New Hope Services Inc. is a not for profit organization which has been serving the developmental needs of adults, children and families primarily in Clark, Scott, and Jefferson counties for 55 years! New Hope Services, Inc. offers a wide array of human services that provide opportunities for individual and family enhancement. We have several other programs that cater to the community and its needs as well. We are opening a family planning clinic, focused on acute care, routine exams, health assessments and compassionate care to individuals in our community.
1. Implements policies and procedures of NHS and the family planning program and follows Indiana Family Health Council (IFHC) and Title X guidelines.
2. Obtains a client history and performs a physical exam on clients.
3. Implements appropriate screening and laboratory testing based on results of the clients history and physical.
4. Obtains necessary laboratory specimens, reviews and interprets laboratory results and follows up appropriately.
5. Completes necessary diagnostic testing according to manufacturer instructions, CLIA standards, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2002 guidelines.
6. Follows American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology standards when performing Pap Smear Screenings.
7. Follows manufacturer guidelines and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology standards when performing intrauterine device (IUD) insertions.
8. Educates clients on birth control methods and assists clients in method selection.
9. Prescribes and distributes contraceptives to clients according to NHS and manufacturer guidelines.
10. Prescribes and administers medications according to NHS, CDC and manufacturer guidelines.
11. Provides client counseling on reproductive health and sexuality and refers clients to other agencies and health care providers as needed.
12. Documents information in the clients medical record according to policy.
13. Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to the program.
14. Must have knowledge and understanding of and follow Indiana Statutes regarding the reporting of child abuse, child molestation, sexual abuse, rape and, incest.
15. May perform other duties as required.
1. Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, families, coworkers, medical providers and the public.
2. Demonstrates the communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to interact effectively with diverse populations; also requires the skills needed to communicate in a clear and effective manner.
3. Demonstrates ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities appropriately and effectively.
4. Seeks and/or implements new, creative and different ways of doing things.
5. Performs all work in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
1.Masters of Science Degree from a university/college program approved by the National League for Nursing preferred.
2. Documented evidence of completion of an Advanced Practice Nursing Program that meets the American Nurses Association Guidelines required.
3. Current license to practice as a registered advance practice nurse in the State of Indiana.
4. Must be willing to travel to obtain CDC training on sexually transmitted diseases and any other additional required trainings, including IFHC and Title X required trainings.
5. Must be proficient in phlebotomy and gynecological specimen collection and testing.
6. Current CPR certification required (or must obtain certification within the first three months of employment).