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Employment Opportunities

*We also have volunteer positions open for both Receptionists and RNs. For more information on either of these opportunities, email marge@realoptions.net.

Assistant Patient Services Manager

Under the supervision of the Patient Services Manager (PSM), the APSM  will supervise the volunteer advocates and manage the Clinic in the absence of the PSM. This will be done by overseeing the daily function of the advocates and Patient Services Administrator as well as assisting with individual and classroom training.

Qualifications

  • Holds a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Has had experience in advocacy for women in pregnancy situations.
  • Has attended Discover Real Options, completed AdvocateTraining as well as on the job training.
  • Demonstrates competence in advocacy skills and supervision.
  • Is dependable, stable, and capable of following through with commitments.
  • Agrees with RealOptions/Obria’s statements of Principle, Mission and Faith; and philosophies of Ministry and Service.
  • Has sincere desire to reach out to women and their families in unplanned pregnancies, especially abortion vulnerable and abortion minded patients.

Responsibilities

Clinical:

  • Trains and supervises volunteers under the PSM’s leadership
  • Co-interviews, orients, and trains new volunteers
  • Participates in Discover RealOptions 2-3 times a year

Administration:
Assists the PSM to:

  • Supervise maintenance of clinic’s records, both clinical and business.
  • Ensures quality control by reviewing Patient Advocates’ charting with risk management in mind.
  • Maintain an adequate supply system.
  • Maintain and update referrals and literature resources.
  • Oversees practical support operations with PSM supervision, including childbirth classes.

Public Relations:

  • Acts as a spokesperson to the community as appropriate.
  • Is a representative to schools, civic organizations and churches when needed.

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter and references to Valerie Hill, CEO, RealOptions, valerie@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Patient Services Manager

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Patient Services Manager (PSM) is responsible for the functioning of the RealOptions patient services in their respective site location.  This includes recruiting, training, and supervision of paid and volunteer patient services staff to uphold the Policies and Procedures given by the Board of Directors.

Qualifications

  • Holds a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Has excellent computer skills and is able to learn Patient Services software program as well as other related programs.  
  • Has completed the Volunteer Orientation, as well as on- the-job training.  
  • Is competent in crisis counseling and management.
  • Is able to manage a volunteer program with a teamwork approach to complete tasks.
  • Possesses some public speaking skills and high quality telephone etiquette.
  • Agrees with RealOptions Statement of Principle, Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, and Philosophies of ministry and service.
  • Has sincere desire to reach out to women, men, and their families in unplanned pregnancies, especially the abortion vulnerable and abortion- minded.

Responsibilities

Clinical:

  • Interviews, orients and trains new volunteers per RealOptions Policy and Procedure Manual and Care-Net Training Manual.
  • Participates in teaching scheduled Volunteer Orientation sessions three times per year.  Teaches volunteer training sessions.
  • Leads in-service meetings for the Patient Advocates to review policies, procedures, and counseling skills.
  • Works closely with Director of Nursing and RN and other medical staff.

Administrative

  • Supervises maintenance of center patient records.
  • Oversees patient data for a statistical system.
  • Oversees the stock of supplies.
  • Maintains and updates referrals and literature resources.
  • Is an effective liaison between the administrative staff and patient services staff and volunteers, keeping them well informed of current fundraising and community awareness events and projects.
  • Responsible to maintain current volunteer database records through patient tracking software system.
  • Brings Policy and Procedure suggested changes to the Executive Director, who will obtain the approval of the Medical Director and Board of Directors prior to implementation.  All changes made to any written Policy and Procedures must be created by the Director of Operations and stored on the RealOptions computer server as the master copy.  No changes are authorized to be made on individual computers at RealOptions.
  • Oversees practical support operations including childbirth classes.

Public Relations

  • Acts as a spokesperson/ambassador for RealOptions to the community.
  • Serves as a representative to schools, civic organizations and churches as needed.

Personal Development

  • Increases knowledge of management skills, counseling methods and community resources.
  • Attends all paid staff meetings, including monthly staff prayer meetings, and fundraising events.
  • Attends skill enhancing workshops, classes, and conferences as approved by the Executive Director.

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter and references to Valerie Hill, CEO, RealOptions, valerie@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Licensed Nurse (RN) Ultrasound Sonographer

Under the direction of both the Clinic Operations Manager and Nurse Manager, the Licensed Nurse (RN) is responsible for assessing patient needs (physical, emotional, social, and spiritual), planning and performing direct and indirect nursing interventions and evaluating appropriateness and effectiveness of nursing care in providing care for pregnant patients performing an ultrasound examination.

Qualifications

  • Holds a current license in good standing with the California Board of Registered Nurses (RN).
  • Has current CPR certification.
  • Possesses good physical and mental health (annual TB test/flu vaccination/health exam required).
  • Demonstrates competent knowledge of care for STI, obstetrical and women’s health issues.
  • Agrees with the RealOptions’ Statements of Principle, Mission and Faith.
  • Is dependable, stable and capable of following through on commitments.
  • Has a sincere desire to reach out to women and their families in unplanned pregnancies especially the abortion-vulnerable and abortion-minded.
  • Respects confidentiality.
  • Maintains a consistent life-affirming philosophy and would never refer/advise a woman to have an abortion.
  • Completion of the volunteer orientation requirements.

