Case Manager - St. Nicholas House

Title:                     Case Manager

Program:             St. Nicholas House

 

Program Description

St. Nicholas House is a supportive SRO which provides permanent housing to 94 single adults, including 40 men and women eligible for housing under the terms of the NY/NY II Agreement and 16 men and women recovering from substance abuse referred directly from the NYC Department of Homeless Services shelter system.   In addition the building offers affordable studio units to 38 low-income community members.

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Clinical Team Leader the Case Manager is responsible for providing the required assessment, case management and short-term counseling to clients enabling them to achieve the outcomes of maintaining housing, living productively in the community, managing mental illness, substance abuse recovery, stable physical health and managing finances and entitlements independently. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Case Manger include but are not limited to the following activities:

 

·         Conducts pre-intake interviews to screen for appropriateness for housing at St. Nicholas House.

·         Conducts intakes, assessments and psychosocial evaluations as per agency standards for assigned caseload.

·         Efficiently utilizes digital case management database, AWARDS, to input and update all client information.

·         Provides case management services to assist in the creation of and adherence to individual Service Plans, identifying short term and long term goals and objectives to be achieved.

·         Participate in clinical team meetings.

·         Provide short term supportive counseling and advocacy on tenant behalf.

·         Organizes, facilitates and educates through support groups, activities and events, on and off site.

·         Maintains contact with internal and external service providers on behalf of the client.

·         Identifies service needs and makes referrals, as needed, for medical, mental health, psychiatric, substance abuse and other services as needed.

·         Provide escort to clients to ensure attendance at critical meetings and appointments, as needed.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Clinical Team Leader or Program Director.

Education Requirements

All candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology or other human services field from an accredited college or university. 

 

Experience Requirements

A minimum of three (1) year of experience working with homeless individuals with either a mental illness, substance addiction or MICA diagnosis.

 

Preferred skills

Ability to work cooperatively with peers and other staff in order to serve the needs of the clients as effectively as possible

An ability to work independently and adjust one’s schedule to accommodate the needs of the client  

An ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

 Excellent oral, written and listening skills.  Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

 Knowledge of case management software as well as Microsoft Office Suite.

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

 

ScanVan Driver/Technician

Title:                     ScanVan Driver/Technician

Program:             Project Renewal Health Services

 

The Project Renewal ScanVan Technician for the mobile mammography program serving the New York Metropolitan area. The Scan Van program offers digital screening mammography, clinical breast exams and breast self-examination instruction to women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past year

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the ScanVan Driver/Technician include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         The ScanVan Driver will work closely with the ScanVan provider staff to drive our mobile units to established sites to render medical care to our clients.

·         Candidate will also perform registration/check-in of our clients utilizing our computerized registration system

·         Safely transporting staff to and from clinic sites (on weekends and evening when necessary)

·         Daily review that all van equipment is operating safely

·         Assisting in any administrative support tasks

Administrative/Office Management (as needed)

·         Greeting and registering patients and preparing new charts with appropriate consents in EMR

·         Perform duties of minivan driver, outreach, and office managers when needed

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·         Commercial Driver’s License, with endorsements for passengers and air brakes

·         Valid New York State Driver's License ,Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

·         Experience with a large vehicle (37' or more) preferred

·         Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

 

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

MedVan Driver/Technician

Project Renewal seeks a MedVan Technician with a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) to operate a fleet of mobile medical vans. This position works closely with the Fleet Coordinator, Assistant Administrator for HealthCare Operations and Outreach, and the clinical staff in the day-to-day operation of Project Renewal's mobile primary care clinic.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the MedVan Driver/Technician include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         The MedVan Driver will work closely with the MedVan provider staff to drive our mobile units to established sites to render medical care to our clients.

