Clinician -Full time- Float -4 days Lansing & 1 Day Flint Health Care Center

Lansing, MI
Clinical/Medical
Full Time
Under limited supervision, uses specialized knowledge in gynecological/family planning medical diagnosis and treatment, along with skills obtained through experience and/or formal training to deliver high quality patient care in support of the “Care, No Matter What” mission. Assess patient’s needs, conducts appropriate exams, and responds to patient questions. 

*This position will report 4 days at our Lansing Care Center & 1 day at our Flint Health Care Center*

Essential Functions:

    • Provide gynecologic/family planning exams, including abortion follow up exams, and conduct appropriate testing.
    • Assess patient’s contraceptive needs and prescribe/dispense medications and contraceptive devices as appropriate and allowed by license.
    • Evaluate, plan and implement patient treatment plans. May including referring abnormal conditions to outside providers for care that is outside of PPMI’s scope of practice.
    • Diagnose and treat sexually transmitted/gynecologic infections.
    • Perform microscopy and interpret laboratory test results and order additional tests/procedures as necessary.
    • Record, review, and interpret patient medical and social histories and symptoms.
    • Request/review pertinent patient medical records.
    • Provide After-Hours telephone triage for PP patients.
    • Provide comprehensive education to patients including: contraception, reproductive health, pregnancy options, and abortion education.
    • Respond to patient concerns in person and via phone.
    • Regularly conduct chart audits.
    • Counsel patients on healthy lifestyle including weight loss tips, nutrition and exercise, smoking cessation
    • Act as a resource for ancillary staff.
    • Maintains organization and governmental agency quality control standards.
    • Provide in-service education to staff and acts as a clinic medical resource for staff
    • May participate in affiliate research projects as directed.
    • Remains current on PPFA protocols and requirements for medical care delivery
    • Travels to other health centers within defined region on occasion.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of:
    • Advanced concepts, procedures and practices of gynecological care, diagnosis and treatment.
    • Appropriate medical record documentation and understanding of CPT and ICD-10 coding as part of the clinical revenue cycle.
    • Advanced concepts, practices and procedures of medical terminology and medical record documentation.
    • Advanced concepts, practices and procedures used in a medical office environment.
    • Microscopy procedures, including urine sediment and vaginal wet mounts.
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    • Skill in:
    • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications including Microsoft Office.
    • Knowledge of medical records management systems a plus.
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    • Ability to:
    • Gather information, identify linkages and trends, and apply findings to diagnose and plan appropriate course of treatment.
    • Read and comprehend patient’s level of understanding of information being provided and make appropriate adjustments to method of delivery if needed.
    • Deliver test results and educational materials in an objective, medically factual, empathetic and compassionate manner.
    • Work under pressure on multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
    • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Identify actions, behaviors, or responses that may indicate a patient is being coerced.
    • Provide a high level of customer service and handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
    • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. 

Qualifications

    • Minimum Degree Required:
    • o    Masters Degree
    • Required Disciplines:
    • o    Physician’s Assistant, Nurse-Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife.
    • ~and~
    • Recent college graduate. Some experience in a clinical setting preferable in an OB/GYN setting preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.
    • Licensed in the State of Michigan

Planned Parenthood of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workplace.