Responsibilities

A. Nursing

  • Gives a concentrated amount of time shadowing  a RN sonographer (as determined by Manager) and observe many ultrasounds prior to practical training.
  • Agrees to complete a concentrated sonography training program with RealOptions associates and be willing to dedicate 10 days of full-time training hours plus travel if needed.
  • Will practice new sonography skills under the supervision of an RN sonographer/Manager until authorized to complete solo ultrasounds.
  • All RN sonographers perform under the Medical Director.
  • Complete all requirements within 1.5 years of Ultrasound training to receive the Golden Certificate of completion.
  • Available and willing to work in all RealOptions clinic locations during hours of operation as scheduled and some weekends.

B.  Patient Care

  • Performance of pregnancy tests and STD/STI testing per clinic protocol.
  • Reviews and/or completes Ultrasound medical history, confirm all consents and patient paperwork completed.
  • Provides medical education on ultrasound procedures, STIs, Abortion pill (RU-486) and pregnancy testing to all patients per clinic protocol.
  • Helps the patient and family develop an understanding of their condition, identifies needs, establishes goals and institutes an appropriate plan for self-care.
  • Provides health education to the patient and family and implements therapeutic care plan.
  • Maintains accurate records, accurate care plans, and implements healthcare discharge summary plan.
  • Provides nursing care that assesses patient needs and makes nursing judgments that reflect safe nursing practices.
  • Demonstrates confidence and is comfortable completing abdominal and vaginal ultrasound examinations.
  • Takes precautionary measures to provide a chaperone as needed.
  • Performs various related tasks such as re-stocking and checking for needed supplies, filling soap dispensers, checking expiration dates on all pertinent items, and notifying Nurse Manager or Clinic Operations Manager  of any discrepancies found. Downloading and filing ultrasound reports, patient lab reports, or other correspondence in their charts per clinic protocol.
  • Ability to assess and perform in the event of an anaphylactic or other emergency situation.
  • Documents manual and/or electronic patient information on specific chart entries in a timely manner.

C. Personal and Staff Development

  • Participates in staff meetings and in-service meetings as directed.
  • Maintains professional licensure.
  • Maintains and improves working knowledge of nursing methods, principles and practices in relationship to prevention and treatment of disease, emergency procedures, safety and infection control, clinical systems, supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains working knowledge of ultrasound techniques and principles and practices of safety/universal precautions.
  • Participates in all fundraising and community outreach events which includes inviting family, friends and church members to join you at these events.
  • Helps to promote all RO events at your church and among your circle of friends. Willing to be a team player to assist or become the volunteer Ambassador at your local church to represent RO throughout the year in various ways as allowed by your pastor (tabling/bulletin announcements/website links, brochures on outreach tables, sharing in small groups, etc.).
  • Attends a Discover RealOptions class prior to or shortly after being hired.
  • Attends and encourages volunteers to attend annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter and references to Kami Miranda-Halvorsen, RN, MSN Clinic Operations Manager & RN Obstetric Ultrasound Sonographer to Kami@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Campus Outreach Supervisor

This is a full-time, 32 hour/week position.

Under the guidance of the Director of Education and the Campus Outreach Manager, the Campus Supervisor will be RealOptions' campus spokesperson and will lead the programs and volunteers at all campus locations, working closely with the San Jose State CPST Club.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates strong leadership, communication, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Has experience or training in crisis counseling.
  • Able to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate volunteers.
  • Enjoys working both independently and with others. Has a bold spirit and faith level to overcome cultural intimidation that may arise due to our life-affirming stand.
  • Highly adaptable and able to use creative skills to produce and sustain new programs.
  • Agrees with RealOptions’ Statement of Principle, Mission, Faith; and the Philosophies of Ministry and Service.
  • Has sincere desire to reach out to women and their families in crisis pregnancies, especially the abortion vulnerable and abortion-minded. Exhibits a strong commitment to the sanctity of all human life.

Responsibilities

VOLUNTEER MGMT

  • Develop an annual college campus outreach plan with measurable goals.
  • Recruit, interview, train, equip, and coordinate the work of campus volunteers.
  • Supervise, mentor, and manage the continuing work of campus volunteer team(s).
  • Meet regularly with the volunteer student teams to provide updates and encouragement. (i.e. cards, gatherings, phone calls, etc.).
  • Oversee college students in completing yearly paperwork to maintain student organization status.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

  • Develop relationships with students, staff, administration, and other service organizations on the college campus.
  • Network with other college campus directors and like-minded organizations nationwide (i.e. CareNet, Students For Life, Live Action, etc.) to keep current on college outreach trends.
  • Plan and coordinate education and presentation opportunities that can be promoted on campus. (abortion education, adoption awareness, etc.)
  • Pursue speaking opportunities at student groups, churches, and health & wellness events to advertise RealOptions’ services or promote any other related topic relevant to the mission of the host organization.
  • Contact all local university health clinics in Santa Clara County to establish relationships, identify any needs that RealOptions can meet, promote awareness about RealOptions’ services with patient brochures, patient cards, and website information, including new telemedicine APP.
  • Investigate new avenues of campus exposure to increase visibility and awareness for RealOptions’ services to college and high school students.
  • Promote RealTalk for summer programs in local church youth and college groups.
  • Expand RealOptions’ campus program to multiple colleges throughout the Bay Area by way of tabling and recruiting student volunteers.
  • Manage and facilitate Spartan Mamas at San Jose State University

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter, employment application, and references to Abby Ferrero, Campus Manager, abby@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Contact Info

Admin Office
1671 The Alameda
Suite 101
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 229-9836

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California Department of Public Health

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