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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - APRN

Company: City of Stamford
Location: Stamford
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Job Description:

Examples of Duties: Works with each school nurse to maintain local, state, and federal mandates. Promotes primary preventive health care services. Conducts conferences with appropriate school personnel to provide professional opinions as to the fitness of students to participate in sports and/or physical education programs. Collaborates with school nurses, school principals (or designees), private physicians, parents or guardians regarding the identification, referral, follow-up and management of pupils with health problems that may impact upon the student's educational progress. Encourages creativity and enthusiasm for the development of a quality school health program in the City of Stamford. Conducts intake and assessment and provides comprehensive Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) services in accordance with the practices and procedures set forth in the following Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publications and any updated version: 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, at contact for link. and Program Operations Guidelines for STD Prevention at contact for link. Provides Tuberculosis (TB)-related care in accordance with the practices, procedures and guidance set forth in the following publications and any updated version: Official American Thoracic Society/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis, Clinical Infectious Diseases, August 11, 2016, available at contact for link Standards of Care for Patients with Suspected and Confirmed Drug Susceptible Tuberculosis in Connecticut: Reports, Diagnosis and Treatment (revised 2/2017), contact for link. Performs comprehensive physical assessment of each person diagnosed with TB. Provides oversight to nurses conducting pediatric, adult, and travel-related immunizations utilizing current the CDC guidelines. Provides early, periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment as needed of infants and any school children ages six (6) weeks to 18 years or older. Writes, electronically prescribes, or calls into pharmacy required prescriptions. Prepares and evaluates wet mounts related to the diagnosis of STDs. Reviews laboratory and diagnostic findings to initiate treatments using nationally accepted standards published by organizations such as CDC, American Pediatric Association, Infectious Diseases Society of America, etc. Evaluates, refers patients for further medical interventions when needed, and follows up on patients seen in the Health Department's clinic as necessary. Engages and educates clinic patients and their families in order to decrease STD and TB infection rates, increase immunization rates, reduce pediatric lead exposures, and enhance health outcomes. Educates parents/guardians and patients about disease prognosis, treatment, medications and follow up. Engages and educates parents and guardians about childhood developmental milestones, including anticipatory guidance. Demonstrates cultural competence by exhibiting behaviors, skills, attitudes, awareness, acceptance, and respect for differences among people. Adhere to all the relevant terms and conditions outlined in all current grants and contracts that govern the activities of the Health Department including but not limited to requirements for continuing education and/or trainings and the confirmation and documentation for such. Assists in the submission of reportable diseases reports and other mandated reporting. Assists in the preparation of required statistics to ensure compliance with benchmarks. Assists in the preparation of Mayor's quarterly reports, annual reports for the City and State and other reports as are required. Participates in current on-going health initiates within the Health Department. Submits a monthly report of activities to the Director of Health. Works with the City's Director of Nursing and Dental Services, the City Medical Advisor and the public health nurses to maintain local, state, and federal mandates. Attends a one hour monthly meeting with the Director of Health and Director of Nursing. Provides clinical oversight when needed during health department declared emergencies. Performs any related duties that may be reasonably required by the City. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Excellent oral and writing communication skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and/or current standard office software package. Sufficiently information technology (IT) literate to be able to use an electronic medical record system. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors of Science degree in nursing from an accredited institution and a master's degree, and current State Connecticut license as an Advanced Practical Registered Nurse and three (3) years of experience in nursing practice and completion of one year of post-graduate nurse practitioner program or one (1) year work experience in a community health setting. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: 90000.00 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

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