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RN Hospice Liaison (Per Diem) at Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Posted in Other 29 days ago.

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Type: Part Time
Location: Manhattan, New York

Job Description:

OVERVIEW

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 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 tomore than48,000 patients and health plan members, helping them to live the best lives possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work Schedule:

Every weekend (Saturdays and Sundays)

8:30AM-4:30PM

Responsible for coordinating and facilitating referrals to Hospice care based on Hospice admission criteria and recommends alternate plans of care as appropriate. Serves as on-site Hospice resource to assist facility staff that refers patients to VNSNY Hospice Care. Works under general supervision.

Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse or a Licensed Social Worker in New York State preferred.

Education: Bachelors Degree in Nursing, OR, Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited social work program OR, Bachelors Degree in Business/Marketing, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Experience: Minimum of one-year experience in a Hospice or Palliative Care Program, Oncology or other related services required. Effective oral and written communication skills required. Strong clinical foundation with the ability to understand and converse in clinical terminology required, particularly with non clinicians. Proficiency in personal computer operations including MS Office applications required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs. Minimum of one-year experience in management, administration, marketing, education or discharge planning preferred.

VNSNY is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights, then please visit:

http://www.vnsny.org/system/assets/0000/3510/eeopost.original.pdf?1394816984