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Bridgercare is Hiring a FNP!

Established in 1972, Bridgercare provides essential reproductive services and education to more than 15,000 women and men in south central Montana, regardless of their personal circumstances or ability to pay.

Job summary:
Bridgercare has an exciting full-time opportunity for a FNP to provide quality patient care, follow-up, and referrals. Our services include a range of reproductive and general health services including: Family Planning, Breast & Cervical screening, Teen Clinic, Colposcopy, and LGBTQ services.

Description of Duties:
•Coordinate and deliver comprehensive reproductive and related health assessment, diagnosis and treatment of teens, women and men per Title X and local medical protocols.
•Orient and/or train new staff as requested.
•Assist in patient triage for medical problems & acute vs. routine appointments.
•Contribute to achieving health center productivity goals and customer service standards.
•Follow Standardized Procedures for: contraception, EC, STI screening, immunizations, patient education and referrals.
•Document patient data accurately and completely in electronic medical record.

Benefits:
•Company-paid license, professional liability insurance, DEA fees.
•Regular hours Monday – Saturday. 35-40 hours per week. (No On-Call)
•Group Health coverage, dental, vision
•Employer contributions toward life, accident, and other ancillary insurance coverage.
•Matching retirement contributions up to 3%
•Generous paid time off and holiday benefits
•Professional development opportunities including in-house trainings
•Wages are competitive and DOE

Requirements:
•A graduate of an accredited Masters or Certificate nurse practitioner program.
•Current Montana state licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse with prescriptive authority.
•Current CPR certification.
•Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
•Commitment to family planning philosophy and Title X agency goals.
•Knowledge, interest and ability in patient teaching and health promotion counseling techniques.
•Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
•Strong customer service orientation.
•Experience using Microsoft Office and willingness to learn new computer skills and EHR.
•Strong commitment to provide best practice, non-judgmental, patient centered care to all demographics needing access to sexual and reproductive healthcare and education.
•Desire and ability to acquire additional practice knowledge and clinical skills as Bridgercare adds additional services for our target population.

Please email resumes to Stephanie McDowell at smcdowell@bridgercare.org or drop off at Bridgercare, 300 North Willson, Suite 2001, Bozeman, MT.

 

Bridgercare Puberty Workshop!

Puberty Workshop

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 5-8pm

Puberty workshop presented by our education and community outreach specialist, Hannah Wilson, for all fourth grade girls and a parent or other trusted adult at the Ridge View Elementary School Library. No cost, donations welcome. Potluck dinner. Spots are limited and can be reserved by contacting Hannah Wilson at hwilson@bridgercare.org or 587-0681 ext. 13.

 

Bridgercare Summer Reading!

Summer Reading

Any donation amount gets you a free book. No minimum and no limit on how often throughout the summer you can come in to Bridgercare, donate and pick a book from the Country Bookshelf selections in our waiting room. Want to tell the Country Bookshelf how awesome they are for bringing books to the people? Comment HERE!

 

GIVE BIG UPDATE! You raised $2,215 for #GiveBigGallatinValley! Thank you so much for your generosity!

Juliane and Allison

Click HERE for more event pictures!

 

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#GiveBigGallatinValley day is coming up May 5th!

This 24-hour giving day presented by the Bozeman Area Community Foundation involves 100 local non-profits and many generous area businesses and organizations who have donated to a stretch pool of funds to give all donations another boost. More info here: https://www.givebiggv.org/

Bridgercare will host “Coffee and Condoms”, a donor lounge in the lobby of the Medical Arts Building at 300 N. Willson from 9-11am on May 5th. Come for a delicious breakfast of Ghost Town coffee and Café M pastries. Aside from free condoms, we’ll give away prizes for everyone who donates to Bridgercare that day! More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/440731352756447/

If you can’t come have breakfast with us but want to support us, please consider donating to Bridgercare on the Give BIG website. In order to qualify for hourly cash prizes and stretch pool dollars, only donations through the designated platform will be counted. Please go here: https://www.givebiggv.org/#npo/bridgercare

Thank you so much for supporting us!

