Visiting Nurses Careers

Caring for Our Communities

As a community-based provider, we strive to employ and assign staff in communities and regions near where they live. The Albany Med Health System Visiting Nurses serves patients in Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington counties. We have a long-standing commitment to engaging the most dedicated and talented staff, and our employee longevity is a testament to that commitment. We value our employees and offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries, as well as a comprehensive orientation to home care.

You can work through our main office in Albany, or with one of our branch offices located in Catskill, Cobleskill, Glens Falls, or Johnstown.

We employ experienced registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (PCAs), personal care aides (PCAs), home health aides (HHAs),and other professionals who support our patients.

We also provide PCA training at no cost to you. The classes are held frequently – contact us to find out when the next training class is scheduled.

Questions? Reach out to us at [email protected].

Sign-On Bonus and Student Loan Assistance

We are happy to offer a $15,000 sign-on bonus and student loan assistance up to $20,000. If patient care is where your heart is, you belong with us.

Virtual and In-Person Job Fair Dates Announced!

From your career to the people we serve, find out why we are with you for everything. Explore great opportunities face-to-face and learn more about your exciting new career.


Virtual

June 11, 2024, 10 a.m. Virtual Job Fair Day 1
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86503782104?pwd=NmoS31MwlODKxagFD3ywlFWGSzpR0K.1

June 13, 2024, 10 a.m., Virtual Job Fair Day 2
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83339207749?pwd=GpUqTnPyzj5nY94ME2mvs3p8y6AcHq.1

June 17, 10 a.m., Virtual Job Fair Day 3
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83471157111?pwd=ilZG2TY45iJR6cnfuyHEIJDjbHuKQy.1

 

In-Person

35 Colvin Ave., Albany, NY 12206

June 12, 2024 10 a.m.
June 14, 2024 10 a.m.
June 18, 2024 10 a.m.

Current Field Openings

Locations: Albany, Columbia, Greene, or Rensselaer counties

Job Summary:

This is your opportunity to practice independently and provide one-on-one care to patients. Our nurses lead a multidisciplinary approach to evaluate, coordinate, communicate and deliver care to meet patient needs. We invite you to become part of our team!

Qualifications:

  • Current valid NY State RN license.
  • A minimum of two years of recent experience in medical-surgical/acute care.
  • Home care experience desirable.

Apply now.

The Albany Med Health System Visiting Nurses is currently seeking an experienced RN Clinical Manager to join our clinical management team.

The Clinical Manager will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of the clinical interdisciplinary team to assure the delivery of patient-centered and quality care.

 Responsibilities:

  • Manages an interdisciplinary team by collaborating, communicating, and integrating plan of care to ensure that the patient care is coordinated and patient needs are continually assessed.
  • Provides clinical oversight of all patient care services and staff, including making assignments, coordinating patient care, coordinating, assuring development, implementation, and updates of plan of care.
  • Coordinates adequate and qualified staffing to assure patient referral to services and visits are managed effectively.
  • Provides ongoing guidance and direct supervision to interdisciplinary clinical staff through observation, record reviews, case conferences, and joint visits.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • BSN with two years’ experience in-home care; or an associate/diploma degree in nursing with four years of home care experience and supervisory or leadership courses
  • Supervisory experience required
  • License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in NYS required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required. Demonstrated analytical skills required.

Apply now.

Locations: Schenectady and Warren and Washington counties

Responsibilities:

  • Provide health education, according to the teaching plan established by the RN
  • Provide routine LPN nursing care as outlined in the nursing care plan and within the scope of practice for an LPN
  • Document those services rendered to the patient, changes noted in the patient's condition and/or family and home situations
  • Take vital signs and collect routine patient data
  • Recognize high-risk situations and make appropriate referrals
  • Follow infection control policies for a safe environment
  • Administer medications and transcribe physician orders accurately

Required skills:

  • Strong computer skills and the ability to use the Agency's EMR program.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and complete paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Must comply with privacy and HIPAA laws. Must be respectful of the patients' rights and treat a client & his/her belongings with dignity and respect.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and move patients.
  • Extensive knowledge of basic health care procedures.
  • Knowledge in measuring and administering medication.

Requirements:

  • Community health experience preferred.
  • Valid driver's license and automobile with current insurance coverage and in good working conditions available to use for work.
  • Must be willing to travel throughout the assigned county.

Apply now.

Locations: Albany, Schenectady, or Saratoga counties

The Albany Med Health System Visiting Nurses is now hiring experienced Physical Therapists to provide one-on-one home care to patients. If you are licensed to practice in NYS, we invite you to join our team!

Our PTs lead a multidisciplinary approach to evaluate, coordinate, communicate and deliver care to meet patient needs. The Albany Med Health System Visiting Nurses is proud to be the oldest continually operating home health care agency in New York State.

Qualifications:

  • Current valid NY State PT License.
  • One to two years recent experience in Rehab/acute care.
  • Home Care experience is highly desirable.

Apply now.

