ScanVan CDL 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: healthcarecareers@projectrenewal.org

Medical Office Coordinator

Positions:             Medical Office Coordinator

Location:            3rd Street Men’s Shelter and Fort Washington Men’s Shelter

Reporting to the Assistant Administrator of Clinic Operations in the Healthcare Department, the Medical Office Coordinator is responsible for working in collaboration with medical providers and staff to provide administrative support in the primary care clinics.

Job Duties

·         Welcomes and greets all patients and visitors, in person or over the phone.

·         Answers the phone while maintaining a polite, consistent phone manner using proper telephone etiquette.

·         Responds to inquiries by patients, prospective patients, and visitors in a courteous manner.

·         Facilitates patient flow by notifying the provider of patients' arrival, being aware of delays, and communicating with patients and clinical staff.

·         Registers new patients and updates existing patient demographics by collecting detailed patient information, including personal and financial information.

·         Serves as the clinic’s liaison and coordinates with case managers, shelter staff as needed for medical-follow up with shelter-based clients

·         Conducts patient insurance eligibility verification using ePACES and other related systems

·         Responsible for keeping the reception area clean and organized, ensuring materials and signage are kept visible and up to date.

·         Keeps medical office supplies adequately stocked by anticipating inventory needs, placing orders, and monitoring office equipment

·         Protects patient confidentiality, making sure protected health information is secured

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

·         High school diploma or graduation equivalency degree (GED)

·         Minimum one (1) year work experience in a medical office setting

·         Basic competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

·         Substantial telephone etiquette, verbal and written communication skills

·         Strong time management, multi-tasking, organization, scheduling skills

·         Strong customer service / relationship management skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

·         Associates Degree

·         Knowledge of clinical procedures usually obtained from a certificate or Associates degree

·         Knowledge of office procedures usually obtained from a certificate or Associates degree

·         Experience with the eClinical Works (eCW) electronic health record system a plus

·         Bilingual; fluency in Spanish preferred

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

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Project Renewal Health Services

Title:                Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Project Renewal Health Services

 

Program Description

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works with the clinic team to maintain patient flow, provide patient education, and assist providers as required.  The LPN is responsible for nursing care in accordance with medical orders as well as in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the License Practical Nurse (LPN) include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Escort clients to housing interviews, recreational activities and other relevant appointments

·         Responsible for the administration of medications including vaccinations.

·         Responsible for assessing and documenting initial health indicators such as height and weight, temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, hearing and vision, etc.

·         Responsible for the assessment of patients.

·         Will maintain medical supplies, equipment, and date inspection.

·         Performs procedures including phlebotomy, injections, PPD testing, finger stick glucose testing, EKGs, and pulse oximetry as ordered by the clinician.

·         Performs HIV counseling and testing using a rapid HIV test according to New York State regulations and under the guidance of the HIV Support Services program.

·         Responsible for patient education, per the Health Center policies and procedures.

·         Will follow-up with missed and canceled appointments via the telephone and/or written correspondence and with patients case managers and outreach workers in coordination with the front office manager.

·         Participates in emergency care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and the Medical Director for Primary Care or designee.

·         Maintains vaccine storage according to the requirements of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

·         Documents patient interactions in the Electronic Health Record as indicate.

                                                                                   

Candidate Requirements:

·         L.P.N. or R.N. (Required)

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

·         Related experience  Knowledge of Managed Care Services
Strong interpersonal skills

·         Computer literate

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner -Support and Connection Center

Title:                      Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Location:              Support and Connection Center

The Public Health Support and Connection 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. Their infractions are non-violent, low level offenses including loitering, trespass, public inebriation, and disorderly conduct. Our goal is to help participants begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. There will be an OASAS licensed outpatient clinic on site that will provide services to participants who are eligible.  The average length of stay is 5 days.  

