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CHOICES: Center for Reproductive Health is an independent, nonprofit community health agency, established in 1974 in Memphis. In September 2020, we relocated to our beautiful, brand new, state-of-the-art facility. In 2022, we will expand again to Carbondale, Illinois. As we grow, we continuously search for energetic individuals that are passionate about reproductive health to join our team. CHOICES provides a full gynecology practice with a variety of sexual and reproductive health services, including wellness, midwifery, and gender-affirming care for more than 4,000 people each year. Our mission is to provide patient-centered medical care and champion sexual and reproductive rights.

Job Postings

Memphis, TN:

Job Title: Midwifery Director

Job Classification: Full-time, exempt

Reports to: Chief Clinical Officer

Direct Reports: CNM, Midwifery Coordinator, Midwifery Specialist

Salary Range: $80,467-128,783

Location: Memphis, TN

As a full-time employee, you will be eligible to participate in our major medical, vision, dental, and group life insurance coverage. You will also be eligible for employer-paid short-term and long-term disability coverage. After 6 months of employment, you will be eligible to participate in our 401k retirement plan and receive up to a 3% of salary match.

Full-time employees receive 10 days of paid sick leave, 15 days of paid vacation leave, and 10 paid holidays annually. After 12 months of employment, full-time employees are eligible for 16 weeks of parental leave of which CHOICES pays 100% of salary for the first 6 weeks.

Job Summary

The Midwifery Director oversees the professional midwifery staff and assures delivery of quality services to all midwifery patients.  In collaboration with our CCO, this person develops and reviews midwifery practice guidelines and protocols.  The Midwifery Director sets the example for the midwifery team of providing outstanding, relationship-based care to patients, and authentic communication and support of colleagues. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and able to establish positive relationships with local medical professionals and institutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Birth Center Administration

  • Participate in all organizational planning, budgeting, and policy decision making, specifically related to midwifery program.
  • Oversee and ensure effective, safe operation of the birth center; responds to the needs of patients and clinicians by directing timely and efficient execution of activities in the birth center, including:
    • ensuring that the Birth Center stays current with local, state, and federal regulations and requirements.
    • updating policies and procedures to ensure compliance with professional standards for the midwifery practice.
    • conducting weekly midwifery team chart reviews and audits of clinical records on a scheduled basis for accuracy and quality assurance.
    • creating and reviewing midwifery patient education information written or in media form (i.e. website, commercials) for clinical accuracy prior to patient use.
    • actively communicating with the Patient Success Manager and Clinical Director during clinic operations to ensure optimal patient flow and reduce patient wait times. 
  • Coordinate staffing of all Birth Center staff, including preparing and disseminating work and on call schedules, in collaboration with the Chief Clinical Officer to ensure effective utilization of personnel.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, employees, other managers, and clinicians and support a positive image of CHOICES inside and outside the organization.

Managerial and Leadership

  • Supervise health care services provided to patients by midwives, nurse practitioners, and other service providers in the Birth Center. 
  • Review, revise, and approve CHOICES standard medical operating procedures and protocols as needed.
  • Recruit and retain high-quality, diverse Birth Center staff. Hire, evaluate, train, discipline, and recommend dismissal of staff as necessary.
  • Consult to improve the organization's environment; ensure we foster a culture that is inclusive, innovative, willing to take risks, and proactively leverages multiple dimensions of diversity.
  • Monitor, coach, develop, and evaluate performance of direct reports on an ongoing basis in accordance with applicable performance standards, recognizing positive contributions and administering appropriate corrective actions.

Patient Care

  • Provide direct patient care according to CNM scope of practice to CHOICES patients in the birth center, as well as abortion and wellness clinics.
  • Ensures patient confidentiality is maintained and HIPAA Guidelines are understood and followed. Oversees, trains staff and monitors all required clinical reports for state and national guidelines.
  • Work closely with administrative staff to be credentialed with insurance companies, as required
  • Record complete, timely and legible medical records to submit claims for services rendered.
  • Consistently meets productivity expectations, patient experience goals, and compliance standards of the agency by actively contributing to health center flow team problem-solving to ensure excellent care delivery for patients