·         Candidate will also perform registration/check-in of our clients utilizing our computerized registration system, when needed

·         Safely transporting staff to and from clinic sites (on weekends and evening when necessary)

·         Daily review that all van equipment is operating safely

·         Responsible for the safe drainage of septic tanks on a weekly basis as scheduled

·         Overseeing the proper operation of the van's water system

·         Troubleshooting mechanical problems with Fleet Coordinator

·         Assuring that the MedVan is cleaned and properly disinfected on a daily basis; if a custodian is not available, the MedVan technician is ultimately responsible for this duty

·         Submitting daily/weekly reports to the Assistant Administrator on van operations and productivity

·         Timely reporting of any problem to the Fleet Coordinator and Assistant Administrator

·         Transporting MedVan to service centers (on weekends, if required)

·         Assisting in any administrative support tasks, when needed

 

Administrative/Office Management (when directed as needed)

 

·         Greeting and registering patients and preparing new charts with appropriate consents in electronic health record

·         Helping patients make changes to their primary care provider with insurance companies

·         Scheduling follow up appointments

·         Communicate with the lab to retrieve lab results via computer or fax

·         Maintaining adequate stock of necessary forms used on the MedVan

·         Assisting with the collection of data

·         Perform duties of minivan driver, outreach, and office managers, as directed when needed

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·         Commercial Driver’s License, with endorsements for passengers and air brakes; Inquiries regarding Driving/License Record will be made.

·         Valid New York State Driver's License (if candidates possess license points, they must fall within the range of Project Renewal's insurance requirements)

·         Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

·         Experience with a large vehicle (37' or more) preferred

·         Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

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

 

 

Registered Nurse- MSOW

Title:                     Registered Nurse- MSOW

Program:             Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services

Program Description

The Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS) of Project Renewal is an OASAS Part 816-licensed 30-bed medically supervised detoxification facility. Clients spend between 7-21 days in the program where they receive medical supervision from an RN an LPN and a MD, a dedicated bed, as well as ongoing counseling and referral services.

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, with the some latitude for independent action and decision making, the Senior Case Manager assists the Clinical Director in the supervision of the Social Services Team and ensures that all policies and protocols are being followed by the staff in the delivery of services to the clients; performs related work.

 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Registered Nurse MSOWS, who manages a caseload as well as supervises staff include but are not limited to the following activities:

 

  • Monitoring of proper medication procedures

  • Delivering patient care during admission, physical examination, TB testing, phlebotomy, treatment and follow up

  • Responsible for ongoing assessment of patients while on unit

  • Observing for signs and symptoms of withdrawal and monitoring vital signs

  • Maintaining proper medical/billing/patient-interaction documentation

  • Conducting weekly health group

  • Participating in case conferences, in-services, and consulting with non-medical clinical staff about referrals to follow-up care

  • Providing patient and community education

Qualifications:

  • License to practice in New York State as a Registered Nurse

  • Knowledge of services for an OASAS medically supervised outpatient setting

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Computer literacy as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org

 

 

 

Registered Nurse -Mobile Mammography

Position:         Registered Nurse

Program:        Scan Van Mobile Mammography Program

 

Program Description

The Project Renewal Scan Van is a mobile mammography program serving the New York Metropolitan area.  The Scan Van provides clinical breast exams and mammography to between 4,000 – 5,000 uninsured and poorly insured women annually. The Scan Van program offers digital screening mammography, clinical breast exams and breast self-examination instruction to women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past year. Images are interpreted by a board- certified radiologist

 

Position Description

The Registered Nurse will provide clinical breast exams evaluations, breast health instruction, distribute colorectal screening kits to eligible patients, and arrange pap exam appointments for eligible patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Registered Nurse include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Provides all patients that receive a mammogram with a clinical breast exam (CBE) evaluation.

·         Documents CBE utilizing the Clinical Breast Exam Form.

·         Provides Breast Self-Exam (BSE) instruction.

·         Distributes colorectal cancer screening kits to eligible patients and instructs them on how to use the kit.

·         Arranges pap appointments for eligible patients at New Providence Clinic or at an outside partner clinic, health center, or hospital.

·         Assist with patient navigation.

