the affiliate. Current licensure (and certification, if applicable) is a condition of employment
·         Holds certification in area of specialty
·         Current state Illinois license required
·         Able to function in a collaborative practice agreement
·         Ability to work in a fast paced setting
·         Ability to make sound, ethical, independent decisions consistent with medical protocols
·         Understanding of and commitment to health care and to patients’ involvement in their health care
·         Ability to effectively work with diverse populations
·         Effective oral and written English communication skills

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