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Director Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health Hospice - $39-45 per hour

Company: AccentCare
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

AccentCare is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health Hospice Director for a nursing job in Irving, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Hospice
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    OverviewBuilding Better Together. Bringing passion and purpose to all we do!--We have a bold vision to reimagine care. And that's possible because of every individual team member. AccentCare believes investing in people and their opportunities produce more satisfying careers, personal growth, and better patient outcomes. In addition, we emphasize training and hiring a diverse workforce with the lived experience and skills to deliver culturally competent, inclusive care. Responsibilities Personnel Support / Management:1. Supervise direct patient and family care team members, in collaboration with program site leadership2. Responsible for scheduling, payroll and other administrative duties3. Ensure all initial assessments and required reassessments are conducted by qualified team members within required time frames, including documentation completion, submission and/or synchronization4. Ensure the 24-hour availability of nursing and psychosocial services to patients and families and coordinates "on-call" assignments5. Oversee and support the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) in development, implementation and review of the interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient and family6. Ensure all patient and family services comply with federal, state(s) and local regulatory requirements and with accepted professional standards7. Collaborate with program site leadership members to monitor, manage and mentor staff in patient care activities, productivity, and documentation per related policies and protocols8. Participate in the selection and evaluation of all direct patient and family care team membersEducation9. Participates and promote Back to Bedside efforts in reinforcing Case Management skills, knowledge and attitude per protocol for all disciplines10. Provides external education and in-services to community partners11. Collaborate with program site leadership to support staff education efforts12. Participate in orientation and ongoing education of staff and volunteersInterdisciplinary Group13. IDG Meeting Preparation: a. Prepares patient and care quality data analysis (may include: Adverse Events, triage trending, med costs, red/yellow patients, OA, Advance Directive issues etc.) to provide timely staff support and feedback as necessary during and/or after meeting b. May review above prepared data analysis with Associate Team Director (ATD) prior to IDG Meeting and coordinate staff support strategies14. Facilitates the IDG team meetings: a. Engages and encourages all IDG participation b. Prepares and follows up on identified patient care concerns (see prep above)15. Coordinates with ATD/ Team Assistant (TA) to ensure regulatory documentation requirements addressed as needed16. Ongoing IDG Support: Utilizes proactive management strategies to assist staff, patients and their families, which may include: a. Triages incoming calls during business hours b. Provides caller support and assistance c. Performs quality calls d. Documents all above per protocol e. Facilitates CMR timely follow up and provides staff support in promoting proactive care management practices17. Will assume responsibility for direct patient care and Administrator-on-Call (AOC) duties as requiredQuality18. Investigate (root cause analysis) and follows up with staff to process issues in collaboration with ATD and other program site leadership as needed, and documents outcomes per protocol regarding: a. Adverse Events b. Triage Trending results c. Quality of Care Calls d. Circle of Care Calls e. Deyta / CAHPs and other quality measures / outcomes19. Participate in or leads quality improvement activities, including data collection and aggregation as able20. Participate in ongoing quality assurance activities related to patient and family services, including Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) studies and chart audits to ensure the quality of patient and family servicesCommunications21. Reinforces and supports all internal and external communications related to: a. Interdepartmental information b. Administrative process changes and messaging c. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures for patient and family services d. Ensure all interdepartmental communication and exchange of data is accurate, timely and effective e. Provide proactive customer service maintenance22. Communicate as needed with members of the team, the patient and their families, the Medical Director, the Director-Clinical Operations and others involved in the care of the patient to facilitate optimal care, especially during transition situations23. Participate on committees and special projects24. Performs other duties as assigned including those within the scope of current, valid professional licensure/credentials (i.e. RN, SW, Chaplain, MT, HA, etc.). Employees should reference the position specific job description for additional details on the essential functions of the clinical discipline25. Other duties as assigned Qualifications1. Associate degree, preferred2. Registered Nurse license in state(s) practicing, required3. Certified Hospice Nurse (CHPN), preferred4. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification, preferred a. Required in state of Georgia5. 3+ years' experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgery, oncology or patient population specific (i.e.: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing6. Minimum of one year of supervisory experience7. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs and EMR systems8. Must have reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability automobile insurance9. In addition to the above, the highest clinical nursing position must possess the requirements below:--- AZ: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Nursing.