Registered Nurse
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Oct 05, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York City
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Description
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

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

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

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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