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Director of Nursing - HHA

Company: Fortcom Health Services
Location: Quincy
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Director of Nursing directs and supervises professional, and auxiliary, personnel rendering client care services, performs marketing duties, and fosters public relations for the company, consults and plans with healthcare facilities regarding staffing needs, and communicates the concept of quality client care to the general community. The DON interprets service needs to the Administrator and acts as a client services administrative liaison. JOB DESCRIPTIONS: --- Participates with the Administrator and COO in the formulation of a business plan, i.e., strategic goals, resource allocation plan(s) and a yearly budget. --- Policy formulation and programmatic development and implementation including assessing adequate and appropriate staffing. --- Coordinates planning activities to develop administrative policies and practices for the Agency. --- Consults with supervisors and staff, individually or in groups, regarding patients or special programs or service programs. --- Coordinate, and schedule, the daily workload of each district, utilizing Agency personnel to their fullest capacity. --- Oversees all CQI and utilization review activities. --- Assists in Agency evaluation activities. --- Coordinates with other program areas and senior management --- Acts as liaison with Staff Development for program areas. --- Assesses appropriate staff supervision during all service hours. --- Collaborates in the development of an effective and efficient patient care documentation system --- Participates in selected orientation programs. --- Directs staff in performance of their duties. --- Provide daily supervision of district nurses, and Home Health Aides --- Review, and investigate, the clinical content, diagnoses, medical history, medications, fee status, and other procedures --- Direct staff toward the appropriate use of community resources. --- Appraise staff performance, during their probationary period, and annually --- Identify, and evaluate, patient needs and appropriateness of home care --- Participate in community related functions, as necessary. --- Assist with the orientation of new professional staff --- See patients in the home setting, as needed. --- Participate in audits, U.R. interdisciplinary team conferences --- Review each nurse's schedule for recertification, discharges, and Aide supervisory visits. --- Review weekly schedule submitted by nurses for changes or updates. --- Fill out the patient's re-hospitalization referral/admission form sheet, daily --- Perform other duties as directed, by the Administrator or Clinical Manager. --- May be requested, to fill in for the other supervisory staff, when necessary. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: --- Bachelor---s degree in Nursing required but Master---s degree preferred. --- Graduate of NLN accredited school of Nursing --- Licensed RN through the Massachusetts State Board of Nursing --- 5 years of clinically related experience in home healthcare setting --- Bi-Lingual RN in Spanish preferred --- Licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order Salary and Benefits: --- Salary is Negotiable --- 100% Paid Health and Dental Insurance --- 401K with Profit-Sharing and Safe Harbor Contributions

Keywords: Fortcom Health Services, Quincy , Director of Nursing - HHA, Executive , Quincy, Massachusetts

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