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RN Director of Nursing

Caris Healthcare Crossville, TN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Patient Care Manager coordinates all aspects of patient/family care and support and facilitates communication and interaction among personnel providing services to terminally ill patients.

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+ Coordinates and manages the patient care aspects of the Hospice Program and the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).

+ Ensures referral/admission process is completed within Caris standards.

+ Assures assignment of patient care staff based on competency of available personnel.

+ Monitors scheduling of patient care staff to provide adequate coverage.

+ Assures that licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and other care assistants work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.

+ Responsible for providing home health aide competency evaluations and in-service in accordance with federal guidelines.

+ Supervises periodic reviews of patient charts, employee visits, and daily activity reports to assure agency standards.

+ Plans and conducts team conferences and IDT.

+ Arranges hospice and supportive services for patients/caregivers.

+ Recruits, hires, and directs the training of field staff in coordination with the corporate office.

+ Assesses and evaluates each potential patient/caregiver situation for specific needs.

+ Maintains current personnel files for employees, contract staff, and volunteers.

+ Assures optimum productivity levels of staff and utilization of services by managing budget within staffing model guidelines.

+ Completes systematic collection, review, and evaluation of data pertaining to hospice aspects of care and in accordance with the agencies' performance improvement plan.

+ Responsible for monitoring satisfaction surveys to identify trends and resolve problem areas.

+ Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of operation.

+ One (1) to three (3) years experience of excellent patient care skills in hospice or palliative care, oncology or home health preferred.

+ Must be able to function as an alternate for the Administrator when needed.

Requisition ID: 21TNFTPCM062519

External Company Name: Caris Healthcare

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Street: 60 Ridley St.

Caris Healthcare


Crossville, TN