Fleet Coordinator / Driver

Overall Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Health Operations and Planning, the Fleet Coordinator / Driver is responsible for activities related to driving, servicing, and overall operation / maintenance in the day-to-day operation of Project Renewal's primary care mobile health units.

 

Responsibilities:

1.       Drive Medvan to contracted sites, ensuring safe and prompt transportation of staff to and from clinic sites as scheduled

2.       Assist with vehicle-related functions and activities to ensure compliance with established laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

3.       Support the monitoring and evaluation for vehicle maintenance, including, but not limited to: servicing and repair jobs, cleaning, septic tank drainage, water system and other related needs.

4.       Coordinate off-site maintenance, repair and recovery functions for roadside vehicle malfunction; assist in the review of the work conducted by mechanics and other maintenance vendors for quality assurance and compliance.

5.       Support the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to vehicles, maintenance, repairs, projects, mileage, financial activity and assigned duties with relevant and requested information.

6.       Transporting Medvan to service centers, including safe and prompt transportation of staff to and from clinic sites as scheduled

7.       Support the Lead Fleet Coordinator in the submission of technical information and assistance to the Assistant Director of Healthcare Operations regarding automotive needs and issues; contribute to the formation, development of and updates to policies, procedures and programs.

8.       Advise equipment, material and supply purchases and other related inventory functions as appropriate.

9.       During service support to contracted sites, and as needed:

a.       Greet and register patients; assist in entering and updating demographic and other related information for patients in the EMR.

b.       Assist in scheduling of follow-up appointments with patients

c.       Support communications with lab company for retrieval of lab results (electronic, faxed results)

 

Qualifications

·       High School diploma or equivalent (Required)

·       Ability to drive a large vehicle (37' or more)

·       Valid New York State CDL  

·       Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

·       AED/CPR Certification

·       The ability to keep a compact medical facility organized and in constant operational order

·       Familiarity working with mentally-ill clients

·       Willingness to work evening and weekends

 

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

Lead Fleet Coordinator / Driver

Overall Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Health Operations and Planning, the Lead Fleet Coordinator / Driver is responsible for overseeing activities related to the servicing, operation and maintenance in the day-to-day operation of Project Renewal's primary care mobile health units, supervise / evaluate the performance of assigned personnel, and other related work as required.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Assure vehicle-related functions and activities comply with established laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; monitor and evaluate priority and required timelines for vehicle maintenance, including, but not limited to: servicing and repair jobs, cleaning, septic tank drainage, water system and other related needs.

·         Oversee off-site maintenance, repair and recovery functions for roadside vehicle malfunction; review the work of mechanics and other maintenance personnel to assure compliance with established standards, guidelines and procedures.

·         Participate in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to vehicles, maintenance, repairs, projects, mileage, financial activity and assigned duties.

·         Transporting Medvan to service centers, including safe and prompt transportation of staff to and from clinic sites

·         Provide technical information and assistance to the Assistant Director of Healthcare Operations regarding automotive needs and issues; assists in the formation and development of policies, procedures and programs with healthcare department leadership.

·         Participate in negotiation and quotation activities related to repair and optimization-focused services and equipment.

·         Direct equipment, material and supply purchases and other related inventory functions as appropriate.

·         During service support to contracted sites, and as needed:

o   Greet and register patients; assist in entering and updating demographic and other related information for patients in the EMR.

o   Assist in scheduling of follow-up appointments with patients

o   Support communications with lab company for retrieval of lab results (electronic, faxed results)

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid New York State Commercial Driver's License CDL with air breaks.

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.

  • Ability to drive a large vehicle (37' or more)

  • AED/CPR Certification

  • Familiarity working with mentally-ill clients

  • Willingness to work evening and weekends

 

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

 

Superintendent-Bedford Green House

Title:                      Superintendent

Location:             Bedford Green House

 

Program Overview:

Bedford Green House is a new state-of-the-art supportive/affordable housing complex providing homes and services to more than 300 New Yorkers.  Phase I is a building designed to LEED Gold Standards and is scheduled to open in the Bronx in December 2019. Bedford Green House will provide onsite social services including primary care for adults and families and women’s health services, family reunification services, occupational therapy, and more. Funded in part by the NYC Dept. of Health and Hygiene and Human Resources Administration, Bedford Green House supports and encourages a healthy lifestyle with an abundance of resources for the community at large. BGH features sustainable landscaped green roof, rooftop greenhouse, aquaponics growing system, horticultural therapy classes with year-round gardening, planned healthy cooking workshops, community playground, and backyard with recreational and exercise equipment.

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of Program Director, with wide latitude for independent action and decision making, the Superintendent  is responsible for directing the custodial staff in performing repair and maintenance work in the interior and, as needed, exterior of the building, ensuring that all building equipment is functioning properly to provide a safe, clean, sanitary and code compliant facility for clients and staff; coordinating the performance and completion of any capital improvement projects with Facilities Department; performs related work.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

*Available to respond to emergencies on a 24/7/365 basis, especially after normal work hours and on weekends.

