Responsible for providing continuity of care to all Hospice patients and their families after normal operating hours.
Responds to incoming calls from patients/families/caregivers, assesses and addresses needs within context of patients Interdisciplinary Plan of Care and Hospice Care mission, objectives, policies and procedures. Documents and reports to team patients needs, significant events, plan of care and other issues. Evaluates effectiveness of clinical directions. Works under general supervision. CA2019
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State required. Education: BSN and/or HPNA certified preferred. Experience: Minimum of two years of clinical nursing experience in Acute Care (Med Surg, ICU), Clinical Crisis Management, Hospice or Palliative Care required. Administration or management experience preferred. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required. Attention to detail, excellent follow-up and follow through skills required. CA2020
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.