The RN Field Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of the nursing process for the patient population which she/he services, through case management, development of a care plan, clinical intervention and follow-up.
Make initial and ongoing Supervisory Field Visits to patients’ homes to provide supervision, assessment, training, support, in-home coordination and/or crisis management. Report all interventions made to the Clinical Manager via Supervisory Field Visit Reports. Convey any significant changes in the patient’s condition, emergency interventions made or changes in the care plan to the Clinical Manager immediately.
Evaluate the quality of both technical and interpersonal care services in the home, completing Supervisory Field Visit Reports for each visit. If practice that puts patient safety at risk is discovered in the home, may initiate disciplinary action while concurrently consulting with Clinical Manager.
Supervise all performances of procedures done in the home for the first time by a per diem provider and identify continued training needs, recording this information on the Supervisory Field Visit Report.
Deliver to the home a complete in-home chart on initial visit for all professional level service cares. Complete nursing care plan while in the home, and review this plan and current authorized practitioner orders with each per diem provider.
Perform in the role of Clinical Manager on call or Field RN on call as is required by departmental needs and determined by the Clinical Manager, and is compensated for this service on a weekly basis.
Perform in the role of direct care provider during regular hours or while serving as Field RN on-call, at the direction of the Clinical Manager, or the Clinical Manager on call. Receive standard per diem compensation for these services when provided during non-regular hours.
Participate in the Quality Assurance Program and Education Program as requested by the Clinical Manager.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Licensure: Current registration to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in New York State required.
Education: High School Diploma or Equivalency.
Experience: Requires three (3) years clinical background as an RN, and prior home care experience in a LHCSA or CHHA setting with the following experience preferred.
- Critical care experience;
- Administration of IV therapy through tunneled central venous catheters.
- Experience in the home infusion industry.
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.