Directs, plans, evaluates, and coordinates Behavioral Health needs for VNSNY Select Health-HCBS/HARP Plan. Serves as the subject matter expert for the health plan's behavioral health service management. Develops and implements strategic goals and objectives that are consistent and supportive of the strategic plan, policies and procedures for the health plans. Guides development and implementation of improvement initiatives and special projects. Works under limited direction. Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Licensed social worker or a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required. Education: For MSW: Master's degree in Social Work required; For RN: Bachelor's degree in Nursing plus a graduate or doctoral degree in a healthcare related field OR a Master's degree in nursing required. Experience: Minimum of twelve years' experience in behavioral health or social work required within a behavioral health organization (BHO). Excellent oral/written/interpersonal communication skills required.
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organizations, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost-effective health care in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, health plan members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. On any given day, VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, home health aides and other professionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to approximately 40,000 individuals in our care helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.