**CONSULTANT PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE (Rehabilitation)
The mission of the Bureau of Environmental Disease and Injury Prevention is to prevent environmental disease and injury in homes, communities and the workplace, and to protect health by promoting healthy environments and health equity. The Bureau is comprised of four Programs - Healthy Homes, Environmental Health Assessment and Communications, Poison Control Center, and Injury and Violence Prevention.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
- Provide care coordination for cases of lead poisoned children and pregnant women.
- Make initial contact with health care providers and families of children with elevated blood lead levels.
- Review and reassess cases as needed.
- Consults with the program's medical director about cases requiring additional attention.
- Provide information to the public and medical community.
- Counsel and educate parents, pregnant women, medical providers and others on lead poisoning prevention.
- Give presentations on lead poisoning prevention and control .
- Under the guidance of the medical director a) Develops and trains employees on new policies, procedures and written protocols for case coordination b) Participates in special projects.
- Maintain all patient/medical documents in a confidential manner.
Minimum Qual Requirements
No job description available
- Experience in public health nursing
- Knowledge of lead poisoning
- Demonstrated experience in care coordination
- Possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- Experience working with families with young children
- Experience working with pregnant women
- Detailed oriented with outstanding organizational skills
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment
- Fluency in foreign languages not required, but is a plus.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
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.
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:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 425835.
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.
125 Worth Street, Nyc
New York City Residency is not required for this position
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
1. A valid New York State license as a Registered Nurse, a baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an accredited college and a master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health or a related field, plus two (2) years of recent experience in public health or hospital nursing in the field of communicable diseases, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory, administrative, consultative or educational capacity; or
2. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have a valid New York State license as a Registered Nurse, a baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an accredited college, and the one year of supervisory, administrative, consultative, or educational experience as described in "1" above.