 

Candidate Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in nursing

·         Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State Required

·         Must have interpersonal skills to interact effectively and engage our clients, as well as dealing with departmental staff and medical staff while working within ‘close quarters’.

·         Present a positive attitude and a professional appearance.

·         Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel knowledge.

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Director of Compliance

The Director of Compliance, reports to President and CEO and in collaboration with senior management oversees the Corporate Compliance Program for Project Renewal. The person in this position assumes lead role in compliance and regulations are being followed. The Director of Compliance will drive a culture of innovation, collaboration, performance and accountability.

Essential Responsibilities:

·         Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues are evaluated, investigated and resolved

·         Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for Corporate Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct

·         Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization

·         In accordance with others will work closely to develop an effective compliance training program

·         Selects specific topics for review, such as problem procedures, drugs, high volume cases, high risk cases etc.

·         Compiles statistical data, write narrative reports and presents to management.

·         Assists the Chief Medical Officer and other managers with revisions to the Quality Assurance and Corporate Compliance Plans

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree is preferred

·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a healthcare organization in a leadership role.  Familiarity with operational, financial, procedures and regulations is a must

·         Strong understanding of non-profit industry, knowledge of medical clinics, homeless, shelters servicing NYC vulnerable population preferred

·         Understanding and experience with Article 28 clinics

·         Ability to actively plan and execute audit

·         Familiarity with appropriate and effective internal control procedures

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

 

Case Manager - Transitional Living Community

Title:                     Case Manager - Transitional Living Community

Program:             New Providence

 

Program Description

The New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse.  Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance.  Additionally, an on-site medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and two psychiatric nurse practitioners.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Case Manager for Transitional Living Community TLC) include but are not limited to the following activities: 

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations of clients to determine the appropriate treatment plan for their participation, and to help them develop their living skills appropriate for their disability.

·         Provides case management and counseling services and assists clients in the creation and adherence to their Individual Living Plans, identifying short and long-term objectives to be achieved.

·         Inputs all client information and updates in a timely fashion into the CARES system.   

·         Works collaboratively with the clients and other staffs to identify and obtain financial entitlements, housing and other concrete services.

·         Counsels clients through individualized and group counseling sessions on issues such achieving personal goals, finding permanent or alternative housing, maintaining sobriety, medication compliance and employment opportunities.

·         Organize and educate clients through group activities and other events.

·         Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required and in accord with city and state oversight agency guidelines.

·         Provides escort services to clients as needed.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director or Senior Case Manager.

·         Available to respond to emergencies on an on-call 24/7/365 basis, especially after normal work hours and on weekends.

 

Education Requirements

·         All candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 

·         A Master’s degree in Social Work or other human services field is strongly preferred.

·         A minimum of three (3) responsible experiences working with mentally ill individuals or homeless individuals with either a diagnosis of mental illness or a substance addiction.   

·         Knowledge of case management softwares as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org

Case Manager- The Villa

Title:                                     Case Manager

Program:                             The Villa             

 

Program Description:

The Villa is a congregate building located in The Bronx that opened in 2015.  The building provides supportive housing to 47 individuals who are active substance users and 9 individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Provide referrals for clients for medical care, substance use services, and employment services as necessary

·         Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively with other team members

·         Complete service plans and assessments every 6 months

·         Complete home visits and office visits with clients

·         Complete intakes, psychosocial, case notes and other paperwork in a timely manner

·         Facilitate weekly groups

·         Maintain and update chart on each of the 25 clients on the caseload as well as an online database for DHMH

·         Attend trainings as required

·         Participate in weekly team meetings with the multidisciplinary team

 

 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Associates Degree with minimum of 3 years’ experience with above population;

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;

  • Experience working with homeless, substance users and individuals with mental illness. 

  • Experience with the housing first model.

  • Spanish fluency a plus.

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to internal.applicant@projectrenewal.org

 

 

Senior Case Manager – Internal Quality Assurance Specialist

Title:                     Senior Case Manager – Internal Quality Assurance Specialist

Program:             New Providence

Program Description

The New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance use.  Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance.  Additionally, an on-site medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and three psychiatric nurse practitioners.

