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Licensed Practical Nurse – All Shelters

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Project Renewal
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New York, NY
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Published 16 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:   Licensed Practical Nurse – All Shelters (Full Time)

               

Overall Responsibilities:


LPNs are embedded in PRI Shelters to provide on-site nursing services under the direction of the Director of Nursing Operations and/or the Director of Primary or Behavior Health Care for issues related to medical care, medical management and nursing services to PRI clients. LPNs have dual reporting responsibilities to the on-site Program Director for daily program interactions and administration/management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   

·        Management of medication system for all clients at shelter, including

o  receiving and reviewing prescriptions and medications

o  ordering medications from pharmacy

o  safe storage of medications

o  ensuring that clients have appropriate supplies and access to medications

o  Monitoring client reactions for side effects and reporting to prescribing provider.

·        Provides nursing screening of all new clients

·        Assists in triaging psychiatric, medical and substance abuse problems to appropriate providers

·        Participates in weekly clinical meetings with medical staff AND with shelter case management & administrative staff

·        Communicates regularly with on-site psychiatric and medical providers, case managers and on-site operations & administrative staff

·        Communicates with off-site psychiatric providers as necessary and appropriate

·        Administers morning and afternoon medications 

·        Administers decanoate injections according to orders of psychiatric provider

·        Provides medication teaching as needed

·        Assesses each client’s knowledge of medications and ability to self-administer medications

·        Provides ongoing health education and support to clients

·        Maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures

·        Assist with tele-psychiatry operations as scheduled with tele-psychiatry provider at Project Renewal

·        Coordinates activities of evening LPN as needed, respective to site


Education Credentials/Requirements:

·        New York State licensed LPN

·        Working with homeless individuals preferred.

·        Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

·        Must have knowledge Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.


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

Email your resume and cover letter to: healthcarecareers@projectrenewal.org Please include position and salary requirement.

Email your resume and cover letter to: healthcarecareers@projectrenewal.org Please include position and salary requirement.

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