Within the framework of the objectives and policies established by the Company, participates as a member of the company’s management team in planning, policy formulation, and administrative decision making with particular reference to the role, functions, and operations of the agency’s care services. In summary, is responsible for oversight of patient care.
- Maintains compliance to all Agency clinical and administrative policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
- Is responsible for Agency evaluating and supervising of homecare staff for conformity with Agency policies and procedures, professional standards of home health care, state health statutes and home care requirements.
- Oversees the appropriate assignment of personnel to meet the specific need of an individual client.
- Oversees the quality of patient care and service by using specialized knowledge and judgment to assure that professional standards are in compliance with applicable State Practice Acts and Agency policies.
- Oversees review of client records in accordance with Agency policies as well as state and federal regulations.
- Oversees orientation and in-service education for staff that performs personal care. clinical records in accordance with Agency policy as well as state and federal regulations.
- Participates in quality improvement activities and evaluations of the Agency.
- Investigates problems, irregularities, policy violations and other reportable events implementing the appropriate corrective action and follow-up.
- May be required to travel on company business.
Additional (non-essential) Functions
- Promotes Agency to the community, participating in community programs with other professionals when necessary.
- Represent Agency before public as required by Administrator.
- Other duties as assigned by the Administrator.
- Have valid driver’s license and use of insured automobile or access to adequate transportation.
- Graduate of a state approved school of nursing with one year of satisfactory nursing experience or as regulations state. One year of supervisory or home health nurse experience preferred.
- Currently licensed at a minimum as a RN without encumbrances an in good standing as a registered nurse by the State Board of Nursing.
- Meets the health requirements for employees providing direct patient care.
- Read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
- Current CPR Certification.
- Have valid driver’s license and use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation.
- The Supervisor, or a qualified alternate designed in writing, shall be available at all times during the hours of operation of the Agency for emergencies or situations where professional clinical or managerial decisions are needed.
Works both in office and in patients homes as required for supervisory and assessment visits.
- Flexible scheduling.
- Competitive benefits.