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, with the some latitude for independent action and decision making, the Senior Case Manager assists the Clinical Director in the supervision of the Social Services Team and ensures that all policies and protocols are being followed by the staff in the delivery of services to the clients; performs related work.

 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Senior Case Manager, who manages a caseload as well as supervises staff include but are not limited to the following activities:

 

·         Provides direct case management and counseling services to a reduced caseload of clients.

·         Completes and/or facilitates completion of all required assessments including a comprehensive psycho-social.

·         Assists clients in the creation and adherence to their Individual Living Plans, identifying short and long-term objectives to be achieved.

·         Works collaboratively with other departments and outside providers to identify and obtain financial entitlements, housing, and other concrete services for clients.

·         Provides community escorts to clients as needed.

·         Completes timely and accurate documentation of all client related activities utilizing the CARES electronic charting system.

·         Maintains well organized and complete hard copy charts that include all client related documentation from external providers.

·         Assists Team Leaders and Clinical Director in monitoring the timeliness and completeness of all hard copy client charts through regular chart reviews. Reports findings to Clinical Director.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director and/or Program Director.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

·         All candidates must have a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree from an accredited college or university. However, a Master’s Degree in Social Work, or a Certified Social Worker is preferred.

·         A minimum of three years of experience working with homeless Mentally Ill and Chemical Affected also known as (MICA) individuals or other special needs populations. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of supervisory experience.

·         An ability to motivate professional and support staff to work cooperatively to provide services to clients.

·         An ability to respond constructively to all situations occurring between clients and staff and to apply conflict resolution

·         techniques to resolve issues; operate effectively under a highly pressured environment.

·         An ability to communicate both orally and in writing with staff and clients.

·         A knowledge of case management software as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careerst@projectrenewal.org

 

Member Engagement Specialist

Position:              Member Engagement Specialist

Program:             Bridge Home

 

Program Description

Bridge Home is an innovative care management program that will provide short-term support for individuals after a behavioral health hospital stay.  The multidisciplinary team will provide targeted, short-term interventions to assist individuals with connecting to community services within 7 to 30 days after an inpatient hospitalization in the Bronx.

 

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Member Engagement Specialist (MES) is responsible for coordinating the community needs of members at the Wakefield Hospital Center with the goal of ensuring a successful and sustained transition to community living and treatment.  The MES provides psycho-education, care coordination and support to ensure that members’ behavioral health and medical needs are met within the first month post-discharge from an inpatient setting. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Member Engagement Specialist include but are not limited to the following activities:

Process program referrals

  • Develop collaborative relationships with hospital social workers and support their discharge planning efforts

  • Engage members and develop relationships with community based providers to bridge their transition back in to the community

  • Assist with scheduling, reminding, following up, and rescheduling outpatient appointments to ensure that 80% are met within 7 days of discharge for Bridge Home members

  • Supports member engagement and enroll members interested in bridging services

  • Document a member’s outreach, enrollment, and status into our EMR

  • Facilitate warm-transfers of enrolled member to community based services and escort member when needed to ensure they make their appointment 

  • Perform other related duties, as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, nursing, public health, or a related field

  • Experience in behavioral health and outreach

  • Understanding of substance abuse/mental illness and current treatment options in the community

  • This position will be based mostly in the Bronx and Manhattan, but may require some travel throughout the other boroughs of New York City.

  • Knowledge of the Bronx and New York City human service system is preferred.

  • Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

 

 To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to internal.applicant@projectrenewal.org

 

 

Part-Time Qualified Mental Health Professional (10 hours per week)

Title:                     Part-Time Qualified Mental Health Professional (10 hours per week; flexible days: Monday to Friday)

Program:             The Villa

 

Program Description:

Project Renewal’s The Villa provides congregate housing to 56 formerly homeless men and women.  47 of the clients are in a Harm Reduction Model and 9 clients are SPMI. 

