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Registered Nurse (New York, NY)

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 $100 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

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 

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

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