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Lead Clinician, Santa Rosa

Company: Planned Parenthood Northern California
Location: santa rosa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Planned Parenthood Northern California is seeking a part-time (32 hour) Lead Clinician to serve our patients in the Santa Rosa Health Center.SUMMARYThe Lead Clinician will function as part of a health center management team to provide clinical care and leadership under the clinical supervision of the Medical Director in accordance with PPFA and PPNorCal Medical Standards and Guidelines and all relevant federal, state, and local regulations. The Lead Clinician is the clinical leader of the health center by assisting in the medical supervision and oversight of the center staff. The Lead Clinician acts as primary medical quality assurance staff person at the designated health center. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDirect Patient CareWork in the health center providing comprehensive clinical sexual and reproductive health care services to all patients in accordance with evidence-based practice protocolsUtilize knowledge of and experience in patient care to: Obtain a basic health history and comprehensive gynecological (GYN) historyPerform a general physical exam, breast exam, GYN exam, and male genitourinary examRecognize common breast and GYN deviations from normal and provide management or referral as appropriateRecognize common non-GYN deviations from normal and provide management or referral as appropriateProvide preventive care, including screening for breast and cervical cancersObtain and interpret laboratory tests and results related to GYN visitsPerform and interpret transvaginal and abdominal ultrasoundsScreen for contraindications and special conditions to contraceptive methodsProvide appropriate contraception to patients, including intrauterine contraceptives (IUCs) and implants Test and treat STDs and other infectious conditionsProvide PrEP and nPEP to prevent HIV infectionProvide care across the reproductive health lifespan, including basic infertility services and menopause managementProvide medication abortion, early pregnancy complication management, and other special services as appropriate by licensureAssess and manage complications from surgical abortion, medication abortion, and vasectomyProvide care for patients of all gender identities, including gender-affirming careExercise a commitment diversity, equity, and inclusion in all interactions with patients and staffConstruct an accurate assessment and plan based on history, exam, and lab findings Provide patient with general reproductive health maintenance, education and counselingEnsure complete and accurate medical documentationAct as a medical resource for health center staffParticipate in health centerefforts to achieve established goals forproductivity, with the goal of 3.0 visits per hourBill and code patient visits appropriatelyParticipate in research studies conducted in the health centerClinical Oversight/SupervisionOversee the utilization of medication including prescription medications, controlled medications, emergency medications, cervical blocks, and, when necessary, the mixing of medications by licensed staffCo-Lead, with the Center Director, the oversight of clinicians in your health centerComplete, in collaboration with the Center Director, performance evaluations for clinicians assigned to your health centerOrient, onboard and train new clinicians and RNs working in your health center, provide them with feedback as needed, report pertinent information to Clinician Trainers, Senior Director of Clinical Practice, Senior Regional Clinicians, and Medical Director when appropriateObserve all clinicians and RNs working in your health center, provide them with feedback as needed, report pertinent information when needed and consult with Clinician Trainers, Senior Director of Clinical Practice, Senior Regional Clinicians, and Medical Director when appropriateParticipate in the peer review system. Conduct chart review for new clinicians as stated in the administrative protocols and standard operating procedures If meets qualifications, act as lab technical consultant by ensuring that all CLIA required proficiency tests and competency assessments are completed Act as designated on-sight lab resource for day-to-day laboratory functionsResponsible for the training sign off and oversight of non-licensed staff on laboratory testingResponsible for the training and oversight of licensed staff on laboratory testingProvide specified training sign-off, oversight, and performance evaluation feedback for non-licensed staff in your health center LeadershipAttend and participate in Provider and Lead Clinician meetingsAttend, contribute, and participate in your health center's staff meetingsPresent all clinical updates and information at health center staff meetings. The Lead Clinician is expected to present a minimum of one clinical update and/or topic in-service at every staff meeting. Disseminate changes to the PPNorCal Medical Standards & Guidelines to other clinicians and staff.Demonstrate interest and involvement in the PPNorCal affiliateOversee the ordering of all prescriptive medications, including all controlled medicationsOversee the disposal of expired prescriptive medications, non-prescriptive medications, liquids, and controlled medicationsServe as a