Employment Opportunities

 

RN Care Coordinator at Mount Saint Vincent Convent

The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking an RN Care Coordinator at Mount Saint Vincent Convent, a 60-room retirement home in Bronx, NY. The Convent provides assisted living services to retired sisters of the congregation. 

In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, the RN Care Coordinator promotes sisters’ physical and mental health by actively participating in the interdisciplinary team. The role requires utilization of the nursing process, hands-on clinical assessment, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and strong organizational and communication skills. The RN Care Coordinator coordinates and monitors all aspects of medical services per Convent policy and responds to each sister’s needs.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Director of Nursing in managing clinical operations of the nursing department.
  • Participate in on-call responsibilities, which include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • In collaboration with the DON, conducts individualized physiological and psychological assessments and implements a plan of care.
  • Conducts ongoing assessments and revises the plan of care as needed.
  • Communicates with the interdisciplinary team members regarding sister’s needs and collaborates with team members to ensure the quality of care.
  • Makes daily rounds throughout the entire Convent.
  • Performs safe, efficient direct patient care within established procedures, policies, and standards.
  • Administers medications according to policy and procedure.
  • Provides guidance and training to nursing staff to execute job duties timely and per nursing standards.
  • Performs administrative duties including but not limited to memos, medication management, and ordering of medical supplies.
  • Accompany sisters to doctor appointments when requested.
  • Visit sisters in hospitals and rehabilitation centers regularly.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, provide job training to nursing staff.
  • Demonstrates ability to handle emergencies promptly, precisely, and professionally.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the Mission of the Sisters of Charity and the elderly.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
  • A minimum of 7 years of clinical nursing experience in a geriatric setting is required, and supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in New York State.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent communication, organization, planning, and ability to maintain a high level of discretion with confidential information.
  • On-call duty is required as well as nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must have valid NYS Driver’s License and successfully pass SCNY driving test.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safer performance of assigned duties.

Please send resumes to Sharon Dosin, Director of Human Resources, hrinfo@scny.org

Maintenance Technician

The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician. 

The Maintenance Technician will perform routine repair and general maintenance work at properties owned by the Sisters of Charity, upkeep of grounds and special projects as needed. The Technician must have a valid NYS Driver’s License and travel between various properties owned by the Sisters of Charity. 

General Duties:

  • Perform repair or general maintenance work at various buildings and grounds including but not limited to heating and boiler maintenance, basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, plaster, and painting tasks.
  • Respond to a variety of service requests and work orders from the residents.
  • General cleaning of all common areas in the building including but limited to, front, rear, and trash storage areas.
  • Move and assist in the transportation of furniture and equipment.
  • Install and remove air conditioning units from each apartment, as requested.
  • Practice preventative maintenance measures by conducting frequent inspections of the interior and exterior of facility, including the roofs.
  • Keep appropriate service and repair records and keep inventory of required parts and maintenance supplies.
  • Prioritize projects that protect the daily function of the building and its residents.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to use efficiently various power and hand tools.
  • Follow oral and/or written instructions.
  • Communicate efficiently and fluently in English in both written and oral form.
  • Respond in a timely fashion to emergency calls and requests after regular work hours.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and successfully pass the SCNY road test.
  • Ability to drive to various work locations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.

 Please send resumes to hrinfo@scny.org

Assistant Director of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation

The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking an Assistant Director of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation.

General Duties: The Assistant Director of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation (PJIC), assists the Director in planning, implementing and coordinating PJIC initiatives and programs of the Sisters of Charity of New York. The Assistant Director will advance the work of the Congregation in issues of social justice, peace and integral ecology.

  • Assists in keeping PJIC section of SCNY website updated and getting current issues and events on designated social media such as Facebook, Twitter.
  • Assists in writing PJIC material such as monthly update to Congregation, monthly report to Council Liaison, and special reports on specific issues.
  • Coordinates, keeps communication open between, and attends designated committee meetings and events.
  • Represents SCNY at designated events, vigils and meetings depending on issues that she/he is responsible for.
  • Plans, coordinates and implements programs, in collaboration with appropriate groups, on issues that she/he is responsible for.
  • Oversees setting up meetings, preparing material for meetings and taking minutes when necessary.
  • Assists Chief Financial Officer, by participating in ICCR, Tri-CRI and other corporate responsibility conference calls; and, attending meetings and dialogues in NY area.
  • Takes responsibility for public witness sign-on and maintain updated list to be published to Congregation annually.
  • Assists in outreach to high schools and parishes around PJIC issues.
  • Participates in identified local, regional and national groups that SCNY PJIC Office collaborates with and as determined by PJIC Director.
  • Takes responsibility for education, raising awareness, advocacy and systemic change on issues that PJIC Director and Leadership Team have identified. i.e. human trafficking, immigration, environment, etc.
  • Responsible for networking, collaborating and working with colleagues and outside groups and organizations on specific initiatives and issues.
  • Learns about Federation and Vincentian Family history/charism/mission and participates in related activities such as UN events, etc.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and passion for peace, justice and the integrity of creation.
  • Master’s Degree in related field, preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, prioritization, planning, organization, and communication.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and take initiative.
  • Ability to impart information on issues in a manner that motivates Sisters and Associates to prophetic action and witness through prayer, presence, marches, vigils, public stance etc.
  • Ability to attend day and evening meetings, events, rallies and vigils etc.
  • Ability to travel to various meetings and navigate public transportation system, when required.

Please send resume to hrinfo@scny.org.

 

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