Rehabilitation Consultant
Visiting Nurse Service of New York - Bronx, NY

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Company Description
For many older adults in need of long term care services, home is their first choice for care. VNS CHOICE, a comprehensive managed long-term care program, enables over 3,600 serving frail older adults in New York City to satisfy that preference.VNS CHOICE was established in 1998 as an innovative program of integrated care. Under the program model, care managers, or 'Nurse Consultants', lead an interdisciplinary team that also includes social workers, rehabilitation therapists, nurse practitioners and nutritionists. These clinical specialists collaborate closely with program member/patients, caregivers, community physicians, and other providers to achieve a common goal: helping member/patients remain independent at home and in their communities for as long as is safely possible.We are seeking talent for the opportunity described below.

Responsibilities
Responsible for providing physical therapy and overseeing rehabilitation therapy (physical, occupational, speech and language) services to patients in collaboration with the health care team consistent with VNSNY CHOICE policies. Acts as subject matter expert in support of managed care efforts in VNSNY CHOICE. Works under moderate supervision.

Qualifications
Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Physical Therapist required. Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.Education: Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or entry level Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from a program approved by the New York State Department of Education required.Experience: Minimum of one year of home care and/or acute care experience required. Geriatric experience preferred. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.

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