Bilingual Registered Nurse

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-539222
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 18, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:Under the supervision of the Family Nurse Practitioner, the Registered Nurse will provide support for any medical needs required by UC, traveling when necessary to each New York City location.

FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Assist with initial medical assessments.
  • Communicate with FNP to assist in the referrals of youth to appropriate medical specialties as needed.
  • Assist with required documentation for prescriptions as needed.
  • Assist with follow-up services for NYC programs as needed.
  • Administer vaccines for Children Coordinator.
  • Administer vaccinations as needed for each youth.
  • Administer TB tests to each UC and Cayuga Centers employees as needed.
  • Provide support with creating and electronically submitting TARs for each UC as needed and required paperwork for other NYC programs.
  • Create and update information for each NYC web portal as needed.
  • Assist with foster parent, foster family, and employee physicals.
  • Properly document each medical service.
  • Work collaboratively with the FNP, Case Manager, Clinician, and Skills Trainer to provide appropriate services to each youth.
  • Attend required training.
  • Read required books.
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA.  Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently.  No access will be permitted unnecessarily.  The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.

Experience and Skills:

  • Must be a NYS Registered Nurse. 
  • Experience working with at-risk youth – strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills – required.
  • Bi-lingual English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required.  Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency.
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team context.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties with minimal supervision and to exercise greater judgment.
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required.

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.