This position leads and/or provides oversight to a team of clinicians and support staff in providing direct nursing services to patients. This role may include assisting in orientation of new staff, role modeling, co-visiting to evaluate or demonstrate clinical skills, participating in quality assurance activities, identifying in service needs, designing in-service programs to address identified needs and supervising staff.
Ensures that referrals for services are appropriately assigned in a timely manner.
Leads the nursing orientation of new staff by conducting orientation classes, providing observation and co-visits, and assisting with case management as appropriate. Supplements rehab orientation processes and working with rehab preceptors for new rehab staff.
Supplements rehab orientation processes and working with rehab preceptors for new rehab staff.
Serves as resource person to agency staff in areas of clinical expertise and participates in development of special clinical programming as appropriate.
Helps to drive the ongoing development of selected clinical staff through provision of assistance in case management or other clinical services.
Participates in the identification, design and implementation of area in-service programs.
May supervise others.
Depending on departmental or business needs, on-call responsibilities may be required.
Practices according to Agency and community standards.
Represents the agency at community meetings as appropriate.
Oversees/guides staff in the provision and/or development of services to patients in addition to ensuring appropriate and accurate clinical documentation standards.
Monitors and evaluates individual staff performance.
Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies' mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct.
Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.
Maintains knowledge of all relevant legislative and regulatory mandates and ensures that all activities are in compliance with these requirements.
Conducts periodic staff meetings to include timely distribution and education related to departmental and Ethics/Compliance information.
Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
Performs other functions as assigned by management.
A valid New York State RN license is required, coupled with a Bachelors' degree from an accredited school.
A minimum of 1 year of experience as a professional home visitor in a certified home health agency or equivalent professional experience in a related capacity.
Knowledge of current community health nursing practices.
Demonstrate strong leadership/supervisory skills.
Must demonstrate solid interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Basic computer skills are necessary, including but not limited to the ability to navigate on a personal computer within a Windows based operating environment; the ability to access and create basic e-mail messages; and the ability to open, edit, and save basic electronic documents if necessary.
With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilize new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary.
Must have ability to travel.
Must have the ability to travel.
The Lifetime Healthcare Companies aims to attract the best talent from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and experiential backgrounds, to diversify our workforce and best reflect the communities we serve.
Our mission is to foster an environment where diversity and inclusion are explicitly recognized as fundamental parts of our organizational culture. We believe that diversity of thought and background drives innovation which enables us to provide leading-edge healthcare insurance and services. With that mission in mind, we recruit the best candidates from all communities, to diversify and strengthen our workforce.
In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.
Equal Opportunity Employer