Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Billings, Montana
Medical Services /
Full Time /
Under the medical supervision of the Medical Director and day to day supervision by the Health Center Manager, the Advanced Clinical Provider will function as the primary provider of medical services for male and female patients.  The Advanced Clinical Provider will carry full responsibility for the initiation and maintenance of patients in the family planning regimen, male and female, as well as provide leadership in all aspects of comprehensive clinical services.  Each Provider functions within the approved guidelines established by the Medical Director and as outlined in Affiliate Medical Manual of Standards and Guidelines.  Advanced Clinical Providers are advocates in implementing our mission to “empower all people to make private reproductive health care decisions by providing quality health care, medically accurate education and advocacy for individual rights".

Pay range is $46 - $50 per hour.


Patient Exams
· Take, record and interpret the medical and social history of patients. 
· Perform appropriate medical screening procedures for male and female patient examinations.  This includes speculum examination, bimanual examination obtaining of materials for STD investigation, cytological smears (and other specimens as indicated) and other types of more specialized screening procedures as may be indicated by clinical medical policy.
· Examine patients for proper use of contraceptives.  For female patients that includes insertion of diaphragm, cervical cap or presence of IUS.

Patient Diagnostics and Treatment
-Evaluate, diagnose and treat patients per PPMT medical standards and guidelines.
·Prescribe all FDA approved methods of birth control.  This includes, but is not limited to: diaphragm and cervical cap fitting, IUS insertions and removals, Nexplanon insertions and removals, and dispensing contraceptive supplies and medications.
· Interpret laboratory data and order appropriate additional laboratory investigations as indicated.
·Provide patient referrals as needed.
·Refer patients with abnormal conditions or other medical problems found on the examination to the supervising physician, when not covered by standing orders.
·Prescribe and administer medication abortion per license.
·Prescribe emergency contraception.
·Interpret prepared instructions to patients and provide clarification and reinforcement of physician instructions for patients. 

·Provide education on all FDA approved birth control methods to patients and handle patient questions and problems relating to these methods in a factual, unbiased manner.
·Provide medically accurate education and counsel on abortion in a factual, unbiased manner.
·Participate in PPMT in-service educational activities.
·Carry out group and individual teaching demonstrations as needed.

Clinical Team Effectiveness
·Participate in a team centered approach to patient care, being cognizant of and responsive to the needs of the patients and the entire clinical team.
·Understand and work together as a team member to reach PPMT productivity goals of 4 clients per hour per provider.
·Assist with training of clinical staff in health center operations, workflow, environmental maintenance and health education.
·Participate in health center staff meetings.
·Provide On-Call coverage per rotating schedule.
Clinical Operations
·Maintain and monitor quality of patient records and charge tickets; ensure inclusion of all appropriate findings, recommendations and charges.
·Identify process improvements for the overall functioning and workflow of the health center and make suggestions to the Health Center Manager and/or Medical Director.
·Maintain emergency response supplies and materials.


    • Current Montana license as nurse practitioner or physician assistant.
    • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant training and subsequent experience in reproductive healthcare.
    • Current DEA License with prescriptive authority.
    • Current CPR License


    • Models the In This Together ethos including:

    • Workplace Values:
    • o   We tend to the team
    • o   We respect and honor all people
    • o   We jump in
    • o   We try and we learn
    • o   We care for our business
    • o   We return to our mission

    • Customer Service Standards:
    • o   Clear the Slate
    • o   Make a connection
    • o   Keep them in the loop
    • o   Confirm the plan
    • o   Ask for feedback
    • o   Acknowledge the reality
    • o   Open the door

    • R.E.A.C.T (service recovery):
    • o   Recognize
    • o   Empathize
    • o   Apologize
    • o   Collaborate
    • o   Thank
$46 - $50 an hour
Planned Parenthood of Montana does not discriminate against or allow harassment of any individual based on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, reproductive health decisions, military service, other non-merit based factors, any other characteristic protected by applicable law, or retaliation.

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