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Registered Nurse (FACT)

Brooklyn, NY

Posted: 05/09/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38172 Compensation: 55.00

Job Description

Job Overview - Registered Nurse (FACT):
Are you a compassionate Registered Nurse looking to make a difference in the lives of individuals with severe mental illness and substance use disorders? Join our Brooklyn, NY team as a Registered Nurse in our Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) program. This role focuses on providing comprehensive, community-based care to promote recovery and wellness.

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: $55/hour
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse (FACT) Include:
  • Community-Based Services: Provide 80% of medication management and health services in the community, including medication administration, side effect monitoring, phlebotomy, and health care coordination.
  • Documentation and Compliance: Complete and sign progress notes, nursing assessments, incident reports, and other required documentation following OMH regulations, DOHMH guidelines, and Medicaid billing standards.
  • Care Coordination: Coordinate medication management needs and health care services with the FACT prescriber and maintain medication administration schedules.
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Coordinate care with family and community service providers, including hospitals, housing providers, shelter staff, criminal justice personnel, AOT, and primary health care providers.
  • Team Participation: Participate in daily team meetings, clinical meetings, and monthly nurses meetings to collaborate on clinical issues and client needs.
  • Evidence-Based Practices: Use motivational interviewing and trauma-informed approaches when delivering services.
Qualifications of the Registered Nurse (FACT) Include:
  • Licensure: Registered Nurse (RN) with current New York State license.
  • Experience: At least three years of experience working with adults in psychiatric nursing, substance use treatment settings, or social service settings for individuals experiencing homelessness or justice involvement.
  • Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of community treatment, support services, and resources.
  • Skills: Highly organized, self-motivated, and proficient in computers.
  • Language: Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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