JRR- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Recruiter
Bowery Residents Committee
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jul 16, 2017
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Board
NYCityWorks.com
Program Description:

BRC began operating its newest program, the Jack Ryan Residence, in August 2011. The Jack Ryan Residence, funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, is a 200-bed shelter for homeless men living with mental illness. The program provides a complete range of mental health stabilization, medication management, case management, and medical services aimed at moving residents into permanent housing. The ultimate goal of the program is to place its clients into appropriate, supportive housing within nine months.

HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Monday, 10:00am-8:30pm

Tuesday, 10:00am-10:00pm

Wednesday, 10:30am-10:00pm

Friday- 11:30am-8:00pm

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform psychiatric evaluations of, prescribe psychotropic medication to, and provide medication management for clinically robust clientele. Attend to emergent client clinical needs, such as participating in case conferences and performing crisis intervention. Provide guidance to LPNs when needed. Work alongside other program managers to design and implement program improvement policies, procedures, and other strategic planning efforts. Assist the agency's incident review and training committees. Unique opportunity to utilize and enhance both clinical and management skills. Provide emergency first aid/CPR when needed. Related duties as assigned. Report to Chief Medical Officer for clinical portion of supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

NYS certification as a mental health psychiatric nurse practitioner required. Excellent emergency response and interpersonal skills a must. Good writing skills and computer literacy needed. Prior experience working with the mentally ill and/or substance abuse population or other related experience preferred. CPR/AED/first aid/naloxone certifications or willingness to be trained required. Bilingual preferred.

ABOUT BRC:

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents. BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation. BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management. Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach. In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work. For more information about BRC, please see our website at .

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