Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant -

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Austin, TX
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas creates healthier communities by providing comprehensive reproductive and related healthcare services, delivering science-based education programs, and serving as a strong advocate for reproductive justice in Texas.

Job Details


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas offers comprehensive reproductive healthcare services. We are here to educate and care for healthy communities.

We believe the needs of our community are greater than they’ve ever been. And that drives us to work harder, aim higher, and expect more from one another. Here, you'll be empowered to make an immediate impact for our organization and clients.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package:

Excellent Medical and Dental Benefit Plans
Retirement plan and employer match
Generous Paid Time Off.
Plus Additional Benefits.

Essential Job Functions & Expectations

Obtains, records, reviews, and interprets the medical and social history of patients.

Performs male and female physical examinations with special emphasis on the reproductive system including breast examinations, pelvic examinations, cancer screening tests, diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and other types of more specialized procedures as may be indicated by medical policy or protocols.

Orders, and interprets diagnostic studies as indicated and permitted by medical protocols. Performs lab testing per Clinical
Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations and according to PPGT’s lab manual or manufacturer’s directions.

Complies with all PPGT policies and Medical Standards and Guidelines.

Consults with organization CMO or designee when deviates from PPGT Medical Standards and Guidelines (MS&Gs).

Provides relevant health instruction and education to include family planning, nutrition, sexual counseling, and principles of health promotion and maintenance.

Performs all medical management within the guidelines of medical protocol and/or the specific direction of a supervising physician.
Documents exam findings and other clinical aspects of direct patient care into the medical record accurately.

Codes billable services accurately based on medical record documentation using accepted practices, i.e. Evaluation and Management (E&M), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and diagnosis codes (ICD-10).

Minimum Education

Master’s degree (or equivalent) and certification in specialty as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG PCNP) or Physician Assistant (PA).

Minimum Experience

Experience as a Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife, or Physician Assistant in reproductive healthcare or women’s health strongly preferred. In the absence of advance practice experience, candidates must have direct patient care experience (in addition to clinical rotation/externship/internship hours) such as a RN, LVN, Medical Assistant, laboratory technician in a supervised clinical setting such as: hospital, ambulatory surgery center, clinic, nursing home or other related medical setting (excluding home care).

Required Licenses or Certifications

License to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse with prescriptive authority in the State of Texas or License to practice as a Physician Assistant by the Texas Medical Board. Must be able to obtain and maintain appropriate licenses listed above and appropriate national certification (NCC, AMCB, AANP, ANCC, or NCCPA) and CPR BLS certification.
Austin, Texas 73301
Nurse Practitioner
Womens Health
Employment Type