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 At CHOICES, our most valuable asset is our people. Our dedicated staff, volunteers, and interns serve the Mid-South community every day.

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

CHOICES is committed to a living wage for all employees. Base pay for entry-level positions begins at $15/hour.

LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates of color, and Latinx candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Postings

Well established, comprehensive reproductive health clinic in Memphis, TN seeks experienced Medical Director and direct care provider for planned programmatic and physical expansion.

This dynamic nonprofit clinic has a distinguished 40+ year history and a creative and progressive practice environment.  New health center under construction includes an out-of-hospital birthing center.  Clinical services include abortion, general gynecology, LGBTQ health, family planning, midwifery.  Open to addition of family practice, research or special projects, specific areas of care.  Responsibilities 40% administrative, 60% direct care.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Oversees all medical, clinical and nursing personnel, research and operations.
  2. Provides vision and leadership to conceive, implement and assess medical goals and objectives.
  3. Develops, reviews and revises all medical policies and procedures.

Candidate Qualifications

  1. Strong public health, equal rights and social and reproductive justice orientation.
  2. Familiarity with and support of midwifery model of care.
  3. Possession of, or willingness to obtain, valid Tennessee Medical License.
  4. Board Certified or Board Eligible in family practice or obstetrics /gynecology.
  5. Experience as Medical Director or in comparable administrative or leadership role.
  6. Demonstrated skills in staff management, instruction, and organizational development.
  7. Clear and professional verbal and written communication and meeting facilitation skills.
  8. Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to handle multiple contracts, projects and tasks.
  9. Ability to work with minimum supervision and also function well as a team member.
  10. Ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, socio-economic, and linguistic backgrounds.
  11. Willing to assume positive intentions of colleagues, partners and team members.
  12. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Athena Electronic Health Record systems preferred.
  13. Entrepreneurial skills needed, MBA preferred.

Competitive salary and benefits, 401K, relocation assistance considered

Submit cover letter & CV to:  Jennifer Pepper, Executive Director, [email protected]

Open until filled

CHOICES will not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of 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. LGBTQI candidates, candidates of color, and Latinx candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Medical Assistant works with medical and administrative personnel to provide the best possible patient experience.  Medical Assistants perform various activities such as assisting with procedures, phlebotomy services, prep exam rooms, etc.  Under general direction and according to established policies and procedures Medical Assistants perform waived diagnostic testing in chemistry, hematology, and immune-hematology as needed, along with other designated laboratory support functions.

Education and Experience: Successful completion of a Medical Assisting program or equivalent experience preferred. BLS certification preferred.  At least 1-2 years of overall professional experience; ideally at least one year of experience in a healthcare setting.

Hourly Rate: $15.00

This is a PRN position, less than 20 hours per week. Saturday availability is required for consideration. Some other evening and weekend shifts may be required.

Job Duties:

  • Proactively fulfills patient care responsibilities as requested by medical providers, facilitating efficient flow of patients.
  • Assists with initiation of patient history, physical assessment, and patient vitals.
  • Assists managing patient messages for medical providers and makes calls to obtain information from hospitals, labs, other medical offices as needed.
  • Fulfills responsibilities as assigned that may include cleaning of medical equipment and examination rooms ensuring the strict adherence to universal precautions as established by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
  • Monitors and maintains inventories and stocks supplies.
  • Performs accurate documentation of patient records.
  • Arranges for patients to receive referral services for specific services as requested by provider.
  • Performs administrative tasks such as completing paperwork for patients to receive care and medications as required by their insurance plans, provides assistance to front desk staff by courteously answering patient calls, making appointments, answering questions, and making patient follow up calls.
  • Performs point of care testing, specimen collection, administers injections, and perform phlebotomy to obtain lab samples ordered by provider maintaining sterile environment and infection control practices.
  • Maintains lab instrumentation, performs controls, properly processes specimens according to established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patients and follows all HIPAA regulations.
  • Bilingual in Spanish Preferred

CHOICES will not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of 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. LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates of color, and Latinx candidates are encouraged to apply.

Due to the volume of applicants we are only able to contact candidates selected for an interview.

To apply send cover letter with resume to Jazlyn at [email protected].

