Staff Nurse

Essential Pregnancy Services - Bellevue Center - Bellevue

Health Care


Name of Facility: Essential Pregnancy Services Bellevue Clinic
908 W Mission Ave
Bellevue, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Dennis Waggoner


Department: Health & Wellness
Reports to: Michelle Witt - Director of Health & Wellness

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Position Purpose: Essential Pregnancy Services is a pregnancy resource center dedicated to
assisting women and families with unplanned pregnancies by helping them build a healthy future
through support, education, health services, material assistance and referrals. The greatest needs
of a teen or a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy is the medical care needed to answer her
immediate questions on pregnancy, as well as the opportunity to be listened to in an environment
that is safe and confidential.
The dedicated nursing staff at EPS, along with physicians, sonographers, volunteers,and
professional counseling work to ensure that women facing an unplanned pregnancy receive the
best medical, nursing, psychosocial and spiritual care possible. We strive to educate women about
their pregnancies and help to create options for them.
● Maintains frequent communication with Director of Health and Wellness and Nurse
● Communicate client STI treatment/screening status with DCHD as needed
● Communicate with NPHL regarding STD screening results as needed
● Communicate with Medical Director as need arises
● Attend at least 6 monthly nurses meetings annually
● Attend monthly staff meetings
● Maintain Current RN/LPN Licensure
● Complete Annual Education provided by EPS
● Maintain current BLS certification
● Complete required Continuing Education for nurses every 2 years to enable license
renewal with DHHS


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
● Follow EPS Policy and Procedures, Standing Orders, and approved EPS Nursing Education
during every client interaction.
● Collaborate with Client Testing Staff to provide “The Essentials” process to every client
● Provide same day Nurse Consult to all EPS clients
● Perform Limited Obstetric Ultrasounds per Standing Orders
● Administer Pregnancy tests per Standing Orders
● Collect urine specimens and prep STI Screening kits per Standing Orders
● Enter lab orders for STI screenings as part of the NIPP project and send STI screening
Specimens to NPHL
● Mail or call all STI lab results to clients within 7-10 business days of STI screening
● Provide assistance to for Helpline personnel for discussing EPS services when needed
Essential Pregnancy Services ● BENSON CENTER ● 402.554.0121 ● 6220 Maple St. Omaha, NE 68104
● Complete all medical nursing follow ups to clients
● Provide STI Treatment to positive clients per Standing Orders
● Cross train in other testing service positions such as Reception Specialist and Resource
Provide EPS approved:
● abstinence education to clients
● birth control education and NFP/fertility appreciation community resource information
● STI Risk assessment and treatment education for clients.
● options education for abortion vulnerable and minded clients
● prenatal education for clients who are CTT
● Accurately document all nursing assessment, intervention, education, and community
resource information given for every client served in a timely manner, utilizing the
electronic database.

Education and Experience
1. Active Nursing License in the state of Nebraska
2. Current BLS
3. Willing to complete or has completed Limited Obstetric Ultrasound Training and 50-75
required supervised scans. (Approved by Medical Director to perform Limited Obstetric
Ultrasound at EPS)

Application Instructions

Nature and Scope of Accountability: Hired by and reports to the Director of Health and Wellness
Apply to: Director of Health and Wellness , Michelle Witt, or by mail.