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.
It provides in-home services to seriously emotionally disturbed youth, ages 5-18, who are at risk of being placed in psychiatric hospitals or residential treatment facilities.
Assesses patients, develops a care plan, and coordinates care for patients with chronic medical conditions, patient education, patient advocacy, and regular evaluation of patients on caseload. Also evaluates patients' eligibility for Health Home At-Risk, Health Home and other social service programs. Alerts members of the care team when follow-up is required and ensures efficient and successful access and linkage to the full array of physical and behavioral health services. Works under close supervision.
Licensure: Medical Assistant, LPN, or Patient Care Technician preferred. Valid driver&rsquot;s license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: High School Diploma 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.