Last Updated on August 23, 2019 by Sarah Ahmed
NURSE PRACTITIONER CLINICAL PROGRAM MANAGER – HEPATITIS C/ HARM REDUCTION
Part-Time (80%; 30 hours per week, specific days flexible)
The Adult Primary Care or Family Nurse Practitioner will be hired by Mount Sinai Hospital to work at a part-time Mount Sinai clinic at VOCAL-NY in Brooklyn, New York. VOCAL-NY provides onsite and peer-based syringe exchange, overdose prevention, hepatitis C and HIV education, drug treatment education and other services for people who use drugs. Services are provided in a low-threshold, nonjudgmental and culturally relevant manner.
Position: The Nurse Practitioner will work on a new 5 year project funded by the New York State Department of Health. The VOCAL+SINAI Cures Project will employ core principles of harm reduction and combine the expertise of VOCAL-NY and Mount Sinai Hospital. VOCAL+SINAI Cures will implement a peer-driven, community outreach model in Brooklyn to screen, link to care, and cure persons who inject drugs of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection, as well as treat opioid use disorder. Clinical care will be provided at VOCAL-NY through low-threshold onsite and telemedicine care, health promotion, and care coordination. The Nurse Practitioner will collaborate closely with general internists and hepatologists at Mount Sinai Hospital who are experts in providing HCV and buprenorphine treatment.
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