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Street to Home Outreach Team Registered
Center for Urban Community services
Janian Medical Care, P.C., seeks a per diem Registered Nurse to work 21 hours per week our Brooklyn-Queens Street Medicine Team with the possibility of full time work in the summer of 2017.
Janian Medical Care, P.C., an affiliate of Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) seeks a NYS Licensed Registered Nurse to join our expanding Division of Primary Care Services. Janian Medical Care provides primary medical care and psychiatric care to homeless and formerly homeless New Yorkers at community based programs including supportive and transitional housing, shelters, and outreach teams. Long recognized as a leader in the development and delivery of on-site psychiatric care, Janian Medical Care has expanded our services to provide high-quality, integrated, comprehensive primary care to our clients.
Janian Medical has expanded to provide more comprehensive services to people staying on the street, specifically in Brooklyn and Queens. The expansion includes medical services to individuals identified by outreach workers. We are seeking a dynamic, collaborative Registered Nurse, who is dedicated to working with our complex and marginalized patients to both provide primary care and help us shape our developing services.
The Registered Nurse will have primary responsibility for improving the overall health of program participants including promotion of physical and mental health integration. The Registered Nurse will work with members of the multi-disciplinary street outreach team towards this goal by engaging in the following activities, at the direction of the medical and psychiatric providers:
Conduct diagnostic and risk assessments and provide care, including phlebotomy and wound care, in multiple settings, including our medical suites and on the streets.
Provide clinical care, including administering medication, at the direction of outreach medical providers
Support and assist primary care provider with any clinical needs, including taking vital signs, EKGs, managing scheduling, obtaining prior authorizations and referral appointments, as well as other administrative tasks
Perform quality control processes as well as manage medical stock and inventory
Assist clients with adherence to treatment
Link clients to primary and specialty care
Participate in multidisciplinary care collaboration
Liaise with pharmacies, hospitals and city agencies as needed
New York State licensed Registered Nurse
Proficient in performing phlebotomy and EKGs
Experience working with people living with mental illness and/or homelessness preferred
Bilingual preferred but not required
Posted on 02/21/17; CVMHA ID #10758