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Nurse Practitioner

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Children's Aid
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The Bronx, NY
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Published 2 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY: In collaboration with a physician, delivers primary health care to students, as well as fulfills such duties as assessment, planning, teaching and counseling. The SBHC Nurse Practitioner operates as the site supervisor and provides leadership across the site to all SBHC staff. With the collaboration of the SBHC program manager, the SBHC NP is responsible for medical staff’s performance evaluations and ensuring that the SBHC site is following NYS DOH and NYC DOHMH regulations and Children’s Aid Policies and Procedures. The SBHC Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with Children’s Aid Community School Director and staff and will represent the Health and Wellness Division at meetings with School/DOE Leadership, conference calls and other activities at the school site. The practitioner functions as a health team member in meeting the objectives of the program in the school.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implements philosophy and objectives of program.
  • Works cooperatively with program, administrative staff and collaborating physician.
  • Establishes a data base of information about pediatric patients by obtaining health and developmental histories; conducts basic periodic physical assessments; orders appropriate screening and/or routine diagnostic tests; and records findings in a systematic and accurate form.
  • Assesses the status of the patient by discriminating between normal and abnormal physical findings and recognizes deviations from normal growth and development.
  • Provides routine immunizations according to NYSDOH standards.
  • Provides treatment for minor illnesses and accidents either in consultation with a collaborating physician or according to established protocol.
  • Makes comprehensive assessments and decisions, and plans care.
  • Functions independently and recognizes when a collaborative consultation is appropriate.
  • Provides outpatient follow-up treatment by encouraging families to call when they have concerns, and provides appropriate phone management with regard to these concerns. Follows up on emergency, clinic and hospital visits and referrals, as appropriate.
  • Assumes responsibility for daily management of SBHC site activities and acts as a resource to other staff members involved in the care of patients.
  • Supervises the medical clerical staff and participates in their performance evaluation.
  • With the collaboration of the SBHC program manager, the NP is responsible for ensuring the SBHC site follows continuous quality assurance standards and meets DOH compliance, including but not limited to: timely submission of meeting minutes, completion of emergency drills, completion of environmental surveys, ensure adherence of all staff to HIPAA and HITECH requirements, etc.
  • Responsible to meet site productivity goals
  • Maintains up-to-date legible medical records and fills out required statistical forms.
  • Is competent to care for patients based upon the age groups treated.
  • Contributes to the periodic review and modification of Medical Protocols.
  • Continues to update personal knowledge, both formally and informally, in order to provide current information and appropriate care to patients.
  • Ensures that all patients, visitors and coworkers receive personalized prompt attention and are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Training on and compliance with OSHA regulations regarding infection control and regulated waste.
  • Must abide by privacy laws including HIPAA, etc.
  • Performs other related duties, as required. 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited university required.
  • Certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified via National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners, or the American Nursing Association.
  • Current license to practice professional nursing and as a nurse practitioner in the State of New York.
  • Continuing Education Unit Accreditation Maintenance.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
  • Works effectively and enthusiastically with children and adolescents, families, professionals and other personnel from a wide range of cultural, social and economic backgrounds.


POSITION SUMMARY: In collaboration with a physician, delivers primary health care to students, as well as fulfills such duties as assessment, planning, teaching and counseling. The SBHC Nurse Practitioner operates as the site supervisor…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    June 3, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

Benefits:

·       Medical, Vision, Dental

·       403b + employer match

·       Up to 20 vacation days

·       Sick days

·       Personal days

·       Paid holidays

·       Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

·       Pre-tax transportation account

·       Voluntary benefit plans & life insurance

·       Education support program

Visit us: https://www.childrensaidnyc.org

Benefits:

·       Medical, Vision, Dental

·       403b + employer match

·       Up to 20 vacation days

·       Sick days

·       Personal days

·       Paid holidays

·       Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

·       Pre-tax transportation account…

Location

On-site
465 E 167th St, The Bronx, NY 10456, USA

How to Apply

Children’s Aid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Qualified candidates from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 004359

Children’s Aid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Qualified candidates from underrepresented…

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