Overall Responsibilities:

Psychiatry/Addiction Psychiatry providers will report to the Medical Director of Psychiatry; and conduct psychiatric evaluations, medication management and crisis intervention for homeless men and women residing in the facility. Providers will collaborate with clinical staff as well as liaison with outside providers as appropriate. Positions offer opportunity for administrative responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Works closely with the Chief Medical Officer, Director of Healthcare Operations, Planning & Policy, Medical Director of Primary Care, and Director of the Public Health Diversion Center

·         Provides psychiatric services at facility

·         Provides some oversight of registered nurses, including medication system

·         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

·         Provides collaborative agreement for nurse practitioner(s) working within facility

·         Assists in development of new substance abuse programs within the agency as appropriate

·         Participates in agency quality assurance process as requested by Medical Director

·         May participate in supervision of medical students or residents as arranged with Medical Director of Psychiatric Services

 

Qualifications:

·         New York State Medical License and Registration

·         Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology

·         Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry preferred

·         Significant community-based psychiatry experience preferred

·         Experience with medication-assisted therapy and Buprenorphine waived and/or willing to obtain waiver preferred

·         Understands harm-reduction approach to care

·         Work with homeless population preferred

·         Must have experience with electronic health records and knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially WORD and EXCEL

·         The ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and create and coordinate schedules 

·         Must have excellent oral, writing and listening skills

 

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

Primary Care Physician- Support and Connection Center

Title:                      Primary Care Physician

Location:             Support and Connection Center

The Public Health Support and Connection 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. Their infractions are non-violent, low level offenses including loitering, trespass, public inebriation, and disorderly conduct. Our goal is to help participants begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. There will be an OASAS licensed outpatient clinic on site that will provide services to participants who are eligible.  The average length of stay is 5 days.  

Overall Responsibilities:

The Primary Care Physician provides consultation and supervision to on-site medical staff, prescribes medication as needed, and participates in quality assurance and utilization review activities. The Primary Care Physician is responsible for the examination, diagnosis and the treatment of patients within the scope of the Health Center. It is preferred the candidate is experienced in ambulatory detox, Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) with a waiver to prescribe suboxone for opioid use disorder and utilizes a harm reduction approach for treatment of substance use disorders. Buprenorphine waiver is required within 3 months of hire.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • 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 medical staff

  • 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) / Addiction Medicine (Preferred)

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

  • Experience with MAT and has a waiver to prescribe Suboxone

  • Addiction medicine experience, with a waiver to prescribe suboxone and harm-reduction evidence-based care model preferred

  • Significant community based medical experience, work with homeless population preferred

  • Must have excellent oral, writing and listening skills

  • The ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and create and coordinate schedules

  • Must have the ability to interface with participants as well as all levels of staff

  • Must have experience with electronic health records and knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially WORD and EXCEL

 

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

Registered Nurse- Bedford Green House - Bronx

           

Title:                                      Registered Nurse

Location:                             Bedford Green House-2865 Creston Avenue, Bronx NY

Schedule: Part-time and Full-time

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.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Reports to Director of Psychiatric Nursing Operation or their delegate in collaboration with the Medical Director of Psychiatric Services, Medical Director of Primary Care and Chief Medical Officer as needed

  • Participates in weekly multidisciplinary clinical meetings. Provides initial health assessment for each client. Helps to identify medical problems among clients.

·         Provides routine monitoring of clients’ physical condition, triage of medical and psychiatric problems.

·         Coordinates response to medical and psychiatric emergencies.

·         Facilitates referrals to community-based psychiatric and primary care providers.

  • Collaborates with facility psychiatrists, as well as with on-site and community-based medical and psychiatric services, as necessary.

  • Provides outreach to clients when necessary, and in accordance with program policies on visiting tenants.

  • Provides medication management, administration and teaching when necessary and appropriate and assists with the supervision of self-administration of medication.

  • Provides ongoing health education and support to clients.

  • Organizes education for clients and staff on health topics.

  • Maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications:

·         New York State licensed registered nurse.

·         Working with homeless population preferred

·         Must have excellent oral, writing and listening skills. 

·         The ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and create and coordinate schedules 

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

·         Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially WORD and EXCEL

 

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

Assistant Director of Nursing, Substance Use – Healthcare Department

Title:    Assistant Director of Nursing, Substance Use – Healthcare Department

Overall Responsibilities

Reports to the Director of Nursing (DN) and works closely with other Assistant Director of Nurses, Medical Directors and Chief Medical Officer. The Assistant Director of Nursing for Substance Use will ensure the nurses and medical assistants provide all aspects of nursing patient care for substance use services in Project Renewal’s OASAS-licensed clinics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Ensure all substance use program nurses fulfill requirements of competency checklist at appropriate intervals.

