Services for the Underserved

  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Care Coordination

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Category
    Behavioral Health
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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.

    Qualifications

    • New York State Licensed Practical Nurse
    • Experience in direct clinical work with psychiatric patients preferred

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting http://sus.org.

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