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.
Manages and facilitates the safe and timely transfer of patients from a hospital or skilled nursing facility to the care of the Agency. Works under general direction.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State required.
Education: Diploma in Nursing from a state approved program OR Associate's Degree in Nursing from a state approved program with at least one year experience as a full-time staff nurse in a medical/surgical nursing area OR Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from a approved program accredited by the National League of Nursing - OR Bachelor's Degree from a non-approved program supplemented by content which can be equated to the approved program required. Minimum of one year of clinical management, administration or discharge planning experience in a hospital setting required. Minimum of two years of appropriate experience as a professional nurse/acute nurse, with at least one year in a certified home health agency (CHHA) or the equivalent preferred.