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Thief River Falls- LifeCare Center of Thief River Falls

Executive Director

Summary
The LifeCare Pregnancy Center is a pro-life organization that provides pregnancy-related and other parenting-related services in Thief River Falls and the surrounding area.

The Executive Director is a person committed to the LifeCare Centers’ mission, adheres to its policies and procedures, and maintains high standards of professionalism and integrity.

Key Responsibilities:
Reports directly to the Board of Directors
Supervises all other staff and volunteers
Implements all policies approved by the Board of Directors
Responsible for program implementation, development, supervision and evaluation of all Center administration, volunteer activities, client services, public relation and education.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Board-Relations
    • Implement the policies, procedures and mission statements of the Total LifeCare Centers and the LifeCare Pregnancy Center
    • Attend Board Meetings and provide the Executive Director’s Report
    • Communicate information to the Board as needed
    • Perform duties as assigned by the Board
    • Help the Board of Directors set annual budget, assess the needs of the Center and plan for the expansion of programs
  • Staff, Volunteers and Clients
    • Recruit, train schedule, supervise, support and evaluate staff and volunteers
    • Maintain staffing of the Center
    • Provide continuing skills development opportunities for staff and volunteers
    • Provide client counseling when needed
    • Maintain a strict code of care and confidentiality
    • Establish and maintain volunteer, client and donor files
    • Maintain statistics on the Center activities
  • Public Relations
    • Act as an official spokesperson for the Center
    • Establish and maintain contacts with civic groups, churches, referral agencies, businesses, etc.
    • Coordinate advertising and oversee quarterly newsletter
    • Access and oversee speakers for educational opportunities
  • Fund Raising
    • Maintain mailing lists
    • Work with the Board on fund raising
    • Execute fund raising activities
    • Develop Relationships with major donors
  • Office Duties
    • Refer to the mission statement and grant work plan (when applicable) for decision making
    • Manage inventory of material goods and all necessary items needed for client services
    • Handle correspondence including thank-you letters
    • Order office supplies and maintain office equipment
    • Keep a log of work time
    • Write Positive Alternatives Grant report and TLC’s quarterly report
  • Financial Responsibilities
    • Follow and adhere to the budget and the Financial Best Practices when dealing with funds
    • Ensure that the accurate and current financial records are maintained
    • Oversee administrative needs such as insurance, payroll, taxes, etc.
  • Other Duties as required

Job Information

  • Full Time; $/hour to be negotiated
  • Occasional evening and weekend work/events
  • Prorated Paid Holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day when Holiday is on scheduled work day.
  • Vacation: to be negotiated

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Pam Paradis
LifeCare Pregnancy Center
P.O. Box 972
Thief River Falls, 56701

Job Posted: September 12, 2017


Thief River Falls- LifeCare Center of Thief River Falls

Client Services Coordinator

Summary:

The LifeCare Center of Thief River Falls exists to provide positive alternatives to abortion. Our services take into consideration the family’s needs from conception throughout the infancy of the child.

The Client Services Coordinator is a person committed to the Lifecare Centers’ mission, adheres to its policies and procedures, and maintains high standards of professionalism and integrity. The Client Services Coordinator provides pregnant women individualized educational sessions on pregnancy, infant & child development, parenting and family education.  Educational participants have the opportunity to earn baby items from the Center’s Baby Boutique, such as cribs, clothing, diapers, etc.   The Client Service Coordinator is also responsible for coordinating services, resources and referrals that pregnant women may need.

Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to the policies, procedures, and mission statements of the LifeCare Center
  • Performs duties as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Reports directly to the Executive Director
  • Provides lay counseling and positive alternatives to abortion
  • Maintains a strict code of care and confidentiality
  • Operates the 24 hour hotline
  • Continues to develop skills required
  • Helps with fundraising events
  • Stays informed regarding pro-life issues
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Manages inventory of material goods and all necessary items needed for client services
  • Gives directions for the self-administered pregnancy tests
  • Conducts initial intake and client visits
  • Provides pregnancy, infant, and family education
  • Maintains all materials for the Earn While You Learn Program
  • Gathers and maintains all information in client files
  • Distributes appropriate educational materials to clients
  • Provides guidance to and through referral services
  • Maintains an organized schedule
  • Delegates responsibilities to volunteers
  • Documents work time

