Conducts assessments and develops client/member centered plans of care. Provides care coordination interventions including planning, facilitation and advocacy of services between the varying providers for clients/members with complex psychiatric, substance use, and/or co-morbid medical conditions. Reassesses and closely monitors patients' needs and status to facilitate the appropriate delivery of healthcare services. Ensures access and linkage to the full array of necessary physical and behavioral health services and other community based services to address social determinants of health. Coordinates effective communication between all providers for the ultimate benefit of the client/member. Works under general direction. Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State required. Valid NYS ID or NYS driver's license may be required based on operational needs. Education: Associate Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an approved program preferred. Experience: Minimum of one year of experience as a registered nurse required. Minimum of two years of care management experience required and one year working with clients/members with Serious Mental illness (SMI), substance use disorders and/or other behavioral health conditions required. Effective oral/written/interpersonal communication skills required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs. Basic computer skills required.
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 Countries. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost effective healthcare in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 44,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.