Family Nurse Practitioner or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, School Based

New York Metro Area, NY

Post Date: 01/10/2018 Job ID: 4530 Department: Allied Health

Title: Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (School Based)

Location: Manhattan, NY 10001

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Allied Health

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (School Based) for a non- profit organization providing a wide range of healthcare services is currently.  The Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner will provide coordinated, comprehensive and continuous primary medical services to patients. The Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner participates in patient education and counseling services, especially about family planning, STDS/HIV, preventive health and nutrition.

Responsibilities:
  • Provides medical services to patients in accordance with the organization’ s clinical policies
  • Provides contraception, (Plan B), pregnancy testing and counseling, PrEP and PEP (HIV care) services, HIV testing and treatment, STI testing and treatment, and other health services
  • Obtains and/or reviews/evaluates a patient's medical and psychosocial history
  • Performs complete comprehensive physical examinations.
  • Collaborates with appropriate members of health team to facilitate high quality services.
  • Evaluates individual patients and prescribes appropriate medications, treatments, referrals as indicated in the Policies & Procedures Manual and/or is consistent with current standards of care.
  • Provides continuous care to patients and management of common and important clinical problems
  • Consults with physician(s) regarding problems not encountered in the standing orders
  • Makes referrals to appropriate sources/consultants for medical and/or social problems.
  • Participates in patient education and counseling services, especially about family planning, STDS/HIV, preventive health and nutrition
  • Charts in OSCR in accordance with NYC DOE/DOH requirements

Educational Requirements:
  • Current NYS license as Nurse Practitioner

Desired Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Interest in and conviction of purpose and aims for all programs in the agency
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
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