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Clinical Care Director, Medical Respite

The Daily Planet
Richmond, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Care Director

Reports To: Chief Medical Officer

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary: This position is responsible for supervising the clinical operations of the Daily Planet Medical Respite recuperative care program. Medical Respite provides 24-hour recuperative care services to patients who need temporary housing to recover from acute injury or exacerbation of chronic illness. This position supervises the program staff of CNAs and medication technicians, ensuring appropriate staffing for 24-hour provision of high-quality clinical services. The position is responsible for ensuring accurate completion of care orders written by DPHS medical and psychiatry providers which include medications, vital signs monitoring, diabetic care, and wound care. The director will triage patient needs on behalf of DPHS medical providers, and will help coordinate post-hospital care such as follow-up specialty appointments and home health services. This position also coordinates food, supplies, and programs which support the needs of the residents. Supervision duties include tracking staff certifications, clinical competencies, and overseeing schedule to maximize budgeted resources. This position works closely with case management team to coordinate intakes and discharges. The Clinical Care Director attends all management meetings and ensures that all programs are functioning effectively and efficiently.

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or other related degree preferred. Licensure as RN in the State of Virginia with experience in residential program management strongly preferred. A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with indigent or homeless populations strongly preferred. Must demonstrate ability to work with physicians and other health care professionals in a professional manner. Management experience including supervision of 5 or more employees preferred. Must demonstrate strong administrative and interpersonal skills; this includes but is not limited to excellent oral, written, time-management and computer skills. The Clinical Care Director must work effectively and respectfully with persons of varying degrees of education and professional experience in a multidisciplinary team setting.

Daily Planet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer equal employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, or past, present, or future service in the Uniformed Services of the U.S., or any other legally protected status.

The Daily Planet


Richmond, VA
23224 USA



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