 

 

3rd annual Sex Trivia Night 2015!

We’re completely sold out! Waiting list is full as well. Sign up for our e-news to get first dibs next year! More info by calling Juliane directly at  587-0681 ext. 37 or email at jmclean@bridgercare.org

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Sweet Tooth Swing 2015

We’re grateful to our sponsors:

Bozeman Creek Family Health, OSM, Ousel & Spur Pizza Co., Steve Harman Law, VCS Inc., and Western Justice Associates!

We’re grateful to our auction and raffle donors:

ABC/Fox Montana, After 5 and Weddings, Alara, AlpenGirl, Altitude, Ashley Stevick, Bend Beyond, Bequet, Bezel, Big Sky Resort, Bohart Ranch, Bozeman Dentistry, Bozeman Fire Department, Bozeman PD, Bozeman Running Company, Bozeman Symphony, Bozeman Yoga Center, Bridger Bowl, Bridgercare Board of Directors, Capelli’s, Cello , Central Asia Institute, Champu Emporium, Christina Clark Acupuncture, Chrome Tattoo, City Brew, Cleanwaste, Coldsmoke Coffee, Country Bookshelf, Cowlicks, Cupcake Mountain, Dave’s Sushi, Dog Tag Brewing, Dr. Hanly Burton, DubVTees, Enso, Erotique, Esther Sullivan, Gallatin River Lodge, Galloway Photography, Girls Outdoors, Good Vibrations, Granny’s Donuts, Hattie Rex, Health Works Institute, Heidi Ransom, Heyday, Indulgence, Intermountain Opera, Intrigue Ink, Kerie Hagler, La Chatelaine, Laurie the Illusionist, Lawson Dental, Little Pitterpat, Little Red Wagon Coffee Roasters, Lone Mountain Sports, Maggie and Jiggs Creations, Marty Podolsky, Meridian, Mint Dental, Montana Aleworks, Montana Expressions, Nova Café, Oboz, Ousel & Spur Pizza Co, Outwest Furniture, Owenhouse Ace Hardware, Ozssage, Plonk!, Plume Bridal, Pretty Light Images, Pure Barre, Raydient Massage, Red Ants Pants, Revolvr, Riverside Country Club, Sarah Angst, Serendipity Studio, Sex Geekdom, Sola Café, SOMA Massage, STIX, Susan McCauley, Sweet Pea Bakery, Tart, The Art of Contrology, The Community Food Co-op, The Emerson Grill, The Murray Hotel, The Pour House, The Ridge, The Root, The Verge, The Wine Gallery, Theory, Timber Trails, Wayne Mortimer, Yellowstone Coffee, and Zocalo

Thank you dessert buffet and bar contributors:

Bozeman Brewing, Café M, Elle’s Belles, Food for Thought, Granny’s Donuts, Great Harvest, Rockford Coffee, Sweet Pea Bakery, The Coffee Pot Bakery, The Daily Coffee Bar, The Leaf and Bean, Wild Crumb, and Zocalo

Thank you ad sponsors: Bozeman Magazine, BoZone, Montana Parent, and Obvious Ads

Thank you Allegra, Ballenger Auctioneers, Bozeman Swing, Chet Trumbull, Fresh Life Church, Gallatin Roller Girlz, Hayes Novich Photography, and Kerie Hagler

 

 

Bridgercare is offering COLPOSCOPIES !

Bridgercare is thrilled to announce we have expanded our services! We are now offering COLPOSCOPY PROCEDURES ON A SLIDING FEE SCALE, in addition to our current family planning and reproductive health procedures!

Bridgercare accepts new patients, referrals, all insurances, and Medicaid. (Bridgercare does not accept Medicare.) We also offer a sliding fee scale to patients based on their income and family size.  Essential (medically indicated) services, including colposcopy, are provided regardless of ability to pay.