Sep 11, 2020

Junior Public Health Nurse

  • NYPD
  • New York, NY, USA

Job Description

Job Description Part-time (35 Hours/Week)

The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safety and well-being for New York City families and children. The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health, and the Bureau of Administration. The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family recognizes their power and is given the opportunity to reach their full health and development potential. We encourage qualified applicants with demonstrated commitment to social justice, particularly racial, gender, and LGBTQ equity to apply.


Under the supervision of the Public Health Nurse level III / Borough Nursing Director; the JPHN, will be responsible for the following duties:

--Perform as a member of a health team in the New York City schools, both public and nonpublic.

--Prepare case findings, make referrals and conduct follow-up in conjunction with audiovisual screening team, doctors and other Health care providers in the schools and community.

--Assist in providing health education to students and staff in schools, and advising families on proper health practices.

--Maintain school records and prepare monthly reports to be used by nursing supervisors.

--Supervise Public Health Advisors.

--Establish contacts and collaborate working relationships with the schools administrators and community. Minimum Qual Requirements 1. Possession of a valid New York State license as a Registered Nurse is required. Preferred Skills **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. 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 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 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.


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