Job Classification: PRN, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Clinical Services Manager
Hourly Rate: $30.00

Have another job? No problem! Manager has willingness to work with PRN staff to schedule.

Job Summary
The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer works with medical and administrative personnel to provide the best possible patient experience.  Provides image guidance during medical procedures on a regular basis.

This position is PRN, less than 20 hours per week.   Some night and weekend shifts will be required. Saturday availability is required for consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs ultrasound examinations for surgery patients, medical abortion patients, patients undecided about termination, medical abortion follow-up ultrasounds, IUD placement and follow-up ultrasounds for patients with problems. Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and accurately record images.
  • Provides ongoing patient assessment through observation of patient and records; reports findings accurately and on time.
  • Ensures that equipment performance is optimum, performs appropriate quality control test and adjustments to maximize image quality.
  • Participates in quality monitoring and evaluation activities and maintains measures to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Proactively fulfills patient care responsibilities as requested by medical providers and Clinical Services Manager, facilitating efficient flow of patients.
  • Communicate efficiently and perform professionally with peers, supervisory staff, and patients.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patients and follows all HIPAA regulations. 

Qualifications
 Required Certification: 

  • Current Certification from a Sonography Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Canadian Medical Association (CMA), or
  • Current Certification by ARMDS, with OBGYN specialty, or
  • Current Registration by ARRT in sonography 
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CHOICES.

Consideration will be given to those currently certified with ARMDS, planning to sit for OBGYN Specialty.


Working Conditions

  • This job operates in a professional office, birthing center, health clinic and hospital environment.  This role requires contact with patients. Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • 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; pushing; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; grasping; kneeling; stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • This role requires frequent standing.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.

We sincerely thank you for your interest. Due to volume of applicants only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

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. BIPOC, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates of color, and Latinx candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter to Jazlyn at [email protected] for consideration.

The Midwifery Fellowship Coordinator is responsible for the midwifery fellowship program under the
supervision of the Director of Clinical Services. CHOICES is developing an exciting new fellowship
program for recent graduates of nurse-midwifery programs who are interested in gaining experience in
birthing in hospital, home, and our freestanding birth center. The Midwifery Fellowship Coordinator will
have the unique role of assisting in the development of the program and coordinating and facilitating
the program once it is in place.

Qualifications

  • Degree: High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of overall professional experience minimum.
  • Service mindset, helpful attitude, dependable, trustworthy, and team oriented.
  • The ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized, empathetic, punctual, and possesses strong
    verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to stay calm when individuals are stressed or upset.
  • Technology savvy with experience on Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Well-developed written communication skills.
  • Basic office administration skills.
  • 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for program; thoroughly research best
    practices; track and ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate the process of recruiting, credentialing, and onboarding incoming fellows.
  • Assist in logistics coordination for fellows, including identifying housing and transportation.
  • Schedule, organize, and provide support for all program matters including but not limited to
    enrollment, orientation, trainings, meetings, and calendars for fellows.
  • Liaison with staff to coordinate program activities and trainings, accomplish program objectives,
    ensure cooperation between all departments, and utilize all available CHOICES resources.
  • Provide support at the direction of the Director of Clinical Services, including administrative tasks, research projects, and writing reports.
  • Draft and update communications, marketing materials, and fellowship program materials; create and update website materials for fellowship program.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, and organized records pertaining to the fellows and fellowship program.
  • Serve as a liaison between CHOICES, partner organizations, and fellows; coordinate further local, national, and international collaborations.
  • Assist in monitoring program effectiveness, and work to improve processes and systems as needed.
  • Resolve issues effectively with fellows and within the program.
  • Advocate for fellowship training and education activities.
  • Research and identify funding and scholarship opportunities.
  • 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.

Salary: $45,000 minimum

CHOICES will not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of 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. LGBTQI candidates, candidates of color, and Latinx candidates are encouraged to apply.

Due to the volume of applicants we are only able to contact candidates selected for an interview.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Jazlyn at [email protected].

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled 

Overview of Position: Provide basic medical support to lab techs, nurse practitioners, and doctors. 

Time Required: Based on education program requirements.

To apply send cover letter with resume to Jazlyn at [email protected].