 

The multi-disciplinary team works together to ensure that each tenant successfully remain in their housing.  Housing is provided onsite in studio apartments at The Villa.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Qualified Mental Health Professional include but are not limited to the following activities:               

  • Complete necessary documentation for SSI/SSDI applications and HRA paperwork

  • Provide ongoing therapy on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis depending on specific clients’ needs

  • Provide crisis intervention and consultation as necessary

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical documentation as required by funders

  • Participate in team meetings, trainings, and treatment planning

 

               

Qualifications:                 

  • LMSW/LCSW/LMHC and experience working with individuals who are homeless and/or thoseaffected by substance abuse;

  • Strong management and writing skills;

  • Willingness to do field work and visit residents in their apartments;

  • Spanish Fluency a plus

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to internal.applicant@projectrenewal.org

Sous Chef

Title:                     Sous Chef

Program:             City Beet Kitchens – Events Division

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Executive Chef and Director of Events, the Sous Chef is responsible for assisting in catering production, kitchen management, event staffing, and related work. This is a great opportunity to work with a successful social enterprise and an opportunity for advancement.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Sous Chef include, but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Working on a team

·         Being flexible and responsive

·         Managing a kitchen

·         Occasional working at staffed events

·         Assist with ordering kitchen supplies, testing recipes, calculating food costs, scheduling staff, & keeping kitchen up to “A” level of NYC Health Department standards

·         Working with Director of Events and Executive Chef to continue developing the highest quality culinary experience

·         Creativity is welcome

 

Qualifications:

·         A minimum of 5 years cooking experience

·         Previous Sous Chef experience

·         Excellent organization & communication skills

·         A great attitude and a love for the culinary arts

 

To Apply:

We value chefs that are passionate about cooking and want to contribute to the company’s success while building a career. To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org.

 

Placement Specialist-Next Step Ace Program

Title:                      Placement Specialist

 

Program:             Next Step Ace Program

 

Next Step ACE is an employment program for individuals with serious mental illness who seek meaningful jobs in competitive employment. The Placement Specialist is primarily responsible for job development and placement of clients.  The Placement Specialist also assists with outreach and recruitment efforts to help enroll new clients and maintain our census.

 

The ACE program, located in lower Manhattan, provides end-to-end employment services including one-on-one specialized vocational training, job placement, job retention support, and vocational counseling. Vocational training includes skills/capability assessment and training in basic life skills, resume preparation, interview preparation, job readiness, benefits advisement, and money management. ACE is part of Project Renewal’s Next Step employment program, which also includes adult basic education, computer classes, job readiness workshops, and job retention services.  The ACE program, while operating independently, is closely integrated with these programs.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Nurse Practitioner include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Placing clients into jobs that result in achieving job placement and retention milestone goals

·         Establishing a network of employers who will provide job opportunities that are aligned with the skills and interests of ACE clients

·         Following up on job placements to monitor job retention and satisfaction of employers/clients

·         Meeting with clients individually to develop a customized job search plan

·         Meeting weekly with clients to discuss job search activities, arrange job interviews, practice interviewing skills, develop resumes, complete job applications, and discuss past interviews

·         Conducting outreach and representing the agency at community events to facilitate employer leads and referrals

·         Maintaining timely and objective records in Salesforce and other databases as required by various funding sources

·         Conduct ongoing workshops on job readiness to help clients obtain and sustain employment

·         Providing post-employment services to employed clients

·         Organizing on-site hiring events with employer network

 

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree required.

·         One to three years of previous experience in job development, vocational counseling, and/or working with individuals with serious mental illness or similar population is essential.

·         Computer proficiency is a must.

 

 

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

 

 

Carpenter Lead

Under the direction of the Director of Facilities Management, the Carpenter Lead serves as the principal agent of the Director of Facilities Management, by directing vendors as well as performing all the work needed to maintain a clean and code-compliant building; performs related work for Project Renewal and Affiliate Corporation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Carpenter Lead include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Works closely with the Maintenance Staff, Building Managers, and Program Directors to ensure the maintenance and operation of shelters and residential facilities, from basement to roof.