·         Supervises and directs the custodial staff to perform daily tasks in maintenance of building and cleanliness, response to work requests from staff and tenants

·         Provides on-site training to custodial staff to enable them to properly perform a myriad of tasks, including cleaning, mopping, and waxing floors, doing refuge removal in accord with the established schedule, adhering to the recycling program, sweeping and dusting designated areas, cleaning disinfecting bathrooms, painting and doing other minor repair work

·         Ensures that staff is maintaining the condition of the building exterior by performing such tasks as sweeping the front entrance, wiping anything from the walls, doing snow removal and, when necessary, salting of the pathways and other appropriate areas

·         Conducts custodial staff meetings and training as required

·         Maintains liaison with service and maintenance contractors and representatives from outside agencies including the Fire Department, DOB etc.

·         Coordinates and supervise the completion of all work to be done in the building

·         Oversees the proper functioning of the building's equipment, ensuring that any needed repairs are completed as quickly as possible and that six-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 and inspected prior to 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 requested work

·         Routinely checks all areas of the building to prevent violations from city or state agencies

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

·         Performs all other duties assigned by Program Director and Facilities Department

·         Conduct regular inspections of all Life Safety Equipment 

·         Utilize maintenance management system (Sitecompli.com and Hippo CMMS)

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/ Experience Requirements:

·         Bachelor of the Arts Degree and experience with 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

·         High school or GED plus experience with a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience working in building maintenance, repair and management, including one (1) year experience supervising maintenance or custodial workers

·         Experience in new building opening and operations preferred

 

Certificates and Credentials:

·         Fire Guard certification F-02

·         Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems (without voice communication system) S-95 or

·         Supervision of Fire Alarm System (with one-way communication system) F-53

·         Boiler Certificate of Fitness P-99

·         City Wide Standpipe System S-13 and City-Wide Sprinkler System S-12

·         10- Hour OSHA certificate

 

Preferred Skills:

·         Ability to work with staff to enhance their skills; through demonstration, a team spirit, enabling staff to overcome the challenges of providing needed services to a special client population

·         The ability to assess work requests, create order of priorities, and assign work to staff and monitor its timely completion

·         Ability to work with diverse clients with mental health issues

·         Excellent oral, writing, and listening skills

·         An ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff and handle delicate situations  

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook (especially e-mail), Word, and Excel

 

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

Program Director-Bedford Green House

Title:                      Program Director

Location:             Bedford Green House

 

Program Overview:

Bedford Green House is a new state-of-the-art supportive/affordable housing complex providing homes and services to more than 300 New Yorkers.  Phase I is a building designed to LEED Gold Standards and is scheduled to open in the Bronx in December 2019. Bedford Green House will provide onsite social services including primary care for adults and families and women’s health services, family reunification services, occupational therapy, and more. Funded in part by the NYC Dept. of Health and Hygiene and Human Resources Administration, Bedford Green House supports and encourages a healthy lifestyle with an abundance of resources for the community at large. BGH features sustainable landscaped green roof, rooftop greenhouse, aquaponics growing system, horticultural therapy classes with year-round gardening, planned healthy cooking workshops, community playground, and backyard with recreational and exercise equipment.

 

Overall Responsibilities

The Program Director is responsible for guiding and directing staff in providing a safe and supportive residence for tenants, engaging the tenants to get needed services, and benefits in order to meet their obligations, stabilize their health, and when possible, encouraging and supporting tenants to find permanent housing when they no longer require supportive services.   The Program Director will oversee the day to day operations of the building, 24-hour staff, and maintenance staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

*Available to respond to emergencies on a 24/7/365 basis, on-call

·         Manage the day to day operations and activities with respect to tenants’ services, the physical plant, building safety and security

·         Provides direct and indirect supervision to all staff as well as managements of all human resources issues such as hiring, disciplining, training, and developing staff as needed

·         In conjunction with Property management oversees the business office including rentals and rent collection

·         Collaborates with the Clinical Director to ensure the appropriate level and quality of services are being offered to the tenants

·         Meets regularly with all tenants to counsel/instruct them on building issues, especially safety matters

·         Meets with individual tenants, as needed, to resolve issues and or conflicts with building staff or services

·         Managements of all aspects of the budget and ensures that the building is in compliance with city and state regulations and reporting requirements

·         Ensures timely completion of statistical and reporting requirements

·         Builds and maintains strong connections with both local and state service providers

·         Handles community relations activities which includes maintaining a positive relationship with neighboring community organizations and overseeing the creation of partnerships with community-based service providers

·         Facilitate weekly team meetings with the interdisciplinary team

 

