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                 

 

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

 

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

 

Clinical Coordinator

Title:                     Clinical Coordinator

Program:            East Williamsburg Men’s Shelter.

Program Description

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Review client intake forms regularly for accuracy and complete additional paperwork needed for the completion of case management intakes.

·         Update weekly caseload breakdowns and assign new clients to Case Managers.

·         Audit client charts weekly to ensure adherence to regulatory standards of service quality.

·         Organize and maintain up to date spreadsheets to track progress and updates related to performance measurements.

·         Provide feedback to the East Williamsburg shelter program on their adherence to organizational and regulatory standards of service quality, documentation quality, and compliance requirements.

·         Meets with incoming clients and assesses their needs for entitlement services.

·         Advises clients of entitlement possibilities and refers them for Medicaid/Medicare, Public Assistance, & Food Stamps as needed.

·         Ensures that all clients receive the benefits to which they are entitled, particularly Public Assistance and Social Security.   

·         Assists Case Managers in helping their clients apply for Social Security benefits.

·         Regularly updates the CARES and CPS computer systems to reflect each client’s current entitlement status, to ensure that Case Managers can access the most current information at all times, quickly and efficiently. 

·         Attends weekly case conferences with social service staff and provides entitlement case updates in order to ensure that each client smoothly and quickly transitions into housing.

Clinical Coordinator Continued

·         Liaisons with Federal, City, and State agencies providing entitlements services, including, but not limited to Social Security, SSI, Medicaid, SSD Medicaid, and housing vouchers.

·         When needed, escorts clients to attend meetings on entitlement benefits.

·         Provides education about Public Assistance and related programs; provides information regarding client documentation, immigration, and other entitlements programs to clients and staff.

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

 

Physical Activities

While performing the duties of this position, the Clinical Coordinator must walk the ten steps to enter the facility. In event the elevator is out of service, the Clinical Coordinator must also walk between the four floors of the facility, basement to roof, climbing up and down the staircases, in order to observe staff and to see clients.  Furthermore, the Case Manager must stand to talk to clients and staff, sit for extended periods of time at the computer, and reach or squat to get records from the files. Furthermore, the Clinical Coordinator must stand to talk to staff, sit for extended periods of time at the computer, and reach, or squat to get records from the files.

Candidate Requirements:

1.       Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years’ experience in human services, consulting, evaluation, homeless services, quality assurance, or related field.

2.       Experience working with adults with mental health and/or substance use issues, preferably in homeless shelters or supportive housing.

3.       Exceptionally strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as an ability to work effectively with others.

4.       Attention to detail, with exceptional analytical, organizational, communication and project management skills.

5.       Strong quantitative and Microsoft Excel skills.

Preferred skills:

Teamwork:                         Ability to work cooperatively with peers and other staff in order to serve the                

                                            needs of the client as effectively as possible.

Organizational:                 An ability to work independently and to adjust one’s schedule to accommodate the needs of the programs. 

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

Communication:              Excellent oral, writing, and listening skills.

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

Language:                           Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

 

 

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

 

 

Quality Analyst – Mental Health Housing

Title:                     Quality Analyst – Mental Health Housing

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 Quality Analyst for Mental Health Housing position reports to the Quality Assurance Supervisor. An essential member of the PEQA team, the Quality Analyst’s duties include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

·         Assess the quality of care in the agency’s mental health housing programs and supporting services, and partner with program staff to implement targeted improvement efforts:

o   Manage processes such as case and utilization review, annual program evaluation and client surveys;

o   Analyze, report on, and present programmatic data to internal stakeholders;

o   Make recommendations and develop tools to support program improvement.

·         Support readiness for licensing audits and monitor progress on corrective actions;

·         Train program staff/supervisors in conducting internal quality assurance processes;

·         Coordinate systems to ensure organizational compliance with requirements for incident reporting, investigation, review and data tracking

·         Perform a variety of data management, analysis, and visualization projects in order to support the department’s mission

Other responsibilities:

·         Participate in departmental activities as a member of the PEQA team

·         Assist as needed on ad hoc projects

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

·         Master’s degree in social work or related field, or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience in human services, quality assurance, or related field;

·         Experience working with adults with mental health and/or substance use issues, preferably in supportive housing settings;

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

 

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

 

Registered Nurse- MSOW

Title:                     Registered Nurse- MSOW

Program:             Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services

Program Description

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

 

Overall Responsibilities

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

 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

 

  • Monitoring of proper medication procedures

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

  • Responsible for ongoing assessment of patients while on unit

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

  • Maintaining proper medical/billing/patient-interaction documentation

  • Conducting weekly health group

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

  • Providing patient and community education

Qualifications:

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

  • Knowledge of services for an OASAS medically supervised outpatient setting

  • Strong interpersonal skills

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

 

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

 

 

 

Driver/ Medical Aid

Title:                      Driver/ Medical Aid

Program:              Chemical Dependency Crisis Services (CDCS)                

Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS)

 

The Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Service (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. The Chemical Dependence Crisis Services (CDCS) of Project Renewal is a 30-bed medically monitored detoxification facility. Clients spend between 3-21 days in the program where they receive medical supervision from an RN an LPN, as well as ongoing counseling and referral services. CDCS is also the triage unit for all intakes.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Drive clients to treatment destinations

  • Pick up clients and transport to detox unit

  • Perform the duties of a Medical Aide when not driving

  • Coordinate with treatment team transportation needs of clients

  • Process new intakes in the computer system

  • Conduct fresh air breaks

  • Clean and sterilize discharged beds

  • Do laundry and serve meals

  • Assist with general upkeep of facility

  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Experience working with homeless or substance abuse population a plus

  • Basic computer skills are a requirement.

