Public Health Nurse, In-Patient Unit (FT3 nights)
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, managing and evaluating the nursing care of inpatients served by VNSNY Hospice. Provides care that is consistent with Agency philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice. Works under moderate supervision.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State required. Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: State approved Diploma in Nursing - OR - Associates Degree in nursing with at least one year of experience as a full-time staff nurse in a medical-surgical nursing area - OR - Bachelors degree in nursing from a State-approved diploma program.
Experience:Minimum of one year of clinical nursing experience, including at least six months of experience in any of the following areas: hospice, palliative care, inpatient oncology, ICU, or Emergency Department, required. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs. Strong interpersonal skills required with sensitivity to the unique needs of hospice patients.
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