Make A Bigger Difference

Field Registered Nurse

For nearly 150 years, The Jewish Board has been delivering innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of over 45,000 New Yorkers each year.

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POSTED
05/14/24

SALARY
$56.61

JOB TYPE
Clinical Staff [300s]

REQ
# 24035

LOCATION
34 W 139th St
New York, NY 10037, US

Make a bigger difference


At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

• If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
• We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
• With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
• Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
• We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
• You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:
The Jewish Board’s Community Behavioral Health treatment programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve. Our staff use a culturally competent, person centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resiliency of our communities.

As a member of the ACT team, the RN is responsible for providing a range of treatment to clients with a SPMI/SUD, rehabilitation and support services within the scope of the nursing practice for the clients receiving services from ACT. S/he is responsible for conducting initial nursing assessments and ongoing health monitoring assessments; assessing physical health needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians as needed, providing medical case management and administration of medication in conjunction with the prescriptions/orders of psychiatrist, PNP, and medical providers. The majority of this role is conducted in the community and is not site specific. The RN will be supervised by the Program Director/Nursing leadership.

Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Carry a caseload and complete initial and ongoing nursing assessments.
• Conduct weekly visits thereafter for clients currently residing in homeless shelters and assigned to the ACT program and/or in client’s homes or elsewhere in the community where the client is accessible.
• Develop a treatment plan with the team, based on clients’ needs. Ensure that any medical diagnoses are addressed and the client will be educated as to conditions and signs and symptoms.
• Complete nursing assessments and health monitoring assessments within appropriate timeframes.
• Will follow/implement all direction from Psychiatrist or PNP regarding medical treatments and medication orders. Will administer prescribed and/or routine medical treatments, support clients and staff with self-administration of medication procedures and evaluate for potential side effects or adverse reactions. Ensure that all internal policies regarding such administration are adhered to.
• RN will partner with our clients, in a respectful, encouraging way to promote healthy lifestyle changes within a harm reduction framework, with shared decision-making practices.
• Will coordinate and deliver medications to the client’s residence or shelter, be responsible for medication counts, follow-up the pharmacies (i.e. refills, insurance authorizations etc) and administering medication to clients.
• Make referrals, schedule appointments and accompany the client when required.
• Make visits to hospitalized clients to coordinate care. Provide advocacy for hospitalized clients. Assist with follow up care to promote complete recovery.
• Function as a liaison between external medical health care providers, shelters, other community organizations and the ACT team with regards to the client’s medical needs.
• Responsible for health education and communicating information regarding good health practices to the clients under RN's care. Train staff in these practices as well so as to provide continuous health support to clients.
• Facilitate groups.
• Respond to medical emergencies as appropriate. Perform all necessary charting and other documentation as required by internal practice and external regulatory bodies within a timely manner.
• Follow-up and monitor lab results for any indications of change for medication and toxicology; communicate such change(s) to the psychiatrist and PNP.
• Act as medical representative at interdisciplinary mental health team meetings.
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:
• RN or BA in nursing and New York State registration is required. Experience in a residential setting or in the mental health field strongly preferred.

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:
• Generous vacation time, in addition to paid agency holidays and 15 sick days
• Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
• Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
• Free continuing education opportunities
• 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
• Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
• 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
• Life and disability insurance
• Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
Who we are:
The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.
More on Equal Opportunity:


We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

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Who We Are

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

Our Values.

Our values help guide us in everything we do, from our relationships with fellow staff to the clients and communities we serve.

Treat every person
with dignity
We act with respect and caring towards our clients, colleagues, and communities.
Strive to
be outstanding
We are exceptional professionals in all that we do.
Embrace each
other’s differences
We create a fair and inclusive environment for all.
Engage individuals and families
as our partners
We heal our communities one person at a time through thoughtful collaboration.
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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer
We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.