Director of Patient Care Services

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
Chicago, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

Summary of Major Functions:

  • Serve as a role model and set an example for nursing staff and other members of the health care Team.
  • Serve as a resource and support system to staff in problem solving and determine appropriate interventions.
  • In collaboration with the Administrator, determine the hiring, orientations, retention, evaluations, discipline, counseling or termination of the hospice's team associates
  • Adhere to budget requirements regarding labor, pharmacy, DME, and medical supply costs.
  • Collaborate with the RN Case Manager and the attending physician to coordinate the delivery of patient care.
  • Review all higher level of care patients including respite, general inpatient and continuous care.
  • The Director of Patient Care Services will fill a clinical management position with both clinical and management responsibility for his/her team and serves as liaison to and conduit between the Administrator, Case Managers, clinical staff on his/her respective team, patients, their families, and the community.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience:
    • A registered nurse with a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing or other health related field with three years of experience within the last five years in a home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.

                    OR

    • A registered nurse with four years experience within the last five years in a home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
    • EMAR experience highly desirable. 
    • HCHB experiencepreferred. 

 

  • Other:  A valid Driver's License and auto insurance; Current, active RN license within the State. Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing desired.

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