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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Staff Nurse in Ithaca, 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.

Picture yourself here:

When you join PPGNY as a Nurse, you will be a valued member of our healthcare team and play a pivotal impact on all patients and their families regardless of race, religion, or gender identity.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Reviews the patient health history for completeness and records findings. Alerts APC regarding critical information about the patient’s chief complaint, history of present illness, and other current or past medical or social problems

  • Provides care to patients receiving family planning, abortion, colposcopy, and other GYN services according to PPGNY medical policies and procedures under the direction of APC, or physician.

  • Arranges for interpreters for patients with communication barriers.

  • Collaborates with members of a multi-disciplinary health care team & provides care within New York State RN scope of practice.

  • Assists in promoting optimum center operations, excellent patient service and compliance with both agency and funding source policies and regulations.

  • Assists in abortion service in a variety of functions including abortion counseling and assisting in procedure room.

  • Manages the ICA Recovery Room. When acting in this capacity, the RN is responsible for continuous monitoring and care of patients after they leave the procedure room.

  • Provides health education and nursing care related to family planning, reproductive health, abortion service, transgender health services, and STI’s to all clients.

  • Provide accurate patient centered, non-judgmental, education according to MS&G and signs informed consent related to visit

  • Attends monthly didactics and incorporates information into daily care provision

You have:

  • Current NYS RN Licensure

  • Current ACLS or CPR certification

  • Valid driver’s license and travel to affiliate sites as required

  • Hours are Monday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM or 12:00 PM-8:00 PM, Tuesday-Friday 9-5. One Saturday a month 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Subject to change

What makes you stand out:

  • Proficiency in other languages preferred

  • Prior Planned Parenthood employment

  • Experience with Intravenous insertion and IV Push medications preferred

  • Family Planning or OB/GYN experience preferred

  • Electronic Medical Records Experience preferred

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.