Registered Nurse

2953 Bruner Ave, Bronx, NY 10469, USA Req #24272
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Make a bigger difference


At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.


Reasons you’ll love working with us:


  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here.  Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs. 
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live. 
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance. 
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays. 
  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit. 


How you can make a bigger difference:


The Jewish Board’s Community Behavioral Health treatment programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve. Our staff use a culturally affirming, person-centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resiliency of our communities.


The Staff RN is responsible for overseeing health care needs of all the individuals residing in the clinic. The Staff RN is responsible for assessing, planning, organizing, documenting, administering and evaluating nursing care needs and services provided.  The duties include providing first aid to individuals and attending to their emergency medical needs; providing follow up of  individuals medical problems; and dispensing medication to individuals in accordance with prescriber’s orders. The Staff RN covering the Clinic must be in direct communication with, take assignments from and report all events and clinical findings to the RN Case Manager assigned to the residence.


Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement and integrate medical protocols into the management of the client medical diagnoses in accordance with the nursing process within the scope of practice.
  • Provide direct nursing care, evaluates outcomes, consults with medical providers and clinicians; adjusting the nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal care.
  • Administer medication to clients within scope of practice. Provide support to non- nursing staff who oversee clients medication administration procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the client and his/her clinical condition.
  • Assist in pharmacy reviews and medication security procedures.
  • Venipuncture for lab draws. Specimen collection.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects clients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; medication administration and storage procedures; and controlled substance regulations.
  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all clients and reassessments as per policy.
  • Assess, plan, implement and educate client/family as medically necessary according the nursing process within the scope of practice.
  • Maintain accurate and continued nursing documentation including client histories, conditions, treatments, responses, and assessment of changes.
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the client served.
  •  Provide direct medical care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal care.
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret data about the client’s status in order to identify each client’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the client group.
  • Participate in client education programs on relevant health related issues.
  •  Formulate a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; includes family in teaching, as appropriate.
  • Interact professionally with client and family and involves client and family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, and  psychological, support to clients, and families.
  • Establishing positive rapport with clients and  families.
  • Restores and promotes client’s health by completing the nursing process.
  • Provides physical and psychological support to clients, and families.
  • Work closely as a liaison with program psychiatric and primary care prescribers.
  • Assist in coordinating with school nurses to facilitate nursing care and medical requirements for all residential clients who attend outside educational facilities.
  • Assis with coordinating appointments with outside providers.
  • Assist in ongoing Electronic Health Record reviews to ensure both regulatory compliance as well as opportunities for Quality Improvement.
  • Assure that any medical problems / issues are communicated to the Primary Care Practitioner and Administrator(s) as necessary, including a follow-up.
  • Other tasks as indicated by leadership.


Team Process

  • Participates in intakes, assessments, and discharge with medical follow-up.
  • Participates in regular staff meetings and trainings.  May be asked to travel to offsite meetings and trainings.
  • Medical representative at interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Assist in addressing the medical component of audits conducted by regulatory bodies and COA as well as internal audits.
  • Collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members.


  • Documents client care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Follow up on incident reports as appropriate.
  • Perform ongoing Electronic Health Record reviews to ensure both regulatory compliance as well as opportunities for Quality Improvement.
  • Completes regular and timely documentation of all resident interactions, including progress and informational notes.


The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum education level of a BSN or RN.
  • Position may require specialized expertise in the area of mental health, developmental disorders, crisis intervention, AIDS or infectious disease or other areas as deemed appropriate for the program’s needs.
  • Should be familiar with standard reporting requirements as dictated by those bodies to whom the division is accountable.


If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

  • Generous vacation time, in addition to paid agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans 
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities 
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation 
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program  
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee 

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us. 

More on Equal Opportunity:

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Min Hiring Rate $46.76
Location on Google Maps
  • 2953 Bruner Ave, Bronx, NY 10469, USA