Location: Schenectady County

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about improving the quality of life for patients with injuries or illness. The Occupational Therapist will be responsible for assessing patient needs, designing treatment plans and instructing patients on improving cognitive, physical and mental well-being. The Occupational Therapist will also be involved in speaking to patients’ families about their loved ones’ progress, developing community outreach programs and updating medical records.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on patient needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Observe and interview patients and caregivers.
  • Communicate with other members of the treatment team.
  • Anticipate and address potential problems.

Qualifications:

  • Current valid NY State OT license.
  • One to two years recent experience in rehab/acute care.
  • Home Care experience is highly desirable.

Apply now.

Location: Fulton County

The Albany Med Health System Visiting Nurses has immediate opportunities for Certified PCAs or HHAs.  DSPs, CNAs, and PAs are encouraged to apply also. Qualified candidates must be experienced, dependable, compassionate, responsible, have a great work ethic, and friendly personality. Candidates must have reliable transportation.

Candidates will be expected to have the ability to interact with clients with respect and dignity. They should be able to provide quality care and service, that will allow our clients to stay in their homes safely and comfortably.

We offer:

  • Per diem flexible schedule to fit your needs
  • Paid orientation and in-services
  • Paid accrued sick time
  • Holiday differential
  • Local cases
  • Direct deposit
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Referral program
  • One-on-one client care
  • Rotating weekends
  • PPE
  • Friendly staff
  • No overtime mandate
  • RN support
  • Competitive pay

Apply now.

Duties and Functions:

  • Performs nursing services as directed by a licensed Physician. Provides direction and supervision of License Practical Nurses, Home Health Aides and Homemakers. Directly responsible to clinical manager.
  • Routinely completes Start of Care (SOC), Resumption of Care (ROC) and occasional routine visits based on individual patient needs and Agency expectations
  • Ensures plan of care incorporates and guides appropriate teaching related to individual patient needs, health maintenance, prevention, infection control and safety
  • Provides direct nursing skills under the direction of a NY Licensed Physican (i.e. infusion therapy, wound care, collection of laboratory tests, medication orders, medication administration, etc.).
  • Provides health education specific to the needs of the patient and caregivers to enable them to reach their maximum level of independence and well being during the episode of care.
  • Provides instruction, training, guidance and timely supervision to LPN's, HHA's and Homemakers
  • Maintains timely, accurate documentation and all other patient care related paperwork.
  • Completes admission and OASIS documentation within 24 hours. Participates in 24-hour nursing coverage of patients by participation in on-call, weekend, holiday and shift rotation as needed.
  • Maintains Agency required and own professional competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences including current research and literature in the nursing practice.
  • Related tasks as required.


Requirements:

  • Current license to practice nursing in the state of New York, possession of a valid New York driver's license at the time of hire and maintenance of valid driver license throughout employment, and automobile insurance as required by State law. Employees are encouraged to have professional liability insurance.
  • Must have at least one year of recent experience in medical, surgical, geriatric, coronary care, emergency room care or home health care (discretion of the employer).
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Frequent computer usage.
  • Must use own car for travel to patients' homes often in rural (i.e. isolated areas) or urban (i.e. public housing units) which are congested, not well maintained or supervised. Would need to make visits after dark when on 24-hour call or shift rotation and patient's condition dictates. Must handle potential problems in the home related to possible problems of alcohol and drug abuse, marital problems and patient's acute illness or possible death.

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FLSA Classification: Exempt (Full Time)


Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for field orientation for RN/LPN staff with a strong concentration on clinical skill. Assists in the planning and development of new orientation programs, including protocols and policies. Performs related tasks as assigned and requested.
  • Provide direct hands-on patient care as needed.
  • Provides and communicates staff performance feedback to Clinical Managers and the Director of Clinical Services and coordinates additional training if needed. Reports to Director of Clinical Services.
  • Complete back-office workflow as needed including but not limited to processing MD orders and missed visits.


Requirements:

  • Professional Nurse currently registered in New York State with at least two (2) years of experience as a professional nurse in a CHHA or LTHHCP and a baccalaureate degree; or a combination of education and experience which is equivalent to the experience requirement of:
    • Four years of experience in home care; and
    • Six credit hours or the equivalent, of education/training in public health and principles of management.
  • Current license to practice nursing in the state of New York, current New York driver's license, and automobile insurance as required by State law. Employees are encouraged to have professional liability insurance.
  • Must occasionally use own car for travel to meetings and patients' homes often in rural (i.e. isolated areas) or urban (i.e. public housing units), which are congested, not well maintained or supervised. Must handle potential problems in the home related to possible problems of alcohol and drug abuse, marital problems and patient's acute illness or possible death, or patient complaints. Must be able to demonstrate universal precautions and other infection control procedures when caring for all patients or demonstrating care in order to minimize risk of contracting AIDS or other communicable diseases. Patients' homes are often in bad need of repair with broken steps, rat or roach infested and without the use of telephone service or nearby neighbors to assist in an emergency.

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