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Manager Clinical Team - Hospice

  • Expired: October 25, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.
Providence is calling a Manager, Clinical Team (Hospice Dept, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Home Health Care in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.   

About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
In this position, you will:

Deliver patient care in a compassionate and ethical manner according to recognized standards and care model.  Focus is on daily operations and coordination of team activities to ensure high quality patient care and cost effective services.  The Clinical Team Manager assists with business plans, and clinical and resource utilization.  The Clinical Team Manager interfaces with other agency personnel, physicians, payers, and discharge planners to ensure effective teamwork and customer satisfaction.

HUMAN RESOURCES:  Responsible for human resource activities for assigned team including but not limited to, interviewing, hiring, orientation, scheduling, disciplinary actions, performance evaluations, transfers, terminations and employee complaints and concerns. Keep Director informed of clinical issues; triage problems, staffing issues, and risk management concerns. Manage team payroll activities.

PRODUCTIVITY AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES:  Assists the Director and Finance Manager in the preparation of annual operating and capitol budgets. Primary responsibility for scheduling and staffing of work team. Makes adjustments in daily schedules according to changes in staffing needs, due to patient census or acuity. Primary responsibility for daily analysis of performance against budget. Accountable to learn and use tools to assist with this analysis.

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS:  Assists with the development, modification, and implementation of patients care standards, policies, procedures, and protocols. Establishes clear clinical expectations for patient care using department and Providence philosophy. Ensures coordination and communications among team members and advises staff on clinical care and effectiveness of plan of care. Reviews the medical records and care plan for completion, quality of services offered and compliance with State/Federal Regulations. Ensures that services are appropriately scheduled according to clinical needs and staffing availability.

CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT:  Initiates activities, which promote and support department, region and System Quality Improvement plans in compliance with  State, Federal, and other regulatory guidelines. Effectively supports QI program and encourages staff and physician participation in development of expected outcomes. Accountable to learn and use tools to assist with analysis of QI data.

TEAMWORK:  Uses independent judgment to assign work and to responsibly direct team members. Creates supporting systems that enable and empower team members to jointly plan and deliver care. Role models collaboration and partnership with physicians, primary team members and other departments. Schedules regular meetings to provide supervision, interactive communication, accountability, collaboration, and to monitor team activities. Support and educates staff on tools and resources that foster patients' safety and staff's critical thinking/mentoring opportunities.

PLANNING:  Assists in the development, implementation and modification of programs and services needed to meet patient care and staff development needs. Exercises independent judgment to implement plans for operations in areas of responsibility.

EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS:  Reviews plans as provided by the Director or designee and assures all necessary information and updates are accessible, communicated, and posted per protocol.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:  Role models and supports personal development and education. Maintains and uses managerial, organization and technical knowledge to advance area of responsibility. Stays current in professional clinical practices, information and expanding job knowledge.

Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served

Educational Background:

Preferred with Bachelor's Degree BS Nursing
Required to be a graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing

Required with 1 year of Hospice care experience
Preferred with 2 years of Clinical experience
Preferred with 1 year of Clinical supervisory, management or resources experience in the assigned technical or professional area

Must have a current RN State of AK license.
BLS required from the American Heart Association.
Valid Alaska Driver's License required.



Anchorage, AK