ResCare dba Creative Living Services Nursing Supervisor in Amarillo, Texas
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Line of Business:Residential Services
Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities!ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Nursing Supervisor.
Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.
Nursing Supervisor Responsibilities
The Nursing Supervisor (Director of Nursing, Nursing Director, Director of Professional Services, Service Director, Director of Clinical Services) is responsible for the supervision of professional, direct ancillary services and personnel who provide direct client care. Primary duties include hiring, assigning, staff development, employee skills validation and evaluations; conducting initial Home Conferences visits, Supervisory visits, and coordinating/implementing the client’s Plan of Care.
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
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 client’s 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 client’s 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 clientneeds
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 supervisor’s 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
Participating in the Quality Assurance reviews and evaluations of the nursing service;
Establishing and conducting an ongoing quality assurance program which assures that::
Case assignment and management is appropriate, adequate, and consistent with the client plan of care, medical regimen, and client needs
Nursing and other services are coordinated, appropriate, adequate and consistent with client care plans and professional community health nursing standards
All services and outcomes are completely and legibly documented, dated and signed in the Client Record
Confidentiality of client data is maintained
The findings of the quality assurance program are used to improve services
Preparation and maintenance of scheduling of cases to be brought to the clinical record review committee
Selective program evaluations are made to improve deficient services and plans of correction are developed and implemented
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
Administrative experience is a plusBenefits
In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:
Competitive pay based on experience
Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
Suite of voluntary insurance options
Paid Time Off
Company Discount Purchasing Program
Cell phone Service
Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
Employee Assistance Program
Legal Assistance Program
Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.
ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.
5809 S Western Suite 100 , Amarillo, TX 79110-3626 USA
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