Responsible for coordinating and providing high quality multidisciplinary health services for patients in the Hospice Care Program consistent with Agency philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice. Works under moderate supervision.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required. Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational needs.
Education: State approved Diploma in Nursing - OR - Associates Degree in nursing with at least one year of experience as a full-time staff nurse in a medical-surgical nursing area - OR - Bachelors degree in nursing from a State-approved diploma program - OR - Bachelors Degree in a health or human services field required.
Experience: Prior Hospice / emergent care experience required. Minimum one year of experience in a medical/surgical environment preferred. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.
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.