Registered Nurse, Hospice Home Care, Other Part Time (Queens)

Visiting Nurse Service Of New York Rosedale , NY 11422

Posted 7 days ago

Overview

Provides high quality nursing care to meet the needs of the patient and manages/coordinates the delivery of cost effective multidisciplinary health care services for a caseload of patients consistent with VNSNY philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice. Works under moderate supervision.

Responsibilities

Responsible for coordinating and providing high quality multidisciplinary health services for patients in the Region/Program 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 or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card, may be required as determined by operational/regional needs.

CA2019

Qualifications

Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State required. Valid driver's license or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card, may be required as determined by operational/regional needs.

Education: Degree in Nursing from an approved program required.

Experience for Hospice: Minimum of one year of clinical nursing experience, including at least six months of Hospice, or Med/Surg or ICU or Emergency Dep't or Home care, Palliative Care, Oncology or Long Term Care experience, required.

Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs. Demonstrated computer skills may be required based on operational needs.



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