Hospice Crisis LPN, PD (minimum of two weekend shifts per month plus holidays. 4:30A-4:30P 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:
Responsible for providing high quality nursing care to patients under the direction of the registered professional nurse consistent with Hospice Care philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as an LPN in New York State required. Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.Education: Completion of LPN Program required.Experience: Minimum of two year of work experience as LPN in a hospital / health care or clinical setting required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs. Home care/hospice experience preferred.
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