Coordinates and provides high quality nursing care to Hospice patients and families consistent with Hospice Care 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. Education: State approved Diploma in Nursing OR Associate's Degree in nursing with at least one year of experience as a full-time staff nurse in a medical-surgical nursing area or other clinical healthcare experience required OR LPN with at least one year of experience as a full-time staff nurse in a medical-surgical nursing area or other clinical healthcare experience required OR Bachelor's degree in nursing from a State-approved diploma program OR Bachelor's Degree in a health or human services field required. Experience: Minimum of one year of clinical nursing experience including at least six months of Hospice, or Med/Surg or ICU or Emergency Dep't or Home care, Palliative Care, Oncology or Long Term Care experience, required. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs. Demonstrated computer skills may be required based on 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.