CUNY CUNY School of Law Nurse Practitioner Level 1 Hourly in Queens, New York
Job Title: CUNY School of Law Nurse Practitioner Level 1 Hourly
Job ID: 22171
Location: CUNY School of Law
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
CUNY School of Law seeks to hire a temporary, part time, licensed Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse to serve as the Law School staff nurse/health screener, and provide healthcare support, education and advocacy for students as well as staff and faculty.
The duration of employment will be up to twelve (12) months or the maximum time allowed under the Administrative Services Contract, per the Office of General Services.
Responsibilities to Include:
Health Screener: Serves as screener for 10-hours per week (between the hours of 9 am to 11 am, Monday through Friday). During that timeframe, staff, students, and faculty temperatures will be checked with a no-touch thermometer to help determine law school building access to 2 Court Square, Long Island City, NY.
The health screener will be required to make sure all those who request building access have followedCUNY guidelines and protocol and CUNY Laws building access policy for entry after community members:
(1) properly fill out a health questionnaire through the Everbridge application on their phone or tablet before arriving to the law school;
(2) have their temperatures checked with a no-touch thermometer in the presence of the health screener; and
(3) are seen wearing a mask upon arrival, and pledge to wear their masks always while in the building, unless they are in a room by themselves.
Health screener will approve entry based on meeting these requirements. For those who do not pass the screening process, the NP or RN will give instructions and/or make referrals for community member to follow-up with their healthcare provider(s).
Healthcare Support/Resource, Educator & Advocate: The NP or RN will also serve up to 10 additional hours to provide healthcare support, public health education, and advocacy for students, staff and the community on health issues including COVID-19, by providing the latest updates and best practices to limit the spread of the virus. Scheduling periodic webinars through Zoom or the use of other remote platforms will be necessary. The NP or RN will also be a resource to the community to address general health questions..
May be required to administer immunization(s) and/or vaccine(s) provided by the law school.
Refers students and staff to healthcare professionals and resources as appropriate.
Ensures compliance with FERPA, HIPAA, and other City, State and Federal laws and regulations including campus and university policies and protocols.
Documents and maintains accurate, confidential student medical records and statistics.
Provides initial emergency care and first aid and/or referrals as appropriate and responds to on-campus emergencies as per campus policies and protocols.
Tracks and maintains an adequate inventory of medical, pharmaceutical and office supplies. Stocks supplies and verifies expiration dates.
Follows infection control protocols in performing work and handles equipment and chemicals according to CUNY's guidelines and other legal regulations for personal and environmental safety.
Ensures proper disposal of work-related hazardous materials and waste.
May participate with the community in disaster and emergency preparedness activities.
Performs other professional nursing activities as assigned by supervisors.
Upon hire, the NP/RN shall be expected to report for duty on Mondays through Fridays at the building from 9 am to 11am. Other hours TBD.
The estimated start date for the selected candidate will be immediate.
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.
$40.76 per hour
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
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February 6, 2021
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