Visiting Nurse Service of New York Assessment Coordinator in Brooklyn, New York

OVERVIEW
Created in 1998, VNSNY CHOICE is the managed care affiliate of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and shares its mission of compassion and care for the poor, the chronically ill and elderly. Our guiding principle is to help the most vulnerable among us live safely and independently for as long as possible in their own homes and communities. VNSNY CHOICE has 700 employees, including 227 care management staff. On any given day, VNSNY CHOICE coordinates care for more than 40,000 members through its array of Medicare and Medicaid health plans, including Medicaid Long Term Care, Medicare Advantage, and a HIV/Special Needs Plan. With offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn and upstate New York, VNSNY CHOICE health plans are available in the New York City metropolitan area as well as on a plan basis in selected counties throughout New York State.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates enrollment assessment and reassessment activities for VNSNY CHOICE Managed Long Term Care plan and other VNSNY CHOICE health plans, as needed. Works under moderate supervision.
Licensure: Valid driver's license or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card may be required as determined by operational needs.
Education: High school diploma required. Associate's Degree in a health or human services, business or related field required.
Experience: Minimum one year of experience in an administrative support position, preferably in an institution, Home Care or Managed Long Term Care Program, OR 6 months experience and an Associate&rsquot;s degree, required. Knowledge of federal and state health care regulations related to Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and long term care preferred. Effective oral, written and communication skills required. Proficiency in personal computer operations including MS Office applications required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs preferred. Knowledge of geriatric population preferred.
VNSNY is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights, then please visit:
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