MAKE AN IMPACT
Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community? At BRC, our staff help New Yorkers experiencing homelessness reclaim their lives by providing a hand up, offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity.
Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs.
Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.
BRC began operating its newest program, the Jack Ryan Residence, in August 2011. The Jack Ryan Residence, funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, is a 200-bed shelter for homeless men living with mental illness. The program provides a complete range of mental health stabilization, medication management, case management, and medical services aimed at moving residents into permanent housing. The ultimate goal of the program is to place its clients into appropriate, supportive housing within nine months.
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Perform psychiatric evaluations of, prescribe psychotropic medication to, and provide medication management for clinically robust clientele. Attend to emergent client clinical needs, such as participating in case conferences and performing crisis intervention. Provide guidance to LPNs when needed. Work alongside other program managers to design and implement program improvement policies, procedures, and other strategic planning efforts. Assist the agency's incident review and training committees. Unique opportunity to utilize and enhance both clinical and management skills. Provide emergency first aid/CPR when needed. Related duties as assigned. Report to Chief Medical Officer for clinical portion of supervision.
NYS certification as a mental health psychiatric nurse practitioner required. Excellent emergency response and interpersonal skills a must. Good writing skills and computer literacy needed. Prior experience working with the mentally ill and/or substance abuse population or other related experience preferred. CPR/AED/first aid/naloxone certifications or willingness to be trained required. Bilingual preferred.
BRC takes the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees seriously. Employees are eligible for health insurance and paid sick time benefits immediately upon starting work. In addition, full time employees receive a generous benefits package, including:
- Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.
- A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. A 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC.
- Tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare.