NURSE ADVOCATE (Part Time, possible Full Time Option Available)
Registered Nurse, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Family Life Services of Washtenaw County is a Christian, pro-life 501(c)3 non-profit clinic serving the greater Ypsilanti area for 37 years.

To apply: Please submit a resume AND cover letter explaining how your values and experiences are a good fit for our ministry to gabriella@siennawomen.com, subject line, “Nurse Advocate Application.”

Reports To: Nurse Manager
Time Requirement: Regular, part-time exempt-classified, paid hourly, 24 hours each week spread over 3 days.
Benefits: paid annual retreat day, paid vacation/sick time, limited paid professional development, no medical benefits
On Mission: Final candidate will need to sign a statement agreeing with clinic’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Handbook and all of the guiding principles of the Family Life Services ministry.

Nursing Care:
Under the direction of the medical director and appointed staff, evaluate, report, and perform limited obstetric ultrasound examinations (certification training provided)
Maintain an appropriate standard of care established by experts in the field, including American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine AIUM and Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses AWHONN
Provides nursing services: assessing patient needs, performing testing and making nursing judgments that reflect safe nursing practices and upholds the best medical, nursing and psychosocial care standards possible
Provides education and holistic care for the patient to develop an understanding of their health condition, including physical, emotional, and spiritual health
Accurately document clinical findings, observations and care-plans in patient records. Follows-through on physician’s orders and patient follow-up
Prescribe prenatal vitamins and other medication per physician’s standing orders
Reinforces the humanity of the unborn child with the patient and able to share the gospel with patients and pray with them as appropriate
Helps support the Nurse Manager with any assigned administrative, compliance, or other tasks.

Professional Development:
Maintains a professional license (or registry and OB credentials if also an RDMS), including BLS Certification and field-relevant continuing education
Maintains a working knowledge of nursing methods, disease prevention, safety and infection control, clinical systems, supplies and equipment
Annually demonstrates competency in performing ultrasounds, as evaluated by Medical Director and participates in recommended skills refreshers

Qualifications:
Holds a current license in good standing with the State Nursing/Medical Board
Has the capacity to obtain education, training, and documentation of competency to perform a limited obstetric ultrasound
Physically able to stand for long periods, has good eyesight or corrected vision, steady hands and a good bedside manner
Skilled with current technology and able to learn new skills quickly
Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, upholding a harassment-free and safe environment
Exhibits strong interpersonal, spiritual, and administrative skills, takes initiative, is adaptable, dependable, and capable of committing to this position’s responsibilities and duties
Expresses a desire to reach at-risk patients considering abortion and believes in the sanctity of all human life from the moment of conception through natural death
Has a sincere and mature faith