Nursing Supervisor in Carbondale, IL at ResCare

Date Posted: 9/16/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/16/2017

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Nursing Supervisor

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Nursing Supervisor.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Nursing Supervisor Responsibilities

The Nursing Supervisor (Director of Nursing, Nursing Director, Director of Professional Services, Service Director, Director of Clinical Services)  is responsible for the supervision of professional, direct ancillary services and personnel who provide direct client care. Primary duties include hiring, assigning, staff development, employee skills validation and evaluations; conducting initial Home Conferences visits, Supervisory visits, and coordinating/implementing the client’s Plan of Care.

Supervision of Staff

  • Directly and indirectly, or through qualified subordinates, supervising professional, direct ancillary services and all personnel who provide direct in-home client care (RN, LPN, CAN, HHA, CHHA, PCA, and PT, OT, PTA, OTA, MSW)
  • Ensuring that employees perform job duties appropriate to job descriptions
  • Performing competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct client care
  • Hiring, orienting, assisting with recruitment and evaluating new employees, and assigning duties to all (RN, LPN, HHA, and PT, OT, PTA, OTA, MSW) providing direct client care
  • Identifying, planning, and implementing staff development for direct care employees such as orientations, in-services, continuing education, and competency/skills evaluations
  • Determining and documenting whether the home health aide services are being delivered in an acceptable manner consistent with policies / procedures and customer satisfaction.
  • Documenting actions taken when services are unacceptable.
  • Teaching or supervising the teaching of household members who are responsible for assisting the client with his/her nursing or personal care needs

Clinical

  • Assuring the initial Home Conference and subsequent visits for assessments, planning, delivery, and evaluation of client care, is performed by a registered nurse.
  • Documenting an initial assessment of the client’s needs to carry out the Plan of Treatment / Care Plan
  • Maintaining client confidentiality
  • Documenting verbal physician orders in the Client Record
  • Developing, initiating, implementing and evaluating client plans of care
  • Informing the physician and all assigned employees of changes in the client’s medical or mental condition and needs
  • Evaluation of services provided by contractors
  • Preparing, coordinating, and submitting clinical and progress note documentation on delivered services within required time frames
  • Providing case management and coordinating services with insurance companies and community agencies
  • Providing information on community resources to clients and families
  • Performing or supervising skilled nursing services on clients as ordered by physician
  • Functioning within the scope of practice as defined by the state-specific Nurse Practice Act
  • Initiating preventive and rehabilitation nursing procedures
  • Developing and revising Plan of Treatment orders for skilled nursing and insurance-reimbursed care, based on changes in client
    needs

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Maintaining accurate and complete client and Company records, including caregiver in-service requirements, training, complaints, and incidents
  • Serving in an alternate administrative capacity, as directed by management
  • Providing and/or ensuring 24-hour availability for clinically related client care issues.
  • Carrying a pager or cell phone, per agreement with Administrator for on-call responsibilities, when indicated
  • Designating, in writing, a qualified RN to serve as alternate Nursing Supervisor in supervisor’s absence
  • Maintaining and adhering to RCHC procedural and client care manuals, in compliance with state health statutes and licensure rules
  • Participating in the establishment of service policies and procedures
  • Maintaining compliance with Federal, State, local and Company standards as they pertain to delivery of health care
  • Performing other responsibilities as assigned by management
  • Supporting sales/marketing efforts as determined by Administrator
  • Assisting with planning and budgeting

Quality Improvement

  • Participating in the Quality Assurance reviews and evaluations of the nursing service;
  • Establishing and conducting an ongoing quality assurance program which assures that::
  • Case assignment and management is appropriate, adequate, and consistent with the client plan of care, medical regimen, and client needs
  • Nursing and other services are coordinated, appropriate, adequate and consistent with client care plans and professional community health nursing standards
  • All services and outcomes are completely and legibly documented, dated and signed in the Client Record
  • Confidentiality of client data is maintained
  • The findings of the quality assurance program are used to improve services
  • Preparation and maintenance of scheduling of cases to be brought to the clinical record review committee
  • Selective program evaluations are made to improve deficient services and plans of correction are developed  and implemented

Specific Requirements

  • Valid RN license in state(s) where such services are provided
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Six months of satisfactory administrative/supervisory experience, in any health care setting
  • Six months of home health care experience, preferred
  • Broad base of nursing experience, with an emphasis on public contact
  • Adult CPR certification required

Additional Information

DHS Rule 116 Experience Preferred.CILA Nursing Experience Preferred.1 Year Minimum Experience With Developmentally Disabled AdultsDHS RN Nurse Trainer Preferred, Not Required, Will Train.

Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

604 Eastgate Drive , Carbondale, IL 62901-3304 USA