Nursing Team Manager Hospice and Palliative Care
Company: Job Juncture
Posted on: June 19, 2019
Nursing Team Manager for Hospice and Palliative Care
Full Time Days
Rochester, New York
Summary The Team Manager is responsible for the overall
direction and supervision of clinical staff including registered
nurses and LPN's in the delivery of direct clinical services to
designated Lifetime Care patients. This responsibility includes
participation in the recruitment, training and orientation of new
staff in the performance of their duties. The incumbent is
responsible for ensuring that multidisciplinary patient care is
delivered in an effective, efficient manner.
- Leads and assumes role as an informed in-charge
- Affects the behavior of others to follow the vision of the
- Creates an environment that encourages teamwork, positive
attitudes, and high morale.
- Faces difficult challenges with resolve.
- Makes decisions with confidence and in support of the agencies
mission and goals.
- Works with other Administrative staff to develop appropriate
plans for company operations. Participates in the development
and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and
support the provision of services and administrative practices of
- Participates in review and revision of existing policies for
continued accuracy and appropriateness.
- Participates in departmental budgeting.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the agency structure, systems and
- Conducts business and operations meetings and submits required
reports in a professional and timely manner
- Maintains updated knowledge of other existing community
resources and directs the staff CHN's/RNs to utilize resources
- Participates in on-call scheduling, as needed.
- Plans, organizes, and coordinates activities of the Clinical
Team in assigned area.
- Ensures workflow processes are timely and
- Ensures clinical area(s) are compliant with Federal, and State,
regulations, as well as agency policies and procedures and holds
- Participates in preparation of and monitors compliance with
- Ensures fiscally responsible delivery of patient care according
to established Case Management policies and procedures.
- Ensures attendance of appropriate staff at regular Case
Conferences and Interdisciplinary team meetings (IDT) to ensure
that appropriate clinical interventions are performed in a timely
and efficient manner and that care is well coordinated among
- Regularly chairs group staff meetings
- Ensures quality patient care delivered by clinical staff
utilizing objective outcome based criteria.
- Participates in Performance Improvement process of agency and
monitors staff compliance.
- Communicates regularly with superiors and staff.
- Utilizes available management data to monitor clinical
- Ensures that all for service are assigned to an appropriate
Professional Home Visitor (PHV) for follow up in a timely manner.
Manages workload and productivity of assigned staff.
- Regularly reviews clinical documentation of visits to ensure
that the delivery of appropriate care is documented and is in
compliance with federal, state and/or agency documentation
requirements. Participates in the Quality Assurance programs, as
- Disseminates appropriate information regarding agency policy
and procedural changes to staff, and ensures that they are
expeditiously and appropriately implemented.
- Responsible for ensuring that appropriate utilization
guidelines and practice standards are followed by nurses in the
delivery of nursing service.
Development of People
- Interviews, hires, evaluates and terminates all clinical and
clerical staff assigned to Clinical Department.
- Ensures staff complies with mandated orientation, education,
and have timely performance appraisals.
- Provides an environment that assures staff is knowledgeable and
demonstrate competency and service excellence. Motivates staff to
fulfill their maximum potential.
- Assists staff in identifying their developmental
- Counsels and takes appropriate disciplinary action when
departmental policy or professional standards are violated. Informs
superiors per agency policy.
- Assists in the development and implementation of orientation,
training and activities for clinical staff, as needed. Performs at
least one supervisory visit per calendar year.
About the Area:Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake
Ontario in western New York with a population of 208,046 residents.
Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous
city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo.It is home
to numerous cultural institutions and hosts a number of festivals
every year. Popular is the Lilac Festival held for ten days every
May, when more than 400 varieties of lilacs bloom, and hosts
100,000 visitors.Lake Ontario, the Erie Canal and numerous parks
provide numerous summer and winter sports such as boating, fishing
kayaking, camping, tubing, skiing, skating, etc.
Niagara Falls, a national treasure, is located only 1.5 away.
Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.3 hours to
Adirondack Mountains3 hours to Toronto, Canada
Minimum Qualifications A valid New York State Nursing, Social
Work, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy
license is required, along with a Bachelors degree from an
accredited school and at least 2 year's experience as a
professional home visitor in a certified home health agency or
equivalent professional experience in a related capacity. An
AAS in nursing with at least 3 years of Community Health Nursing
experience will be considered. A Master's Degree in Community
Health Nursing is preferred. Working knowledge of community health
nursing practices and resources is required. Must demonstrate
strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Must have ability to
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