·         Completes written and verbal requests for work from building managers in a timely manner

·         Perform carpentry work including sheet rocking, plastering, framing, taping and paining of designated areas of the building.

·         Install ceramic/ VCT floor tiles

·         Install commercial locks

·         Repair roof leaks

·         Repair broken ceiling grid system

·         Install new ceiling tiles

·         Shape or cut materials to specified measurements using power tools

·         Personally performs difficult repairs in a timely manner.

·         Should be aware of possible exposure, while performing duties, to unsanitary conditions, unpleasant odors and hazardous concentrated chemicals, and be prepared to respond with the applicable protocols for ensuring the safety of self, staff, and clients.

·         Performs tasks as needed to assist the Director of Facilities Management and Assistant Director of Facilities Management in the completion of their work, initiates and arranges for service of the building systems through outside contractors, and assists in supervising the work until completion.

·         In the absence of the Assistant Director of Facilities assumes all of his duties and responsibilities

·         Maintain up to date and accurate records of work orders

·         Available for on-call response to emergencies  on a 24x7 basis

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities.

Physical Activities

While performing the duties of this position, the Carpenter Lead is regularly required to walk throughout the buildings.  In the event the elevator is out of order, the Carpenter Lead must walk between the floors of the facilities, sub-basement to roof, climbing up and down the staircases in order to observe vendors and tend to building needs.  Furthermore, the Carpenter Lead must stand to talk to staff, sit for extended periods of time at the computer, bend, reach or squat to get records from the files or when addressing building needs, climb and work from ladders of 2 to 16 feet in height also climb fixed access ladder, work from multi-purpose scaffold, and be able to lift and or move packages as well as furniture and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

 

Qualifications:

·         High school diploma or GED.

·         Minimum of three (10) years of experience working with masonry, carpentry, at least one of which for a large residential building or institution, as well as experience as a locksmith. 

·         10-hour OSHA certificate

·         Driver License, Class D must be kept in good standing for the duration of employment

·         General knowledge of building plumbing, carpentry, and fire safety equipment

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Windows

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org

Case Manager - East Williamsburg Men's Shelter

Title:                      Case Manager

Program:             East Williamsburg Men’s Shelter

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Director of Social Services, the Case Manager is responsible for providing the required assessment, case management, and counseling services to clients, enabling them to address their dependencies and assume control of their lives to ultimately live independently and return to permanent or alternative housing in their communities; performs related work.

 

Program Description

East Williamsburg is an emergency men’s shelter which helps 98-140 individuals ages 55+ with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services, (MSOWS), Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center available to them throughout the agency.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:.

·         Assigned a caseload of 25-35 clients.

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations for assigned case load. 

·         Provides case management services and assists in the creation of and adherence to their Individual Living Plans, identifying short and long term objectives to be achieved.

·         Inputs all client information and updates into the CARES system.

·         Counsels clients through individualized and group sessions on issues such as achieving personal goals, finding permanent or alternative housing, maintaining sobriety, complying with medication protocols and pursuing employment opportunities. 

·         Maintains liaison with representatives from community organizations and service and housing providers.

·         Organizes and educates clients through group activities and other events.

·         Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required by and in accordance with city and state oversight agency guidelines.

·         Provides escorts as needed to take clients to meetings and appointments.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Social Services.

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree

·         Minimum of three (3) years of related experience working with mentally ill or homeless individuals having either a diagnosis of mental illness or addiction to a substance

·         Knowledge of disability accommodations and disability benefits preferred

·         Bilingual or Multilingual preferred

·         Strong computer skills in MS Office are required and case management

 

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

 

Clinical Director, New Providence

Title:                     Clinical Director

Program:             New Providence

 

Program Description

The New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance use.  Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance.  Additionally, an on-site medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and three psychiatric nurse practitioners.

