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Per Diem Registered Nurse (ACT)

Company: CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SVC
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

  • DescriptionThe responsibilities of the Per Diem RN on the ACT team are:
    • Monitor and administer medication as prescribed, including intramuscular injections of psychiatric medication.
    • Provide health assessments.
    • Perform phlebotomy.
    • Assist the full time RN with maintaining a medication system and coordinating with pharmacies.
    • Routine monitoring of vitals and blood sugar.
      • Licensed in New York State as Registered Nurse (RN)
      • Associate's degree required, bachelor's degree preferred
      • Clinical care experience with populations served by program: mental health or community nursing preferred.
      • Computer literacy required.
      • Valid New York State driver's license preferred
      • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.The Per Diem RN works as an integral member of the ACT team to support clients by providing clinical interventions as indicated, participating in case conferences, assisting in responding to crises, and supporting clients in connecting to medical services and specialty care. This position involves mostly field work as well as some clinic-based work. The schedule is 14 hours flexible per week (Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm).
        The CUCS Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) serves adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness whose needs have not been met by traditional clinic based services. The ACT team provides at least 80% of its services in the field, primarily through home visits. Services include comprehensive mental health and social service support, help to obtain and maintain housing, and working collaboratively with service recipients to return to a full and satisfying life in the community. ACT services are delivered by a multi-disciplinary, mobile, professional team that utilizes a harm reduction approach and assumes total responsibility for case management, rehabilitation, psychiatric and substance use services. The program is located in the South Bronx and serves clients living in the Bronx and upper Manhattan.

Keywords: CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SVC, New Rochelle , Per Diem Registered Nurse (ACT), Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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