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 Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care. 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 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.
Provides client orientation, education, client advocacy, and regular evaluation and feedback about clients on caseload. Also evaluates clients’ eligibility for other social service programs. Alerts members of the Wellness team when follow-up is required and ensures efficient and successful access and linkage to the full array of physical and behavioral health services with the goal of client’s successful completion of Wellness Plan. Works under close supervision.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a human services or related field preferred.
Experience: Minimum of one year experience in care management, community health, social service, or medical practice preferred. Effective oral/written/interpersonal communication skills required. Basic computer skills required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs