Responsible for providing high quality nursing care and personal care to patients under the direction of the registered professional nurse consistent with Agency philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice. Provides nursing care to patients in any of the three Hospice service areas: Hospice Home Care, Hospice Residence and Hospice Crisis Care. Works under moderate supervision. Licensure: License and current registration to practice as an LPN in New York State required. Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Education: High School Diploma or completion of LPN Program required.Experience: Minimum of two years work experience as an LPN required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs. Home care/hospice experience preferred. NOTE: Employee will be hired to perform nursing care duties in primarily one area of service (Home Care visits, Hospice Residence shifts, or Crisis Care visits). However the nurse will be cross-trained in each service area and will be expected to perform nursing care duties in all three Hospice services, as needed.
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.