resource in areas of expertise for the affiliate. Present in-service programs as directed by the Medical Director and/or Center DirectorDemonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusionManage and resolve diverse perspectives by being sensitive to (or understanding) these differences and working to successfully address any related issues Exhibit the behaviors set forth in the PPNorCal Honorable Standards at all times Quality AssuranceSupervise the quality and risk improvement program in your clinic, including adherence to infection control and injury preventionReview, count, and document controlled medications with RN or other provider and sign the "Pharm-05 (F and M) Controlled Drug Disposition Record" a minimum of once a monthParticipate in audits as requestedReview all clinic and health center assigned clinician audits. Along with the Center Director, assist in creating and implementing remediation plans when neededInvestigate and implement process for recalled medications and medical productsMaintain emergency cart and related documentation as specified in S Review all Center logs for completionSubmit incident reports for the center SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESIn conjunction with the Senior Director of Clinical Practice, Senior Regional Clinicians, Medical Director, and the Center Director, the Lead Clinician is responsible for supervising the other Advanced Practice Clinicians at the assigned health center and acting as a mentor to other clinicians. In addition, the Lead Clinician acts as part of the health center management team to provide supervision to other staff members. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCESuccessful completion (Licensure or certification) of accredited Advanced Practice Clinician program CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSCurrent California NP, PA, CNM or other Advanced Practice Clinician licenseCurrent CPR certificateDEA license preferredCOMPUTER SKILLSTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge/experience with EHR & EPM systems. Knowledge of spreadsheet software and word processing software preferred.OTHER SKILLS, ABILITIES, QUALIFICATIONSTwo or more years' experience in health care supervision/management including personnel management, program management and fiscal management preferred. Willingness to learn management skills requiredLeadership skills including vision, enthusiasm, common sense and a commitment to patient centered careCommitment to working with low-income and culturally diverse patients with an emphasis on health equity and empowermentServe patients promptly, competently, and in a friendly manner. Treat complaints as opportunities to improve serviceAbility to understand and demonstrate, in all interactions, the importance of high-quality care, including accurate charting and follow-upAbility to maintain complete patient confidentiality at all times Ability to be flexible and available to extend/change scheduled hours or location as needed to meet needs of the health center and our patients. Willingness to work evening and Saturday hours preferredAbility to demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to assist team members at all times. Handle communication problems with other staff and managers directly, constructively, and with sensitivityMaintains professional image through appropriate dress and manner. Treat other staff and patients with courtesy and respect at all times, under all circumstancesAbility to work in a busy environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously without compromising accuracy, attention to detail, and courtesy and respect to patients and staff.Ability to communicate effectively, make decisions, solve problems and function as a team leaderAbility to think and act strategicallyCommitment to quality healthcareBilingual English/Spanish preferred. Knowledge of additional languages desirable Planned Parenthood Northern California is an equal opportunity employer and works affirmatively to include diversity among its staff and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex/gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, income, marital status or any other irrelevant dimension of diversity. PPNorCal values collaboration between employees of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Planned Parenthood Northern California generates healthier communities through the delivery of quality sexual and reproductive health care services.We provide healthcare and education services to 137,000 adults and youth every year at 17 health centers located throughout 20 Northern California counties. Planned Parenthood Northern California offers high-quality, affordable health care to all, regardless of income, insurance or immigration status. We care. No matter what! Our experienced and caring medical staff gives each patient honest information and personal attention. We provide a full range of services including birth control, breast exams, cancer screenings, medication and in-clinic abortion, pregnancy testing and counseling, prenatal care, PrEP and nPEP to prevent HIV infection, STD screening and treatment, vasectomy and infertility services, gender-affirming hormone therapy, and more.

Keywords: Planned Parenthood Northern California, Santa Rosa , Lead Clinician, Santa Rosa, Other , santa rosa, California

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