Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Registered Nurse (RN) - Hempstead, NY in Hempstead, New York
At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.
We are a team of trusted health care providers, educators, and fierce advocates committed to advancing equity and improving health outcomes in communities that face systemic barriers to quality, innovative sexual and reproductive health services -- including birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, transgender hormone therapy, wellness exams, crisis counseling, and financial counseling. PPGNY also proudly provides compassionate, nonjudgmental abortion services.
What the Registered Nurse does:
Obtains and assesses patient's medical history and counsels on specific medical/surgical procedures
Assists physician conducting medical procedures
Provides nursing care to patients during all phases of exam and treatment
Counsels individual or groups of patients regarding contraceptive techniques and describes medical/surgical procedures
Interviews patients to determine and assess medical and social history prior to procedure or exam to ensure complete medical record and awareness of any relevant medical, emotional, psychological or social issues
Assists clinician in conducting medical/surgical procedures
Assists and/or prepares patient for exam/procedure or treatment
Participates in administration of moderate sedation to surgical abortion patients
Assists clinician in transfer of patient to recovery room after completion of surgical procedure
Performs any duties related to preparing instruments, equipment and/or medication needed for exam treatment/procedure
Provides pre- and post-procedural patient education including detailed information regarding procedures, possible after effects, and post procedure self-care
Evaluates patient's post-procedure/exam/treatment status, administering medication as prescribed, and identifies need for clinician intervention.
Certification of Registered Nurse License in New York State
Minimum Associate Degree in Nursing or equivalent
1+ years of nursing experience, preferably in a reproductive health or ambulatory surgical services setting
You have a demonstrated understanding of the role that racial inequity plays in our society and its impact on healthcare systems and institutions, and consistently integrate your deep understanding of key racial equity concepts into work projects and interactions by addressing structural implications and disproportionate impacts of policies, activities, and decisions on race, class and other group identities within the context of job responsibilities and projects.
You have a demonstrated understanding of how race dynamics impact supervisory relationships, organizational culture, clinical service delivery, partnerships, campaigns and coalition work, and can demonstrate a history of successfully intervening in problematic dynamics and deepening a racial equity approach within an organization, team, service, program, or campaign.
Ability to start IVs and administer IV medications
Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
PPGNY's benefits package includes:
Generous PTO and holiday schedule
Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents
FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds
Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D
401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment
All positions at PPGNY require:
Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.
At PPGNY, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.
PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.