Other Duties

  • Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

  • Degree: Master’s Degree in Nursing with a specialization in Nurse Midwifery.
  • Licensure, Certification, and /or Registration: Certified Nurse Midwife license and DEA registration in state of TN and IL or ability to obtain.
  • At least 5-7 years of clinical experience required. At least 3 years of leadership experience preferred. Some out of hospital experience preferred.
  • Eligibility to practice in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
  • Eligible for malpractice liability insurance.
  • Current BLS and NRP certification.
  • Knowledge of nursing and midwifery principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance, risk management, utilization management, and outcomes management standards.
  • Supportive of comprehensive full-spectrum reproductive & sexual healthcare, including abortion care, midwifery, and gender affirming care.
  • Technology savvy with experience utilizing electronic medical records.
  • Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in medical care.
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CHOICES.

Working Conditions

  • This job operates in a professional office, birthing center, health clinic and hospital environment.  This role requires contact with patients. Some external meetings with community partner organizations.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
  • OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Determination:  Based on the OSHA guidelines for protection against occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), this position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; push; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; grasping; kneeling; stooping, and repetitive motion. 
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift, push, and pull up to 50-100 lbs. 
  • This role requires frequent standing.

Travel

  • Up to 10% travel may be required for this position.

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We will not discriminate in employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, parental status, body size, gender or gender identity or any characteristic protected by law. 

 At CHOICES, we know that diversity is imperative. Evidence has shown that diverse teams are more creative, better at solving problems and making decisions, happier, stronger, and more engaged. Having a diverse team is not only good for us - it is vital for our patients. We are committed to fostering our team of passionate, talented employees who reflect the community that we serve. We encourage people of color, people from working class backgrounds, and LGBTQIA+ candidates to apply. People who have personal experience with abortion, pregnancy, miscarriage, birth, adoption, and/or parenting are also encouraged to apply.

Please submit your resume to hr@memphischoices.org.We thank you for your interest. Due to volume of applicants, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Title: Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: Chief Clinical Officer

Direct Reports: None

Salary: $75,000-125,000 per year

Location: Memphis, TN

As a full-time employee, you will be eligible to participate in our major medical, vision, dental, and group life insurance coverage. You will also be eligible for employer-paid short-term and long-term disability coverage. After 6 months of employment, you will be eligible to participate in our 401k retirement plan and receive up to a 3% of salary match.

Full-time employees receive 10 days of paid sick leave, 15 days of paid vacation leave, and 10 paid holidays annually. After 12 months of employment, full-time employees are eligible for 16 weeks of parental leave of which CHOICES pays 100% of salary for the first 6 weeks.

Job Summary

With a high degree of clinical expertise, the Certified Nurse Midwife provides outstanding, relationship-based care to patients. The CNM educates patients and their families to promote wellness, prevent health problems, and maintain current health; focus is on pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, care of the newborn, family planning, and gynecology. The CNM actively communicates with and supports colleagues while maintaining good relationships with outside providers and organizations. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Provides high-quality, direct patient care in our birth center, patients’ home, and hospital, as well as in abortion and wellness clinics.
  • Provides patient care that is rooted in the midwifery and whole person wellness model, guided by principles of prevention, sensitivity, informed consent, safety, appropriate medical intervention, conservative waste management, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Manages the care of families in all areas of maternity, newborn, and family planning care, according to the standards of the American Association of Birth Centers, and the policies, procedures, and clinical practice guidelines of CHOICES’ Birth Center and Midwifery Program.
  • Assesses the physical condition of patients through performance of physical examination and obtaining a medical history.
  • Counsels patients and families about health and illness, and promotes health maintenance.
  • Supports physiologic birth and newborn transition in accordance with CHOICES’ Birth Center philosophy.
  • Works closely with administrative staff to get credentialed with insurance companies and record complete, timely and legible medical records to submit claims for services rendered. 
  • Participates in planning, budgeting, and policy discussions related to midwifery program.
  • Participates in weekly midwifery team chart reviews.
  • Serves as a preceptor for student midwives, fellows, and new practitioners.
  • Stays current with state, federal, and payer regulations/requirements for midwifery practice.
  • Maintains good performance and productivity.
  • Adheres to departmental policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Ensures patient confidentiality is maintained, and HIPAA Guidelines are understood and followed. 

