Advocacy / Non-Profit, College / University, Community Health Center/Community Clinic, Government, Hospital, Public and Private, Pre-k - 12 School, Private Industry, Private Practice, Public Health
The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Medical Director, the Nurse Practitioner will function in an expanded role in the areas of primary care, reproductive health and gynecology.
Assess the health status of family planning, primary care and reproductive health patients via history taking, physical examination, and laboratory tests within his/her scope of practice
Plan and provide primary health care, utilizing consultation and referrals when needed
Recognize and manage specific common deviation from wellness and health maintenance which is determined by protocol or consultation with physician staff
Prescribe drugs, devices, immunizing agents, tests and procedures as medically indicated
Work with patients (and family, if applicable) to ensure an understanding of and compliance with the therapeutic regimen with established protocols, and recognize when to refer the patient to a physician or other health care provider
Perform other relevant duties as delegated by supervisor
Currently licensed/registered by the state of New York as a Registered Nurse ANDNurse Practitioner
Nurse Practitioner board certification required
Three plus years’ experience preferred; A minimum of one year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner required
Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people
Experience working with LGBT-identified, runaway and homeless, foster care and immigrant youth populations
Knowledge of effects of trauma on adolescent development and experience with providing trauma informed care preferred
Demonstrates ability to work in a holistic, multidisciplinary setting and closely collaborate with colleagues as part of an interdisciplinary team to promote successful outcomes for youth
Adolescent Health, Women’s Health and/or Family Planning experience preferred
Strong LARC procedural skills preferred
Demonstrates excellent organizational skills, time management and documentation skills, including the ability to work independently, assess priorities and take initiative
Proficiency in use of electronic medical records, preferably eCW
Proficiency in Spanish, French or Mandarin strongly preferred
Internal Number: 1616
About The Door- A Center of Alternatives
Founded in 1972, The Door empowers educationally and economically disadvantaged youth to reach their potential by providing a complete range of services all under one roof. Each year over 11,000 young people from all five New York City boroughs come to The Door for primary health care, reproductive care and health education, mental health counseling, legal services, supportive housing, HSE, ESL, tutoring and homework help, college preparation and computer classes, career & education services, job placement, daily meals, cultural arts and services.