  • Must be able to conduct face to face interviews with clients and input data in a computer. Must read and write legibly. Must be able to communicate clearly with treatment providers, have outstanding customer service and overall professional presentation

  • Bilingual candidates are preferred

 

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

Maintenance Assistant ,Plumbing

 Position Description: Maintenance Assistant

Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities Management, the Program Director and the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Facilities Management, the Maintenance Assistant will by performing the work and/or direct vendors to perform  the work needed to maintain clean and code-compliant buildings for Project Renewal Inc. and its affiliated companies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Perform tasks and other duties as directed by the Assistant Director of Facilities Management, Building Manager , Program Director or Director of Facilities Management.

·         Work closely with the Maintenance Staff, Building Managers, and Program Directors to ensure the safe maintenance and operation of shelters and residential facilities

·         Complete in a timely manner written and verbal requests for work from building managers as instructed by the Director of Facilities Management , Building Manager and Assistant Director of Facilities Management

·         Preform minor plumbing assignments and primary responsibility to assist Plumbers and Mechanics in completing work orders when necessary (unclogging plumbing fixtures etc.)

·         Perform carpentry work including sheet rocking, plastering, taping and painting as directed by Director of Facilities Management and Assistant Director of Facilities Management.

·         Personally perform difficult repairs in a timely manner

·         Should be aware of possible exposure, while performing duties, to safety and hazard concerns. Uses all appropriate safety and hazardous control equipment, personal protective equipment, and employs all safety measures. Responds to safety and hazardous conditions with the appropriate safety protocol to insure the safety of for him/herself, all staff, and clients

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

·         In the absence of the Assistant Director of Facilities understand issues and contact appropriate manager for directions

·         Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Facilities, Program Director, Building Manager or Director of Facilities and the.

·         Performs duties in all PRI locations as directed by the Assistant Director of Facilities or Director of Facilities

·         Replace lightbulbs and socket

·         Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

Education Requirement

High school diploma or GED

Experience Requirement

Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with masonry, plumbing, and carpentry, at least one of which for a large residential building or institution, as well as experience as a locksmith. 

Certificates, Licenses, and Credentials

Boiler certification, F-99

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

 

Physical Activities

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

Preferred skills

Teamwork:              Ability to work cooperatively with peers and other staff in order to serve the needs of clients.                

Systems:                    General knowledge of building plumbing and electrical systems, boilers, and fire safety equipment.

Communication:     Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff requesting maintenance                                                                          and repair services.

Computer:                Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Windows.

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

 

 

Payroll/HR Assistant

Title:                      Payroll/HR Assistant

Program:             Human Resources

 

*We are seeking a detail-oriented professional to provide support in the Payroll and Human Resources Departments. * 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Payroll/HR Assistant include but are not limited to the following activities: 

  • Assisting in all aspects of the bi-weekly payroll process including calculating hours/earnings, entering new hire, termination and pay data into ADP software

  • Processing garnishments

  • Sorting paychecks and timesheets

  • Completing employment verification

  • Photocopying,filing, data entry

  • Preparing payroll reports using ADP Reporting and Enterprise software

  • Calculating vacation accruals and payouts using Excel

  • Scan, process and print Enterprise Time Cards

  • Covering additional HR functions, as needed

 

Qualifications:  

  • AA degree required; BA preferred

  • Must be very organized, flexible and a quick learner

  • Ideal candidate will have experience working inan HR, payroll or accounting department, ideally with payroll experience

  • This position requires the ability to work quickly, accurately and independently and handle confidential and sensitive information discretely

  • Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications -- especially Excel -- required

  • Knowledge of ADP software (including PayeXpert, Workforce Now, Enterprise, HR/Benefits Solution and ADP Reporting) a plus

 

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

 

 

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

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

Program:             The Villa

 

Program Description:

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

 

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

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

  • Provide crisis intervention and consultation as necessary

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

  • Participate in team meetings, trainings, and treatment planning

 

               

Qualifications:                 

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

  • Strong management and writing skills;

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

  • Spanish Fluency a plus

 

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

Case Manager - St. Nicholas House

Title:                     Case Manager

Program:             St. Nicholas House

 

Program Description

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

 

Overall Responsibilities

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

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

 

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

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

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

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

·         Participate in clinical team meetings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Education Requirements

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

 

Experience Requirements

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

 

Preferred skills

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

ScanVan Driver/Technician

Title:                     ScanVan Driver/Technician

Program:             Project Renewal Health Services

 

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

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

·         Daily review that all van equipment is operating safely

·         Assisting in any administrative support tasks

Administrative/Office Management (as needed)

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

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

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

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

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

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

·         Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

 

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

MedVan Driver/Technician

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

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

·         Daily review that all van equipment is operating safely

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

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

·         Troubleshooting mechanical problems with Fleet Coordinator

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

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

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

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

·         Assisting in any administrative support tasks, when needed

 

Administrative/Office Management (when directed as needed)

 

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

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

·         Scheduling follow up appointments

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

·         Maintaining adequate stock of necessary forms used on the MedVan

·         Assisting with the collection of data

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

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

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

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

·         Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

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

·         Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

·          

 

 

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

 

 

Registered Nurse -Mobile Mammography

Position:         Registered Nurse

Program:        Scan Van Mobile Mammography Program

 

Program Description

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

 

Position Description

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

·         Documents CBE utilizing the Clinical Breast Exam Form.

·         Provides Breast Self-Exam (BSE) instruction.

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

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

·         Assist with patient navigation.

 

Candidate Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in nursing

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

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

·         Present a positive attitude and a professional appearance.

·         Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel knowledge.

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

 

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