Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.
Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Program: Project Renewal Medical Department
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Nurse Practitioner include but are not limited to the following activities:
· Maintains collaborative practice agreement with Associate Psychiatry Director or designee of the Agency Director of Psychiatric Services.
· Provides initial evaluations of clients as assigned by Associate Psychiatry Director.
· Provides ongoing psychiatric care to clients including psychopharmacology, psychotherapy as appropriate, monitoring of side effects and laboratory testing.
· Provides necessary documentation for client entitlements and housing.
· Provides consultation, crisis assessment and intervention for resident when necessary.
· Collaborates with on-site primary care provider, nursing staff and case managers.
· Provides liaison to outside psychiatric or medical providers when appropriate.
· Provides clinical consultation and training on mental health and substance abuse topics to multidisciplinary team.
· Completes documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures.
· Participates in agency quality assurance process as requested by Psychiatric administrator.
· New York State medical license and registration
· Experience working with homeless adults preferred
Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer. Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.