PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: BRC's Chemical Dependency Crisis Center (CDCC) offers 32-beds of medically monitored and medically supervised withdrawal services in an inpatient setting for men and women. The CDCC program provides 24-hour nursing coverage, individual and group motivational counseling, didactic health and substance abuse education, therapeutic activities and institutional twelve-step programs. The medically supervised beds are new to BRC's CDCC.
PROGRAM/UNIT: Chemical Dependency Crisis Center
HOURS: On Call/As Needed
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise Community Technicians. Employ independent judgment and authority with respect to client medical care. Supervise intakes for appropriateness of admission. In charge of operational aspects of the facility in the absence of the Assistant Director and Program Director. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed Practical Nurse, current NYS Education Department license, CPR certification, minimum of 3 years of experience in the delivery of human services, at least 1 of which includes alcohol specific. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.
ABOUT BRC: BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $91 million budget and over 1000 employees, BRC has 29 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents. BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation. BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it. BRC was presented with the Community Impact Award at the New York Housing Conference 45th Annual Awards, recognizing BRC's HomeStretch Housing project Landing Road. Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach. In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work. For more information about BRC, please see our website at BRC.org