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Nursing Supervisor


  • ResCare
  • 05/15/19
  • Birmingham, AL
  • 35226
  • na / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Supervision of Staff:

Directly and indirectly, or through qualified subordinates, supervising professional, direct ancillary services and all personnel who provide direct in-home client care (RN, LPN, CAN, HHA, CHHA, PCA, and PT, OT, PTA, OTA, MSW)
Ensuring that employees perform job duties appropriate to job descriptions
Performing competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct client care
Hiring, orienting, assisting with recruitment and evaluating new employees, and assigning duties to all (RN, LPN, HHA, and PT, OT, PTA, OTA, MSW) providing direct client care
Identifying, planning, and implementing staff development for direct care employees such as orientations, in-services, continuing education, and competency/skills evaluations
Determining and documenting whether the home health aide services are being delivered in an acceptable manner consistent with policies / procedures and customer satisfaction.
Documenting actions taken when services are unacceptable.
Teaching or supervising the teaching of household members who are responsible for assisting the client with his/her nursing or personal care needs
Clinical:

Assuring the initial Home Conference and subsequent visits for assessments, planning, delivery, and evaluation of client care, is performed by a registered nurse.
Documenting an initial assessment of the clients needs to carry out the Plan of Treatment / Care Plan
Maintaining client confidentiality
Documenting verbal physician orders in the Client Record
Developing, initiating, implementing and evaluating client plans of care
Informing the physician and all assigned employees of changes in the clients medical or mental condition and needs
Evaluation of services provided by contractors
Preparing, coordinating, and submitting clinical and progress note documentation on delivered services within required time frames
Providing case management and coordinating services with insurance companies and community agencies
Providing information on community resources to clients and families
Performing or supervising skilled nursing services on clients as ordered by physician
Functioning within the scope of practice as defined by the state-specific Nurse Practice Act
Initiating preventive and rehabilitation nursing procedures
Developing and revising Plan of Treatment orders for skilled nursing and insurance-reimbursed care, based on changes in client
needs

Administrative Responsibilities:

Maintaining accurate and complete client and Company records, including caregiver in-service requirements, training, complaints, and incidents
Serving in an alternate administrative capacity, as directed by management
Providing and/or ensuring 24-hour availability for clinically related client care issues.
Carrying a pager or cell phone, per agreement with Administrator for on-call responsibilities, when indicated
Designating, in writing, a qualified RN to serve as alternate Nursing Supervisor in supervisors absence
Maintaining and adhering to RCHC procedural and client care manuals, in compliance with state health statutes and licensure rules
Participating in the establishment of service policies and procedures
Maintaining compliance with Federal, State, local and Company standards as they pertain to delivery of health care
Performing other responsibilities as assigned by management
Supporting sales/marketing efforts as determined by Administrator
Assisting with planning and budgeting

Position Requirements:

Valid RN license in state(s) where such services are provided
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Six months of satisfactory administrative/supervisory experience, in any health care setting
Six months of home health care experience, preferred
Broad base of nursing experience, with an emphasis on public contact
Adult CPR certification required


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