Qualifications:

 

·         Education/ Experience:

o   Master’s degree with a major in either Social Work or a related field

o   4 years of experience working with individuals with substance use and mental health issues.; and working directly with families

o   2 years of required managerial or supervisory experience

o   Or a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and 5 years of experience as described above

·         Excellent oral and written communications

·         Strong organization and leadership skills

·         Ability to work well in a highly pressured environment

·         Ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; and knowledge of case management software

·         Experience with the AWARDS Database

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus

 

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

 

Entitlements Coordinator-Bedford Green House

Title:                      Entitlements Coordinator (Intake and Tenant Relations)

Location:             Bedford Green House

 

Program Overview:

Bedford Green House is a new state-of-the-art supportive/affordable housing complex providing homes and services to more than 300 New Yorkers.  Phase I is a building designed to LEED Gold Standards and is scheduled to open in the Bronx in December 2019. Bedford Green House will provide onsite social services including primary care for adults and families and women’s health services, family reunification services, occupational therapy, and more. Funded in part by the NYC Dept. of Health and Hygiene and Human Resources Administration, Bedford Green House supports and encourages a healthy lifestyle with an abundance of resources for the community at large. BGH features sustainable landscaped green roof, rooftop greenhouse, aquaponics growing system, horticultural therapy classes with year-round gardening, planned healthy cooking workshops, community playground, and backyard with recreational and exercise equipment.

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the department Director and Assistant Director, the Entitlements Coordinator is responsible for acting as a resource for both clients and staff to inform them of the various city, state and federal entitlement programs; filling vacancies (including lease-up of new housing facilities); performing annual lease renewals and re-certifications; and related duties. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Coordinating with government agencies and other third-parties regarding contractual and regulatory compliance during lease-up period

·         Reviewing housing applications and making initial eligibility determinations for applicants referred the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and other government agencies for lease-up of new facilities and for vacancies as they occur

·         Making eligibility determinations, processing applications, and developing and maintaining waiting lists for low-income housing

·         Assisting tenants and prospective tenants with entitlements, income certifications and subsidy applications, as well as with certifications and re-certifications

·         Coordinating intake and move-in processes, including scheduling intake interviews and move-ins; inputting appointments and updates into the FOOTHOLD/AWARDS system; preparing initial lease and move-in documents; coordinating room readiness with maintenance staff; and conducting orientation for new tenants

·         Providing tenants and clients with information and direction in acquiring and maintaining entitlements with city, state and federal entitlement programs

·         Providing up to date information about city, state and federal entitlement programs to the Director, building management, clinical and counseling staff, and property management staff

·         Entering, maintaining, and updating rent account data in the agency’s property management software

·         Tracking, processing, and analyzing rent and rent subsidy payments

·         Acting as Liaison to agency’s Fiscal Office, as well as with local representatives of city, state and federal entitlements programs, including Social Security, Medicaid and HUD

·         Serving as Liaison to city housing placement specialists

·         Tracking vacancies, processing data, generating monthly rent statements, and preparing and submitting reports

·         Investigating and resolving tenant issues and disputes

·         Facilitate and coordinate tenant satisfaction assessments, including development of surveys and other tools

·         Coordinating and assisting with lease renewals, compliance requirements, and grant maintenance tasks.

·         Manage tenant security deposits and vouchers, including establishing or closing security deposit accounts and redeeming vouchers

·         Serving as primary property management contact for tenants and staff at one or more facilities

·         Other duties as assigned by Director or supervisory staff

 

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: 

    • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or

    • Associate degree and one year of relevant experience such as working with special needs populations;

    • High School Diploma or GED and two years of relevant experience such as working with special needs populations

  • Experience with rental subsidy programs and LIHTC requirements

  • LIHTC certification strongly preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel

  • Knowledge of case management and property management databases, including FOOTHOLD/AWARDS and MDS; experience working on entitlements and in housing management

 

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

 

Program Director – Public Health Diversion Center

Program Description

The Public Health Diversion Center provides 24/7 short stay, engagement, stabilization and treatment services for adults with mental health and/or substance use issues referred directly by NYPD as an alternative to the traditional police responses of arrest, summons, or transport to an emergency room.  Clients are referred to the Diversion Center when their infractions are non-violent and/or low-level offenses such as loitering, trespass, public inebriation, and disorderly conduct. The goal of the Diversion Center is to help participants begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. An OASAS licensed outpatient clinic, located on site, provides services to participants who are eligible.  The average length of stay is anticipated to 5 days.

Overall Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director for Mental Health Services, with wide latitude for independent action and decision making, the Program Director is responsible for the overall management of the facility, providing leadership, direction, guidance, coaching and direct and indirect supervision of the staff.  The Program Director’s leadership and supervision will enable staff to implement the policies and program initiatives needed to effectuate the proper delivery of services to the targeted participant population and perform related work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

·         Overall responsibility for the management of the facility, as well as program development and implementation to ensure the objectives of the program are achieved; participant needs are addressed and that participants are referred to appropriate community resources; and initiates corrective actions, as appropriate.

