AIT (Always in Touch) is looking for an experience full-time Director of Nursing for our Medicare Certified home health agency.
The Director of Nursing (DON) is responsible for coordination and liaison with appropriate parent and affiliate departments and committees, development of policies and guidelines for and obtaining input from service personnel and providing professional input to related administrative systems. The DON directs and supervises professional and auxiliary personnel rendering client care services, performs marketing duties and fosters public relations for the company, consults and plans with health care facilities regarding staffing needs, and communicates the concept of quality client care to the general community. The DON interprets service needs to the administrator and acts as a client services administrative liaison.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluates the program, services, and field personnel.
Oversees the implementation and evaluation of client care services inclusive of regulatory licensure and certification criteria and accreditation standards.
Acts as liaison with staff development for program areas.
Oversees all CQI and utilization review activities.
Assists in marketing the agency and fostering community relations.
Consults with physicians in matters relating to patient care services.
Directs the implementation of service goals and objectives.
Directs staff in performance of their duties.
Assesses appropriate staff supervision during all service hours.
Education and/or Experience
Must be a registered nurse:
a. Must be licensed in the state
b. A bachelors degree is preferred
Should have at least one year of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care or related health programs and one year of supervisory experience. In lieu of a bachelor's degree - at least two years of home health experience and at least one year of supervisory experience.
AIT Home Health