·         Performs monthly site visits to all OASAS-licensed clinics to meet with on-site nurses and ensure the substance use clinics are in compliance with required regulatory and Healthcare Department’s policies and procedures

·         In conjunction with DN, maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures and knowledgeable of policies and procedures affecting the organization and assists in interpreting or implementing them as necessary.

·         Works closely with other Assistant Director of Nursing, DN, Medical Directors, CMO and the Director of Healthcare Planning and Operations to develop and improve systems for healthcare within Project Renewal.

·         Conduct monthly clinic environment checks to assess compliance and inventory of equipment and medications 

·         Ensures maintenance of standards of tracking across Substance use nursing sites (i.e. log books, consistency with regulatory requirements) and creates tracking systems where and when needed

·         Ensures facility maintenance and cleanliness in compliance with OSHA and OASAS standards.

·         In conjunction with DN, provides medication teaching as needed to RNs, LPNs and facility Staff.

·         In conjunction with DN, provides ongoing health education and support to Nursing staff.

·         In conjunction with DN, supports the management of nursing staff schedules, ensuring that all nurses meet their work scheduled hours; plans for nursing vacancies, vacations, FMLA, sick time and any other Nursing coverage needed.

·         In conjunction with DN, supports the hiring and onboarding process to fill vacant nursing positions for the substance use clinics.

·         Supports and ensures cross-training of nurses across the primary care, psychiatry and substance use services within the Healthcare Department, provides coverage if needed.

·         Keeps Healthcare Department leadership informed of all issues and developments and provides a thorough, comprehensive and concise report of the activities, as needed.

 

Education Credentials/Requirements:

New York State licensed Registered Nurse (RN)

Phlebotomy Certification (CPT)

Experience

Working with homeless individuals preferred. 

Preferred skills:

Communication:        Must have excellent oral and listening skills. 

Interpersonal skills:    Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

Computer skills:         Must have knowledge Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel

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

 

The Medical Assistant for Primary Care

 

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals and families 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 $100 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

 

Title:    The Medical Assistant for Primary Care– Healthcare Department

Overall Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant reports to the Director of Nursing Operations works to support the provider during patient care in clinics and on the mobile medical vans.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

·         Assist with obtaining elements of the history during the patient visit including chief complaint.

·         Assists with obtaining results of patient screening tools including smoking, asthma, alcohol, substance use, depression screening and documenting and collection of information on allergies.

·         Assists with identifying appropriate patient-specific vaccinations and cancer screening interventions according to department protocols.

·         Responsible for collecting and documenting initial health indicators such as height and weight, BMI, temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, peak flow, vision, etc.

·         Responsible for assisting the primary care providers during the patient visit within the state regulations specific to Medical Assistants.

·         Will maintain medical supplies, equipment, refrigerator monitoring as required; include daily log check/completion and inspection of exam rooms (for needed supplies and overall cleanliness at beginning and end of shift)

·         Performs procedures including phlebotomy, urine testing for pregnancy, drugs and chemstrip, fingerstick glucose testing, , EKGs, and pulse oximetry as ordered by the primary care provider.

·         Performs HIV counseling and testing using a rapid HIV test according to New York State regulations and under the guidance of the HIV Support Services program.

·         Assists with educating patients under the supervision of the licensed provider.

·         Assist with coordination of care including referrals, communication with patents about missed appointments, and communication with shelter and other community organization staff involved in patient care as needed.

·         Will work as a functional member of the Health Center team.

·         Attends staff meetings and conferences.

·         Maintains vaccine storage according to the requirements of the New York City, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

·         Documents patient interactions in the Electronic Health Record as indicated.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

       ·         High school Diploma or Equivalent Required

·         Graduate of a medical assistant training program required, preference given to Certified Medical Assistants.  Proof of training as a Medical Assistant must be provided, reviewed and approved by the Medical Director for Primary Care pre-hire

·         Related experience

·         Strong interpersonal skills

 

Preferred skills:

 

Communication:        Must have excellent oral and listening skills. 

Interpersonal skills:    Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

Computer skills:         Must have knowledge Microsoft Office

 

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

 

Medical Director of Addiction Medicine Services

Title:                      Medical Director of Addiction Medicine          

 Program Description:

 The Medical Director of Addiction Medicine supervises and oversees providers of the OASAS programs, which includes 816, 822, and 820 licensed sites and supports a culture of recovery-orientated services using a harm reduction approach and motivational interviewing techniques. Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Medical Director of Addiction Medicine will collaborate with the Medical Director for Primary Care, the Medical Director for Psychiatric Services, and Program Directors.

