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 SRM systems

 

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

Case Manager

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.

 Qualifications:

·         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. 

·         A minimum of one year of experience working with homeless individuals with either a mental illness, substance addiction or MICA diagnosis.

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

·         Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

 

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

CASAC Counselor

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

 

MedVan Driver (CDL)

 

Title:               MedVan Driver/Technician

Program:        Project Renewal Health Services

 

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

  • assisting in any administrative support tasks

 

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.

  • Experience with a large vehicle is preferred.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.

 

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

 

 

 

Case Manager Jr.

Title:                      Case Manager Jr.

Program:             ACE/Next Step Program 

 

Program Description:

Next Step ACE is an Assisted Competitive Employment program for individuals with serious mental illness who seek meaningful jobs in the competitive employment market. The ACE program provides end-to-end employment-related services, including one-on-one vocational counseling, job preparation, job placement, and work-related retention/support.   The Junior Case Manager will provide administrative support to the unit, and provide some direct service work through outreach, intake, job readiness, and job retention activities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Inputs client information and activities into all required database systems ensuring each entry is timely and accurate

·         Conducts general office support work including scanning documents and filing

·         Assists with planning special events such as onsite employer recruitment and alumni groups

·         Provides coverage for front desk support including answering phones, monitoring waiting room, documenting client attendance, and providing general program information and supports

·         Assists with scheduling and outreaching clients as needed

·         Facilitates outreach presentations, orientation, and intake appointments as needed

·         Provides additional support and motivation to clients through one-on-one or group activities such as job search workshops, escorting clients to job interviews, providing self-help tools, and connecting clients to community supports

·         Prepares reports and compiles documentation for program milestones

·         Delivers job retention support to employed clients

Qualifications

·         High School Diploma or Equivalency required.

·         Office and administrative experience required.

·         Experience working with individuals with serious mental illness strongly preferred.

·         Candidates with NYS Peer Academy Certification are strongly encouraged to apply.

·         Strong computer skills are essential.

 

Vocational Case Manager

Title:                                                     Vocational Case Manager

Program Description:

The Vocational Case Manager will provide comprehensive case management services to pre-employment clients located at the Third Street and Kenton Hall homeless shelters for men (located around the corner from each other).  He/she will provide direct support to the Vocational Counselor and will directly assist clients with acquiring all documents, services, and material items needed to obtain employment.

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

  • Assisting with the assessment of client vocational skills, strengths, and barriers to employment.

  • Helping clients obtain documentation for employment including valid I-9 documents, diplomas, licenses, credentials, and certificates.

  • Ensuring clients have working phone number with appropriate voicemail message and professional email address.

  • Referring clients as needed to obtain business attire, haircuts, and other services related to personal hygiene and professional appearance.

  • Assisting clients with obtaining rap sheets, certificates of relief from disabilities, and other documents needed for employment.

  • Educating clients how employment will impact their benefits and referring clients to Entitlement Specialists for further assistance with benefits and budgeting.

  • Helping clients gather information regarding their work history.

  • Monitoring weekly attendance and performance in Pre-Employment Internship Program.

  • Facilitating group workshops as needed.

  • Communicating with shelter staff about clients’ progress and collaborating to assist with employment goals.

  • Entering accurate and timely client information, progress, and documentation into required databases and case records.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree is required.

  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in case management, vocational counseling or workforce development serving special populations including adults with histories of homelessness, substance use, criminal backgrounds, and/or serious mental illness. 

  • Knowledge of public benefits and entitlements is strongly preferred.

  • Excellent communication and computer skills are a must.  

 

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

1/11/18

Entitlements Coordinator

Title:                                                     Entitlements Coordinator/ Benefits Advocate

 Program Description:

Renewal House provides subsidized housing and supportive services to 50 formerly homeless men in a congregate care setting; participants have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder and have completed or are engaged in treatment.  Staff offer supports designed to increase participants’ quality of life and help them move to more independent housing in the community.  Working with Case Managers, a Vocational/Housing Specialist, and the Program Director, the Advocate will help clients access public benefits that include but are not limited to: public assistance, SNAP, public health insurance, and federal disability benefits. 

 The advocate will receive training related to public benefits in New York City and providing person-centered care in this population; he or she will also receive ongoing task based and clinical supervision.  Additionally, each staff person at Renewal House designs and facilitates a weekly client group.  While most work will occur during normal business hours, the Advocate will work from 11am-7pm one day per week to reach clients who might be unavailable during the day.