Other Duties

  • Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. 
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

  • Degree: Master’s Degree in Nursing with a specialization in Nurse Midwifery.
  • Licensure, Certification, and /or Registration: Certified Nurse Midwife license and DEA registration in state of TN.
  • At least 1-2 years of clinical experience preferred. Some out of hospital birth experience strongly preferred. 
  • Bilingual skills English/Spanish preferred.
  • Eligibility to practice in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
  • Eligible for malpractice liability insurance.
  • Current BLS and NRP certification.
  • Knowledge of nursing and midwifery principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance, risk management, utilization management, and outcomes management standards.
  • Technology savvy with experience utilizing electronic medical records.
  • Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in medical care. 
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • A commitment to teamwork and partnership; ability to collaborate with care providers and patients.
  • A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CHOICES.

Working Conditions

  • This job operates in a professional office, birthing center, health clinic, and hospital environment.  This role requires contact with patients. Some external meetings with community partner organizations. 
  • This position uses medical equipment including but not limited to needles, syringes, stethoscopes, and blood pressure machines.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. 
  • OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Determination:  Based on the OSHA guidelines for protection against occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), this position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues.
  • Some night and weekend availability required.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift, push, and pull up to 50-100 lbs.

Travel

  • Up to 15% travel may be required for this position.

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

CHOICES will not discriminate in employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, parental status, body size, gender or gender identity or any characteristic protected by law. 

We know that diversity is imperative. Evidence has shown that diverse teams are more creative, better at solving problems and making decisions, happier, stronger, and more engaged. Having a diverse team is not only good for us - it is vital for our patients. We are committed to fostering our team of passionate, talented employees who look like the community that we serve. We highly encourage people of color, people from working class backgrounds, and LGBTQIA+ candidates to apply. People who have personal experience with abortion, pregnancy, miscarriage, birth, adoption, and/or parenting are also encouraged to apply.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@memphischoices.org.We thank you for your interest. Due to volume of applicants only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

Carbondale, IL:

Job Title: RN

Job Classification: Full-time, Non-exempt, Hourly

Reports to: Nurse Manager

Direct Reports: None

Hourly Rate: $30 per hour minimum

Location: Carbondale, IL

As a full-time employee, you will be eligible to participate in our major medical, vision, dental, and group life insurance coverage. You will also be eligible for employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage. After 6 months of employment, you will be eligible to participate in our 401k retirement plan and receive up to a 3% of salary match.

Full-time employees receive 10 days of paid sick leave, 15 days of paid vacation leave, and 10 paid holidays annually, as well as other leave types. After 12 months of employment, full-time employees are eligible for 16 weeks of parental leave of which CHOICES pays 100% of salary for the first 6 weeks.

Job Summary

The RN is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The successful candidate will be a hands-on, participative team member.  An emphasis in collaboration, team player attitude, and attention to detail is key to succeed in this role.

Duties and Responsibilities

Patient Care Duties

  • Provide direct nursing care to patients seeking medical services.
  • Provide supervision of the post-abortion recovery room.
  • Educate patients regarding abortion services, birth control, and more; reviews abortion discharge instructions with patients and dispenses medications as requested by provider.
  • Manage RN triage calls.
  • Manage beta HCG laboratory results log and communicates provider recommendations to patients.
  • Accurately records appropriate information in patient charts.
  • Monitor emergency room cart inventory, assuring stocked and up to date.
  • Maintain a clean and professional medical atmosphere.
  • Recognize and report signs of abortion complications to the provider.
  • Respond quickly and efficiently during patient care emergencies (e.g. immediately calling for assistance and emergency cart, efficiently able to insert IV catheter, performing CPR, if indicated).
  • Participate in patient follow-up, scheduling post-abortion check-ups, providing ectopic precautions, consulting with physician for orders and plans of care. Thoroughly document all patient follow-up in patient charts, appropriate logs, and complete incident reports when necessary.