 The Medical Director of Addiction Medicine will also be instrumental in leading PRI’s clinical services at the Public Health Diversion Center, which 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. Their infractions are non-violent, low level offenses including loitering, trespass, public inebriation, and disorderly conduct. Our goal is to help participants begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. There will be an OASAS licensed outpatient clinic on site that will provide services to participants who are eligible.  The average length of stay is 5 days.  

 Overall Responsibilities:

The Medical Director of Addiction Medicine provides consultation and supervision to on-site medical staff, prescribes medication as needed, and participates in quality assurance and utilization review activities. The Medical Director of Addiction Medicine will be responsible for the examination, diagnosis and the treatment of patients within the scope of the Health Center. The schedule for this role will be three days of clinical time and two days of protected administrative time.

 It is required that the Medical Director of Addiction Medicine is Board Certified in addiction medicine; has at least one year of education, training and/or experience in substance use disorder services; and a DATA 2000 waiver

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Clinical

·         Ambulatory detox with transition to maintenance treatment  preferred.

·         Offers consumers a wide range of medication-assisted treatment

·         As medical director of the OASAS 822 clinic, sign off on toxicology screens and medical charts

·         Provides medical diagnoses, treatment and recommendations to consumers 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 medical staff

·         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

 Staffing/Supervision

·         Directly supervises, or delegates supervision, to the providers and necessary supervision to nursing staff within the OASAS clinic settings as well as the other practice locations as needed

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

·         Assists with recruitment

·         In collaboration with Healthcare Department leadership and Human Resources department, ensures the appropriate performance review of all providers in the OASAS clinic settings

·         In collaboration with Human Resources, develops and maintains job descriptions for all providers in the OASAS clinics

·         Provides for ongoing staff development and in-service training

 Quality Assurance

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

·         Develops policies and procedures for addiction medicine services in each program and as needed

·         Ensures that addiction medicine services practice meets regulatory standards of each program

·         Ensures that addiction medicine services care is appropriately documented in the medical record

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

·         Collaborates with to develop agency-wide clinical policies and procedures.

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

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

 Program Development

·         Collaborates with senior management and clinical staff to identify, initiate and pursue program development

 Liaison

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

 

Education Credentials/Requirements

·         M.D or DO Board Eligible/Board Certified in Addiction Medicine

·         Licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York

·         Experience with ambulatory detox programs

·         Experience with MAT and has a waiver to prescribe Suboxone

 

Experience:       

Addiction medicine experience, with a waiver to prescribe suboxone and harm-reduction evidence based care model preferred

 Significant community based medical experience, work with homeless population preferred

Preferred skills:

Communication:              Must have excellent oral, writing and listening skills

Organizational skills:      The ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and create and coordinate schedules 

Interpersonal skills:        Must have the ability to interface with participants as well as all levels of staff

Computer skills:               Must have experience with electronic health records and knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially WORD and EXCEL

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

 

 

Assistant Director of Nursing Operations, Primary Care – Healthcare Department

Title:    Assistant Director of Nursing Operations, Primary Care – Healthcare Department

Overall Responsibilities

 Reporting to the Director of Nursing Operations (DNO) and indirectly reporting to the Medical Director, Primary Care (MDPC), and Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Assistant Director of Nursing Operations for Primary Care will ensure the nurses and medical assistants provide all aspects of nursing patient care for Primary Care services in the Project Renewal’s primary care clinics and mobile medical vans.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 ·         Ensure all Primary Care nurses fulfill requirements of competency checklist at appropriate intervals.

·         Performs monthly site visits to all primary care FQHC and Article 28 clinics to meet with on-site nurses and ensure the primary care clinics are in compliance with required regulatory and Healthcare Department’s policies and procedures

·         In conjunction with DNO, maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures and knowledgeable of policies and procedures affecting the organization and assists in interpreting or implementing them as necessary.

·         Works closely with the DNO, MDPC, CMO and the Director of Healthcare Planning and Operations to develop and improve systems for healthcare within Project Renewal.

