VNSNY Hospice Care Team Manager (primary location - Manhattan, with some travel to Queens)
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 12/7/2016
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:
Directs, coordinates, facilitates and supports the members of the interdisciplinary team in provision of hospice care to patient/families of VNSNY Hospice Program. Ensures the implementation of clinical / quality improvement initiatives for hospice services in compliance with regulatory requirements. Demonstrates knowledge and commitment to excellence in clinical practice and customer service. Works under general direction.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required.
Education: Bachelor&rsquot;s Degree in Nursing from an approved program accredited by the National League of Nursing or Health or Human Services field or the equivalent work experience required.
Experience: Minimum three years of clinical experience in a home care or hospice setting required. Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Clinical management experience preferred. Knowledge of personal computer operations, including MS Office applications preferred.
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