Registered Nurse Absecon

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Clinical/Medical /
Full-Time /
Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey, Inc. (PPNCSNJ) provides comprehensive reproductive and sexual health care, abortion services, education and information to women, men and teens at 17 health centers throughout 18 counties in New Jersey.

Under the supervision of the Health Center Director for Absecon, the Registered Nurse (RN)-Absecon will provide quality patient care in accordance with delegated responsibilities and agency policies. The RN will work within the context of Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey, Inc.’s (PPNCSNJ) medical policies and protocols and the State of New Jersey Nurse Practice Act. Incumbent recognizes ethical, legal, and professional issues inherent in providing patient care.
Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
The Registered Nurse performs a wide range of duties, including, but not limited to the following:
1. Provides general health supervision, health maintenance, education, and counseling to patients.
2. Reviews patient medical history, identifies/documents medical concerns, and obtains consents as appropriate.
3. Performs vital signs and routine lab testing, i.e., hemoglobin, HIV, pregnancy, urine dip sticks, as necessary.
4. Educates patients about contraceptive methods, safe sex practices, risk reduction, pregnancy options counseling, other information as appropriate, and documents accordingly.
5. Assists the clinician, interprets medical recommendations, and reinforces clinician instructions with patient.
6. Works with Center Manager and other staff to facilitate efficient clinic flow and client triage, and excellent customer service.
7. Participates in follow-up of abnormal laboratory results, i.e., Pap Smears, Sexually Transmitted Infections, biopsies.
8. Follow-up of client referrals to other medical providers.
9. Ensures proper documentation of all patient interaction including clinic visits, telephone contacts, and all follow-up activities.
10. Provides injections and immunizations as needed. Administer medications and therapies.
11. Skilled in venipuncture and IV administration of medications.
12. Able to indicate an emergency protocol and assists in emergency situations as needed.
13. As appropriate, able to assess and monitor patients post anesthesia and manage a post procedure recovery room.
14. Processes payment and maintains accurate financial records/receipts.
15. Ensures adequate inventory, emergency supplies, and equipment are available and operational.
16. Assists in Quality and Risk Management activities.
17. Participate in monthly staff and other meetings as scheduled.
18. Participates in the Affiliate’s efforts related to revenue cycle, which include but are not limited to: Coding properly; achieving goals for productivity; meeting or exceeding revenue targets; and expense management as budgeted.
19. Demonstrates commitment to established Workplace Values: Trustworthy; Effective Communication; Respectful; Supportive; Collaborative; Excellence. Practices behaviors that effectively demonstrate the Affiliate’s Workplace Values and supports goal to co-create a great workplace (see Workplace Values document received upon hire).
20. Participates in all training and education requirements to stay current in: daily tasks, license requirements, technology trainings (ex: NextGen, SecuReach, etc.) updates in MSGs, required trainings (ex: CAL, policy reviews, etc.), and others as appropriate.
21. Performs other duties as assigned in support of mission and as required to ensure delivery of consistent high quality services.
$30 - $36.39 an hour