Registered Nurse

Company:  Services For The Underserved, Inc.
Location: New York County
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Position Overview:
S:US’ ACT teams deliver comprehensive mental health treatment to individuals who have a mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. Serving those whose needs have not been met by traditional clinic-based approaches, this innovative, recovery-oriented, ‘best practice’ intervention delivers treatment to people in their homes, shelters, parks and anywhere else they happen to be living, engaging them in a sustained relationship that leads to recovery. ACT Teams are a mobile interdisciplinary team of professionals (psychiatry, nursing, social work, rehabilitation) and peers.


As part of the Behavioral Health team, SUS seeks a Registered Nurse with in the state of New York to provide nursing services within a multi-disciplinary team.



Conducts physical health assessments.

Assesses the health needs of participants and makes the appropriate referrals to community based medical care.

Manages and administers intramuscular injections and/or supply medications to consumers as prescribed by psychiatrist.

Provides a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to the participants.

Meets regularly with each participant to assess health status

Provides health management education

Review treatment and medication history

Communicates with the participant’s primary medical provider to coordinate medical treatment

When necessary refers them to appropriate services as determined as a result of their assessment.

Advocate on behalf of participants regarding medical treatment as needed

Provide training to program staff on disease, treatment options, and new advances in disease management.

Work with consumers in filling prescriptions and coordinating appointments as needed.

Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification.

Maintain up to date, accurate, complete, and timely consumer chart documentation.

Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings as needed.

Responsibility for documentation of services provided particularly in development of service plans.
• Responsible for ensuring and documenting revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change
• Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible

The salary min is $95,000 and the max $95,000.


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






Licensed Registered RN with in the state of New York.

Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Proficient in MS Word/Excel.

Ability to research material via the internet.


Experience working with the seriously and persistently mentally ill ideally in community -based
settings is preferred.

Proficient in MS Word/Excel.

Bilingual in any language a plus (not required).


Company Overview:
Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others.  We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values:  respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement. 


S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Talent Acquisition at .



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