·         Accountable for the day-to-day operation of the facility with respect to workload allocation and staff productivity.

·         Determines policy for clinical services, and ensures that the Clinical Director and staff are providing quality care and comprehensive, as well as individualized, plans for participants. 

·         Participates in the daily team meetings.

·         Manages staffing including hiring; monitoring performance; and initiating disciplinary action, including termination where appropriate.

·         Ensures staff development and training on an individual and group basis; referring staff to internal and external training opportunities.

·         Regularly meets with direct reports on an individual and group basis to clarify roles and approaches to delivering services to the participants, making corrective recommendations as appropriate. 

·         Performs liaison functions between the facility and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).

·         Ensures that the facility is in compliance with all state and local regulations and reporting requirements, especially Health and Safety requirements, and that staff maintains the necessary certifications and trainings to comply with the requirements of the oversight agencies.

·         Ensures the timely completion of weekly, monthly or annual reports.

·         Ensures that information about all city, state, and federal regulations including the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is disseminated and adhered to.

·         Interfaces with other city/state agencies as needed to better serve the participants

·         Maintains a positive relationship with the local community; responds in a timely manner to neighborhood concerns; facilitates Community Advisory Board meetings.

·         Ensures timely submission of supporting documents to respond to federal, state and city audits as well as any legal claims or lawsuits.

·         Ensures that staff adhere to agency guidelines regarding the procurement of goods and services, that documentation is provided to Facilities, Operations, and Finance Departments to facilitate timely payment to vendors.

·         Along with Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Department (PEQA) develops program performance measures that independently evaluate program performance.

·         Uses PEQA data and measures to manage program performance

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

·         Other work as assigned

Education Requirements

A Master’s degree in social work, public administration, psychology, sociology, occupational or physical therapy, or other human services field. 

Experience Requirements

A minimum of -six (6) years of progressively responsible experience working with homeless and criminal justice involved individuals with either a diagnosis of mental illness or a substance use disorder; including experience in a residential setting.  Two (2) years of the required experience must have been in a managerial or supervisory capacity. 

Preferred skills:

Leadership:        Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate staff to accomplish stated goals and objectives of the program while developing their individual and group skills.  

Program Evaluation and Performance Management:  Must exhibit the ability to collaborate with PRI’s Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Department (PEQA) to develop program performance measures and to independently evaluate and manage program performance using data.

 

Team Building:                  Through personal example demonstrates, develops and fosters a team spirit enabling staff to overcome the challenges of providing needed services to a special participant population.  While professionalism is stressed at all times, there is latitude for a compassionate and empathetic approach to dealing with staff and participants. 

Communication:              Excellent oral, writing and listening skills.

Organizational skills:      The ability to work well in a highly pressured environment; set and meet deadlines and delegate as appropriate.

Interpersonal skills:        An ability to interface with participants as well as all levels of the organization.

Computer skills:               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:careers@projectrenewal.org

Certified Peer Advocate

 Overall Responsibilities:

The Recovery Peer Advocate will provide non-clinical peer support in the Community as well as The Recovery Center.  These support services include outreach, client engagement in treatment, reinforcing client’s engagement and connecting clients to community based treatment and recovery services.  The Peer Advocate will provide outreach at shelters, drop in centers and medical clinics using education and lived experience to connect people to treatment.  The Peer Advocate will be part of a multi-disciplinary support team supervised by the Program Director, a qualified health professional. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Engaging individuals to consider entering addiction treatment programs

·         Raising awareness of existing social and support services and linking individuals to formal recovery supports

·         Providing education and training regarding overdose prevention to individuals who have overdosed or at risk for overdosing.

·         Modeling coping skills

·         Developing recovery plans

·         Providing crisis support, especially after periods of hospitalizations or incarceration

·         Participating in case conferences

·         Providing all documentation required by federal, state and local funders

Qualifications:  

·         Certified Recovery Peer Advocate approved by OASAS. 

·         Minimum of 1 year working with a homeless population

·         HSG or equivalent

·         Spanish speaking a plus

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

Director of Operations City Beet Kitchen

Title:                      Director of Operations

Location:             City Beet Kitchen

Overall Responsibilities:

Project Renewal (PRI) is looking for an experienced professional to manage its $6 million catering company, City Beet Kitchens (CBK).  CBK is a social purpose business, established in 1995 and currently serving ones million meals annually. The Director of Operations will report to the Food Service Director.  The position will oversee the kitchen at 8 E. Third St.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

The job responsibilities fall into to 5 general categories: Operations, Financial Management, Compliance, Planning and Quality Control.   Specific tasks include:

Operations:

·         Oversee all ordering of food, supplies and equipment.

