Services for the Underserved

Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Location US-NY-New York
Homeless Services
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.

The LPN meets with Program Director, Director of Social Services, Registered Nurse, and Social Service staff to coordinate shelter residents to receive ongoing treatment in the community. Take vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and weight, assists with diabetes medication and treatment.  He/she will take medical histories and enter information in computer systems.  The LPN will coordinate with Case Managers, Senior Case Managers and Director of Social Services to ensure proper care, nutrition and treatment plans are followed.  He/she will follow up with community health care providers to ensure medical treatment plans are documented, monitored and followed.A schedule that includes evenings and weekends will be 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



  • Completion of accredited program and licensed in New York as an LPN
  • Preference is given to those who have experience working on a multi- disciplinary team and/or previous experience with homeless population
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to assist individuals of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


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