FULL TIME/ TEMP/ OR TEMP TO PERM Location: Mutiple locations in NYC
Position Summary: The Family Nurse Practitioner insures delivery of comprehensive health care in accordance with the philosophy, standard of practice, objectives and policies of The Institute for Family Health. The FNP Splits time between the Institute’s School-Based Health Center high school locations, Washington Irving H.S./P.S. 57/H.S. Fashion Industries and the Phillips & Sidney Hillman Family Practice. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for diagnosis and treatment of common and chronic illness focusing on health promotion and disease prevention activities including patient education and counseling in School Based Health Center; the FNP is cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives and policies of the Residency, the Department and the Organization. Participates in defining, maintaining and interpreting standards of nursing practice in SBHC.
- Prescribes medications and treatments
- Collaborates with other members of the team in the provision of regular health screening and other health promotion measures
- Makes home/hospital visits to clients and/or takes calls
- Participates in special projects and committees
- Participates in BIMC/PACC committees, as directed by Director of School Based Health Program
- Acts as preceptor for selected students and staff
Education: BSN and MSN Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practioner Program License: Registered Nurse in New York State
Certification: Nurse Practitioner Certification & Registration, Certified or eligible for certification by recognized specialty organization, Current practice agreement
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Minimum 2 years or nursing experience and one year as a Nurse Practitioner. Demonstrated organizational, clinical, and interpersonal skills, as well as ability to problem solve using critical thinking; demonstrated basic computer skills including typing proficiency. Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.
To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements (specifying the position of interest on the subject line) Att: Human Resources Department, The Institute for Family Health, 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10011; Fax: (212) 620-0688; E-mail: email@example.com