·         Manages the Infection Control Committee and Environmental Committee 

·         Conduct monthly clinic environment checks to assess compliance and inventory of equipment and medications 

·         Ensures maintenance of standards of tracking across Primary Care nursing sites (i.e. log books, consistency with regulatory requirements) and creates tracking systems where and when needed

·         Ensures facility maintenance and cleanliness in compliance with OSHA standards.

·         In conjunction with DNO, provides medication teaching as needed to RNs, LPNs and facility Staff.

·         In conjunction with DNO, provides ongoing health education and support to Nursing staff.

·         In conjunction with DNO, supports the management of nursing staff schedules, ensuring that all nurses meet their work scheduled hours; plans for nursing vacancies, vacations, FMLA, sick time and any other Nursing coverage needed.

·         In conjunction with DNO, supports the hiring and onboarding process to fill vacant nursing positions for the primary care clinics and medical vans

·         Supports and ensures cross-training of Nurses across the psychiatry and primary care services within the Healthcare Department

·         Keeps Healthcare Department leadership informed of all issues and developments and provides a thorough, comprehensive and concise report of the activities, as needed

 

Education Credentials/Requirements:

·         New York State licensed Registered Nurse (RN)

·         Phlebotomy Certification (CPT)

Experience

·         Working with homeless individuals preferred. 

Preferred skills:

Communication:        Must have excellent oral and listening skills. 

Interpersonal skills:    Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

Computer skills:         Must have knowledge Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel

 

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

 

Assistant Director of Nursing Operations, Psychiatry – Healthcare Department

Title:    Assistant Director of Nursing Operations, Psychiatry – Healthcare Department

 Overall Responsibilities

 This position oversees the management of medication systems (Medication Administration Records and all relevant Medication Documentation) for all Psychiatry Nurses; supervises all psychiatry nurses; and cross-covers for primary care nurses when needed. This position reports to the Director of Nursing Operations (DNO) and Program Directors for administrative support and indirectly reports to the Medical Director, Psychiatry (MDP), and Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Assistant Director of Nursing Operations for Psychiatry.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 ·         Support the DNO to ensure that psychiatry nurses manage medication systems for all clients at shelter, including receiving and reviewing prescriptions and medications, safe storage of medications, ensuring that clients have supply and access to medications, monitoring for side effects and education of clients in regard to their medications.

·         Visit sites monthly to meet with nursing staff and program leadership to assess procedures and systems and addresses issues as needed

·         In conjunction with DNO, support psychiatry nurses to assess client’s knowledge of medications and ability to self-administer medications and Provide nursing screening of all new clients at Shelter.

·         In conjunction with DNO, maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures and knowledgeable of policies and procedures affecting the organization and assists in interpreting or implementing them as necessary.

·         Works closely with the DNO, MDP, CMO and the Director of Healthcare Planning and Operations to develop and improve systems for healthcare within Project Renewal.

·         In conjunction with DNO, teaches RNs, LPNs and facility staff about medications, as needed

·         In conjunction with DNO, provides ongoing health education and support to Nursing staff.

·         In conjunction with DNO, supports the management of nursing staff schedules, ensuring that all nurses meet their work scheduled hours; plans for nursing vacancies, vacations, FMLA, sick time and any other Nursing coverage needed.

·         In conjunction with DNO, supports the hiring and onboarding process to fill vacant nursing positions for the primary care clinics and medical vans

·         Supports and ensures cross-training of Nurses across the psychiatry and primary care services within the Healthcare Department

·         Keeps Healthcare Department leadership informed of all issues and developments and provides a thorough, comprehensive and concise report of the activities, as needed

·         Conducts monthly medication adherence reports for  PEQA (program evaluation and quality assurance) team

·         Conducts monthly quality assurance review for medication errors/environment checks.

·         Maintains records of Medication Administration Record (MAR) errors

·         Reports medication incidents using internal reporting systems

 

Education Credentials/Requirements:

·         New York State licensed Registered Nurse (RN)

·         Phlebotomy Certification (CPT)

 Experience

·         Working with homeless individuals preferred.

Preferred skills:

 Communication:        Must have excellent oral and listening skills. 

Interpersonal skills:    Must have the ability to interface with clients as well as all levels of staff.