·         Weekly review of inventory to ensure adequate supplies.

·         Supervise Transportation Manager

·         Ensure all equipment is in working order and all maintenance contracts are up to date and current.

·         Available 24/7 to respond to delivery problems, staffing issues and complaints from customers.

·         Develop a training and procedural manual for staff.

·         Recruit staff as needed.

Financial Management

·         Price meals and update pricing tool.

·         Oversee contract renewals.

·         Prepare monthly reports that track each contract/event revenue and costs.

·         Monthly review of fiscal reports to ensure they agree with CBK monthly revenue and expense report.

·         Monitor cost of labor, food and supplies.

Compliance

·         Monitor compliance with NYC Food Standards.

·         Work with contracted nutritionist to develop new menus plus special meals for religious or medical conditions.

Planning

·         Work with the Food Service Director to develop annual income and profit projections.

·         Work with the Food Service Director to develop a strategic plan

Quality Control

·         Monthly follow up calls with each of our contracts.

·         Develop a customer/client satisfaction survey.

·         Implement procedures that ensure portion and quality control for all meals leaving the kitchens.

  

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  

·         Minimum of two (5) years of experience managing a large catering company with a high proportion of entry level employees Computer database skills and word-processing, required.

·         Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, desirable.

·         Must be knowledgeable and experienced in data-based inventory and ordering systems

·         Excellent time management, organizational, and customer service skills.

·         High degree of organizational skills

 

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

 

 

CASAC - Counselor

   

Title:             CASAC - Counselor

 Program:             The Recovery Center

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Conduct substance abuse assessments; development of treatment plans for assigned caseload.

  • Provide individual counseling to twenty (20) to thirty (30) clients per week; case management as needed.

  • Facilitation of substance abuse education groups, relapse prevention groups, anger management groups, and/or life skills groups.

  • Documentation of all client contact in compliance with OASAS and DMH regulations.  Documentation completed within OASAS timeframes.

  • Attend and participate in all staff and team meetings, and in-service training; case consultation with interdisciplinary staff.

  • Completion of caseload reports to NYC HRA STARS system and NYS OASAS Vocational Rehabilitation, and NYS Department of Probation programs; completion of OASAS PAS Admission and Discharge forms.

  • Identification and outreach to possible referral sources to recruit new clients to the clinic.

  

*** Saturdays and evenings required***

  Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or

  • New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse certificate (CASAC), or CASAC-eligible. 

  • Must be able to provide CASAC number or proof of CASAC-eligible status.

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience providing direct care to individuals with alcohol and substance dependence; experience with homeless and forensic adults;

  • Five (5) years uninterrupted sobriety is required for candidates who are themselves in recovery. 

  • Good writing skills are essential. 

  • ComputerLiteracy: familiarity with OASAS documentation requirements.

 

 

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

 

Primary Care Physician

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  

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatrist

 We are seeking FT & PT Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and Board Certified or Board Eligible Psychiatrists to join our multidisciplinary social service team.  We have positions in three different locations, two in The Bronx and one in Manhattan!

Title:                     Psychiatry Provider

Program:             Marsha’s House, New Providence and Ana’s Place

Overall Responsibilities:

Psychiatry providers will conduct comprehensive evaluations, medication management and crisis intervention for homeless men and women living in a shelter. Providers will collaborate with shelter staff as well as liaison with outside providers as appropriate. Positions offer opportunity for administrative responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Oversees all psychiatric services at facility

  • Provides psychiatric evaluations for individuals referred for assessment of psychiatric conditions or for entitlements and housing

  • Provides psychiatric follow-up care as needed, including psychopharmacology and supportive psychotherapy

  • Adheres to agency policy regarding obtaining health screening and laboratory monitoring

  • Provides crisis intervention and assessment as needed

  • In collaboration with on-site nurse, provides liaison to outside psychiatric and medical providers as necessary and appropriate

·         Completes documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures

  • Participates in weekly clinical team meeting. Provides case consultation to interdisciplinary staff

  • Provides in-service training to staff on psychiatric disorders, addiction, and other topics as needed

  • Oversight of licensed practical nurse, including medication system

  • Provides collaborative agreement for nurse practitioner(s) working within programs

  • Reports to the Medical Director, Psychiatric Services and works closely with Psychiatry Administrator

 

Required Credentials

·         Current New York State medical license and registration

·         Board Certification or Board Eligible with plans to obtain Board Certification within 1 year preferred

·         Experience with Homeless LGBTQ Population in Community Psychiatry

·         Computer efficiency is required

·         Experience working with homeless adults preferred

·         Buprenorphine waiver and Spanish language a plus

·         Competitive salaries commensurate with your experience

 

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

 

Substance Abuse Counselor, Recovery Center

 

Title:                     Substance Abuse Counselor

Program:             Recovery Center

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The counselor’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct substance abuse assessments; development of treatment plans for assigned caseload.

