NYC HHC announces nurse recruitment campaign
As part of National Nurses Week, NYC Health + Hospitals announced the system’s fi rst offi cial nurse recruitment campaign.
Photo courtesy of NYC Health + Hospitals
As part of National Nurses Week,
NYC Health + Hospitals announced
the system’s fi rst offi cial nurse recruitment
campaign to help fi ll nurse
positions and expand access to community
based primary care across the
fi ve boroughs.
The new recruitment campaign,
Nurses4NYC, uses the tag line “Heal
the City. Build a Career” to appeal to
nurses devoted to the public hospital
system’s mission: to extend equally to
all New Yorkers, regardless of their
ability to pay, comprehensive health
services of the highest quality in an
atmosphere of humane care, dignity,
and respect. The targeted recruitment
of nurses comes as NYC Health + Hospitals
expands care management and
ambulatory care and transforms its
system to better serve New Yorkers.
Overall, the recruitment effort will
benefi t the health systems patient population,
and it contributes to Mayor
Bill de Blasio’s initiative to guarantee
health care for all New Yorkers.
The Nurse4NYC campaign focuses
on four high need specialty areas
where nurses are needed the most:
Emergency Room/Trauma; Ambulatory
Care; Home Care; and Correctional
Health. The campaign will be supported
by social media advertising on
Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.
videos on three NYC Health +
Hospitals nurses will be promoted on
the health system’s website, social media
accounts, and used at recruitment
events to showcase the diverse faces
of the more than 9,000 members of the
nursing staff. Further, NYC Health +
Hospitals human resources will be
reaching out to nursing school and recruiting
at nursing fairs. Interested
applicants can send their resumes directly
via email to nurses4nyc@nychhc.
The Nurses4NYC campaign includes
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a new website, nurses4nyc.org,
which features compelling mini-documentary
videos of tgree nurses: Jasmine
Pascual, a pediatric nurse in the
Lower East Side; Shameer Ammerullah,
an Emergency Room nurse from
the Bronx; and Jennifer Jemmott, a
home care nurse based in Brooklyn.
The website features pictures of all
three, including Dania Codada, a Correctional
Health Services nurse on
Their personal stories underscore
the dedication of the nursing staff and
leadership opportunities available to
nurses in the system.
Currently, there are more than
9,600 full and part time nurses in the
NYC Health + Hospital system. The
public health system has an array of
benefi ts, including a pension. Further,
new nurses can take advantage of the
Nurse Residency Program, loan forgiveness
and scholarship programs
through NYC Health + Hospitals:
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In its ongoing efforts to protect
customers’ private information and
to help prevent identity theft, Ridgewood
Savings Bank (Ridgewood)
announced that free document shredding
events are being offered at many
of its branches throughout the New
York metropolitan area over the next
fi ve months.
On Saturdays beginning in May
and continuing through October,
Ridgewood, the largest mutual savings
bank in New York State, is partnering
with USA Shred to offer this
service at no cost to members of the local
community. As part of this initiative,
participants are encouraged to
bring up to fi ve boxes of sensitive documents
(i.e. paper fi les, old bills, and
cancelled checks) to any of the Ridgewood
branches listed in the schedule
shown later in this news release so
that they can be shred and disposed of
On September 21, it will be held at
the Gun Hill Road Branch, 1770 East
Gun Hill Road, (718) 671-4600, from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Stop by the PSS City Island Center,
located at 116 City Island Avenue,
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Experience their exercise
classes from gentle yoga stretch, balance
class, arthritis workshop and tai
chi as well as the fi t for life and cardio
fi t. They also offer acrylic painting,
calligraphy, canasta, health presentations,
singing group, and parties.
Lunch is served from noon to 1 p.m.,
suggested donation $2.
The center participants go on shopping
trips every day; i.e. Shop Rite,
Dollar Tree, Target, Kmart ,as well
as theatre excursions, boat trips, special
luncheons and more. It’s free to
become a member but you must be 60
years or above. For more information
contact Patty at (718) 885-0727 or email
email@example.com for their monthly
Upcoming Special Events: Mondays
at 1 p.m., Gardening Exchangeexchange
ideas, information, cuttings,
vegetables, etc. Singing Group Concert
directed by Napat, Friday, June 28 at
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Do you need help getting to and
from your medical appointments?
Transportation services are available
to seniors Monday through Friday, 8
a.m. to 4 p.m., in community districts
9, 10, 11 and 12.
The program provides door-to-door
service for all medical appointments.
Their drivers are courteous and professional;
and their vehicles are clean
and handicap accessible, including
For further information, contact
Mildred Cardona, program director
of the R.A.I.N. Transportation Program,
at (718) 882-8513.
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Kings Harbor Multicare Center
is sponsoring a Citizen Emergency
Preparedness Seminar on Thursday,
June 6, from 2 to 4 pm. The seminar
is free to the public and light refreshments
will be served.
Seating is limited and all guests
must register online at http://www.
registration, and click on Kings
Harbor, to register for the semione1
free ‘Go Bag’ disaster kit to each family
that attends and has preregistered.
For any questions, call Lisa at (718)
302-0400, ext. 602.