The Registered Nurse will report to the Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs, and will provide primary health care to the students and staff, in conjunction with a physician of record, and will supervise support staff, including those performing health related duties. In collaboration with a licensed physician and consistent with the college???s written agreement with such physician, with considerable latitude for making independent decisions, the Nurse will perform physical examinations, diagnostic tests, and execute corrective therapeutic interventions and/or treatments, and provide guidance and counseling and basic care during acute and chronic phase of illness. This position is responsible for administering a high level of medical and health care through consultation with physicians and other health care professionals. The Nurse will facilitate 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. There are two assignment levels in this class of positions. All personnel perform related work.
General Work Tasks for Assignment Level I.
Consistent with written practice agreements and protocols, day to day assignments will be inclusive of, but not limited to:
Assessing the physical and psychosocial status of clients through interviews, health history, physical examinations and diagnostic tests
Making a diagnostic, and initiating appropriate action to facilitate the implementation of the therapeutic plan consistent with the continuing health care needs of the clients
Coordinating disease prevention and health maintenance programs using available resources, including those of the health care setting
Coordinating and organizing programs such as health fairs to provide information regarding different health issues and basic healthcare
Coordinating communicable disease control program for a college, including immunization, TB testing, epidemiological follow-up, etc
Referring clients to other health care providers and community resources, when appropriate
Collaborating with health disciplines to ensure continuity of care
Initiating and providing emergency care services in life threatening situations, including but not limited to First Aid and CPR
Counseling and teaching clients as to the nature and course of illness or disability, medication regimen, test or treatment procedures, etc
Providing psychological support to clients concerning health maintenance
Assuming health care responsibilities and monitoring the coordination and implementation of such care, within office hours
Developing, adjusting and making modifications, in consultation with the physician, in medically prescribed regimen
Prescribing and/or administering medicine whenever necessary
Participating in formulation of procedures, policies, protocols, either self- initiated or requested by the Director
Developing effective relationships with people of diverse groups and backgrounds, at all levels, inside and outside the organization
Participating in team planning for the provision of total required services
Participating in select studies or research that contributes to health care
Assisting in providing education and training for other nursing staff
Supervise subordinate staff, as necessary
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, HMOs, 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
Candidates must possess current New York State Education Department Certification to practice as a Nurse Practitioner including authorization to issue prescriptions pursuant 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 experience as a Nurse P:ractitioner and one additional year of supervisory or administrative experience in a Health Center or Clinic.
NOTE: The collaborating physician chosen by the college must have a current and valid collaborating 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:
(1). Written proof of the collaborating physician???s insurance coverage for collaborating the candidate.
(2). 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.
Salary Range: $81,371 - $125,180. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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.
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