CUNY Nurse Practitioner Level II- Medical Staff Health Services- (Provisional) in Bronx, New York
Nurse Practitioner Level II- Medical Staff Health Services- (Provisional)
Bronx Community College
In collaboration with a physician of record, provides primary health care to the students and staff.
In collaboration with a licensed physician and consistent with the college's written agreement with such physician, with considerable latitude for making independent decisions, performs physical examinations, diagnostic tests, and executes corrective therapeutic interventions and/or treatments.
Provides guidance and counseling and basic care during acute and chronic phase of illness.
Provides a high level of medical and health care through consultation with physicians and other health care professionals.
Provides and coordinates the delivery of a broad range of health education seminars and health care services, e.g. health education fairs; seminars on topics for promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and disability.
Supervises the support staff including those performing health related duties. There are two assignment levels in this class of positions. All personnel perform related work.
Assignment Level I
Consistent with written practice agreements and protocols may include but not limited to:
Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients through interviews, health history, physical examinations and diagnostic tests.
Makes a diagnosis, and initiates appropriate action to facilitate the implementation of the therapeutic plan consistent with the continuing health care needs of the clients.
Uses the resources of the health care setting.
Coordinates diseases prevention and health maintenance programs using available resources.
Coordinates and organizes programs such as health fairs to provide information regarding different health issues and basic healthcare.
Coordinates communicable disease control program for a college, including immunization, TB testing, epidemiological follow-up, etc.
Refers clients to other health care providers and community resources, when appropriate.
Collaborates with other health disciplines to insure continuity of care.
Initiates and provides emergency care services in life threatening situations, including but not limited to First Aid and CPR.
Counsels and teaches clients as to the nature and course of illness or disability, medication regimen, test or treatment procedures, etc.
Provides psychological support to clients concerning health maintenance.
Assumes health care responsibilities and monitors the coordination and implementation of such care, within office hours.
Develops, adjusts and makes modifications, in consultation with the physician, in medically prescribed regimen. Prescribes and/or administers medicine whenever necessary.
Participates in formulation of procedures, policies, protocols, either self initiated or requested by the Director.
Develops effective relationships with people of diverse groups and backgrounds, at all levels, inside and outside the organization.
Participates in team planning for the provision of total required services.
Participates in select studies or research that contribute to health care.
Assists in providing education and training for other nursing staff.
May supervise subordinate staff.
Assignment Level II
In addition to performing the duties described at Assignment Level I, serves as the Director of the College Health Center , Health Services or Wellness Center responsible for planning, formulating and implementing appropriate policies and procedures.
Administers and directs Health and/or Wellness Center ensuring compliance with University standards in the provision of primary and acute care, health and wellness education and early detection and prevention services for all students.
Is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of Health Center facility including staffing, budget, record keeping and safety issues.
Is responsible for the Risk Management and Quality control.
Directs the various programs of the Center e.g. immunization operation, emergency medical response plans and activities.
Develops medical care plan within defined protocols.
Collaborates with College faculty and administrators to include health education as part of the curriculum when possible.
Develops and maintains affiliations with area hospitals, HMO's, and local clinics to provide a resource and referral base for services not available on campus.
Supervises and/or directs the support staff and other full and part-time professionals engaged in providing health care or other health related duties.
Maintains liaison with College administrators regarding Health Center issues.
Attends meetings and prepares reports as necessary.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Development, the Health Services Director contributes to the division of Student Success by developing and maintaining relationships and collaboration that and enrich the campus experience and encourage healthy lifestyles. This position has a significant integrative function, developing programming with other departments and academic units to ensure that well-being is woven through the campus experience. The Director also works with other internal and external stakeholders to develop, implement, and execute campaigns, programs, events, outreach and workshops.
Oversees the immunization/vaccination programs, ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.
Administers and directs all communications formt he health services office to students, the campus community, medial professionals and community orgaizations agencies
Formulate, implement appropriate policies and procedures to ensure compliance with city, state, and federal laws and regulations as well as campus and university policies and protocols. Compile and report health related data required by CUNY and government agencies
Document and maintain accurate, confidential student medical records and statistics
Manage the planning and implementation of campus co-curricular programming, including but not limited to: COVID 19, vaccination/immunization, MMR, Meningitis, HIV/AIDS awareness, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, nutrition, obesity, and the development of a healthy lifestyle.
Oversee and enter student health information into CUNYfirst system
Serve as a member of the CUNY Health Services Council; actively participate in regular council meetings as the BCC representative
Candidates must possess current New York State Education Department Certification to practice as a Nurse Practitioner including authorization to issue prescriptions to Section 6902 (3) (b) of the State Education Law and one (1) year of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
For Assignment to Level II in addition to the above candidates must have two (2) additional years of experience. One additional year of clinical in a Health Center or Clinic.
The collaboration physician chosen by the college must have a current and valid collaboration agreement with the College.
If the College chooses to enter into such an agreement with a collaborating physician already working with the selected candidate, the candidate must provide the following and, the college must enter in a written agreement with the physician:
- Written proof of the collaborating physician's insurance coverage for collaborating
- Written proof that the collaborating physician meets all legal requirements for collaboration as defined in Education Law Sec.6902.
If the college elects to use an existing collaborating physician, the selected candidate, in order to be appointed, must indicate in writing his/her willingness to work with the college's chosen physician.
In order to make appointments in this title, THE APPOINTING COLLGE MUST HAVE AN ESTABLISHED BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITH A COLLABORATING PHYSICIAN.
IN ALL CASES THE PHYSICIAN MUST MEET ALL LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SUPERVISION AS DEFINED IN EDUCATION LAW SEC. 6902.
IN THE EVENT THAT THE PHYSICIAN IS RETAINED ON CONTRACT, THE COLLEGE MUST OBTAIN A WRITTEN PROOF OF THE COLLABORAING PHYSICIAN'S INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR COLLABORATION OF THE CANDIDATE.
Master’s degree in relevant field
Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively, lead, motivate, train and evaluate a small Health services team
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and diverse community college setting
Knowledge of data systems, CUNYfirst, Blackboard, Microsoft Office Suite
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 24953
Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
- If you have already applied to Job ID 24953 do not need to reapply
December 31, 2022, with review of resumes to begin on September 8, 2022.
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