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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Nursing Organizer, Provide

Nursing Organizer

Posted on: November 19, 2014
Application deadline: December 15, 2015
Posted by: Provide

Provide's nursing work recognizes that despite their enormous role in health care, nurses are too often unprepared to care for the woman with an unintended pregnancy. This leads to staffing shortages at clinics and can prevent hospitals from providing abortion care, as well as a lost opportunity for nurses to serve as a trusted health resource for women seeking abortion care. Provide's nursing work has three objectives:
  • Develop core competencies focused in nursing.
  • Create a curriculum on unintended pregnancy prevention and care.
  • Cultivate new champions in nursing education and practice in two Southeastern states.
The Nursing Organizer will focus his or her work on implementing the third objective. The Nursing Organizer is a full-time salaried position, reporting to the Senior Director of Programs. The Nursing Organizer's duties will include:
Implement Provide's Nursing Programmatic Work (80%)
Identify two pilot states among Provide's current project states as target sites for implementation of the third objective of Provide's nursing work: cultivation of new champions in nursing education and practice in two Southeastern states. To complete this work, the Nursing Organizer will:
  • Work with Program Directors to create criteria for pilot state selection.
  • Conduct and document an assessment of eligible states.
  • After selecting two pilot states, conduct site assessments of nursing schools.
Offer curriculum resources and assist in their implementation at selected nursing schools in pilot states.
Train nursing faculty to become advocates within their institutions, professions, and communities for unintended pregnancy prevention and care.
Perform additional staff responsibilities (20%)
Collaborate with Provide project directors, evaluators and other staff to ensure communication and coordination of work with Provide.
Write reports (monthly updates, individual site training reports).
Participate in visibility events, Provide staff and Board meetings, professional conferences and meetings and program activities as requested.
Perform other duties as required to advance assigned projects and the overall work of Provide, including but not limited to:
  • Division phone calls
  • Keep data up to date in evaluation database
  • Participate in staff trainings
  • Participate in staff calls
  • Nursing degree.
  • Experience working in the Southeastern United States a plus.
  • Proven ability to actively cultivate, engage and connect diverse people and activities working together toward a common goal, a commitment to network building and leadership development and the ability to build trust in individual relationships across distances with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong existing state networks within nursing, primary health care, reproductive health care, public health, rural health and/or abortion service delivery.
  • Persistence, resourcefulness and the ability to identify opportunities and needs and respond to these creatively and flexibly.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to work in a workshifting/telecommuting team oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (in-person, email, phone, status reports, managing documents, remote meetings).
  • Good at problem solving.
  • Experience with administrative work (scheduling/facilitating meetings, data base entry, creating spreadsheets, submitting expense claims, making travel arrangements).
  • Team player.
  • Comfort with using technology for organizing.
  • Commitment to Provide's core mission, values and programs.

This position is a remote position based in the Southeastern United States. Qualified individuals should send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to Provide via email to LaTischa Drake, Program Assistant, at ld at Please indicate "Nursing Organizer" in the subject line of the email.
Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2014 or until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

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