Junior Public Health Nurse, Bureau of STI Prevention and Control /STI Clinic Ops & Patient Srvs

New York City DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE - New York, NY4.1

30+ days ago
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 hire a Jr. Public Health Nurse 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 dutiesExperience with electronic medical recordsPreferred experience working or training in high volume primary care clinic with a diverse patient population Including racial / ethnic minorities, LGBTQ community and immigrantsKnowledge of STD's and HIVBilingual Spanish/English preferred.

Additional Information

**Must follow all safety, security, Blood-borne pathogen exposure, infection control, and hazardous materials policies and procedures to assure a safe environment for staff and students. This includes using: personal protective wear, good hand hygiene, and adhering to sharps safety procedures.**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. ? 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 ? Current Resume 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 FORGIVENESSThe 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 number # 358269.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.

Residency Requirement

NYC RESIDENCY IS NOT REQUIRED FO THIS POSITION