--- CA: The clinical director shall be either of the below. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Patient Services. o A registered nurse with a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing or another health related field with three years of experience within the last five years in a hospice or home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or o A registered nurse with four years' experience within the last five years in a hospice, home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.--- CO: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse employed by the hospice. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Nursing--- CT: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse with baccalaureate degree in nursing and an active Connecticut license, and who is further qualified by one of the below. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Hospice Patient Care Services.o A master's degree from a program approved by the National League of Nursing or the American Public Health Association with not less than two years' full-time clinical experience under qualified supervision, in a hospice or home health care agency related community health program that included care of the sick; oro Not less than four years of full-time clinical experience in nursing, at least two of which were under qualified supervision in a hospice or home health care agency or community health program that included care of the sick.--- DE: The clinical director shall be licensed in the State of Delaware. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Nurses.--- FL: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Supervising Registered Nurse.--- GA: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Nursing.--- IN: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Patient Family Care Coordinator.--- MD: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse with training or experience in hospice nursing. The state title for the clinical director is the Registered Nurse Supervisor.--- MA: The clinical director shall be a health care professional possessing academic training and experience in direct patient care and shall be qualified to coordinate the clinical services provided by the hospice. A staff person serving in another position within the hospice may also be the coordinator of clinical services if he/she meets the requirements for both positions and can adequately carry out the duties of both positions. The state title for the clinical director is the Clinical Services Coordinator.--- MI: The clinical director shall be registered and licensed in the State of Michigan. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Nursing.--- MO: The clinical director shall be employed by the hospice. The state title for the clinical director is the Registered Nurse Coordinator.--- NV: Nursing care must be provided by a registered nurse or under the supervision of a registered nurse.--- NJ: The clinical director shall be either:o A registered professional nurse who has at least one of the following qualifications. The state title for the clinical director in this case is the Director of Nursing.? A master's degree in nursing or a health-related field and two years combined public/community health nursing and progressive management experience in public health nursing; or? A Bachelor of Science degree in nursing or a health-related field and three years combined public/community health nursing and progressive management experience in public health nursing.o A registered professional nurse who has at least one of the following qualifications. The state title for the clinical director in this case is the Nursing Supervisor.? A Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and two years combined public health nursing and progressive professional responsibilities in public health nursing; or? Three years combined public health nursing and progressive professional responsibilities in public health nursing.--- OR: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Registered Nurse Coordinator.--- PA: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse and a graduate of a school of professional nursing.--- TX: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse licensed in Texas or in accordance with the Texas Board of Nursing rules for Nurse Licensure Compact and have at least one year of experience as a registered nurse within the last 36 months. The state title for the clinical director is the Supervising Nurse.--- WI: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Registered Nurse Supervisor.10. Commitment to AccentCare's philosophy of care, TRUE HOPE values, vision and mission statements as an exemplary role model for all staff
    AccentCare Job ID #5061. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Hospice RN Team DirectorAbout AccentCareYour mission, our vision.--Together we--can--Make A Difference!AccentCare--, Inc. is among the nation's largest and most respected post-acute healthcare providers. Over 50 years strong, we are relentless about innovation and uncompromising about patient-first care! Driven to provide the highest quality, evidence-based care, matched with a gracious, personalized experience. We never lose sight of our commitment to our patients, our communities and each other.
    About AccentCare:AccentCare is the 4th largest home health company in the nation with a history of care of over 50 years.--We have more than 30,000 qualified professionals in over 242 offices who are dedicated to improving the quality of living. With advanced technologies, proprietary programs, and extensive training, our caring team members uphold our mission for over 200,000 patients and clients each year.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Pet insurance
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Referral bonus
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • License and certification reimbursement
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

Keywords: AccentCare, Irving , Director Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health Hospice - $39-45 per hour, Executive , Irving, Texas

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