 

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

 

·         Interest in working with people who have been homeless and who are likely to be experiencing or have experienced addiction, trauma and physical and mental health issues;

·         A patient, cooperative, non-judgmental stance;

·         Thorough independent research.  Applicants must be able to seek out, make sense of, and accurately apply large bodies of information, including laws and policy documents; 

·         Clear, effective verbal and written communication with diverse audiences;

·         The ability to seek and use supervision; 

·         The ability to understand and maintain professional boundaries; and,

·         Excellent time management skills, accountability to deadlines, and the ability to see both short and long term projects through to completion

 

Qualifications:

·         A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or Associate’s degree and one year of relevant experience such as working with vulnerable population ; or High School Diploma or GED and two years of relevant experience.

·         Spanish fluency is preferred

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

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

HR Generalist

Title:                                    HR Generalist

Location:                             Varick Street, New York

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties of the HR Generalist include but are not limited to the following activities:

The HR Generalist will be a detail-oriented professional. Reporting to the HR Manager, s/he will work as part of the HR team in performing duties that include, but are not limited to the following:

·         Manage scheduling of new hires for orientation

·         Conducting, as part of an on-going rotation, weekly staff orientation and weekly per-diem orientation

·         Preparing orientation materials and paperwork

·         Entering full-time, part-time and per-diem hire information into the HRIS

·         Assisting in leave administration: preparing paperwork and tracking employee leaves; including: Workers Compensation, Short/Long Term Disability, FMLA, PFL, etc.

·         Preparing and updating all OSHA logs as incidents occur and regularly reviewing/updating

·         Updating information on HR intranet webpage

·         Responding to employee questions and inquiries regarding the organization’s policies, practices and benefits

·         Sorting and distributing department mail

·         Other duties and special projects as assigned

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree preferred

·         Minimum of 1 year experience in Human Resources

·         Experience with HRIS systems a plus (ADP Workforce Now preferred)

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office

·         Bilingual or Multilingual a plus

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

 

Medical Director of Psychiatric Services

Title:                                                     Medical Director of Psychiatric Services

 Program Description:

The Medical Director of Psychiatric Services reports to Chief Medical Officer and collaborates with the Medical Director for Primary Care, to provide clinical leadership in interdisciplinary care. While overseeing all psychiatric services in the Agency to ensure that agency clients have access to appropriate psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Medical Director of Psychiatric Services include but are not limited to the following activities

Clinical

·         Ensures clinical supervision of all psychiatric staff including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners

·         Ensures participation of psychiatric providers in clinical meetings at each program

·         Provides clinical support.  This may be provided directly or delegated to program psychiatric staff

·         Provides direct psychiatric care at one or more programs as indicated by overall service needs

 Staffing/Supervision

·         Ensures the availability of adequate psychiatric staffing to provide clinical care throughout the system, and to meet the regulatory requirements of individual programs

·         Recruits all psychiatric staff including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners

·         In collaboration with Administrator for Psychiatric Services and Human Resources department, ensures the appropriate credentialing and performance review of all psychiatric staff

·         In collaboration with Human Resources, develops and maintains job descriptions for all psychiatric staff including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners

·         Directly supervises, or delegates supervision, of all Agency psychiatric staff including psychiatrists, and  psychiatric nurse practitioners

·         Provides collaborative practice agreement and review of cases for psychiatric nurse practitioners working at Project Renewal, or delegates to other staff psychiatrists

·         Provides for ongoing staff development and in-service training

·         Coordinates agency-wide psychiatry department meetings to improve communication and coordination across sites, and to disseminate practice standards and policies

·         Identifies/delegates psychiatric leadership within each program

·         Oversees placement of trainees in the psychiatric disciplines (including fellows, residents, medical students, nurse practitioner students)

 Quality Assurance

·         Assures the quality of treatment and related services provided by the Agency's professional staff, through, participation (directly or by designee) in the Agency's ongoing quality assurance and audit processes

·         Develops policies and procedures for psychiatric services in each program

·         Ensures that psychiatric practice meets regulatory standards of each program

·         Ensures that psychiatric care is appropriately documented in the medical record

·         Participates in development of electronic record to ensure that clinical material is appropriately documented and privacy maintained

·         Collaborates with Directors of Mental Health, Addiction Services, and Quality Assurance and with the Director of Primary Care Clinics to develop agency-wide clinical policies and procedures.

