Visiting Nurse Service of New York Program Coordinator, Mobile Crisis in Bronx, New York

OVERVIEW
The 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 of life.
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
Department description:
It provides in-home mental health and crisis intervention services to individuals who are experiencing a psychiatric crisis and are unable to secure traditional mental health services in the community.
Job description:
Responsible for the overall administration of the Mobile Crisis Program, including the appropriate utilization and management of staff and quality of patient care with emphasis upon an inter-disciplinary team approach to the delivery of care. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: Current registration to practice as a Licensed Social Worker in New York State preferred. Valid New York State drivers license may be required based on operational needs.
Education: Masters degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university required.
Experience: Minimum two years post Masters experience in a mental health program required (e.g. a psychiatric hospital, shelter, mental health clinic, adult home, etc.) Crisis intervention experience is preferred. Minimum one year supervisory experience required. Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Proficient with personal computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.
VNSNY is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
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