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Post Date: Sep 30, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions of:
to work on our Bronx Mobile Team

Job Type: Part Time *15hours/week
Location: Bronx Mobile Team
Salary: $24 - $26/Hour

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based, mobile practice model designed to provide treatment, rehabilitation and support services to individuals living with a serious mental health condition and whose needs have not been effectively met by traditional mental health services.

Community Access’ new Bronx Shelter ACT Team will serve individuals with mental health conditions who are homeless and temporarily housed within a Bronx mental health shelter. Team members will work collaboratively with shelter staff in the Bronx and use assertive engagement strategies to proactively engage individuals in services. ACT team members share responsibility for the people they serve, helping individuals attain housing and other personal goals that may be of a health, social, work or education nature.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery support services. In collaboration and under the ACT Registered Nurse (RN) guidance, the LPN assists with health assessments, medication management, monitoring of medical conditions and liaising with medical providers. The LPN is an integral part of the team, working to promote the recovery, wellness, and optimal health of ACT participants.

•Graduate of an approved practical nursing program and licensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in New York State.
•Minimum three (3) years’ experience working as an LPN, preferred.
•Minimum of one (2) years’ experience working with people with mental health conditions.
•Available to work a flexible schedule, mornings, evenings and weekends in response to participant needs.
•Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the New York State Justice Center

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should apply to:
Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.

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