·         Participates in agency-wide Quality Assurance processes, including Incident Review meetings and Grievance Committee

·         Collaborates with senior management and clinical staff in the Agency’s development of a clinically relevant outcome evaluation process

 

Program Development

·         Collaborates with senior management and clinical staff to identify, initiate and pursue program development; a and in identifying and pursuing Agency research areas

Liaison

·         Provides liaison to regulatory agencies, academic institutions, and to other medical/service agencies when appropriate

Qualifications:

·         Medical Doctor Degree

·         Board Certified psychiatrist

·         New York State medical license and registration

·         BLS Certification

·         Supervisory/management experience preferred

·         Experience working with community services, homeless adults preferred

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

·         Strong team orientation

 

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

Grants Accountant

 Title:              Grants Accountant                

Location:        Varick Street, New York

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

·         Grant accounting, including:

o   Analysis of monthly expenditures of federal, state and city grants

o   Budget to actual reporting

o   Working with program directors in planning and preparing annual budget

o   Budget modifications, as needed

o   Preparation of monthly closings and grant closeout packages

o   Communication with the applicable funding sources

o   Preparation and analysis of grant funded program profit and loss Statements, explanations of variances

o   Program budget development

·         General accounting journal entries related to personnel and fringe benefits

Expenditures and grant closeouts and adjusting entries as necessary

·         Maintain budget information and entry into general ledger

·         Provide projections of expenses from beginning of the fiscal year to year end

·         Responding to request for city, state, federal for appropriate documentation

·         Preparing schedules and documentation as requested by auditors

·         Other projects as may be assigned

 Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

·         Knowledge of MIP accounting software

·         Experience working in a Not-for-Profit work environment

·         Experience working with NYC DHS, HRA, HRSA contracts

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

 

Deputy Director, Healthcare Operations, Planning and Policy

Title:                                      Deputy Director, Healthcare Operations, Planning and Policy

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties of the Deputy Director, Healthcare Operations, Planning and Policy include but are not limited to the following activities:

Reporting to the Director, Healthcare Operations, Planning and Policy, the Deputy Director will be responsible for the oversight and management for the day-to-day operations for the primary care clinics and medical vans and will liaise with leadership for psychiatry services.

Clinic and Medical Van Operations:

·         Ensure primary care clinics and medical vans are fully staffed and run smoothly and efficiently

·         Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies for the primary care clinics and medical vans

·         Work with Director, Healthcare Operations, Planning and Policy and Medical Director, Primary Care to update and implement appropriate policies, internal controls, standards, and procedures

·         Integrate and optimize health information technology (HIT)

·         Ensure staff and providers are fully trained in the use of EHR system and other HIT

·         Work with Medical Director, Primary Care; Medical Director, Psychiatry; and Chief Medical Officer to support providers in the primary care clinics and medical vans

·         Support administrative needs of Medical Director, Primary Care

·         Support, build, and sustain referral process for clinical services

·         Support and sustain development of new business services

 

Outreach:

·         Oversee management of outreach team

·         Ensure outreach and enrollment specialists are integrated into primary care clinic and medical van workflows

·         Oversee achievement of performance measures and goals for outreach and enrollments specialists

·         Create and implement strategic plans to ensure metrics and goals are achieved

·         Ensure staff are properly knowledgeable and trained regarding current healthcare services and enrollment and eligibility requirements

·         Oversee partnership management between sites and Project Renewal for healthcare services 

 

Qualifications:

·         Master’s Degree in Health Administration or Public Administration

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in health care

·         Minimum 3 years’ experience in supervising and managing staff

·         Knowledge of clinical workflows and health information technology (EHR, eCW, RHIO)

·         Experience with provider education and training

·         Experience with healthcare education  

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

 

Program Evaluator

Title:                     Program Evaluator

Program:             Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance (PEQA)

 

Program Description:

The Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance (PEQA) Department designs, implements, and manages Project Renewal’s systems of performance measurement and management, quality assurance, and quality improvement.  PEQA’s objective is to enhance the agency’s ability to achieve its mission by developing and facilitating processes that measurably improve the quality and effectiveness of our services and operations, and to support agency leadership in managing towards high performance.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Evaluator reports to the Director of PEQA. An essential member of the PEQA team, the Program Evaluator’s duties include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

·         Coordinate planning, design, and implementation of a wide variety of evaluative activities to measure program performance

·         Collaborate with program leadership and IT on design and development of reports and dashboards to ensure program staff have the information they need

