Services for the Underserved

  • Team Leader, Whole Self Care at Wellness Works

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

    The Team Leader will;

    • Work with a small but growing number of clients who receive outpatient behavioral healthcare through SUS, and who will receive primary healthcare through Project Renewal.
    • Educate consumers on how to better manage their health and healthcare via evidence based practices focused on prevention.
    • Promote consumer engagement in outpatient behavioral healthcare as well as primary care and wellness services.
    • Complete all tracking and reporting requirements for outcomes and evaluation.
    • Assure consumers get the care they need in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner.
    • Assist with completion of initial intake assessments.
    • Help patients with transition from inpatient medical settings and set up appropriate follow-up.
    • Serve on the Integrated Treatment Team and work closely with the Project Director/MD and other providers.
    • Conduct prevention and health promotion evidence based programs, in collaboration with the Peer Wellness Coach.
    • Assist with linkage to care coordination.
    • Ensure that the consumer’s behavioral health providers and medical providers are kept informed of changes in the consumer’s condition or treatment.
    • Assist with the arranging of transportation and follow-up services (with specialists, etc.).
    • Take vital signs and draw blood, as directed by Project Renewal’s medical nurse practitioner.
    • Approximately 10% of the work week will be devoted to supporting Project Health initiatives, also located at the Clinic site. The Nurse Care Coordinator will provide HIV testing, hepatitis testing, and hepatitis B vaccinations, as well as related health education, to clients enrolled in Project Health.

    Qualifications

    • NYS Licensure as a Registered Nurse

    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 sus.org.

     

    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

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