Services for the Underserved

Licensed Practical Nurse

US-NY-New York
Category
Treatment Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

Position Overview:

The Licensed Practical Nurse will assist the Registered Nurse and be responsible for supporting the individuals we served by taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and weight, working with consumers in filling prescriptions and coordinating appointments as needed. The LPN will follow up with community health care providers to ensure medical treatment plans are documented, monitored and followed.  The LPN will conduct home visits on a monthly basis visiting up to 25 consumers, refer residents to emergency care, coordinate treatment and discharge planning with hospital staff. Compliance with all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYS Dept. of Social Services Rules, Regulations, and Statutes is required.

Benefits Overview:

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • New York State Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Experience in direct clinical work with psychiatrically disabled populations preferred

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