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New York City, NY
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Public Health Nurse III / Communicable Disease Liaison, Bureau of School Health

* OPEN TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE PERMANENT IN THE CIVIL SERVICE TITLE OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE * Established in 1805, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (the NYC Health Department) is the oldest and largest health department in the country. We strive to protect and promote the health of all New Yorkers. Our core values are science, equity and compassion, with a vision to be a city where all New Yorkers can realize their full health potential, regardless of who they are, where they are from or where they live. As a world-renowned public health agency responding to urgent public health crises from New York City's yellow fever outbreak in 1822, to the COVID-19 pandemic we are a hub for public health innovation, expertise and programs for accessing services. We have a vast impact on national public policy, including programs and services focused on food and nutrition, anti-tobacco support, chronic disease prevention, HIV/AIDS treatment, family and child health, environmental health, mental health, and racial justice work, among others. Our 6,000-plus team members bring extraordinary diversity to the work of public health. True to our value of equity, the NYC Health Department has been a leader in recognizing and dismantling racism's impacts on the health of New Yorkers and beyond. In 2021, the NYC Board of Health declared racism as a public health crisis. With commitment to dismantle systems that perpetuate inequitable power, opportunity and access, the NYC Health Department continues to work in and with communities and community organizations to increase their access to health services and decrease avoidable health outcomes. Program Description: The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safety and well-being for New York City families and children. The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health, and the Bureau of Administration. The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family recognizes their power and is given the opportunity to reach their full health and development potential. We encourage qualified applicants with demonstrated commitment to social justice, particularly racial, gender, and LGBTQI+ equity to apply. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: Under the direct Supervision of the Director; Deputy Assistant Director of Nursing Services; and under the clinical direction of the Medical Director; specifically concerning issues related to communicable, immunization and environmental matters, the Communicable Disease Nurse Liaison will be responsible for the following duties: Serving as the Office of School Health (OSH) Nurse Liaison on all matters related to communicable and vaccine preventable disease outbreaks/environmental investigations and interventions in the school setting Participating/contributing to the development and implementation of Office of School Health Continuous Quality Improvement Program which analyzes data from incidents and occurrences, Participating/contributing to the development and implementation of Office of School Health Continuous Quality Improvement Program which analyzes data from incidents and occurrences, Working in conjunction with BNDs, Nursing Supervisors, SMDs, Nurses, and in Consultation with other DOHMH's bureaus to provide clear instruction for OSH staff and DOE personnel in the necessary protocols/policy/procedure related to the specific concern, Transmitting electronically at the end of each workday a complied "Sign Out Report" to BNDs, SMDs, Nursing Supervisors, and Key Central Office personnel, Participating/contributing to the development and implementation of OSH Continuous Quality Improvement Program, which analyzes data from incidents and occurrences, Participating in the reviewing of occurrences to provide analysis and development of needed action plans, Collaborating with the Staff Development and Central Office Nursing Units to develop appropriate training programs to help determine areas needing improvement, Serving as the OSH Nurse Liaison for compliance regarding Suspected Child Abuse and EMS Reporting, Assuming short and long-term projects as required and directed by the Director of Nursing Participates in team development; assisting the Director of Nursing as needed, Preparing oral and written reports as required. Minimum Qualifications 1. A Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing from a regionally-accredited college or university or one recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable educational practices; and 2. A license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment. Medical Requirement: Medical guidelines have been established for the position of Public Health Nurse. Candidates will be examined to determine whether they can perform the essential functions of the position of Public Health Nurse. Where appropriate, a reasonable accommodation will be provided for a person with a disability to enable him or her to take the examination, and/or to perform the essential functions of the job. SPECIAL NOTE B For assignment to Assignment Levels II and III, in addition to meeting the Qualification Requirements described above, individuals must meet the supervisory level qualification requirements set forth in Section 11.42 of the New York State Sanitary Code. Preferred Skills Expertise in Planning and Program Development. Knowledge of DOHMH and DOE personnel policies and procedures. Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Qualification: candidate must be permanent 1)A License and current registration to practice as a Register Nurse 2)At least one year supervisor experience 3)Experience with program development and conducting presentations. 55a Program This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program. Residency Requirement New York City Residency is not required for this position Additional Information The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.


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The average salary for a School RN is 4% lower than the US average of $47.

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