Company: Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest
not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a
comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs,
including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk,
vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day,
more than 18,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation
therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals,
and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled
medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than
35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
Coordinates and facilitates referrals to Hospice care based on
Hospice admission criteria; recommends alternate plans of care as
appropriate. Works collaboratively as a team member with other
VNSNY liaisons to promote hospice and provide excellent customer
and patient experience. May also serve as an on-site resource to
implement discharge plans for hospice general inpatients and their
families. Develops relationships through continuous presence in the
Emergency Department to guide VNSNY patients and educate ED staff.
Works under general supervision.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a
Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required.Education:
Associate's Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's Degree in
Nursing or other health related field preferred.Experience: Minimum
of two years of clinical experience, preferably in a Hospice or
Palliative Care Program, or Oncology services, required. Strong
clinical foundation with the ability to understand and converse in
clinical terminology required, particularly with non-clinicians.
Ability to be persuasive, negotiate to win-win outcomes and
demonstrate exceptional customer service skills required. Effective
oral and written communication skills required. Proficiency in
personal computer operations including MS Office applications
required. Experience in sales, marketing management,
administration, education and/or discharge planning
preferred.Bilingual skills may be required as determined by
operational needs.Valid driver's license may be required, as
determined by operational/regional needs.
Keywords: Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Rochester , Hospice liaison, Healthcare , Linwood, New York
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