·         Support evaluation activities through developing tools, documenting processes, and conducting relevant research

·         Aggregate and analyze data for relevant reports and ongoing performance management needs

·         Conduct client surveys and focus groups in support of evaluative activities

·         Provide support to program leadership and direct care staff to ensure service model fidelity, data quality, and impact goals are met

·         Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

·         Master’s degree in related field, or BA/BS and minimum of two years’ experience in program measurement & evaluation in support of programs in health and human services

·         In depth knowledge of evaluation approaches, strong quantitative skills, and experience using statistical packages

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders

·         Attention to detail, with exceptional organizational and project management skills 

 

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

 

Registered Nurse

                            

Title:                     Registered Nurse (RN)

Program:             Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS)

 

Overview:  

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.

 

*This is a Full Time position.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

·         Monitoring of proper medication procedures

·         Delivering patient care during admission, physical examination, TB testing, 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;

·         Phlebotomist Certificate preferred.

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

 

Primary Care Physician for Internal Medicine

Title:               Physician – Primary Care Medicine/Internal Medicine/Family Practice

Program:          Project Renewal Health Services

Summary:

The Primary Care Physician is responsible for the examination, diagnosis and the treatment of patients within the scope of the Health Center.

Duties:

  • 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.

  • Directs, organizes and participates in preventive health programs.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of quality assurance management and utilization review.

  • Participates in community outreach programs.

  • 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 and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

  • Performs related work as required.

  • Completes 30 annual Continuing Medical Education credits.

  • Participates in Departmental meetings and conferences.

Qualifications:

·         M.D or DO Board Eligible/Board Certified in internal medicine or family practice (Required)

·         Licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York (Required)

·      MAT Certification preferred – (Medication Assisted Therapy ) for drug dependency, prescribe Suboxone and willing to treat patients with Drug and Alcohol Dependency

·         Related experience

·         Strong interpersonal skills

·         Computer literate

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to: careers@projectrenewal.org  

LPN


Title:    Licensed Practical Nurse – All Shelters (Full Time)

               

Overall Responsibilities

LPNs are embedded in PRI Shelters to provide on-site nursing services under the direction of the Director of Nursing Operations and/or the Director of Primary or Behavior Health Care for issues related to medical care, medical management and nursing services to PRI clients.  

 

LPNs have dual reporting responsibilities to the on-site Program Director for daily program interactions and administration/management.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

·         Management of medication system for all clients at shelter, including

o   receiving and reviewing prescriptions and medications

o   ordering medications from pharmacy

o   safe storage of medications

o   ensuring that clients have appropriate supplies and access to medications

o   Monitoring client reactions for side effects and reporting to prescribing provider.

·         Provides nursing screening of all new clients

·         Assists in triaging psychiatric, medical and substance abuse problems to appropriate providers

·         Participates in weekly clinical meetings with medical staff AND with shelter case management & administrative staff

·         Communicates regularly with on-site psychiatric and medical providers, case managers and on-site operations & administrative staff

·         Communicates with off-site psychiatric providers as necessary and appropriate

·         Administers morning and afternoon medications 

·         Administers decanoate injections according to orders of psychiatric provider

·         Provides medication teaching as needed

·         Assesses each client’s knowledge of medications and ability to self-administer medications

·         Provides ongoing health education and support to clients

·         Maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures

·         Assist with tele-psychiatry operations as scheduled with tele-psychiatry provider at Project Renewal

·         Coordinates activities of evening LPN as needed, respective to site

 

Education Credentials/Requirements:

·         New York State licensed LPN

·         Working with homeless individuals preferred.

·         Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

·         Must have knowledge Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.

 

To Apply:  Submit a resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Team Leader II, New Providence

Title:  Team Leader II

Program:  New Providence Women’s Shelter

 

Program Description

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 Team Leader include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Performs a thorough assessment of clients being referred to the shelter to determine their appropriateness for our setting within a 24 hour time period and assign to Case Manager.

·         Provide guidance and direct supervision to an assigned team of Case Managers to ensure assessments are performed.

·         Assists in quality assurance activities to ensure service milestones/program performance goals are met.

·         As part of the 6 month after care services, monitors status of clients placed in the community to ensure successful community integration.

·          Facilitates the provision of any assistance needed to ensure that clients remain housed.

·         Ensures that accurate and up to date clinical documents are being maintained and that required data is being inputted in a timely fashion into the CARES system by the Case Managers.

