Category : Hospice Care
Location/City : SC - Charleston
Id : 24569
Position: Director of Health Services, RN Full-timeLocation:
PruittHealth Hospice - CharlestonPOSITION SUMMARY:24-hour accountability administrative authority responsible for the delivery of hospice services in the facility and partnering with home care. Manage employees in the provision of care and services per professional standards of nursing practice, corporate philosophy and state and federal laws and regulations.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly oversees the delivery of hospice care to residents to ensure that emotional, physical, psychological and safety needs are met through all program services and activities.
Coordinates, along with the Senior Care Partner, and family/resident care conferences and serves as a direct liaison between residents, families, and staff. Manages labor costs, supplies and other line items in the facility's budget. Works with residents, families and other staff to ensure that residents are at appropriate levels of care.
Develops and/or monitors documentation systems to ensure that all regulatory timeframes for review of assessments and service plans are met and that resident needs are met. Assesses potential residents for assisted living level of care. Schedules and conducts new resident orientation for all residents.
Writes and reviews residents assessments and care plans with appropriate staff. Plans and schedules staff training programs and in services for the staff. Ensures compliance with all state regulatory requirements including mandatory reporting to the State.
Ensures that all concern and incident reports are completed, filed and that follow-up is conducted appropriately. Manages and coordinates the work of all nursing and other assisted living staff, communicating pertinent resident health and safety information. Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.
Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices. Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers. Adheres to all policies and procedures of PruittHealth. Performs other duties as assigned by higher level management.LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:A Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) required.TRAINING, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Must have at least three (3) to five (5) years of previous experience in long term care; hospice strongly preferredA minimum of two (2) years of supervisory and management experience is strongly preferred
For immediate consideration, please click the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.At PruittHealth Hospice, Committed to Caring isn t simply a tagline, it?'s the way we do business and it?'s ingrained in our culture. At PruittHealth Hospice, we don t hire employees we welcome partners!Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.
Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.