Lead Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Certified Nurse Midwife
Company: Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: January 22, 2023
We are looking for a Lead Nurse Practitioner, Physician
Assistant, or Certified Nurse Midwife at our Chula Vista Health
As a Lead Clinician (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or
Certified Nurse Midwife), you will play a critical role as a leader
in the health center.
As a part of the leadership team you will ensure the provision of
high quality, cost effective medical care to a diverse patient
population. Considering employee engagement, patient experience and
care, and business optimization in all decision making, the Lead
Clinician will also act as a clinical role model and serve as a
medical resource to staff. This will include providing exams,
diagnosis, treatment, education, and counseling for patients in
accordance with Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
This is a Full Time/Fully Benefited position designed for Nurse
Practitioners, Physician Assistants, or Certified Nurse Midwives.
In this role, you'll get to: Change lives.
Collaborate with other Healthcare providers, Physicians, and
Management on patient care and clinical improvements.
Partner with a Case Management team, which will communicate with
patients on lab results, referrals, and other aspects of patient
Gain new skills such as IUC retrievals, Nexplanon insertions,
Cryotherapy, Bartholin Cyst I&D, and prescribe GAHT (Gender
Affirming Hormone therapy).
Work in a supportive and professional nursing environment, where we
believe in evidence-based protocols and guidelines.
Work for an agency that fosters engagement, growth, and success in
Pursue continuing education that will add to your career as a
Participate as clinician leader in health center/affiliate efforts
to fulfill goals of Strategic Plan.
Ensure compliance with established Agency metrics and support
clinical team in meeting these metrics.
Professionally communicate benefits, challenges and concerns in
order to support positive change management to appropriate
Participate in Agency meetings and collaborate with Center
Managers, proactively bring information back to staff and be the
primary communicator regarding medical protocol changes and changes
in clinical care.
In collaboration with Clinical Services and Operations teams,
ensure backup and interim support for other centers as needed.
In partnership with leadership team, lead implementation of
clinical changes, including services, protocols, and ensure that
all clinicians and non-licensed staff adopt the changes and are
When working with clinicians in center or other venues, provide
feedback and communication to home center Lead regarding clinician
feedback - collaborative feedback process.
Act as a resource and consultant for clinical staff as needed.
Support Center Manager in performance management.
In partnership with leadership team, lead change based on audit
Conduct chart reviews and observations and provides regular
performance feedback to clinical staff, including clinicians and
Provide feedback and coaching to all staff on following medical
protocols and processes related to clinical quality, accuracy and
appropriate delivery of medical content, care, efficiency and
productivity, customer service, tardiness.
Establish system for occasional observation of licensed and
non-licensed staff to ensure that clinical standards are being met
and protocols are being followed.
Perform role of lead training clinician in clinician
As lead training clinician, train on clinician role, including
medical protocols and processes related to clinical quality,
accuracy, and appropriate delivery of care, efficiency and
productivity, customer service.
Partner with Clinical Services team and Associate Medical Director
to train medical students, NP/PA students and residents as
Support proctoring and clinical privileging.
Assess, diagnose, and treat clients' reproductive health issues
appropriately and only when covered by PPPSW medical protocols
(unless Physician consult sought).
Stay up to date with evidence based practice.
Participate in research projects as requested.
We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant or
a Certified Nurse Midwife who: Holds an active California license
as a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Certified Nurse
Has several years of clinical experience (1 or more years
Has leadership and management experience.
Spanish/English bilingual candidates strongly preferred.
Is eager to work in an environment that supports the agency's
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment where no two days are
Demonstrates compassion, whether it's providing patient care or
Is willing to jump in to help with coverage if need be.
PPPSW Compensation Philosophy and Position Hiring Rate: At Planned
Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest (PPPSW) the philosophy behind
our compensation efforts is to foster workplace equity by aligning
pay and benefit structures with our Agency's mission and values.
These efforts are continuously evaluated as we work toward living
out our social justice values as an employer. PPPSW recognizes that
decisions about pay and benefits have significant impact on staff,
and we work diligently to ensure all positions are compensated
competitively as compared to other similar positions in the
community. The Affiliate establishes compensation supported by a
position description that identifies competencies, duties,
responsibilities and qualifications. In alignment with the Agency
culture, PPPSW will strive to communicate openly and transparently
about the goals of the Agency and the design of the compensation
policies. The Agency will ensure the compensation program is
administered in a manner that is consistent with Agency's value of
The hiring range for this position is: $71.95/hour to $85.00/hour
(depending on years of experience)
We are the power of Planned Parenthood.
We are Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, one of the
largest and most prominent affiliates of the most iconic health
care organization in the world. We are recognized for the wide
array of services we provide and the outstanding education we
We are a prominent and powerful team of health experts who work
relentlessly to help our communities sustain their health and
well-being. We adhere to the highest standards and protocols as we
collaborate and care for people, without judgment.
100 years of advocating for our mission has secured our
advancement, our future and our passion for practicing health
We are a team you can have fun with and a powerful movement you can
be part of. Together we'll take pride in shaping the future of
sexual health and reproductive rights.
For those who feel that purpose is critical to their work, this is
In This Together.
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