Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Full Time or Part 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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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

•        Reports to the Medical Director of Psychiatric Services. Works closely with the Chief Medical Officer and Director of Healthcare Operations
•        Oversees all psychiatric care at the shelter including coordination with the Embedded Nursing staff for the administration of medication
•        Provides psychiatric evaluations for individuals referred for assessment of psychiatric conditions or for entitlements and housing.
•        Provides psychiatric follow-up care as needed, including psychopharmacology and supportive psychotherapy. Adheres to agency policy regarding obtaining health screening and laboratory monitoring.
•        Provides crisis intervention and assessment as needed.
•        In collaboration with on-site nurse, provides liaison to outside psychiatric and medical providers as necessary and appropriate.
•        Completes documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures.
•        Participates in weekly clinical team meeting at shelter. Provides case consultation to interdisciplinary staff such as case managers.
•        Attends bimonthly group supervision with fellow providers and attends Healthcare Department Meetings
•        Willing to participate in education and training to deliver care via telepsychiatry as needed
•        Participates in agency quality assurance process as requested by Medical Director.
•        May participate in supervision of medical students or residents as arranged with Medical Director of Psychiatric Services.

Education Credentials/Requirements:
New York State Medical License and Registration
Board certified in Psychiatry

Experience: Working with homeless population preferred.

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements:

Preferred skills:
Licenses:        Buprenorphine waiver preferred.
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