Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day,more than 18,000 VNSNY employees — including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals — deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources tomore than35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
Coordinates and facilitates referrals to Hospice care based on Hospice admission criteria; recommends alternate plans of care as appropriate. Serves as on-site Hospice resource to assist facility staff that refers patients to VNSNY Hospice Care. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required.
Education: Associate's Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in a Hospice or Palliative Care Program, or Oncology services, required. Strong clinical foundation with the ability to understand and converse in clinical terminology required, particularly with non clinicians. Ability to be persuasive, negotiate to win-win outcomes and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills required. Effective oral and written communication skills required. Proficiency in personal computer operations including MS Office applications required. Experience in sales, marketing management, administration, education and/or discharge planning preferred.
Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs.
Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care.
VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, our managed care affiliate, shares the mission of compassion and care for the poor, the chronically ill and the elderly. VNSNY CHOICE coordinates care for members through its Medicare and Medicaid health plans, including Medicaid Long Term Care, Medicare Advantage, and a HIV/Special Needs Plan.
In 2017, VNSNY provided over $47 million in charitable care and community benefit programs helping to improve the lives of tens of thousands of New Yorkers, young and old, and delivered free and discounted direct home care services to over 8,500 under- and uninsured individuals.
To promote the health and well-being of patients and families by providing high-quality, cost-effective health care in the home and community.
To be a leader in the development of innovative services that enable people to function as independently as possible in their community.
To help shape health care policies that support beneficial home- and community-based services.
To continue our tradition of charitable and compassionate care, within the resources available.
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