Qualifications:

  • Must be in agreement with the pro-life philosophy, policies, and mission of the LifeCare Center
  • Must possess good listening skills, guidance, and comfort for clients
  • Must be willing to learn and apply educational material for the pregnancy center practices
  • Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Must be able to maintain a stable, but kind environment in the Center
  • Must be a self-starter and have computer skills
  • A general knowledge or prior experience with pregnancy care center work is helpful
  • Ability to help out and work as a team

Job Information

  • Full Time; $/hour to be negotiated
  • Occasional evening and weekend work/events
  • Prorated Paid Holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day when Holiday is on scheduled work day.
  • Vacation: to be negotiated

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Pam Paradis
LifeCare Pregnancy Center
P.O. Box 972
Thief River Falls, 56701

Job Posted: September 12, 2017


Hastings- TLC of Hastings | Pregnancy Resource Center

Nurse Manager

Summary:

TLC of Hastings Pregnancy Resource Center is looking for a Registered Nurse to serve as Nurse Manager.  The ideal candidate will be a caring and compassionate, well-trained professional able to give the best nursing care with little supervision.

The primary objective of this position is to fulfill the mission of TLC of Hastings by educating and empowering our community to make healthy, life-affirming choices.

Hours:  7 – 10  Hours/week*

Location:  Hastings, MN

Reports to: Executive Director and Medical Director

 

Qualifications:

  • Agree to and uphold the Mission Statement, Policies and Procedures and Philosophy of TLC of Hastings
  • Exhibits strong commitment and dedication to the sanctity of all human life and principles of sexual integrity
  • Hold a current Registered Nurse License in good standing with the Minnesota State Board of Directors
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Be able to respect confidentiality
  • Experience in OB, pregnancy resource center or medical clinic is preferred
  • Experience performing 1st and 2nd trimester OB ultrasounds is preferred**

Responsibilities:

  • Perform limited OB ultrasounds
  • Conduct pregnancy tests and provide early prenatal education to clients with positive pregnancy tests
  • Under the supervision of the Executive Director and Medical Director, is responsible for the immediate supervision of clinic functions, direct and indirect nursing interventions and practices
  • Assess patient needs and make nursing judgments which reflect safe nursing practices, including reviewing of patient instructions for medical services and the medical procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records and follow up documentation including recording patient medical history, allergies, vital signs, prenatal stats, delivery stats and estimated dates of delivery
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, develop and implement medical policies and procedures
  • Keep work areas and medical equipment clean and in good working condition and ensure proper disposal of medical waste
  • Maintain the clinic’s professional standards of care, following the ANA Code of Ethics, CLIA requirements and OSHA.
  • Update and implement infection control policies and procedures as needed
  • Represent the center in the community as delegated by the Executive Director
  • Seek ways to grow/improve medical services

*  Opportunity to add hours by considering shared position with another TLC affiliate center, driving would be required

**TLC of Hastings is willing to pay for and send desirable candidate through ultrasound training with Heartbeat International.

TO APPLY:

Please send resume and cover letter to Andrea Kullmann, Executive Director, at andreak.tlchastings@gmail.com or mail to:

Andrea Kullmann
TLC of Hastings
919 Vermillion Street, Suite 100
Hastings, MN  55033


North Branch- Options for Women | Chisago County

Executive Director

Time Commitment: .75 FTE

For detailed information, call 651-674-2121 and ask for Betty or email chisagolifecare@gmail.com, and we can email the job description on request.



Willmar- Hope Pregnancy Center

Nurse Manager

Hope Pregnancy Center of Willmar is hiring a new Nurse Manager. We are looking for either an RN or a Nurse Practitioner with a heart for pro-life ministry to fill the position. This person would manage the medical portion of Hope Pregnancy Center and perform Pregnancy Tests, Ultrasounds, and STI Tests.

Please call Denise or Joan at: 320-235-7619 for more information.


