RN – Community Mental Health Specialist

JOB SUMMARY:

VNA Home Health is looking for a registered nurse with experience in community mental health. In this position, you will have a unique opportunity to provide one-on-one psychiatric/behavioral health, skilled nursing care, and treatment to patients in their home.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current NY State RN license
  • A bachelor’s or higher degree in nursing and two years of professional clinical nursing experience, including experience providing direct services to individuals diagnosed with mental illness, mental retardation, developmental disabilities, or alcohol or substance abuse in a community setting, e.g., as a visiting nurse, or at a community clinic.
    Or
  • 30 college credits which include nursing, health care administration, public administration in a health care area, public health, community mental health, community mental health counseling, psychology, sociology, biology, social work or human services, plus an associate’s degree in nursing or completion of a three-year nursing program, and three years of professional clinical nursing experience, including at least one year of experience providing direct services to individuals diagnosed with mental illness, mental retardation, developmental disabilities, or alcohol or substance abuse in a community setting, e.g., as a visiting nurse, or at a community clinic.
  • Frequent travel required.

VNA Home Health is proud to offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including competitive salary, health/dental and vision insurance, paid time off, life insurance and 403 (b) with employer match.

Candidates meeting the desired qualifications are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume/CV and salary requirement to careers@vnaalbany.org.