Health Coach, Health Home/ DSRIP 9/13/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY 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 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:
It services Medicaid eligible members with a serious mental illness and/or two of the following: substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and/or multiple chronic illnesses.
The position is part of a 1 year partner project with CCB with possible extension after the 1 year period.
Flexible hours to possibly include evenings and weekends.
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&rsquot; 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 general direction.
Licensure: Medical Assistant, LPN, or Patient Care Technician preferred. Valid driver 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 required. Effective oral/written/interpersonal communication skills required. Basic computer skills required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs.
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