St. Paul- Options for Women | East

Clinic Nurse

We are dedicated to providing life-affirming alternatives through support and services to pregnant women in the East Metro area of the Twin Cities. Through a coach approach, our goal is to positively impact our clients helping them achieve healthy, lasting changes in their lives. We endeavor to help them overcome their personal struggles through education and relationships.

Position Summary

The Nurse provides pregnancy testing with options education, STI testing and treatment with women’s health education, and support the physicians in the Prenatal Care Program.

Time Commitment: Non-exempt part-time position Mondays and Wednesdays 12-6 (12-14 hours a week) plus (3-4 hours every other week) Tuesdays 4-7 during Prenatal Care Program
Reports to both the Executive Director and the Medical Director
Training: TLC Training, Orientation to Options for Women East, and on-the-job training.

Qualifications

  • Expresses full agreement with OFWE’s Mission Statement and Policies.
  • Willing to comply with policies and procedures of the clinic and work within the organizational structure.
  • Is a strong team player who creates an environment of mutual respect and fosters cooperation.
  • Has a sincere desire to reach out to abortion-vulnerable and abortion-minded women.
  • Exhibits strong commitment and dedication to the sanctity of all human life.
  • Exhibits strong commitment and dedication to sexual purity.
  • Must possess a current nursing license, be in good standing with the State Nursing Board and function in accordance with the licensing board of Minnesota.
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal and administrative skills.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains the clinic’s professional standards of care, following the ANA Code of Ethics and Minnesota Nurse Practice Act.
  • Under the supervision of the Executive Director and Medical Director is responsible to assure that clinic functions, direct and indirect nursing interventions and practices are in accordance with the OFWE Medical Policy and Procedure Manual.

Nursing Care

  • Provides pregnancy testing and options education to clients.
  • Screens clients for Necessary Services and provides education, resources, and referrals.
  • Provides STI testing, treatment, and education to clients.
  • Provides clients with education on the importance of early prenatal care, nutrition, smoking cessation, and alcohol’s effects on fetal development.
  • Provides client follow-up and supports clients in accessing early prenatal care.

Prenatal Program

  • Provides support both physically and administratively to the physicians in administering the Prenatal Program.
  • Oversees patient follow-up per patient care-plan and standardized procedures.
  • Teaches rotating quarterly classes on Prenatal Care and Newborn Care. The format is six week, one-hour classes. Curriculum and training provided.
  • Provides and coordinates coverage for the prenatal phone line.

Staff Development

  • Maintains regular attendance to all staff and medical team meetings.

HIPAA / OSHA Training

  • Provides support to the Executive Director in providing staff and volunteers with an annual HIPAA and OSHA regulation training.

The Nurse receives an annual evaluation from both the Medical Director and Executive Director.

To Apply: please send resume and completed job application to Jennifer Meyer at edjm@optionsforwomeneast.com.

Job Posted: May 24, 2017


Woodbury- Woodbury Options for Women

Nurse Manager

Woodbury Options for Women is a life-affirming organization dedicated to serving women, men, and families facing the challenge of pregnancy, as well as issues related to sexual health. Our clients experience hope and encouragement through positive and life-affirming personal support services, education and resources. We provide first-trimester ultrasound examinations, pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing as well as youth outreach, material assistance, and other services.  All services are free.  We are an affiliate of TLC Options for Women, St. Paul, MN.

Position Summary

The nurse manager works cooperatively with the Executive Director and the Medical Director. She oversees and administers all medical services offered at the Center: pregnancy testing, STI testing and treatment, limited first-trimester ultrasound exams, and medical counseling during the course of medical testing.

The nurse manager is responsible for the direct oversight and supervision of all other nurses, whether paid staff or volunteer. She is also responsible for the training and supervision of all non-medical staff who perform pregnancy testing or STI testing.

Time Commitment:  Part-time (10 to 15 hours per week)

Essential Functions:

  • Administer limited ultrasound program.
  • Perform limited ultrasound examinations (upon completion of appropriate training).
  • Administer STI program and perform STI testing.
  • Train and oversee all staff performing STI testing.
  • Perform pregnancy testing.
  • Train and oversee all staff performing pregnancy testing.
  • Implement infection control policies and procedures.
  • Maintain quality assurance by reviewing charts, performing chart audits, and annual review of staff compliance.
  • Provide follow-up contact with clients when appropriate.
  • Supply medical education and resources to clients according to need.
  • Accurately document findings in client records and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Maintain a respectful and collaborative working relationship with Center staff and volunteers.
  • Comply with all TLC medical Policies and Procedures, the TLC Standards of Practice as well as Woodbury Options for Women policies.

