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Regional Clinician Network Leader

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) mobilizes, trains, and supports clinicians to make reproductive health care accessible to everyone in the United States. We connect, develop, and support clinicians to become effective leaders promoting reproductive freedom. We develop practical, evidence-based, patient-centered clinical tools and resources that set a clinical standard in the U.S. and are used widely around the world. Our clinical training programs develop primary care clinicians who provide, advocate for, and teach full-spectrum reproductive health care. Our technical assistance programs creatively address barriers to providing high-quality abortion, contraception, and management of early pregnancy loss care in primary care settings. Through our national organizing and mobilizing we are building a movement to change the way reproductive health care is provided.

 

Role:

As the Regional Clinician Network Leader, you will be responsible for leading, mentoring, and providing peer support to family physician RHAP American Academy of Family Physician (AAFP) liaisons from four to five states in a designated geographic region. The AAFP Liaisons are family physicians who are leading efforts in their states to encourage activism within the AAFP. As the Regional Clinical Leader, you will hold individual mentoring calls with your assigned AAFP Liaisons and will set up and execute group support calls. You will also help plan and attend national leadership training meetings and will attend the AAFP’s Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience each year.

The AAFP Liaisons are all members of the Reproductive Health Access Network, a national network of more than 3,600 primary care clinicians dedicated to expanding and protecting access to reproductive health care. The Network engages members at the local level via 23 Clusters (chapters) in 22 states.

This is a remote position that reports to the Medical Director.

 

Responsibilities:

You will be the primary point of contact for AAFP Liaisons from 4-5 states in a geographic region. You will:

  • Help the AAFP Liaisons develop relationships with reproductive rights and justice advocacy groups.
  • Mentor and coach the AAFP Liaisons to provide educational presentations at state, regional, and national AAFP meetings, and to join committees or commissions within their state and national AAFP
  • Attend as many regional Cluster and AAFP meetings as possible to promote the above.

 

Job Qualifications

  • A current board-certified family physician
  • Member of the AAFP with a track record of leadership/activism within the organization
  • Proven advocacy and networking skills at local and national levels
  • Experience in building local clinical and leadership capacity
  • Ability to listen with empathy and attention, while not reluctant to speak up
  • Experience in public speaking on reproductive health topics, including abortion, and able to coach others in public speaking/presentation
  • Ability to mentor others in giving CME talks that are engaging and interactive
  • Resides outside of the Northeastern United States

 

Work Hours & Compensation

This is a remote consultant position. The work is estimated to be approximately 10 hours per month. The hourly rate is $150/hour. Travel, lodging, and registration will be covered when associated with the above tasks.

 

Application Instructions

To apply for the position, submit a CV or resume and cover letter to hr@reproductiveaccess.org.

 

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual based on any non-merit factor and is committed to an equitable workplace where everyone is treated as a respected and valued member of the team. In fact, RHAP actively seeks to build and maintain a diverse staff with regard to race, sex, gender identity, age, ability, religion, national origin or sexual orientation. In addition to Federal law requirements, RHAP complies with applicable New York State and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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