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. 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 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.
It assists welfare recipients with a substance abuse problem to achieve self-sufficiency through treatment and employment.The goal is to help clients comply with their required substance abuse treatment; with other mandates of the welfare to work initiative; and to obtain employment or disability benefits.
Provides direct case management services in collaboration with case management team consistent with VNSNY Home Care policy and requirements of the Comprehensive Care Management Program. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or other field related to social work required.
Experience: Minimum of one year experience in a human services area required. Experience in case management or field (outreach) preferred. Knowledge of substance abuse/recovery issues preferred. Experience with educational/vocational rehabilitation counseling and solid clinical intake assessment skills preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.