** ALL CANDIDATES MUST POSSESS A VALID NEW YORK STATE LICENSE AS A REGISTERED NURSE AND THIS LICENSE MUST BE MAINTAINED FOR THE DURATION OF EMPLOYMENT. The Bureau of School Health (BSH) is a joint program of the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene responsible for promoting the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in New York City. BSH has been the provider of public health services in the schools for 100 years. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: --Under the supervision of the BSH Deputy Director of Nursing the BND will:oversees and monitors the implementation of BSH programs, policies and special projects and reports findings to Deputy Director of Nursing. -- Assist the Director of Nursing and Deputy Director of Nursing in the development and administration of staff education, participates in developing and implementing program policies and procedures for effective SH services and other OSH initiatives. -- Review BSH Staff Management System, check implementation and quality improvement program. --Identify and monitor performance improvement/evidence based practices indicators to maintain acceptable standards of nursing practice. -- Coordinate delivery of BSH services with interdisciplinary team including supervising MD, Vision Team, Operations Unit, School Health HR units, IT Department, and CO Administration. -- Responsible for the Coordination of clinical nursing and administrative needs of nursing staff within assigned area. -- In cooperation with program staff, plans, supports and directs research activities of school health nursing staff, and utilizes findings in improvement of school health activities. -- Collaborate with Supervising Physician and Communicable Disease Nurse Liaison in areas of communicable disease and public health related concerns in school settings. -- Meet monthly with the,Nursing Director,Deputy Nursing Director and senior staff to discuss current program activities, admiinistrative operational problems and provide recommendations and solutions that will be helpful for the program. -- Supervises and evaluates clinical performance of Bureau of School Health staff within assigned region. -- Supervises and directs supervisory staff on performance improvement plans and intervenions of OSH staff.