Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services is looking for a part-time (two days/week), potential for full-time, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. The office of Health Services at Sheltering Arms provides comprehensive medical care for the organization's Foster Care program, Adolescent Residential Care program and for adolescents involved in the juvenile justice system. The position would entail providing routine pediatric care to children in foster care of all ages and our adolescent population. The part-time salary is based off a full-time salary of $125k.
Provide comprehensive medical care in the Sheltering Arms Office of Health Services two days a week.
Interview the Foster Family, Biological Family or designated caseworkers as needed. Relay any special information to the Director of Health Services/ Director of Foster Care/Director Group Home about the physical or emotional health of the children and adolescents, which may come to his/her attention.
Request referral of patients to another Medical Center/ Hospital for further diagnosis or treatment at their discretion.
Participate in multi-disciplinary communication with clinic staff and other departments to ensure the well-being of our patients and other related task that may be assigned.
A licensed Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in New York State.
Experience in Foster Care a plus.
Knowledge of physical and sexual abuse signs and symptoms.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to exercise good judgment in emergency situations, to take initiative appropriately and to function independently when required.
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
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About Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services
Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.