·         Attends and participates in the weekly Case Conference meetings on the status of each client 

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW/LCSW preferred but not required)

·         A minimum of four 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.

·         Knowledge of case management software’s, 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

 

 

 

 

Team Leader, Fort Washington

 

Program Description

The Fort Washington Men’s Shelter is a 200 bed temporary shelter which Project Renewal manages under a contract with the Department of Homeless Services and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Comprehensive psychiatric, medical and case management services are provided to homeless men who have been diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse. 

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the Team Leader will provide direct supervision to the Case Managers as well as managing a small caseload to provide assessment, counseling and referral services to the clients at the shelter; ensures that proper protocols are being followed and performs quality assurance activities regarding the delivery of services.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Performs a thorough assessment of clients being referred to the shelter to determine their appropriateness for our setting, identify the full range of service needs, and make the assignment to a case manager.

·         Provide guidance and direct supervision to an assigned team of Case Managers to ensure assessments, including psycho-social evaluations are being performed, Independent Living Plans are prepared and being followed, referrals to appropriate programs are made, and integration of services is occurring.

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

·         Assists in quality assurance activities to ensure service milestones/program performance goals are met.

·         As part of the 6 month after care services, monitors status of clients placed in the community to ensure successful community integration. Facilitates the provision of any assistance needed to ensure that clients remain housed.

·         Ensures that accurate and up to date clinical documents are being maintained and that required data is being inputted in a timely fashion into the CARES system by the Case Managers.

·         Attends and participates in the weekly P4P Case Conference meetings on the status of each client.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director and Clinical Director.

 

Education and Skills:

·         Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW)

·         A minimum of four years of experience working with homeless mentally ill adults or other special needs population.

·         Must have at least two years of supervisory experience.

·         Knowledge of case management softwares 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

Housing Counselor

Title:                     Housing Counselor

Program:             Parole Support and Treatment Program

 

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Senior Housing Counselor, the Housing Counselor is responsible for establishing and maintaining a constructive relationship with the clients, providing them with assistance to enable them to successfully perform everyday tasks, to address their issues, to stabilize their lives and ultimately to live independently in the community;

 

Specific duties and responsibilities:

·         Provides clients with day to day assistance in handling their affairs and living in their apartments.

·         On a weekly basis, participates in the distribution of medications to the clients, and on an on-going basis, monitors the clients’ compliance with taking their medications.

·         Works closely with the clinical team to assess and monitor client’s ability to manage their housing situation.

·         Monitors actions being taken on the clients’ 6 month housing plan.

·         Refers issues with any apartment to the Housing Coordinator for corrective action and or resolution with the Landlord.

·         Attends weekly staff meetings to discuss the status of each client with the Director and all other staff members.

·         Performs related work as assigned by the Supervisor. 

 

Requirements:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·         Valid New York State Driver’s License preferred

·         Prior experience working with mental health consumers preferred

 

Building Manager, Fletcher

Title:                      Building Manager           

Program:             Fletcher Residence / Renewal House (collectively, “491 Fletcher”)

 

Program Description:

Fletcher Residence is a single-room occupancy transitional residence providing housing for 55 formerly homeless single adults with chronic mental illness, some of whom are dually-diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder.

Renewal House is a 50-bed transitional residence for individuals in recovery from substance abuse.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

·         Train, supervise, and direct two full-time maintenance staffers to:

o   Perform a variety of tasks including cleaning, mopping, stripping, waxing, and buffing floors.

o   Attend to the exterior of the building, which includes sweeping and cleaning the sidewalks, as well as performing snow removal, de-icing and salting functions when necessary.

o   Maintain and trim trees and shrubs, mow grass, and otherwise maintain all program greenery

o   Utilize trash compactor and perform garbage removal in accordance with the established schedule

o   Adhere to the NYC recycling program

o   Clean and sanitize bathrooms; sweep and dust specified areas

o   Paint and perform minor repair work

·         Prioritize and ensure the timely completion of all work requests (“Work Orders”)

·         Assists / trains custodial staff in the completion of Work Order requests for minor repairs in the tenants’ apartments.

