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Registered Nurse, Primary Care and Embedded Psychiatry, Ana’s Place

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Project Renewal
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New York, NY
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Published 11 days ago

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals and families to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $120 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.


Title:    Registered Nurse, Primary Care and Embedded Psychiatry, Ana’s Place

            Full Time


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

           

  • Provide nursing services on site 35 hours per week.
  • Provide triage and initial assessment of clients presenting with acute medical and psychiatric problems.
  • Provide routine monitoring of clients’ physical condition
  • Collect required health data and enter in electronic medical record for initial health assessment for each client referred for medical services. 
  • Provide HIV testing and flu vaccination as allowed under standing order regulations of New York State
  • Coordinate with primary care team, mental health team, patient navigator and Program staff.
  • Participate in weekly clinical meetings
  • Leads daily huddles for onsite staff and providers
  • Coordinate response to medical and psychiatric emergencies.
  • Follow-up any emergency calls, including communication with emergency services, recommendations for follow-up, and incident reporting when necessary.
  • Assist patient navigator to facilitate referrals to community-based psychiatric and primary care providers.
  • Maintain documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures, including use of the Electronic Health Record and maintenance of all logs to facilitate required reporting.
  • Provides medication management, administration and teaching when necessary and appropriate.
  • Provide outreach to shelter clients when necessary.
  • Provide ongoing health education and support to shelter clients when necessary.
  • Organize education for shelter clients and staff on health topics as indicated when necessary.
  • Maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Reports to Assistant Director, Nursing Operations for Primary Care in collaboration with Medical Director, Primary Care


Essential Duties and Responsibilities for the Shelter & Embedded Programs

  • Provides routine monitoring of clients’ physical condition, triage of medical and psychiatric problems.
  • Provides medication management, administration and teaching when necessary and appropriate
  • Maintains and manages the Medication Administration Records (MARs)
  • Participates in intake process as required by facility.
  • Provides initial health assessment for each client
  • Helps to identify medical problems among clients
  • Collaborates with facility psychiatrists, as well as with on-site and community-based medical and psychiatric services.

       Provides ongoing health education and support to clients

Education Credentials/Requirements:        

New York State licensed registered nurse.


Experience:               Working with homeless population preferred.


Skills:

Communication:        Must have excellent oral, writing and listening skills. 

Organizational skills: The ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and create and coordinate schedules 

Interpersonal skills:   Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

Computer skills:        Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel; Familiarity with eClinicalWorks a plus.

Effective September 13, 2021, all newly hired Project Renewal staff must: 1) provide one-time status verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 OR 2) provide verification of first does of a two-dose series of Covid-19 vaccination.

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals and families to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care & commuter expenses); Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Generous Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Sick and Holidays

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care &…

Location

On-site
Varick St, New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: healthcarecareers@projectrenewal.org 

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: healthcarecareers@projectrenewal.org 

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