Community Liaison, Medicare Advantage
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
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.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Establishes new and maintains existing relationships with key community organizations and leaders, including but not limited to Community Based Organizations (CBOs), FBOs, political leaders, advocacy groups, and the provider community. Educates consumers in the communities served by VNSNY about Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans and the benefits of enrolling in the VNSNY CHOICE Special Needs Plan. Achieves monthly enrollment requirements and attends and conducts presentations during weekly events. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: Medicare License required. Valid driver's license and access to a motor vehicle or ability to travel through all five boroughs required.
Education: High School diploma or the equivalent required. Bachelor&rsquot;s Degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum two years of managed Medicare, Medicaid, life insurance and/or any other sales experience that includes collecting premiums during the initial sale required OR a minimum two years of experience in a related department at VNS CHOICE required. Experience marketing to a culturally diverse target population required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to speak in front of large groups required. Strong organizational skills required. Existing relationships with key potential referrers required. Bi-lingual skills 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: