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Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza
Minimum Qualifications Transfer: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Public Health Program Nurse, G24 OR NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a position G22 or higher and deemed eligible for transfer to Public Health Program Nurse under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law by also possessing the below Provisional qualifications.
Provisional: a bachelor’s of science or higher degree in nursing; AND a current New York State license and registration as a professional registered nurse; AND four years of post-licensure nursing experience that includes at least one year of experience in public health and related health systems in one or more of the following areas: monitoring, diagnosing, investigating, disease prevention, surveillance and control activities, educating, researching, developing policies and initiatives, enforcing laws and regulations, assuring provision of health care, evaluating, and/or quality assurance activities in connection with the health status of individuals, populations in the community, and/or across populations. Substitution: A master of science in nursing may be substituted for one year of the general experience if not used to meet the educational minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with performing oversight activities to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules or regulations including conducting on-site monitoring visits. Experience working with victims of sexual assault, including the provision of forensic examinations, referrals for follow-up and support services, and training of professionals on issues related to sexual assault. Experience working in high-risk perinatal health, including identification and assessment of maternal and infant needs, referrals to community supports to improve antenatal, postpartum and interconception health. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to present information to public and professional groups, and relate to a variety of stakeholders are important.
Duties Description The public health program nurse (PHPN) will work as part of a team with the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) Program to ensure all SAFE certified hospitals and examiners are operating in accordance with State law, regulations and standard of care. The PHPN will be expected to: work with the sexual assault prevention and SAFE team at the NYSDOH and its various stakeholders; assist with development of guidance, tools and processes to ensure SAFE and other hospitals are providing high quality care to victims of sexual assault. Conduct on-site reviews of SAFE and non-SAFE certified hospitals as requested and develop reports for internal use and to provide to the hospital regarding performance. The PHPN will also work as part of the team supporting the re-designation of NYS’ perinatal system consisting of hospitals and birthing centers. This will include working with a contracted organization to review surveys to determine hospital capacity and conduct on-site reviews to regional perinatal centers and other hospitals and birthing centers, as requested.
Additional Comments Full-time, permanent transfer or provisional pending examination. Provisional appointee will be required to take the next Civil Service PHPN examination, and be immediately appointable on the resulting eligible list, to maintain employment. Occasional Statewide travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required.
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit a resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/32381/PHPN, Room 2276, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by email to email@example.com, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with a subject line EGB/32381/PHPN. Resumes will be accepted until April 23, 2018.