Director Clinical Services

Compassus   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Healthcare

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Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises up to 30 colleagues. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training and terminating (with administrative approval) all interdisciplinary staff; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining colleagues; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Acts as Executive Director as needed to cover absences. Ensures maximum utilization of resources. Promotes a positive and collaborative culture.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Registered Nurse with minimum of three years in Healthcarerequired, preferably in Nursing Facility, Home Health or Hospice setting. Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. BSN a plus. Experience in leadership or management strongly preferred. Experience with Electronic Medical Record systems a strong plus.

Specific state requirements:

  • California – “Director of Patient Care Services”
    • 1. A Registered Nurse with a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing or another health-related field with three years of experience within the last five years in a hospice or home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
    • 2. A Registered Nurse with four years’ experience within the last five years in a hospice, home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
  • ConnecticutAn agency supervisor of clinical services shall be a registered nurse with an active license to practice nursing in this state, and shall have one of the following:
    • (1) A master's degree from a program approved by the National League for Nursing or the American Public Health Association with a minimum of one year full-time clinical experience in a home health agency or related community health program which included care of the sick at home; or
    • (2) A baccalaureate degree in nursing and a minimum of three years of full-time clinical experience in nursing, at least one of which was in a home health agency or community health program which included care of the sick at home; or
    • (3) A registered nurse who has been continuously employed in the position of supervisor of clinical services in a home health agency in this state since January 1, 1979; or
    • (4) A diploma in nursing or an associates’ degree in nursing and
      • (A) A minimum of three years of full-time or full-time equivalent clinical experience in nursing within the past five years, at least one year of which was in a home health care agency or community health program which included care of the sick at home; and
      • (B) Evidence of certification by the American Nurses' Association as a community health nurse or completion of at least six credits received within two years in community health nursing theory or six credits in health care management from an accredited college or university program or school of nursing.
  • Louisiana - Registered Nurse with at least three years of experience. One of the three must be full time in hospice, home health care or oncology. The Director of Nursing Services cannot be concomitantly employed by any other licensed healthcare agency.
  • Mississippi - Registered Nurse with at least three years of experience. One of the three must be full time in hospice, home health care or oncology. The Director of Nursing Services cannot be concomitantly employed by any other licensed healthcare agency.
  • MaineRegistered Nurse with at least 1 year of experience and training in hospice nursing care.
  • New Hampshire – RN, APRN or bachelor’s degree in a health field related to hospice care.
  • New Jersey – Registered Nurse plus:
    • A master's degree in nursing or a health related field and two years combined public/community health nursing and progressive management experience in public health nursing; or
    • A bachelors’ of science degree in nursing or a health related field and three years combined public/community health nursing and progressive management experience in public health nursing.
  • South CarolinaRegistered Nurse plus:
    • Bachelor’s degree, or
    • Associate Degree and three years’ experience in health care within the last five years.
  • Texas - Registered Nurse in Texas and have one year experience as a Registered Nurse in the last 36 months.
  • Virginia – Registered Nurse with education and experience in the needs of the terminally ill.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.