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CATCH School Nurse, Bureau of School Health/SH Reproductive Health - 242091

Job Description **30-35 hours/week -Part-time

OPEN TO PERMANENT PUBIC HEALTH NURSES ONLY. YOU MUST CLEARLY STATE YOUR CIVIL SERVICE STATUS ON YOUR RESUME OR COVER LETTER.  ALL OTHER CANDIDATES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

The Office of School Health (OSH) is a joint program of the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene responsible for promoting the health of the 103 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in New York City. Services to students include case management of chronic health problems, preventive health screening, urgent care, medication administration, preventive counseling, reproductive health services, health education referral for care and assurance of ongoing effective treatment. OSH has been the provider of public health services for 100 years.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

--Will perform as a member of a health team in the New York City schools, both public and nonpublic.

--Perform case findings, referrals and follow-up in conjunction with audiovisual screening team, doctors and other health providers in the schools and community.

--Provide health education to students and staff in schools and advise families on proper health practices.

--Will be responsible for maintaining school records and prepares monthly reports to be used by nursing supervisors.

--Will be responsible for establishing contacts and collaborate working relationships with the schools administrators and community.
Minimum Qual Requirements 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.

SPECIAL NOTE A
For appointment to School Health, individuals must be able to perform Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

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 Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; for appointment to OSH, individual must be able to perform Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation. Additional Information Must follow all safety, security, Blood-borne pathogen exposure, infection control, and hazardous materials policies and procedures to assure a safe environment for staff and students.  This includes using: personal protective wear, good hand hygiene, and adhering to sharps safety procedures.



**The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements. 

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
To Apply We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/

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Work Location Citywide (Travel may be required) Residency Requirement New York City Residency is not required for this position

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