September 13, 2016

Family Advocate

Visiting Nurse Service Of New York - Bronx, NY

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  • Company
    Visiting Nurse Service Of New York Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
  • Location
    Bronx, NY
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description


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.


Responsible for providing advocacy, case management and family support services to children and their families. Assists with entitlements, linkages, and collaborates and advocates with systems involved with the client. Works under general direction.

Education: Bachelors degree in social work, health and human services or a related field preferred. Two or more years of equivalent and relevant experience in a social service agency OR an equivalent combination of the education and experience preferred.

Experience: Minimum of one year of experience in a mental health or social service setting with emphasis on family support services and/or family psycho-education required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs.

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: