Bowery Residents Committee LPN Case Manager - 127 West 25th Street in Manhattan, New York
Coordinate the health care and medical related case management for clients. Responsible for basic health assessments, checking vitals, blood pressure and weight. Provide ongoing health monitoring to manage and support clients' health needs. Make appropriate referrals and follow-up for medical, substance use, and/or psychiatric treatment. Observe, monitor and document client self-management of medication. Process physicians' orders, and obtain prescriptions. Collaborate with medical and psychiatric providers and hospitals. Develop and facilitate health-related educational groups and one-on-one client education. Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and case conferences. Respond to medical emergencies and provide emergency first aid/CPR, and Narcan opioid overdose reversal when needed. Respond to other program crises as needed. Ensure compliance with regulatory and agency guidelines. Related duties as assigned.
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Sunday, Monday, Thursday 7:30am-9pm
NYS LPN license required. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness preferred. Knowledge of mental illness and substance use disorder helpful. Proficiency in MS Office, including Word and Excel. Bilingual skills a plus. CPR training certification or willingness to complete certification training in CPR and opioid overdose prevention.
MAKE AN IMPACT Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community? At BRC, our staff help New Yorkers experiencing homelessness reclaim their lives by providing a hand up, offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity. Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs. Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.
BRC began operating the Jack Ryan Residence in August 2011. The Jack Ryan Residence, funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, is a 200-bed shelter for homeless men living with mental illness. The program provides a complete range of mental health stabilization, medication management, case management, and medical services aimed at moving residents into permanent housing. The ultimate goal of the program is to place its clients into appropriate, supportive housing within nine months.
BRC takes the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees seriously. Employees are eligible for health insurance and paid sick time benefits immediately upon starting work. In addition, full time employees receive a generous benefits package, including:
Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.
A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. A 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC.
Tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.
Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare.