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Staff Nurse

Alternatives Pregnancy Center
Posted: 05/22/2024
Salary/Range: $28.50 / hour
Arvada, CO

Alternatives Pregnancy Center is a dynamic, diverse organization offering many opportunities to live out your faith in a fast-paced working environment. Each employee is a valued member of the overall team, has opportunities for input, learning and development. We are a workplace who believes that every life, born and pre-born, have inherent worth and dignity and we are committed to living out our mission daily.

Position Summary:  Provides patient care and medical services in Alternatives’ STD medical clinics maintaining professional standards of care by following the ANA Code of Ethics. Works in conjunction with the Nurse Manager, Client Services Team and Medical Directors.  Supports the organization vision and mission.

Education and Experience:

  • A current Registered Nurse’s License in good standing with the State of Colorado. BSN is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a medical setting.
  • Current BLS certification.


Skills and Attitudes:

  • Possess excellent critical thinking skills leading to timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to build trust quickly with a diverse client base.
  • Demonstrates an ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, in an open, accepting manner to diverse populations.
  • Maintains a consistent life-affirming philosophy and will never refer or advise a woman to have an abortion.
  • Demonstrates outstanding communications skills with a heart to connect with individuals.
  • Practices servant leadership and functions with a Christ-like love in professional and personal affairs.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing care: assess patient needs and make nursing judgments that reflect the knowledge, judgement, and skill required to complete the job/task undertaken.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of nursing methods, principles and practices in relation to the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, safety and infection control, clinical systems, supplies and equipment.
  • Educate patients using Alternatives evidenced-based STD educational materials and to follow appropriate guidelines from NIFLA, Care Net, Heartbeat International, and the State of Colorado.
  • Accurately and efficiently chart STD patients using charting database.
  • Accurate implementation of Medical Director’s Standing Orders.
  • Proficient performing urine testing, blood testing, and pelvic exams following national guidelines.
  • Work with other Client Services Directors, to schedule and make contact with potential clients before appointment.
  • Provide holistic counseling approach by adhering to Alternatives’ counseling protocols regarding working with STD clients while promoting an SRA approach.
  • Receive and post reports from Medical Director to communicate outcomes and enable follow-up with STD clients.
  • Provides STD results to clients in a professional, confidential manner using Alternatives’ telehealth platform.
  • Correspond with the lab regarding testing.
  • Collaborate with Nurse Manager and Medical Director regarding complex patient situations and seek assistance to ensure best practice.
  • Communicate with Nurse Manager on supply needs for all STD clinic locations.
  • Compliance with infection control guidelines in STD Clinics.


Ultrasound Services (if applicable):

  • Able to perform a limited OB first trimester scans obtaining accurate fetal heart rate, gestational sac measurements, fetal pole/embryo/fetus measurements, CRL. Able to identify anatomical structures including cervix, vaginal canal, and adnexa.
  • Able to perform a limited OB second/third trimester scans obtaining accurate BPDs, FL, and fetal HR.
  • Provide ultrasound scans to patients in any of Alternatives’ Clinics as directed.
  • Complete all required medical forms pertaining to the ultrasound appointment and ultrasound report.
  • Accurately documents patient scans in charting database system
  • Maintain the cleanliness of ultrasound equipment and clinics.
  • Communicate closely with the Director of Client Operations and Nurse Manager as needed regarding client care.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all patient situations and circumstances.
  • Provide Fetal Development education following NIFLA model.


Supervision (As needed):

  • Attend one-hour of individual supervision with LPC, as needed.
  • Attend 90-minute group supervision with LPC – 2 times per month.


Personal Development:

  • Maintain professional license.
  • Maintain active CPR certification.
  • Attend SRAS training through Ascend (optional)
  • Increase knowledge of management, obstetric and gynecologic care, as well as women’s health and pro-life issues.


Alternatives Pregnancy Center’s Mission Statement:

Alternatives Pregnancy Center exists to care for Denver-area women and men in pregnancy-related crisis and offer them a meaningful alternative to abortion. Following the example of Christian love, we seek to meet their emotional, physical and spiritual needs. And we enable and encourage them to choose life every day.


We provide a 24-Hour Helpline, pregnancy tests and options counseling, limited ultrasound services, STD testing and treatment, adoption education, pre- and post-natal medical care referrals, financial and legal referrals, counseling after abortion, positive youth development curriculum and sexual risk avoidance education. All services are provided free of charge.

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