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FCS Practitioner

FCS Practitioner

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Position Type 
Dept Of Fertility Care Service
US-MO-Saint Louis

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

To teach couples the Creighton Model Fertility Care System of recognizing the normal cycles of fertility and infertility to achieve or avoid pregnancy or to monitor gynecologic health.



Safety/Risk Management
a. Maintains accurate and complete client records.
b. Follows confidentiality policies/procedures.
c. Complies with clients rights/regulations.

Coordination of Services
a. Introduces and monitors techniques under research.
b. Develops and evaluates forms, teaching aids and program materials.

Complex Aspects
a. Serves as a resource for referrals to the Medical Center, physicians and others.
b. Provide various services and guidance pertaining to fertility care, including, but not limited to:
- Advanced case management in teaching Creighton Model Fertility Care System and related health issues
- Resources in area of NaProTechnology and human sexuality
- Client advocacy


Primary Aspects
a. Conducts introductory sessions for couples and large groups, presenting prepared slide presentation with standardized commentary, and offering a question and answer session.
b. Assures the availability of Creighton Model Fertility Care System consultation (24 hours/day).
c. Assists in the completion of statistics and preparation
of records.
d.Conducts followups according to standardized followup protocol.


Communication Management
a. Performs outreach activities to community groups and organizations.
b. Gives presentations on Creighton Model Fertility Care System to couples in Christian marriage classes, high school students, church groups, nursing students, residents and hospital staff.
c. Coordinates the Mother/Daughter and Father/Son programs.
d. Represents St. John’s Mercy Medical Center at community outreach functions.



Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:



  • Must have completed the educational phases and supervised practicum necessary for FCP certificate.
  • RN license in the State of MO.
  • Supervised teaching experience of Creighton Model Fertility Care required.
  • Must be certified as a Fertility Care Practitioner by the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals or be eligible for certification.
  • OB/GYN experience preferred. Previous FCP experience preferred.


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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