Other Duties

  • Monitor patient feedback and contribute to the process of resolving complaints and service issues. Plan and initiate process improvement and cost reduction opportunities and escalate to Nurse Manager when necessary.
  • Proactively fulfill patient care responsibilities, identifies, and participates in process improvement initiatives that improve customer experience, enhance workflow, and improve the work environment.
  • Maintain effective communications with Nurse Manager, Medical Assistants, practitioners, lab staff, counselors, and administrators to ensure complete and accurate identification and treatment of patient needs and/or problems.
  • Adhere to strict standards regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent and disclosure as required by HIPAA, Illinois law and organizational policy.
  • Provide TB testing, Flu and Hep B vaccines to staff members at the Carbondale location, reviews vaccination records for employee health requirements.
  • Review OSHA training material and provides annual facility -level training exposure prevention.
  • Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position.
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

  • License: Registered Nurse with valid license in IL.
  • At least 2 years of overall professional experience; some experience in the OBGYN field preferred
  • Spanish language fluency preferred.
  • Current BLS CPR certification.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance, risk management, utilization management, and outcomes management standards.
  • Strongly supportive of comprehensive full-spectrum reproductive & sexual healthcare, including abortion care, midwifery, and gender affirming care.
  • Technology savvy with experience utilizing electronic medical records.
  • Thorough knowledge of infection control procedures, universal precautions as established by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
  • Experience performing phlebotomy preferred.
  • Ability to perform any medical procedures as allowed by the Nurse Practice Act of IL.
  • The ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized, empathetic, and punctual and possesses strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to stay calm when patients and/or staff are stressed or upset.
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CHOICES.

Working Conditions

  • This position operates in a clinical environment. This position may use medical equipment, including needles, syringes, stethoscopes, and blood pressure machines.
  • OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Determination: Based on the OSHA guidelines for protection against occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), this position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; pushing; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; grasping; kneeling; stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift, push, and pull up to 50-100 lbs.
  • This role requires frequent standing.

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We will not discriminate in employment opportunities based on actual or perceived ancestry, race, color, citizenship status, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, parental status, pregnancy, body size, gender or gender identity, unfavorable discharge of military status, or any characteristic protected by law.

At CHOICES, we know that diversity is imperative. Evidence has shown that diverse teams are more creative, better at solving problems and making decisions, happier, stronger, and more engaged. Having a diverse team is not only good for us - it is vital for our patients. We are committed to fostering our team of passionate, talented employees who reflect the community that we serve. We encourage people of color, people from working class backgrounds, and LGBTQIA+ candidates to apply. People who have personal experience with abortion, pregnancy, miscarriage, birth, adoption, and/or parenting are also encouraged to apply.

Please submit your resume to hr@memphischoices.org. We thank you for your interest. Due to volume of applicants only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

Other Job Postings:

Job Title: President and Chief Medical Officer
Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Reports to: Board of Directors
Direct Reports: Physicians
Salary Range: $125,000-250,000 commensurate with experience
Location: Illinois strongly preferred, open to other locations; Up to 50% travel required

Job Summary
The President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Choices Medical Services, PC. (CHOICES)
leads the organization in pursuit of its mission to provide patient centered medical care and
champion sexual and reproductive rights. Reporting to the Board of Directors (Board) and
working in close collaboration with the President & CEO of Memphis Center for Reproductive
Health, this position provides has responsibility and is accountable for managing the strategic,
programmatic, and financial operations of the organization. The President and CMO will provide
visionary and collaborative leadership in health services and policies, in order to reach and serve
CHOICES’ target audiences. The President and CMO will steward and nurture an organizational
culture that embraces collaboration, trust, transparency, diversity, creativity and accountability,
empathy for clients and colleagues, courage, humor, positivity, and passion.

Benefits Information
As a full-time employee, you will be eligible to participate in our major medical, vision, dental, and
group life insurance coverage. You will also be eligible for employer-paid short-term and long-
term disability insurance coverage. After 6 months of employment, you will be eligible to
participate in our 401k retirement plan and receive up to a 3% of salary match.
Full-time employees receive 10 days of paid sick leave, 15 days of paid vacation leave, and 10 paid
holidays annually, as well as other leave types. After 12 months of employment, full-time
employees are eligible for 16 weeks of parental leave of which CHOICES pays 100% of salary for
the first 6 weeks.

Duties and Responsibilities

Organizational Leadership
● Work to fulfill the organization’s mission by always leading in a manner that embodies and
supports the organization’s vision and values, including implementing strategic planning
and charting the path forward for CHOICES by responding to emerging patient needs,
emerging medical evidence, and hostile political environments, as well as leading the
consideration of new technologies, new geographies, and new opportunities for service
lines and delivery systems.

