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Registered Nurse (IMT/Janian)

Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJanian Medical Care, P.C., seeks two Registered Nurses for CUCS' Intensive Mobile Treatment (IMT) Teams. In January 2016, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) launched a demonstration project to achieve better outcomes for people with involvement with homeless services, criminal justice, and the behavioral health service systems. Three Intensive Mobile Treatment (IMT) teams were developed specifically to serve persons with complex cross-systems involvement. Due the model's success, the initiative has been expanded to include additional teams over the last five years and will expand again in summer 2022. Each team carries a maximum caseload of 27 people, due to the high needs of the clients, and the team works with their clients for as long as is necessary. The average duration of services usually is expected to be more than one year. Each team consists of 4 social service clinicians including the IMT Team director, 2 peers, a half-time psychiatrist and a full-time Registered Nurse. Janian Medical Care provides psychiatric, nursing and primary care to homeless and formerly homeless New Yorkers in supportive housing, shelters and with street outreach teams. Janian Medical Care is widely recognized as a leader in the delivery and development of both on-site and street-based clinical services while offering clinicians a supportive, flexible work environment that supports clinical freedom and creativity. Our clinicians enjoy expert supervision that encourages clinical excellence and continued professional development. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. There is a 10% salary supplement for service to the IMT Team. Working hours may be flexible however the typical schedule is Monday through Friday from 9-5pm. The IMT Registered Nurses will have primary responsibility for improving the overall health of program participants including promotion of physical and mental health integration. The Registered Nurses will work with members of the multi-disciplinary IMT Team towards this goal by engaging in the following activities:Conducting diagnostic and risk assessments and providing care in multiple settings including in institutional settings and in participants' homesProviding clinical care, including administering medication, at the direction of the IMT psychiatristMaintaining medication logs and databasesAssisting participants with compliance with treatment including with medicationsLinking participants to primary and specialty careParticipating in multidisciplinary team meetingsLiaising with pharmacies, hospitals and city agencies as neededRequirementsQualifications: New York State licensed Registered Nurse with current registrationExperience working with people living with mental illness and/or with homeless or justice-involved people preferredBilingual preferred but not required

Keywords: CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SVC, New York , Registered Nurse (IMT/Janian), Healthcare , New York, New York

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