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Director of Nursing (RN), Hospice Care

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description-- --- -Hospice Director of Nursing$12,000 Sign On Bonus-- --- --- -Stay Safe, Stay Healthy. Join PruittHealth, where the health and safety of our workforce is a top priority-- -We believe family makes us stronger and we are committed to keeping our PruittHealth family safe.-- - If you're looking for a home, rather than just a job, then now is the time to join the PruittHealth family of providers. We call our employees "partners"-- - to represent our commitment to each other. We are committed to our partners' professional growth and reward partners who advocate for safety and contribute to quality care and services.-- - PruittHealth is one of the first health care companies in the country to commit to a vaccinated workplace.Why Work For PruittHealthHospice is not a job but a calling! Thanks to our PruittHealth Hospice caregivers, home is where the healing takes place.-- -That's why we attract hospice clinicians who are passionate about providing the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. Being a hospice caregiver, takes compassion, integrity, patience, and leadership skills.-- - Apply today and make a profound difference in caring for one patient at a time. -- -For Your CommitmentPruittHealth Hospice partners have access to a progressive salary and-- -benefits plan, mileage reimbursement, opportunity for career growth and development, reasonable caseloads, and a-- -flexible schedule that fits your lifestyle- plus a great team environment that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners. -- --- --- -Home Office:-- -PruittHealth Hospice, Rocky MT-- -NC-- --- -Job Purpose:-- -Coordinates the provision of hospice services for each patient and family, coordinates clinical services for the hospice agency, supervises the interdisciplinary team members, provides outreach to the community.-- -Key Responsibilities:-- -Implements employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive partner-company relationship and promote a high level of partner moraleKeeps supervisor informed of daily activities and issues. Proposes solutions to all issues.Maintains an effective relationship with management staff, partners and general public.Participates in the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures for nursing and personal care services based on generally accepted standards of practice.Responsible for coordinating orientation of personnel to nursing policy and procedures.Follows all company policies and procedures, state and federal laws and regulations and charged with reporting violations to the appropriate supervisor.Carries out all duties with a "Commitment to Caring"-- - attitude and in accordance with the company's mission, vision, and philosophy.Maintains confidentiality of company information.Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times.Able to respond to change productively and handle additional projects as assigned.Able to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this job (with or without reasonable accommodation) without posing a specific or current risk of substantial harm to the health and safety of self and others.Coordinates hospice services for each patient and family.Primary responsibility for taking and coordinating referrals and admissions through the established policy and guidelines.Coordinates admission process through assignment to clinical staff and/or performing field admission visits.Coordinates admission paperwork to ensure timely completion and accuracy.Makes field visits to evaluate appropriateness, determine eligibility for services and present hospice program.Communicates assessment findings to Attending Physician and initiates treatment plan per physician's orders.Assigns clinical staff to patients and families based on patient need, including chaplain, social workers, volunteers, dietary counselors, therapists for PT/ST/OT, and bereavement coordinators.Orders and approves DME and nursing supplies.Assists in provision of training on hospice issues to clinical staff, patients and families, healthcare centers, nursing facilities, acute care facilities and community groups.Performs routine chart audits to ensure timeliness and accuracy of documentation and MD orders.Assists with maintaining compliance with federal, state, and agency regulations and Joint Commission standards.Identifies, completes and follows up on quality assurance performance improvement reports including monitoring of infections and Opportunity Occurrence Program Reports.Facilitates team meetings and care plan review.Completes monthly nursing and nurse assistant schedule, including tracking staff absences and finding replacements.Communicates with Attending Physicians and Medical Director on routine basis as indicated.Completes competency assessments for nursing, certified nursing assistant, and aide partners.Performs other duties as assigned by Administrator.-- -KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required.Attend and participate in mandatory in-services.Honor patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.Comply with corporate compliance program.Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary.QualificationsMinimum Licensure/Certification Required by Law:-- --- -Currently licensed as an RN in the state where you will provide careMust have current driver's license and valid automobile liability insuranceMust have current certification in basic life support CPRPreferred Qualifications:Experience in hospice,-- -home care, med/surg or oncology is preferredA minimum of 1-3 years leadership-- -experience is preferredExcellent understanding of Home Care regulationsQuick Apply Option:Please email resume to pjohnson-scott@-- -As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.PruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer. All new Partners are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or be willing to get vaccinated within 30 days of employment. We will consider medical and/or religious exemptions on a case-by-case basis.-- -PruittHealth Hospice-- -is a division of the PruittHealth Corporation, an innovative, family-owned organization.-- - We're committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted and independent living, home health care, hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy, infusion services, and more.Job: NursingPrimary Location: North Carolina-Rocky MountSchedule: Full-timeShift: 1st ShiftJob Posting: Jan 1, 2022, 5:00:00 AM

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