● Remain open to accountability from stakeholders and serving as an industry thought
leader that builds coalitions and community support and lays the groundwork for change
in a dynamic and challenging health care and political climate.
● Oversee human resources services, provided by Memphis Center for Reproductive Health,
including:

  • Hiring and retaining competent, qualified, and effective staff to ensure that the
    operations of the organization are sustainable
  • ensuring onboarding, recruitment, retention, management, and compliance are
    carried out with excellence by creating clear staff roles
  • developing future leadership efficiently, inclusively, and with respect. 

● Ensure the fiscal integrity of the organization, provided by Memphis Center for
Reproductive Health, that operates within the approved budget, developing resources,
ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintains a positive financial position,
including submitting an annual proposed budget and monthly financial statements to the
Board that accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization, as well as
executing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on
behalf of the organization.
● Enhance CHOICES’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working
closely with other professional, civic and private organizations, including being an active
participant and leader in national forums, strongly representing CHOICES, effectively
engaging with external agencies, non-profits, corporations, donors, politicians, and
community leaders, as well as ensuring that CHOICES remain a significant voice in the
local community, as ambassador, chief spokesperson, and advocate for CHOICES’ mission
and programs.
● Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations, even beyond legal compliance, ensure
that the organization is meeting the highest standards possible for our industry and region
by understanding the legal frameworks of federal, state and local rules and regulations.

Patient Care and Oversight
● Oversee and ensure effective, efficient, safe operation of the center and respond to the
needs of patients and clinicians by coordinating and ensuring timely and efficient
execution of activities.
● Review, revise, and approve CHOICES standard medical operating procedures and
protocols as needed.
● Monitor, coach, develop, and evaluate performance of direct reports on an ongoing basis in
accordance with applicable performance standards, recognizing positive contributions and
administering appropriate corrective actions.
● Interview and evaluate medical needs of CHOICES’ patients; provide medical services and
treatment to such patients if such services are in the medical best interests of the patient
in the exercise of the provider's independent medical judgment.
● Provides direct patient care including full spectrum sexual and reproductive health
services, gender affirming care, and abortion services.
● Generate and complete adequate, legible, and proper medical and other records in form
and content consistent with the policies and procedures of CHOICES and by applicable
State standards and guidelines.

● Participating in telephone call-coverage programs CHOICES may implement to satisfy
patient coverage needs. Coverage may be required during and after office hours, and on
weekends and holidays.
● Consistently meets productivity expectations, patient experience goals, and compliance
standards of the company by actively contributing to health center flow team problem-
solving to ensure excellent care delivery for patients.
● Monitor patient feedback and contribute to the process of resolving complaints and
service issues. Plan and initiate process improvement and cost reduction opportunities
● Adhere to strict standards regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent and
disclosure as required by HIPAA, state laws and organizational policy.
Other Duties
● Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this
position.
● Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requirements
● Degree: MD or DO; family medicine, gynecology and/or obstetrics practice experience.
● Licensure, Certification, and /or Registration: Licensed or eligible to become licensed in
TN and IL.
● 5+ years of leadership experience required.
● Knowledge of quality assurance, risk management, utilization management, and outcomes
management standards.
● Strongly supportive of comprehensive full-spectrum reproductive & sexual healthcare,
including abortion care, midwifery, and gender affirming care.
● Thorough knowledge of infection control procedures, universal precautions as established
by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Occupational Safety and Health
Administration.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will:
● have a strong background in health care and clinical services and possess an understanding
of healthcare industry trends, new developments in reproductive and preventative care,
legal requirements, and associated economic consequences.
● demonstrate an ability to create and articulate an inspiring vision for an organization,
while creating realistic goals and implementation plans that are achievable and successful,
● possess the ability to balance change and continuity, to continually improve patient service
and program performance, to create an environment that encourages creative thinking,
and to maintain focus, intensity and persistence, even under adversity and significant
political pressure, and
● be able to manager ambiguity and uncertainty, skilled in managing change, and possess the
ability to adapt nimbly and lead others through complex situations with equanimity.
● be able to set clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved
performance, while driving results and exceeding patient and stakeholder expectations,

