BRC
  • Jack Ryan Residence
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $50,446 ($25.87/hour)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Program Description:
BRC began operating its newest program, 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.

 

HOURS:                                               Full time, 37.5 hours per week

                                                         Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30am-9:30pm

                                                           

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:               

Work in team of four to coordinate healthcare of 200 homeless, mentally ill men in shelter. Conduct nursing intakes and ongoing health monitoring. Dispense medication, monitor client compliance, process physicians' orders, and obtain prescriptions. Liaison with medical and psychiatric providers and hospitals. Provide patient education. Respond to medical emergencies, and provide emergency first aid/CPR when needed. Respond to other program crises as well. Work collaboratively with staff from other departments to fulfill program mission. Ensure compliance with regulatory and agency guidelines. Related duties as assigned. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:                           

NYS LPN license required. Minimum two years LPN employment and experience working with individuals with mental illness, the homeless, and/or individuals with history of substance abuse strongly preferred. CPR/AED/first aid/naloxone certifications or willingness to be certified required. Basic computer literacy also required. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary. Bilingual preferred.

ABOUT BRC:

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers.  With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents.  BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation.  BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management.  Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach.  In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work.   For more information about BRC, please see our website

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