Healthcare Coordinator
BRC - New York, NY

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DESCRIPTION

Program Description: Located on the Lower East Side, Clyde Burton House is a permanent SRO housing facility with a capacity for 33 formerly homeless men and women over the age of 55. The program is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In addition to providing permanent housing for its tenants, Clyde Burton House offers a variety of services aimed at helping clients maintain their independence and build a community of support among peers, including case management, medication monitoring, referrals to medical facilities, health education, psychiatric management, entitlement support and money management, recreational activities, assistance with activities of daily living and free meals.

DUTIES

Monitor and manage client health needs in two supportive housing programs (a 33-unit supportive SRO and a 24-unit supportive SRO). Conduct basic health assessments, including blood pressure check, weight, etc. Administer medication. Make referrals for medical, psychiatric and substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation programs. Act as primary case manager for assigned caseload. Develop and run health-related educational groups. Participate in treatment team meetings; assist in organizing and participating in goal development and related activities. Interact with medical and psychiatric providers; provide staff consultation and related duties as assigned. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Reports to Program Director.

37.5 hours per week
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm

QUALIFICATIONS

LPN license required. Experience in geriatric, psychiatric and medical nursing preferred. Knowledge of assisted living, home health care and higher levels of care placement preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to complete training class in CPR required. Monitor and manage client health needs in two supportive housing programs (a 33-unit supportive SRO and a 24-unit supportive SRO). Conduct basic health assessments, including blood pressure check, weight, etc. Administer medication. Make referrals for medical, psychiatric and substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation programs. Act as primary case manager for assigned caseload. Develop and run health-related educational groups. Participate in treatment team meetings; assist in organizing and participating in goal development and related activities. Interact with medical and psychiatric providers; provide staff consultation and related duties as assigned. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Reports to Program Director.

37.5 hours per week
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm

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