  • Provide individual counseling to twenty (20) to thirty (30) clients per week; case management as needed.

  • Facilitation of substance abuse education groups, relapse prevention groups, anger management groups, and/or life skills groups.

  • Documentation of all client contact in compliance with OASAS and DMH regulations. Documentation completed within OASAS timeframes.

  • Attend and participate in all staff and team meetings, and in-service training; case consultation with interdisciplinary staff.

  • Completion of caseload reports to NYC HRA STARS system and NYS OASAS Vocational Rehabilitation, and NYS Department of Probation programs; completion of OASAS PAS Admission and Discharge forms.

  • Identification and outreach to possible referral sources to recruit new clients to the clinic.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, LMSW, LCSW or,

  • New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse certificate (CASAC), or CASAC-eligible.

  • Must be able to provide CASAC number or proof of CASAC-eligible status

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience providing direct care to individuals with alcohol and substance dependence; experience with homeless and forensic adults

  • Five (5) years uninterrupted sobriety is required for candidates who are themselves in recovery

  • Good writing skills are essential

  • Computer Literacy: familiarity with OASAS documentation requirements

 

Work Hours 

Thirty-five (35) hour week; Monday to Friday.  Specific hours to be negotiated; one evening required. (Some weekend work may be required. Must be willing to travel to different PRI locations to provide services.)

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

 

Residential Aide

Title:                                      Residential Aide

 Locations:                           Multiple opportunities are available in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan in our Homeless Shelters

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Depending on the shift and program, essential duties of the Residential Aide include but are not limited to the following activities:

 

·         Performs the day- to- day monitoring of the residents’ on site activities

·         Performs hourly inspections of the facility and immediate neighborhood, and documents/reports any incidents

·         Assists in the planning and organization of recreational activities, events and outings

·         Wakes the clients as needed, provides clothing and personal care items to clients

·         Ensures that the clients are out of the dormitories according to policies and procedures  

·         Reminds clients of their daily schedules, and assists clients with their daily living skills

·         Processes new client intake information, bed assignment, maintains the daily census records and provides DHS with daily census figures.

·         Secures the clients’ personal property and maintains an inventory of the clients belongings

·         Observes the behavior of clients, reporting any unusual behavior to the case management and clinical staff

·         Oversees the shelter at nights and responds to any requests from the clients who are awake

·         Works collaboratively with the Program Aides/ Case Manager in providing crisis intervention in an emergency situation

·         Complete electronic shift summaries and incident reports

·         Assists in the Cafeteria with meals being served to clients at breakfast, lunch and dinner

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Residential Aide Supervisor or other supervisory staff

 

Qualifications:

·         A High School Diploma or GED required

·         1 year of experience working with homeless mentally ill adults or other special needs population preferred

·         Excellent oral, writing and listening skills

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially e-mail, Word and Excel; computer literate

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus

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

Case Manager

Title:                            Case Manager

Locations:   Multiple opportunities are available in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan in our Homeless Shelters, and Supportive Residence Housing

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 ·         Provide case management and counseling services by conducting intake, psychosocial and housing assessments of clients to identify and obtain financial entitlements, housing and other concrete services (Health Insurance, Food Stamps, SSI etc.)

·         In collaboration with each client, prepares and monitors an Independent Living Plan, identifying long and short-term objectives to be achieved

·         Identifies and makes referrals for community based treatment and support services

·         Counsels clients through individualized and group sessions on issues such as wellness self-management, maintaining sobriety, complying with medication, pursing employment, independent living skills etc.

·         Collaborates with on-site psychiatric provider/nursing/primary care to ensure each client has an aftercare plan

·         Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required and in accord with city, federal, state and local agency regulations and guidelines

·         Inputs client information and updates into the database system

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field of experience required

·         1-2 years of experience working with homeless mentally ill adults or other special needs population preferred

·         Excellent oral, writing and listening skills

·         Proficiency in computer required

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus

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    

Vocational Counselor

Title:                      Vocational Counselor

Program:             Next Step Ace

 

Program Description:

Next Step ACE is an employment program for individuals with serious mental illness who seek meaningful jobs in the competitive employment market.  The ACE Vocational Counselor will work one-on-one with clients to assess their capability and experience and to develop and implement vocational plans that provide them with the tools they need to find and retain employment. This will include preparing resumes, conducting mock job interviews, responding to job leads, assisting clients applying to on-line positions and providing extensive retention support.   The Vocational Counselor will also assist with outreach and recruitment efforts to help enroll new clients.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Next Step ACE, duties include but are not limited to:

  • Placing clients into jobs that result in achievement of job placement and retention milestone goals for various contracts