Computer skills:         Must have knowledge Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel

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

 

Primary Care Physician

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals and families 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:               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 working with homeless and mentally ill population

·         Strong interpersonal skills

·         Computer literate

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

Shift Supervisor-The Support and Connection Center

 

Title:                     Shift Supervisor    

Location:            The Support and Connection Center

Program Overview:

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. Guests 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 guests begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. An OASAS licensed outpatient clinic, located on site, provides services to guests who are eligible.  The average length of stay is anticipated to 5 days.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Program Director, the Shift Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that all established policies and procedure are consistently followed by staff on their shift; performs related work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the assigned shift:

·         Ensures adequate numbers of staff available to work each shift and provides coverage as needed

·         Creates task assignments/schedules for the shift and provides training as needed

·         Monitors and directly reviews the day to day recordkeeping for the shift; including statistical reports and guest communication log entries

·         Completes incident reports

·         Prepares the facility shift summary for distribution to all staff at the end of each shift

·         Ensures newly entering guests receive a full orientation to the facility and program rules

·         Participates in shift sign-in/sign out meetings to update and be updated on significant guest concerns

·         Collaborates with building maintenance to ensure a clean and safe environment for staff and guests

·         Conducts monthly fire drills in adherence with FDNY guidelines

·         Responds to crisis and emergency situations and contacts the appropriate staff as needed

·         Maintains F-80 Certification

·         Performs other work as assigned by the Program Director

 

 Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree preferred. A High School Diploma with significant experience will be considered.

·         A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a residential setting with mentally ill/ MICA or other special needs adults. A minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience essential

·         A Certificate of Fitness for a Fire Guard, F-80 is required within 90 days of employment

·         First Aid/CPR experience

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

·         Through demonstration, develops and fosters a team spirit to enable staff to overcome the challenges of providing needed services to a special guest population 

·         An ability to listen attentively to staff and guests

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially e-mail, Word and EXCEL

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

CASAC Counselor -The Support and Connection Center

Title:                     CASAC Counselor    

Location:            The Support and Connection Center

Program Overview:

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. Guests 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 guests begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. An OASAS licensed outpatient clinic, located on site, provides services to guests who are eligible.  The average length of stay is anticipated to 5 days.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the CASAC Counselor conducts rapid assessment, assesses guest eligibility for on-site OASAS services, develops service/discharge plans including collaboration with guests' current providers/support systems , linkages to community services & residential settings, participates in outreach with NYPD.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the assigned shift:

·         Carry a primary caseload of up to 10 guests

·         Conduct groups and individual counseling sessions

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

·         Conduct ongoing assessments using evidence-based modalities.

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

·         Arrange for timely discharge and referral plans working closely with the guest and program staff  

·         Performs other duties as assigned by supervisory staff

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or GED

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

·         A minimum of two (2) years of experience working with homeless and criminal justice involved adult individuals with a substance use disorder, including experience working in emergency or crisis services and/or an OASAS licensed program

·         Excellent oral, writing and listening skills.  Spanish speaking candidates preferred

·         The ability to work well in a highly pressured environment, set and meet deadlines, and delegate as appropriate.

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

·         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

 

Peer Specialist-The Support and Connection Center

Title:                     Peer Specialist   

Location:            The Support and Connection Center

Program Overview:

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. Guests 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 guests begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. An OASAS licensed outpatient clinic, located on site, provides services to guests who are eligible.  The average length of stay is anticipated to 5 days.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Director, the Peer Specialist is responsible for providing a wide range of engagement, counseling, and supportive services to guests.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the assigned shift:

·         Assumes a lead role in guest engagement activities

·         Collaborates with staff to develop an environment conducive to recovery

·         Provides recovery-based services including WRAP

·         Promotes problem-solving and decision-making skills development, including identifying positive supports and activities

·         Accompanies guests to appointments as needed

·         Acts as an advocate and support guests' self-advocacy

·         Models effective coping skills

·         Facilitates guest engagement with community-based recovery and support services

·         Drives the facility van as needed

·         Performs other duties as assigned by supervisory staff

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or GED

·         NYS Certified Peer Specialist or Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

·         At least two (2) years working in the field of peer advocacy

·         Lived experience as a consumer of behavioral health services is preferred

·         An ability to work independently and to adjust one’s schedules to accommodate the needs of the guests

·         An ability to interface with guests as well as all levels of staff and providers

·         Excellent oral, writing and listening skills

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

·         Bilingual skills a plus

 

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

 

