Location: (Manhattan) WIHS Campus School-Based Health Center
Position Summary: Reporting to the SBHC Nurse Administrator, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides and coordinates the care of patients in the School-Based Health Center (SBHC) setting by assessing, diagnosing, planning and intervening in actual or potential health problems. Additional responsibilities include patient education and health maintenance strategies specifically aimed at improving health outcomes of children and adolescents. The RN is a member of a designated health care team and collaborates, coordinates and guides team members in planning patient care and achieving goals. The SBHC RN is responsible for responding to emergencies outside the SBHC location in the school campus, reconciling Department of Education school health records with the SBHC EMR and coordinating with schools to get all students in compliance with health requirements, and working collaboratively with the School-Based Health Program leadership team.
The Registered Nurse demonstrates knowledge of the principles of human growth and development over the life span and the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status, and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described by standards and policy and procedures. Will need to be cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives and policies of the Department and Organization.
Education: AAS/BS in Nursing or equivalent
Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Registered Nurse in New York State, Current RN Registration
- Current RN Registration Certificate
- Current BCLS
- Current Infection Control Certificate
- Current Child Abuse Certificate
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Minimum of one (1) year experience in an Ambulatory/Medical Surgery/ER setting; Fluency in Spanish highly preferred; demonstrated ability to plan, make decisions, organize, and direct the work of others; minimum of two (2) years nursing experience; demonstrated ability to perform venipuncture and administer medications including immunizations; clinical, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; ability to problem solve using critical thinking; and posess basic computer skills including typing.
To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest on the subject line) with salary requirements to: HR Department – The Institute for Family Health 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10011; Fax: (212) 620-0688; email: Hresource@institute2000.org.