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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Session Physician in Poughkeepsie, New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York is seeking per diem Session Physicians to join our Clinical Services Team. This position will be based in our region 2 (Southern Central NY) and work less than 21 hours a week.

This is an exciting and important time at Planned Parenthood of Greater New York . We are building on our strength with dynamic new leadership, talented staff members, engaged donors and activists, and amazing community partners. We are determined to thrive and grow in these times of transition and resistance.

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) stands strong as a trusted provider of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care, an accurate source of sexual health information, and a steadfast partner in the ongoing fight to achieve sexual and reproductive justice, especially health and racial equity. Working at PPGNY is more than a job. It is an opportunity to help ensure that all New Yorkers have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care and evidence-based education programming so they can lead healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. We approach our work through a reproductive justice lens, seeking to break down the barriers that prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve.

What the Session Physician does:

  • Direct patient care

  • Provides medical care including medication abortion provision, LARC placement and removal, contraceptive counseling, LEEP provision, and surgical abortion services to 24+0 weeks’ gestation in compliance with PPGNY’s Medical Standards and Guidelines.

  • Participates in the on call system as needed.

  • Clinical consultation and training

  • Provides clinical consultation to advanced practice clinicians.

  • Provides hand-on clinical training to clinical trainees including residents, Fellows, clinicians and students.


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

  • Current New York State license in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

  • 3+ year’s work experience as an attending physician with experience in reproductive health care

  • Proficient in performing surgical abortion up to 19.6 weeks gestational age.

  • Current ACLS/BLS certification

  • 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.

  • Must have excellent customer service skills and be committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction.

  • Ability to relate to diverse communities. Must be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences among staff and patients.

  • Maintenance of professional growth and development through continuing education, including participation in conferences, workshops, and professional affiliations.

  • Demonstrated clinical proficiency, organizational, analytical, leadership and interpersonal communication skills required.

  • 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

  • Willingness to function as a role model and educator.

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with members of the health care team.

  • Must be able to work in a busy clinical environment. Demonstrated ability to manage health-related emergency conditions including independent decision-making.

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.