Wellness Nurse (RN)

Recruiter
The Execu|Search Group
Location
Yonkers
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A prominent labor organization in New York City is currently seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN), with previous Wellness experience, for a promising position with their staff. In this role, the Wellness Nurse (RN) will be responsible for screening, monitoring, and educating members regarding chronic conditions and promoting healthier lifestyle behaviors. Company Description Labor Organization Job Description The Wellness Nurse (RN) will: * Administer tests for diseases and monitor progress through blood pressure readings, lipid, glucose, A1C and BMI measurements * Educate members (in-person and telephonically) regarding chronic conditions and healthier lifestyles, and record clinical data for statistical analysis * Counsel members on Health Benefits provided by the organization and refer to appropriate internal departments and community agencies * Contact physicians and/or specialists regarding member health status * Participate in Health Fairs and Outreach Events at NYC and outer borough locations * Perform additional duties as assigned by management Required Skills * 3+ years of Nursing experience in an Ambulatory Care, Community Healthcare and/or Medical-Surgical setting * NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * Previous experience with Employee Health and/or educating patients on Wellness / Healthier lifestyles * Exceptional skills in clinical assessment, patient education, motivational interviewing, critical thinking, and independent decision-making * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized * Able to multitask efficiently and effectively Desired Skills * BSN * Bilingual (English and Spanish) * Microsoft Office/Suite proficient (Excel, Word, etc.)