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.
Responsible for evaluating patients referred to VNS Home Care program to determine appropriateness of admission. Promotes and fosters ongoing collaborative communication system with institutional personnel to establish coordinated home care. Facilitates the safe and timely transfer of patients from a hospital or skilled nursing facility to the care of the Agency. Works under general supervision.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Health Care, Business or a related field or the equivalent work experience required.
Experience: Minimum of two years of customer service experience in a hospital, long term, and home care setting required. Ability to adapt to change and work in a team base environment required. Knowledge of full scope of community resources/community linkage required. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.