BRC
  • Casa de Los Vecinos
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

BRC's Casa de Los Vecinos is a transitional community residence targeting formerly homeless clients who are either mentally ill or dually diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted. Funded and licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health with additional funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Casa de Los Vecinos is located on Manhattan's Lower East Side and has a capacity of 32 beds. The mission of the program is to provide a safe and supportive environment where residents take part in rehabilitation interventions that will assist them in the attainment of their work, social and community living goals. A variety of services are available, including case management, substance abuse groups, medication monitoring, daily skills training and recreational activities.

 


DUTIES:

Supervise assigned staff. Assist clients in administering medication and monitor compliance. Manage caseload, chart notes, monitor and manage client health needs. Prepare clients for self-medication status and monitor as needed, health assessment referrals. Develop liaisons in the community and run health-related groups, offer nursing insight in service planning meetings and nutritional counseling at weekly meal planning meetings. Provide in-service training to staff on medication and health related issues. Record keeping as per State/OMH and agency regulations, assist part time staff psychiatrist. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Monday - Friday, 12:30pm - 9:00 pm



QUALIFICATIONS:

LPN license required. Experience with MICA population preferred. Basic computer literacy required. First Aid/CPR certification or the ability to pass test to acquire these credentials required.

 

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 at  www.brc.org.

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