Hospice Liaison, RN (Columbia Presbyterian, Allen & Cornell))
Company: Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Location: New York
Posted on: October 13, 2019
OverviewThe Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the
nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health
care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and
Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has
been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with
compassionate, high-quality home health care. We offer a wide range
of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs
of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end
Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses,
rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied
professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care,
unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to
more than 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the
best lives possible in their homes and communities.Responsibilities
and QualificationsCoordinates and facilitates referrals to Hospice
care based on Hospice admission criteria; recommends alternate
plans of care as appropriate. Serves as on-site Hospice resource to
assist facility staff that refers patients to VNSNY Hospice Care.
Works under general supervision.
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a
Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required.
Education: Associate's Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's
Degree in Nursing or other health related field preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two years of clinical experience, preferably
in a Hospice or Palliative Care Program, or Oncology services,
required. Strong clinical foundation with the ability to understand
and converse in clinical terminology required, particularly with
non clinicians. Ability to be persuasive, negotiate to win-win
outcomes and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills
required. Effective oral and written communication skills required.
Proficiency in personal computer operations including MS Office
applications required. Experience in sales, marketing management,
administration, education and/or discharge planning preferred.
Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational
Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by
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