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Shelter Director, with some latitude for independent action and decision making, the Clinical Director will be responsible for the overall coordination and delivery of services to clients of the New Providence Shelter. The Clinical Director directly supervises 2 Master’s Level Team Leaders; a Housing, Entitlements/Benefits, and Internal Quality Assurance Specialists; and indirectly supervises a team of 7 Case Managers. The Clinical Director serves as a liaison between New Providence and both assigned Shelter ACT Team and Access to Treatment Substance Use Disorder providers. The Clinical Director coordinates service delivery with on-site medical, psychiatric, residential aide, and recreation departments; ensures staff adherence to DHS and Project Renewal policies and procedures; conducts regular quality assurance reviews; is the primary liaison with DHS regarding client assignments, transfers, and exits; performs related work.

 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Clinical Director include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Supervises a multi-talented social services staff of Team Leaders, Case Managers, Recreation Coordinators, an Entitlements/Benefits Specialist, an Internal Quality Assurance Specialist and a Housing Specialist in providing services to the clients, ensuring that all DHS/OTDA and Project Renewal protocols are being followed, and that the Statement of Rights/Responsibilities as well as any other required documents are being given to each client.   

·         Coordinates all clinical aspects of the two programs, Modified Therapeutic Community (MTC) and Transitional Living Community (TLC) through collaboration with staff in the Medical and Psychiatric Departments. Ensures that linkages and coordination of services are being done by staff and properly documented

·         Monitors the staff’s timely completion of all clients’ intake processes, assessments, psycho-socials, progress notes, referrals and independent living plans.

·         Acts as a primary Liaison to the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and the State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) regarding clinical issues.

·         In collaboration with the Shelter Director, develops and implements policies and procedures to comply with requirements from the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). 

·         Conducts chart reviews, physical charts as well as data in external database, DHS/CARES.  

·         Facilitates the clients’ weekly case conferences and community meetings.

·         Prepares and submits the statistical and reporting requirements of DHS and Division of Health and Mental Health (DoHMH).

·         Manages the Client Money Management program according to Project Renewal protocols while ensuring that their savings targets are being met and funds are allocated to them per the established schedule.   

·         Fosters staff development by conducting team meetings and individual supervisory sessions Clinical Department staff. As needed, provides in-service education for all levels of shelter staff.

·         Provides guidance and direction to the Housing Specialist ensuring that HRA2010E packages are being generated and given to DHS as well as other housing providers.

·         Develops and trains staff in protocols to be followed in clinical emergencies.  

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director.

 

**Available for an on call 24/7/365 basis for either a response or coordination of activities in all clinical emergencies**

 

Qualifications:

·         A Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; LCSW is preferred.

·         A minimum of five years of progressively responsible post graduate experience working with a psychiatric population, including homeless mentally ill and MICA adults, three years of the required experience must be clinical and or supervisory experience.

·         Knowledge of case management software as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

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

Assistant Director- Next Step ACE

Title:                      Assistant Director

Program:             Next Step: ACE 

ACE is an Assisted Competitive Employment program for individuals with serious mental illness who seek meaningful jobs in the competitive employment market.  The Assistant Director is responsible for meeting all contract goals, managing the team for performance, and implementing new service delivery models.

ACE is part of Project Renewal’s Next Step Employment Program which provides job readiness training, job placement, and retention services. The Assistant Director will be work closely with the Next Step management team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Assistant Director include but are not limited to the following activities:.