Other Functions:

  • Provide basic early prenatal education to clients with a positive pregnancy test.
  • Provide accurate information regarding adoption, abortion and parenting to clients with a positive pregnancy test who are abortion- vulnerable or abortion- minded.
  • Provide medical education regarding sexual health to clients with a negative pregnancy test.
  • Explain basic information about female fertility and contraception to clients as needed and appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Moral Qualifications:

  • Agreement with and commitment to WLRC values: We believe in the inherent dignity of each person, from conception to natural death; the right of our clients to receive compassionate support; the right to accurate information on life and health issues; the right to be seen as a whole person, with physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.
  • Dedication to the pro-life philosophy. This means that while we provide factual information, we never provide referrals for abortion or contraception. We promote fertility awareness and sexual abstinence for the unmarried and natural family planning for married people.

 Professional Qualifications:

  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) with current MN licensure in good standing with the MN Board of Nursing. Prefer at least a few years of nursing experience, ideally in a community setting, but not necessary.  Prefer someone already trained in limited obstetrical ultrasound but will train the right person.
  • Educational: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent. Completion of the National Institute of Family Life Advocates’ (NIFLA) Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound Course or equivalent (can be done after hire). Preferred: some experience in a Pregnancy Resource Center.
  • Personal: Able to empathize with people in distress, and the ability to give practical assistance; must have good listening skills, strong client orientation and the ability to engage in a non-judgmental way with all client demographics and situations.  Good interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.
  • Relational: Ability to work as a team member and to accept responsibility. Must also be able to work independently and to seek consultation when needed.

 Training:

  • TLC Options for Women’s 13-hour training program. (Can be done after hire).
  • NIFLA training (or equivalent) in Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound. (Can be done after hire).
  • On-the-job orientation with current nurse, Client Services Coordinator, and Executive Director.

 Location: Woodbury Options for Women is located at 1103 Weir Drive, suite 400, Woodbury, MN, 55125. 651-340-9062.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Sara Oakland Curl, Executive Director, at WoodburyOptions@gmail.com or directly to the center.

Job Posted: May 24, 2017


Forest Lake- Lakes LifeCare Center

Nurse Sonographer

Summary

The Nurse Sonographer cares for and treats patients in the center as directed by the Medical Director’s Standing orders and within the scope of practice outlined by the MN State Nursing Association and the ANA Code of Ethics.

Hours: 4 (one day per week), possible opportunity for more hours
Reports to: The Executive Director
Supervises: None

Qualifications

Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the sanctity of all human life and principles of sexual integrity.

Agree with and be willing to uphold the Statement of Principle, Mission Statement, Articles of Incorporation and the Policies of Lakes Life Care Center

Education and/or Experience – Two year RN Degree from a two-year college or university and one-year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Limited Obstetric Ultrasound training and documentation of competency

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current MN RN License

Current BLS Certification

Current Drivers License

Ultrasound Training Certification

 

Major Responsibilities:

Conduct intakes and assess patient needs and make nursing judgments that reflect safe nurse practices

Administers pregnancy tests, STI results and other duties assigned

Can perform Limited Obstetric Ultrasound-based on appropriate training, the direction of the standing orders from the Medical Director’s standing orders and AHWONN guidelines

Cleans instruments and equipment, and maintains stock of supplies

Maintain accurate patient records.

Responsible for reading and implementing the Medical Policy and Procedure Manual.

Training & Self Development:

Complete TLC and Heartbeat International trainings annually.
Attend workshops, seminars, and meetings as requested by Executive Director.
Stays informed of Heartbeat International and NIFLA policies and recommendations.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes by email to jillmarwagner@gmail.com or mail to Lakes Life Care Center directly.

Job Posted: April 27, 2017

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