Visiting Nurse Service of New York is the only NYC healthcare employer to appear on Crain’s New York Business inaugural list of “Best Places to Work in New York City,” based on its study with Quantum Market Research. The award was published in Crain’s New York, November 17, 2008, edition.Elsie Soto, member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, with Dan Suarez, N.Y. Chapter president and Assoc. Dir. of Advertising, Gannett Healthcare Group, at VNSNY’s home care/hospice celebration.
Fifty companies out of 300 surveyed were chosen because of their company perks, sense of community, mission, and respect for employees. VNSNY was ranked 14th among large-sized employers and 28th overall.
Mary Jo Vetter, director, VNSNY Clinical Product Development, received the 2008 Grace E. Davidson Award from NYU College of Nursing for her efforts to develop a VNSNY Internship Program for nursing students.
VNSNY received the first Institutional Award from the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, NY Chapter, for its efforts to raise awareness of and address healthcare disparities and increase diversity in nursing. VNSNY was honored for being a true champion and outspoken advocate for Hispanic communities. A special honors celebration was held in November, during VNSNY 2008 National Home Care & Hospice Month, at CUNY Graduate Center in NYC.