  • Assessing client vocational skills and limitations

  • Developing highly customized employment plans for each client

  • Completing all client documentation, including weekly and monthly case notes that record services provided and outstanding issues to be addressed

  • Entering client information and progress into various databases including Salesforce, NYESS, NYC MedPortal, and others as required

  • Helping clients with full range of job preparation activities including preparing resumes, drafting cover letters, applying for jobs online, and practicing effective interview skills

  • Advocating on a client’s behalf in all job related issues (post employment)

  • Providing retention support including regular in-person or phone/email contact

  • Providing supplementary vocational counseling to clients when necessary

  • Scheduling and conducting outreach for client recruitment

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree strongly preferred in mental health, vocational counseling, social work or related field

  • Previous experience in vocational counseling and/or working with individuals with serious mental illness or similar population is essential

  • Two years previous vocational experience required

  • Bilingual Spanish preferred

  • Computer proficiency is a must

 

All interested parties should send a resume and cover letter via email to: careers@projectrenewal.org with Next Step ACE Vocational Counselor in the subject line.

 

Executive Assistant

Position Description:     Executive Assistant

Location:     Headquarters

Overall Responsibilities:

The Executive Assistant will perform a variety of administrative tasks and support our company’s senior-level executives: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Development Officer (CDO), as well as the Board of Trustees in a timely and professional manner. This individual must be well-organized, have great time management skills, and communicate effectively. Ultimately contributing to the efficiency of our business by providing personalized and timely support to executive members and management. Our ideal candidate will also have previous experience as an Executive Assistant and is familiar with office management technologies. Candidate must be able to identify and address the needs of senior managers and perform administrative tasks to ensure our company’s workflow runs smoothly.

 

Responsibilities as Executive Assistant:

 

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

·         Provides high-level administrative tasks, which include calendar maintenance, scheduling, correspondence in both email and letter form and follow up

·         Manages various staff and committee meetings including supporting agendas, preparatory documents, meeting logistics, post-meeting follow-up, expense reports and more

·         Independently conducts research and/or collaborates with colleagues to ensure proper preparation for all meetings and events

·         Works closely with each executive to keep them informed of and prepared for upcoming commitments

·         Create and maintain updated internal database

·         Suggest more efficient ways to run the office and manage tasks

·         Significant interaction and support of the Board of Trustees, including coordination and communication of board meetings, committee meetings, assisting Board Secretary with records, correspondence, minutes and activities

·         Fosters a collaborative working relationship with Chair, the Board and committee members

·         Maintain online Board of Trustees portal

·         Attends and assists with Executive Council and Board of Trustees meetings and events as required

·         Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s Degree Required

·         5 – 7 years minimum experience working with C-level executive

·         High level of proficiency in business writing and calendar management required

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to edit documents and independently compose correspondence

·         Proficiency in current software applications (Microsoft Office) and Raiser’s edge database management

·         Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries of a sensitive and confidential nature from donors, staff, and other PRI constituencies.

·         Must be cognizant of maintaining the appropriate image in all communication and interaction

·         Must have a demeanor by which s/he simultaneously treats others with respect and commands the respect of others.

·         Ability to conduct research, assemble and analyze data to prepare documents and draw valid conclusions

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

Office Manager- Headquarter

Title:                Office Manager

 Location:    Headquarters

Overall Responsibilities:

The Office Manager will be responsible for coordinating and managing the administrative responsibilities for the headquarter operations which includes supervising maintenance, front desk reception staff, and administrative staff. This individual will oversee all matters related to 200 Varick Street 9th floor building from tactical matters such as the management of vendors and repairs, to overseeing the aesthetic space and being the liaison between building management and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Supervise and train on-site front desk reception, administrative and maintenance/custodial staff

·         Generate schedules and manage relief of reception coverage (lunch, break, absence etc.) routinely and as needed

·         Oversee all communications with building management to efficiently manage building operations

·         Receive and coordinate all repair and service visits (HVAC, other building systems)

·         Apprise the Building Management of repairs needed and maintenance issues

·         Serve as liaison with Security Director to ensure seamless implementation of safety and security procedures, including fire safety plan

·         Work with PRI facilities team and building staff to coordinate disaster preparedness, including CARF inspections.