·         Conduct monthly inventory of all janitorial and building supplies and prepare supply and equipment requisitions for submission to the appropriate Program Director for approval

·         Supervise and assist custodial staff in the preparation of resident rooms in anticipation of new client move-ins, consisting of: bagging personal belongings and storing for a minimum of 30 days

·         Supervise and assist custodial staff with the resident’s move in and move out process; may assist tenants in moving furniture into and out of the apartments

·         Conduct CO/Smoke Detector checks every two weeks in all vacant units and sign off in the appropriate binders; replace the batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide devices to ensure that all are functioning properly

·         Replaces furniture provided by the building such as refrigerators, bedframes, air conditioners, mattresses, tables, chairs, bureaus and televisions as needed and upon new tenant move in

·         Receive, inventory, and organize all janitorial and maintenance supplies (or any other deliveries that come to the building), store them in appropriate storage areas, and notify the appropriate Program Director of the intake of these items within two business days

·         Conduct maintenance staff meetings and provide individual supervision, as needed, or as specified by the Program Director(s)

·         Supervise all contractors and service personnel who come on-site for building-related issues, assuring that they have presented proper ID and have signed in at the Front Desk

·         Respond appropriately and in a timely fashion to all emergencies (e.g., breakages, leaks, assorted building issues, etc.) and contact appropriate contractors and service providers for assistance in accordance with existing contracts and in cases where the response required is more than can be handled by on-site staff

·         Develop building-wide knowledge of all mechanical systems

·         Assemble any office furniture, recreation equipment, etc., that is delivered and promptly dispose of all containers and materials as appropriate

·         Clean and organize common areas as directed in preparation for meetings and special events; clean as necessary and restore the space to its normal state in a timely fashion afterwards

·         Inform Program Director(s) of scheduled or emergency work being done by contractors or PRI personnel, and inform them when personnel arrive on-site

·         Maintain all storage and utility rooms in a clean and organized fashion

·         Available to respond 24/7/365 via phone to building emergencies, and to provide on-site coverage, as needed

·         Performs other duties as assigned by Program Director(s)

 

Qualifications

·         High school diploma or GED

·         A minimum of six months experience doing repair, painting and maintenance work.  An ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

·         Boiler certification, P99

·         City Wide Standpipe System, S-13 (must be obtained within six months of start date)

·         City Wide Sprinkler system, S-12 (must be obtained within six months of start date)

·         10-hour OSHA certificate

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

 

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

Building Manager, New Providence

Title:                       Building Manager

Program:               New Providence Women’s Shelter

 

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 disorders. Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance.  Additionally, an on-site Article 28 Clinic provides primary and behavioral health care services.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Shelter Director, and the Corporate Director of Facilities with latitude for independent action and decision making, the Building Manager is responsible for hands-on involvement and direction of the custodial staff in performing all repair and maintenance work in the interior and, as needed, the exterior of the building.

 

Building Manager-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Supervises, directs, demonstrates for, and works with the custodial staff and facilities team members to perform daily tasks in response to work requests from staff and clients.

·         Provides on-site training to custodial staff to enable them to properly perform the myriad of work to be done.

·         Ensures that staff is maintaining the conditions on the exterior of the building

·         Coordinates the completion of all work to be done in the shelter in anticipation of the thorough inspection

·         Oversees the proper functioning of the building’s boiler, ensuring that any needed repairs are completed as quickly as possible and that 6 month inspections are performed and recorded.

·         Monitors the use of the technical contracts that have been issued for selected repair and maintenance work, utilizing these when emergencies occur, especially plumbing and electrical situations.

·         Ensures that any repair work being done by outside contractors is monitored by shelter staff and inspected prior to the work being accepted and processed for payment.

·         Prepares requisitions for supplies and equipment and maintains an adequate inventory so staff can have needed goods and materials to perform the requested work. 

·         Routinely checks all areas of the shelter to prevent the issuance of any violations from staff from any city, or state agencies

·         Completes corrective action plans for all building/maintenance inspection citations issued against the shelter.

·         Available to respond to emergencies on a 24x7x365 basis, especially in the evenings, nights and or on the weekends.

 

Qualifications:

1.       Bachelor of Arts Degree and a minimum of four (4)years of progressively responsible experience working in building maintenance, repair, and, management, including at least one (1) year experience supervising maintenance or custodial workers.

2.       Associates degree with a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience; or High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience working in building maintenance, repair management, including one (1) year experience supervising maintenance or custodial workers.

3.       Proficiency in of Microsoft Office Suite, especially e-mail, WORD and EXCEL.

4.       Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

Certificates and Credentials:

A Fire Guard certification-F-02 or Fire Safety Coordinator F-80, Certificate of Fitness for Standpipe/Sprinkler Maintenance, S-12 and S-13 , S95, P99, OSHA 10 AND OSHA 30

To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org