·         Managing the day-to-day operations of the ACE program, monitoring and assuring accuracy of documentation of data systems

·         Providing clinical and administrative supervision to the ACE team

·         Implementing processes and strategies to ensure high quality service and outcomes

·         Working directly with funding sources

·         Utilizing Salesforce to collect data, monitor outcomes, and generate reports

·         Utilizing required database systems for various government contracts

·         Preparing billing and performance reports for contractors

·         Conducting outreach for client referrals

·         Tracking performance to ensure program goals are met and addressing areas of concern

·         Implementing the vocational HCBS model including development of processes, managing on-going contacts with Health Homes, and coordination with billing department

·         Representing Project Renewal by proving presentation to community-based organization, referral partners, funders, and other entities that collaborates with Next Step 

Qualifications:

·         Master’s Degree preferred

·         Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC highly preferred

·         Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience preferably as an employment specialist; minimum 1.5 years of disability/employment case management experience

·         Minimum of 1.5 years of management experience required

·         Knowledge of disability accommodations and disability benefits preferred

·         Bilingual or Multilingual preferred

·         Strong computer skills in MS Office are required and understanding in CRM systems

 

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

Case Manager - En Casa - Family Housing

Title:   Case Manager

Program:  En Casa- Family Housing

 

Program Description: Project Renewal’s En Casa Housing Program is funded by OASAS and will provide housing for 10 formerly homeless families whose head of household has a history of substance abuse.  The goal of this program is to help the clients maintain their housing and sobriety while working towards greater self-sufficiency. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential duties of Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Conduct monthly home visits with clients and their children 

·         Conduct monthly office visits with clients and their children  Counsel clients about various issues such as money management, sobriety, and employment

·         Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical documentation

·         Provide referrals to community providers to ensure that families are linked in their neighborhoods

 

Qualifications: 

·         Bachelors degree required

·         Ability to complete assessments, write case notes, and complete service plans

·         Experience working with individuals who are homeless and/or those affected by substance abuse

·         Experience or knowledge of families

·         Strong time management and writing skills

·         Willingness to do field work and visit clients in their apartments

·         Spanish Fluency a Plus

 

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

Counselor, CDCS

Title:                                             Counselor

Program:                                      Chemical Dependency Crisis Services

 

The Chemical Dependency Crisis Services (CDCS) of Project Renewal is a 30-bed unit that provides emergency care for the chemical abuser and also serves as an entry point to a continuum of care. It offers 24 hour nursing care, individual counseling, educational and motivational groups, as well as referral services.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Counselor include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Carry a primary caseload of up to 10 clients

·         Facilitate groups and conduct individual counseling sessions

·         Complete progress notes, psychosocials, treatment plans, treatment plans reviews, as well as other pertinent documentation in a timely manner

·         Conduct ongoing assessments by utilizing evidence-based modalities during treatment phase

·         Attend daily case review meeting and report on caseload status to treatment team

·         Conduct appropriate and timely discharge referrals and work closely with the medical staff

·         Utilize strength perspective with caseload

·         Conduct self in a professional manner and serve as a guide, support, role model and informant to clients

 

Qualifications:

·         CASAC required; CASAC-T certification accepted, but must be in the process of obtaining CASAC

·         Must have 3 years of abstinence from all substance

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required

·         Spanish speaking a plus

 

 

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

 

 

Case Manager

Title:                     Case Manager

Program:             East Third Street Men’s Shelter

 

Program Description:

East Third Street is an emergency men’s shelter which  helps 175 individuals with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of on-site substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services, (MSOWS), Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations for assigned case load. 

·         Provides case management services and assists in the creation of and adherence to their Individual Living Plans, identifying short and long term objectives to be achieved.

·         Counsels clients through individualized and group sessions on issues such as achieving personal goals, finding permanent or alternative housing, maintaining sobriety, complying with medication protocols and pursuing employment opportunities. 

·         Maintains liaison with representatives from community organizations and service and housing providers.

·         Organizes and educates clients through group activities and other events.

·         Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required by and in accordance with city and state oversight agency guidelines.

·         Provides escort to drive clients to meetings and appointments.

 

Qualifications:

1.       Associate’s Degree with CASAC certification will be considered.

2.       Bachelor’s Degree preferred

3.       Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with homeless adults and/or substance abuse populations.

4.       Knowledge of case management software as well as Microsoft Office Suite

5.       Bilingual or multilingual a plus

 

 

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