Social Worker, LMSW- The Support and Connection Center

Title:                     Social Worker, LMSW

Location:            The Support and Connection Center

Program Overview:

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. Guests 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 guests begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. An OASAS licensed outpatient clinic, located on site, provides services to guests who are eligible.  The average length of stay is anticipated to 5 days.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the Social Worker/LMSW conducts rapid assessments, engages guests in wellness, discharge, and aftercare planning, and facilitates linkages to community services and residential settings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the assigned shift:

·         Provides direct care to guests, including conducting assessments to identify the full range of service needs

·         As the primary counselor for a designated caseload - collaborates with the full on-site team to ensure coordination of care

·         Counsels guests through individualized and group sessions on issues such as wellness self-management, and community integration skills

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

·         Participates in daily team meetings

·         Inputs guest information and updates into the facility’s case management software system, ensuring all data is accurate and entered in a timely fashion

Qualifications:

·         Master’s Degree in Social Work, NYS LMSW required

·         A minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible post-graduate experience working with homeless and criminal justice involved individuals with either a diagnosis of mental illness or a substance use disorder; including experience in emergency or crisis services

·         The ability to work well in a highly pressured environment set and meets deadlines and delegate as appropriate

·         An ability to interface with guests as well as all levels of staff

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

·         A minimum Excellent oral, writing and listening skills

 

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

 

Rehabilitation Aide -The Support and Connection Center

Title:                     Rehabilitation Aide  

Location:            The Support and Connection Center

Program Overview:

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. Guests 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 guests begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. An OASAS licensed outpatient clinic, located on site, provides services to guests who are eligible.  The average length of stay is anticipated to 5 days.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Shift Supervisor, the Rehabilitation Aide provides direct services to guests; supports day to day operations; performs related work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the assigned shift:

·         Inventories and secures guests’ personal property upon admission

·         Performs the day-to-day monitoring of guests on- site activities and reports any concerns

·         Provides direct services including serving meals, distributing clothing, linens, and personal care items

·         Engages guests to offer support, reminders of appointments, and escorts within the community

·         Assists Occupational Therapist in on-site activities

·         Assists in de-escalating verbal conflicts between guests

·         Participates in conducting monthly fire drills, adhering to FDNY guidelines

·         Utilizes CPR/First Aide techniques in emergency situations and conforms to OSHA standards when necessary

·         Drives the facility van as needed

·         Performs other duties as assigned by supervisory staff

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or GED

·         A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with mentally ill and/or substance using adults - candidates with personal experience with recovery preferred.

·         An ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and to interface with guests as well as all levels of staff

·         An ability to listen attentively to staff and guests

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially e-mail, Word and EXCEL

·         Bilingual skills a plus

 

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

Custodian - Bedford Green House

Title:                      Custodian

Location:             Bedford Green House, Bronx NY

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Per an assigned schedule performs janitorial duties and cleans, sweeps, uses a buffing machine, mops, polishes and disinfects the floors

  • Completes Work Order request for minor repairs in the tenants’ apartments in a timely manner while providing the Building Manager with detailed information regarding the tasks performed

  • Assist in preparing apartments for new residents and with the moving in/out processes

  • Performs refuge duties including dumpster and compactor maintenance, sorting metal, carrying garbage bags to the curb and preparing items for the building’s recyclable plan

  • Work in the exterior of the building, sweeping and cleaning the sidewalks, and performing snow removal and de-icing functions when necessary

  • Assist in checking and, as needed, replacing the batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide devises to ensure that all are functioning properly

  • Maintains a proper level of supplies and materials for areas assigned to ensure the timely and efficient completion of required tasks.

  • Accepts and moves deliveries into storage areas

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • A minimum of six months of experience doing repair and maintenance work.

  • An ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

 

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

Front Desk Attendant- Bedford Green House

Title:                Front Desk Attendant

Location:         Bedford Green House, Bronx, NY

 

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.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Maintain log book at the front desk

·         Ensure clients and guests sign in and out when entering and leaving the building

·         Monitor that clients comply with building rules

·         Complete paperwork in a timely manner, including incident reports and shift summaries

·         Communicate effectively with staff and participate in meetings

·         Ability to work any shift nights, weekends and holidays

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma/GED and experience working with homeless and substance abuse population, including working with families 

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus

 

 

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