be a leader who is viewed by others as having a high degree of integrity and forethought in
making decisions, and
● act in a transparent and consistent manner while always considering what is best for the
organization and seeking data and input from others to foresee possible threats or
unintended circumstances from decisions.
● possess outstanding public presentation and writing skills and the capacity to
communicate effectively with the media, policy makers, donors, and other stakeholders in
an influential and compelling manner,
● inspire passion and commitment in others for CHOICES’s mission through compelling
influence, powerful charisma, passion in the successful candidate’s beliefs, and active
drive, and
● be able to connect and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders,
demonstrating strong emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and
persuasively.
● foster a culture of engagement while convening and leading diverse constituencies from
across the organization to achieve excellence despite environmental challenges, and
encourage transparency, inclusivity, collaboration, employee development, and mutual
respect and be effective in retaining and attracting top talent.
● ensure CHOICES’s programs and services reach a diverse constituency and that
CHOICES’s mission is communicated to a wide audience of stakeholders. The successful
candidate must also show a commitment to running an inclusive and diverse organization.
● be a courageous, resilient, compassionate, and inspirational leader with the ability to
skillfully articulate the vision for CHOICES,
● be confident and self-assured, yet sufficiently grounded so as not to be distracted by the
public scrutiny that comes with the position,
● be able to inspire trust, commitment, positivity, and motivation within the organization
while persevering in the face of challenges, need to readily master the organizational and
political environment
● command an intellectual capacity to think critically and strategically and make decisions
with deliberation and creativity.

Working Conditions
● This position operates in a clinical environment. This position may use medical equipment,
including needles, syringes, stethoscopes, and blood pressure machines.
● OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Determination: Based on the OSHA guidelines for
protection against occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human
immunodeficiency virus (HIV), this position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood,
body fluids, and tissues.

Physical Requirements
● While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
Visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity,
such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing
a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
● The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; push; use hands to finger,
handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; grasping; kneeling; stooping, and repetitive
motion.

● This position requires the ability to occasionally lift, push, and pull up to 50-100 lbs.
● This role requires frequent standing.

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
We will not discriminate in employment opportunities based on actual or perceived ancestry, race,
color, citizenship status, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, parental status, pregnancy, body size, gender or gender identity, unfavorable discharge
of military status, or any characteristic protected by law.


At CHOICES, we know that diversity is imperative. Evidence has shown that diverse teams are
more creative, better at solving problems and making decisions, happier, stronger, and more
engaged. Having a diverse team is not only good for us - it is vital for our patients.

We are
committed to fostering our team of passionate, talented employees who reflect the community
that we serve. We encourage people of color, people from working class backgrounds, and
LGBTQIA+ candidates to apply. People who have personal experience with abortion, pregnancy,
miscarriage, birth, adoption, and/or parenting are also encouraged to apply.

Please submit your resume to hr@yourchoices.org. We thank you for your interest.

Due to the volume of applicants only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

About CHOICES Center for Reproductive Health
CHOICES Center for Reproductive Health is an independent, non-profit community health
agency, established in 1974 in Memphis, TN. We are excited to open a second location in
Carbondale, IL in August 2022. As we expand, we are continuously looking for new team
members. CHOICES provides a full gynecology practice with a variety of sexual and reproductive
health services, including abortion, midwifery care, and gender affirming care for more than 4,000
people each year. Our mission is to provide patient-centered medical care and champion sexual
and reproductive rights.

CHOICES is committed to a living wage for all employees. Base pay for entry-level positions begins at $20 an hour.

We will not discriminate in employment opportunities based on actual or perceived ancestry, race, color, citizenship status, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, parental status, pregnancy, body size, gender or gender identity, unfavorable discharge of military status, or any characteristic protected by law.

At CHOICES, we know that diversity is imperative. Evidence has shown that diverse teams are more creative, better at solving problems and making decisions, happier, stronger, and more engaged. Having a diverse team is not only good for us – it is vital for our patients. We are committed to fostering our team of passionate, talented employees who reflect the community that we serve. We encourage people of color, people from working class backgrounds, and LGBTQIA+ candidates to apply. People who have personal experience with abortion, pregnancy, miscarriage, birth, adoption, and/or parenting are also encouraged to apply.