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Registered Nurse

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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 $100 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.      


Title: Registered Nurse 


Locations: Multiple opportunities are available in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan in our Homeless Shelters, and Supportive Residence Housing 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Registered Nurse include but are not limited to the following activities:


• Provides initial health assessment for each participant. Helps to identify medical problems among participant

• Provides routine monitoring of participants’ physical condition, triage of medical and psychiatric problems

• Coordinates activities of evening LPN as needed, respective to site.

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

• Administers decanoate injections according to orders of psychiatric provider

• Participates in weekly clinical meetings

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

• Communicates regularly with on-site psychiatric and medical providers, and case managers

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

• Provides ongoing health education and support to clients and 

• Provides medication teaching as needed

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

• Maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures


Qualifications:

• New York State licensed registered nurse

• Working with homeless population and experience in an ambulatory or hospital-based withdrawal service preferred  

• Addiction medicine experience, and harm-reduction evidence-based care model preferred

• Must have excellent oral, writing and listening skills. Spanish speaking a plus 

• The ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and create and coordinate schedules  

• Must have the ability to interface with participants as well as all levels of staff

• Must have experience with electronic health records and knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel


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 Vacations, 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: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: healthcareareers@projectrenewal.org   

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: healthcareareers@projectrenewal.org   

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