Junior Public Health Nurse (Part-Time), Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections

New York City DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE - New York, NY

Full-time$40 an hour
SkillsBenefits
The Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) has the mission of improving the sexual heath of all New Yorkers. To achieve this the Bureau provides direct clinic services to people seeking sexual health care, and services to sex partners; monitors disease trends; provides education and training to providers and community groups, conducts research and develop policies to improve sexual health and wellness. The Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) operates 8 STI clinics throughout New York City (NYC). The Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) is requesting to post for a Jr. Public Health Nurse (Part-Time) position to work in the Sexual Health Clinics.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  • Provide a welcoming and efficient introduction to the STI clinic.
  • Conduct brief but sensitive problem-focused medical interviews including sexual history and questions regarding sexual orientation.
  • Make determination as to patients care needs based on chief complaints, symptoms, medical history and/or test results.
  • Facilitate patient education about clinic flow basic protocols, including available medical and behavioral services confidentiality and partner services.
  • Provide hard copies intake forms for review by clinicians, counselors and social workers.
  • Responsible for medication counting and auditing.
  • Provide basic nursing care including vaccinations and injections in addition to other nursing duties.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Possession of a valid New York State license as a Registered Nurse is required.
Preferred Skills
  • Prior experience with public health policies and/or triage duties
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Preferred experience working or training in high volume primary care clinic with a diverse patient population including racial/ethnic minorities, LGBTQ community and immigrants
  • Knowledge of STI's and HIV
  • Bilingual: Spanish/English preferred
Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
  • Current Resume
  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

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
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 383954.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
Work Location
Citywide - Travel may be required
Residency Requirement
New York City Residency is not required for this position