Title: Registered Nurse, Primary Care and Embedded Psychiatry, Ana’s Place
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
New York State licensed registered nurse.
Experience: Working with homeless population preferred.
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