·         Coordinate employee access cards, including any lost or replacement cards

·         Manage vendors, office supplies and deliveries, review and prepare invoices for payment

·         Oversee companywide mail pickup and distribution

·         Manage and oversee all conference room booking and space needed for meetings/events

·         Work with HR/Hiring Manager to coordinate desk/office space for new employees and other onboarding needs

·         Ensures cleanliness of public spaces (reception/meeting room, bathroom, storage space etc.)  and supervise outside cleaning company services

·         Ensures regular supply of coffee, water and other kitchen/pantry supplies

·         Provide project management for relocation move and other various project to improve efficiencies of office and building operations

·         Support relocation/renovation efforts to new office location, including move logistics, seating arrangement of staff, requests for new/replacement furniture, and other operational duties as needed

·         Oversee maintenance and cleanliness of coffee machines, water coolers, refrigerators, and microwaves

·         Enforce PRI office protocols are met including recycling mandates, building requirements, and other policies and procedures
          

Qualifications:

·         Associates or Bachelor’s degree

·         3 -5 years of relevant professional administrative or office management experience

·         High level of integrity, confidentiality and professionalism required

·         Ability to effectively communicate and interact with landlord, building staff and all PRI stakeholders

·         Pro-active, results oriented, adaptable individual striving for everyday excellence

·         Able to manage multiple, complex projects and priorities

·         Strong technical skills Including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

·         Basic knowledge of building systems and office protocols a plus (HVAC, recycling, emergency preparedness) preferred

 

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

 

 

 

 

Credentialing Specialist

Title:                      Credentialing Specialist

Overall Responsibilities:

 

Responsible for entering, processing and maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the enrollment, credentialing and re-credentialing of Providers and PRI facilities with third party payers. Maintains a working knowledge of requirements of Center of Medicaid/Medicare Services (“CMS”), National Committee for Quality Assurance (“NCQA”) and 3rd party insurance requirements. This position maintains a high level of confidentiality, attention to detail, & professionalism and for credentialing and preparing clinicians for billable services.

 

Under the supervision of the Director of Healthcare Operations, Planning, and Policy, the Credentialing Specialist performs tasks necessary to ensure timely, accurate and reliable processing of healthcare services staff appointments, reappointments and managed care enrollment, delegated credentialing and re-credentialing and managed care audits

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Responsible for all Credentialing processes related to compliance, regulations and billable services

·         Provide initial and reappointment applications to providers

·         Review application packages for and interact with providers and department leadership, including verify provider identification, education, training, certifications, professional affiliations, licensing, claims history and work history

·         Search databases for medical malpractice claims and for Medicare/Medicaid and other sanctions.

·         Assemble peer review letters, proof of continuing education, health clearance

·         Maintain accurate department database for providers

·         Provide updated information to managed care companies to support the organization’s delegated credentialing status

·         Prepare for and handle audits by managed care companies.

·         Provide credentialing verification to other institutions upon request and release from current or past medical staff members

·         Provides routine reports to physicians and support staff regarding the status of participation in insurance plans

·         Provides updates regarding managed care plan credentialing procedure changes and other relevant information

·         Produces management reports regarding operations performance and/or provider credentialing status for internal management and external providers using the organization’s verification services.

·         Adheres to operating policies and procedures including delivery of completed work and use of resources.

·         Initiates correspondence to providers, users, health plans and others as necessary to obtain requisite credentialing information

·         Informs management regarding the status of departmental operations and provider credentialing issues of concern

·         Additional tasks as needed and directed

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree required

·         Minimum of two (2) years of credentialing experience in a hospital/community health center setting

·         Must be proficient with PECOS, CAQH, NPPES as well as the credentialing and re-credentialing process

·         Computer database skills and word-processing, required. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, desirable.

·         Excellent time management, organizational, and customer service skills.

·         High degree of organizational skills

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric service to internal/external colleagues and candidates for appointment

·         A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

·         Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

·         Consistently achieving results, even under time sensitive conditions

·         An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

·         Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) certification preferred

 

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

CASAC - Counselor

 Title:                     CASAC - Counselor

Program:             The Recovery Center

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The counselor’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Conduct substance abuse assessments; development of treatment plans for assigned caseload.

  • Provide individual counseling to twenty (20) to thirty (30) clients per week; case management as needed.

  • Facilitation of substance abuse education groups, relapse prevention groups, anger management groups, and/or life skills groups.

  • Documentation of all client contact in compliance with OASAS and DMH regulations.  Documentation completed within OASAS timeframes.

  • Attend and participate in all staff and team meetings, and in-service training; case consultation with interdisciplinary staff.

  • Completion of caseload reports to NYC HRA STARS system and NYS OASAS Vocational Rehabilitation, and NYS Department of Probation programs; completion of OASAS PAS Admission and Discharge forms.

  • Identification and outreach to possible referral sources to recruit new clients to the clinic.

 

 

*** Saturdays and evenings required***

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or

  • New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse certificate (CASAC), or CASAC-eligible. 

  • Must be able to provide CASAC number or proof of CASAC-eligible status.

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience providing direct care to individuals with alcohol and substance dependence; experience with homeless and forensic adults;

  • Five (5) years uninterrupted sobriety is required for candidates who are themselves in recovery. 

  • Good writing skills are essential. 

  • Computer Literacy: familiarity with OASAS documentation requirements.

 

 

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