Registered Nurse, Primary Care and Embedded Psychiatry, Ana’s Place. Full Time
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Nov 12, 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.

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

Education Credentials/Requirements:        
New York State licensed registered nurse.

Skills
Skills:
Communication: Must have excellent oral, writing and listening skills.
Organizational skills: The ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and create and coordinate schedules
Interpersonal skills: Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.
Computer skills: Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel; Familiarity with eClinicalWorks a plus.


Notes
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 Holiday

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: healthcarecareers@projectrenewal.org