Provides nursing services, including parenteral therapy for patients consistent with VNSNY philosophy, policy and Standards of Nursing Practice. Coordinates patients care services with physicians and other health care providers. Works under general direction. Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required. IV Therapy Certification accredited by a nationally recognized approved infusion training program preferred. Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational needs. Certification: BLS Certification required. Completion of VNSNY IV Therapy training program during orientation required. Education: Associates 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, Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an approved program accredited by the National League of Nursing, OR, Bachelors Degree from a non-approved program supplemented by content, which can be equated to the approved program required. Experience: Minimum of three years of inpatient experience, preferably in med/surg, required. Minimum one year of nursing infusion therapy required. Proficiency in venous access and related infusion therapy skills required. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.
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.