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Public Health Advisor, Bureau of School Health/SH Nursing Services & Prof Dev - 239688

Public Health Advisor, Bureau of School Health/SH Nursing Services & Prof Dev - 239688

Job Description The Family and Child Health Administration (FCH) is a division comprising of the Bureau of School Health (BSH), the Bureau of Maternal Infant & Reproductive Health (BMIRH), the Bureau of Early intervention (BEI) and FCH Administration. OSH promotes the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in New York City. Services to students include management of chronic health problems, preventive health screenings, urgent care, medication administration, preventive counseling and health.


Under the guidance of the Public Health Nurse; Public Health Advisers prepare the clinical session.

--Assist clinician during the medical session.

--Collect and transmit medical records from assigned schools to the Central Health Office they creates and updates school health records.

--Establish and maintain a working relationship with school personnel.

--Transcribe medical information as received.

--Assist self directed students with their own medication.

--Ensure that students' equipment are functioning and properly used.

--Maintain adequate storage of students medication.

--Document the observations on the medication logs and student medical records.

--Perform simple first aid, participate in agency wide activities for Emergency Preparedness.
Minimum Qual Requirements 1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by twelve semester credits in health education or in health, social or biological sciences; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and six months of full-time satisfactory experience in a health promotion or disease intervention/prevention program, performing one or more of the following: interviewing, conducting field investigations, assessing health risks,
making referrals, or collecting and analyzing epidemiological data; or

3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of full-time satisfactory experience as described in “2” above; or

4. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1,” “2” or “3” above. Undergraduate college credit can be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits from an accredited college for one year of full-time experience. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and either twelve semester credits as described in “1” above or six months of experience as described in “2” above.

Additional Requirements
A. To be assigned to Assignment Level II, candidates must have, in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements listed above, at least one year of experience as a Public Health Adviser (School Health), Assignment Level I, or
at least one additional year of experience as described in Qualification Requirement 2 above.
Preferred Skills Knowledge of DOHMH and DOE personnel policies and procedures. Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. To Apply Apply online with a cover letter to  In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 239688.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Residency Requirement New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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