RN Clinical Manager- Continuity of Care – Care Dimensions – Danvers, MA

Primary Responsibilities HOURS: 4PM-12:30AM. 40 Hours per Week. Flexible Evenings.

Summary:

Reporting to the

Director of Continuity of Care, the Continuity of Care Clinical Manager oversees

triage and field nurses, hospice aides, social workers and chaplains who

provide end of life care to patients and their families in all settings during

evening/night and weekend hours of operation. Responsibilities include staffing, orienting new employees;

clinical competency assessment, performance management and coordination of

visits to ensure the activities of triage and the evening/night and weekend

field team are carried out in compliance with Care Dimensions standards,

philosophies and policies

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse, currently licensed in

    Massachusetts and in good standing.
  • Associate‚Äôs

    Degree accepted?; BSN preferred.
  • Minimum

    three years of nursing experience in a home health, oncology or hospice

    setting.
  • Previous

    supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability

    to apply and adapt the basic principles of nursing to various situations

    and to assist with the nursing care of patients according to the

    interdisciplinary care plan.
  • Ability

    to supervise, guide and develop the skills of professional and

    non-professional clinical staff.
  • Ability

    to exercise independent judgment.
  • Excellent

    verbal and written communications skills with individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated

    ability to assess and respond to the needs of families and referral

    sources in a professional and knowledgeable manner.
  • Ability

    to visit patients in their place of residence ( home, hospital, nursing

    home) to provide service, supervise and evaluate clinical staff or assist

    in an urgent or emergency situation.
  • A

    licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with

    state and/or organization requirements and in good working order.

Performance Standards: Proficient in responsibilities specific to

the position.

  • Coordinates

    the activities of the field staff, including nurses, home health aides,

    social workers, chaplains and contracted staff in response to patient and

    family needs.
  • Makes

    patient care assignments, taking into account care requirements of

    patients and clinical expertise of staff members.
  • Assesses

    clinical staffing patterns and needs and consults with the Director of

    Continuity of Care to develop effective staffing pattern.
  • Assists

    nursing staff with requests for services, response to emergencies, and

    communications with physicians, families and referral sources.
  • Effectively

    collaborates with the Referral Center to ensure appropriate, timely

    response to referrals from the community, nursing homes and physicians.

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