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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.







Apply on line or send resume to: employment@carishealthcare.com







+ 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

External Company URL: www.carishealthcare.com

Street: 60 Ridley St.

Caris Healthcare

Address

Crossville, TN
USA