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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Clinical Nurse Manager, Manhattan NY in Manhattan, 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.

The Clinical nurse manager, as part of the Nursing Management and Leadership Team, is responsible for overall operations, and clinical care specifically to the Manhattan Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) clinical site. The clinical nurse manager serves as the surgical abortion service and sexual reproductive services clinical lead for the Manhattan Center. The clinical manager is the on- site point person for staff and clients at the Manhattan Health Center. The Clinical nurse manager collaborates with the health center managers/ operations designee to oversee day to day management of the clinical site. The Clinical nurse Manger is responsible for practice, education, professional development, recruitment, and retention within the clinical site.


  • Supervisory and Administrative (70%)

  • In collaboration with the Regional Director of Nursing, manages nursing and clinical staff in the Manhattan based procedural abortion services and sexual reproductive health services.

  • In collaboration with the Regional Director of Nursing, Medical and Operations leadership teams; develops and implements strategies to enhance clinic efficiency while preserving high-quality patient-centered care.

  • Develops staffing plans and manages nursing and clinical staff schedules, including PTO and coverage for call outs to assure safe staffing.

  • Actively participates in nurse recruitment and onboarding; conducts regular performance evaluations develops performance improvement and corrective action plans as needed.

  • In collaboration with the Director of Nursing and Medical and Operations leadership, participates in the development and updating of PPGNY policies and procedures related to nursing staff and procedural abortion care and sexual reproductive services.

  • Directs the functions of the nursing department in accordance with departmental policies, procedures, standards, and regulatory authorities (i.e., DOH, Article 28, etc.,)

  • Monitors annual capital and operating budget for nursing department expenses on designated schedule.

  • Oversees stocking and preparation of procedural abortion space and clinic spaces, assuring adequate equipment and supplies at par levels.

  • Supports and implements standards in alignment with 1199 union collective bargaining agreement.

  • Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices and implementation.

  • Collaborates with physicians, consultants, community agencies, and institutions to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified problems.

  • Involved in performance improvement process, including data collection and analysis, and process improvement activities specifically Nursing/Clinical quality indicators.

  • Communicates directly with patients, families, staff, and interdisciplinary team members to coordinate care and services, promote participation in care plans, and maintain a high quality of care.

  • Attends and participates in required leadership meetings.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and directs staff in the event of a medical emergency or evacuation.

  • Maybe required to work in the clinical setting during inclement weather and other staffing emergencies, as needed.

  • Maybe required to be on call during inclement weather and other staffing emergencies, as needed.

  • Ensures that care provided in the NYC-based procedural abortion services follows the PPGNY Manual of Medical Standards and Guidelines and is compliant with PPGNY policies and procedures and NYS and NYC regulations.

  • Completes all responsibilities according to established protocols, policies and standard practices in the areas of customer service, ADA, and regulatory compliance programs such as HIPAA.

Direct Clinical Care (10%)

  • Assists with direct nursing care responsibilities during high flow work times. Provides direct patient care, as needed.

Training and Education (20%)

  • In conjunction with Director of Nursing, Operations and Medical leadership, develops and implements onboarding and training plan for new hires and documents Personal Orientation Plan (POP) sign-off for new hires.


  • A demonstrated commitment to PPGNY’s mission related to bodily autonomy, health equity, and gender and racial justice

  • A demonstrated commitment to learning about and enhancing practices related to racial equity and its impact on healthcare systems.

  • Strong relationship building and communication skills, including an ability to work and build trust across cultural differences related to race, class, age, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or ability; and to reflect on one’s personal identity with humility

  • Ability to manage and mentor a culturally diverse team, including creating and sustaining an organizational culture that fosters inclusiveness and equity, and providing positive and developmental feedback and accountability related to practices including but not limited to equity

  • Ability to provide compassionate, non-judgmental and culturally responsive care across race, class, age, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or ability; and demonstrates deep sense of accountability to patient experience


  • Interpersonal

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Ability to remain focused and calm in stressful situations

  • Superior oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective, professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to work effectively as part of team

  • Technical

  • Proficient with electronic health record (EPIC)

Subject Matter Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of Transformational Leadership Concepts

  • Strong foundation in evidence-based practice

  • Familiarity with Press Ganey, patient/employee experience survey tool

  • Strong nursing clinical knowledge

  • Strong knowledge surgical care, complications, and evaluation

  • Familiarity with principles of process improvement and change management.

Work Habits/Attributes

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Outstanding time management skills, including the ability to work under deadlines

  • The ability to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment with changing and/or competing priorities

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and independent decision-making skills

  • Ability to exercise discretion in the handling of confidential information

  • Ability to demonstrate and document evidence-based clinical judgment

  • Comfort making data-driven decisions

  • Ability to make strategic decisions

  • Superior negotiation skills

  • Ability to work a flexible or extended schedule, including evenings and weekends, as operational demands require

  • Well-developed problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to build and lead high-performing teams


  • Education Related Capability Requirements: Requires satisfactory completion of courses required for graduation from an accredited college or university with a Baccalaureate Degree, plus NYS licensure as a Registered Nurse.

  • Experience Related Capability Requirements: Requires previous experience of a minimum of 2-5 years in a nursing supervisor or leadership role. Must have Women’s Health/Maternal Child clinical background. demonstrate strong customer service skills as they relate to patient care and overall communication. Requires computer proficiency. Excellent communication skills, independent judgment and problem-solving skills are essential.

  • Licensures/Certifications: Current NYS Nurses License. Current ACLS/BLS certification.

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.