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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Registered Nurse, Ithaca in Ithaca, New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our Clinical Services team. This is a per diem position based out of our Ithaca Health Center located at 620 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850

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.

Picture yourself here: 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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide family planning, prenatal and/or abortion services to patients in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, health care licensing, contracts, Planned Parenthood policies/procedures and medical protocols.

  • Follow-up on abnormal pap smears and other laboratory test results including referrals for breast masses, pelvic sonograms, etc.

  • Act as a health center nurse and cover the recovery room as needed. When acting in this capacity, you are responsible for continuous monitoring and care of patients after they leave the procedure room.

  • Maintain a complete record of the patient’s general condition including occurrence of complications, and provides education and emotional support to each patient.

  • Must be able to accurately assess blood pressure, administer vaccines, perform IM injections/venipuncture, and start an IV.

  • Ensure that health care delivered supports an organizational commitment to equity, especially race equity, as a core component of PP's values.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • NYS RN or LPN license

  • Ability to work flexible hours including a combination of weekdays and Saturdays where evenings may be included

  • Ability to accurately assess blood pressure, administer vaccines, perform IM injections/venipuncture, and start an IV.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to PP's values of advancing health equity, especially racial equity.

  • At least one year of nursing experience, preferably in a reproductive health or ambulatory surgical services setting

  • Demonstrate an ability to work well with others across cultural difference.


  • $47.08 per hour

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 Covid-19) 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.