Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Renewal

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Post Date: May 02, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $125,000 – $135,000 per year
Location: US - New York - New York City
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Title:                         Primary Care Nurse Practitioner - Float
Program:                  Healthcare Department
Work Location:       Varies; sites are located in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn
Salary:                      $125,000 – $135,000

Program Description:
Project Renewal’s Healthcare Department provides a diverse range of services: Federal Qualified Health Center/Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Centers, mobile health, OASAS licensed sites and embedded psychiatry and nursing. Empathic, trauma and harm reduction informed services are delivered at low or no cost without barriers to our clients who often have severe mental illnesses, co-occurring substance use disorders, and multiple chronic medical conditions.

Overall Responsibilities:
The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients within the scope of the Health Center. It is preferred the candidate has experience working with patients experiencing homelessness, as well as those with substance use disorders and serious mental illness. The Float position is assigned to cover sites based on need and will be expected to travel to different locations. This includes both shelter-based clinics and mobile health vehicles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner include but are not limited to the following activities:

Provides medical diagnoses, treatment, and advice to patients in accordance with New York State regulations and the scope of training of the clinician.
Responsible for consulting with the appropriate medical specialists, when deemed necessary according to the Health Center protocol.
Prescribes and/or dispenses required medication to patients.
Provides medical supervision to the assigned clinical team leaders.
Participates in quality improvement initiatives.
Contributes to the overall functioning of the department.
Maintains patient records in accordance with the policies of the department.
Maintains all New York State and federal licensing requirements as current according with the department’s credentialing policy.
Maintains current certification in Basic Life Support
Completes 30 annual Continuing Medical Education credits.
Participates in Departmental meetings and conferences.
Participates in on-call coverage on a rotating basis, taking a total of 4 weeks of telephone call coverage per year.

New York State NP License and Registration
Board Certification in Family or Adult-Gerontology
Experience in providing services to persons experiencing homelessness preferred
Experience with HIV and buprenorphine preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of health-related concerns, and experience in providing medical care in urban communities
Commitment to community-based healthcare services
Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
Commitment to the mission of Project Renewal

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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