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Hospice RN Team Director

Company: AccentCare, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


Why You'll Love Being a RN / Registered Nurse Team Director at AccentCare

Do you take great pride in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients? Are you passionate about providing exceptional care? Join the AccentCare team today as a RN / Registered Nurse Team Director.

As a RN / Registered Nurse Team Director, you will have the ability to work at the top of your licensure while working one-on-one with your clients to provide them with customized care. Under the guidance of your physician, you will develop plans of care and utilize nursing theories, skills, and techniques to provide quality care to your clients on a daily basis.

When you join AccentCare, you become part of a team that is not only dedicated to their patients, but to each other as well. Here, you will truly make a difference each and every day as you work alongside a supportive team. With a competitive benefits package, work-life balance, professional development, and an outstanding work environment, you will have everything you need to achieve success in your career. Bring your passion for patient care and you will build a career you love as a Team Director.

Join the AccentCare team and apply for this RN / Registered Nurse Team Director opportunity today!


RN / Registered Nurse Team Director Responsibilities:

Personnel Support / Management: Supervise direct patient and family care team members, in collaboration with program site leadership. Responsible for scheduling, payroll and other administrative duties. Ensure all initial assessments and required reassessments are conducted by qualified team members within required time frames, including documentation completion, submission and/or synchronization. Ensure the 24-hour availability of nursing and psychosocial services to patients and families and coordinates "on-call" assignments. Oversee and support the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) in development, implementation, and review of the interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient and family. Ensure all patient and family services comply with federal, state(s) and local regulatory requirements and with accepted professional standards. Collaborate with program site leadership members to monitor, manage, and mentor staff in patient care activities, productivity, and documentation per related policies and protocols. Participate in the selection and evaluation of all direct patient and family care team members
Education: Participates and promote Back to Bedside efforts in reinforcing Case Management skills, knowledge, and attitude per protocol for all disciplines. Provides external education and in-services to community partners. Collaborate with program site leadership to support staff education efforts. Participate in orientation and ongoing education of staff and volunteers
Interdisciplinary Group: IDG Meeting Preparation: Prepares patient and care quality data analysis (may include Adverse Events, triage trending, med costs, red/yellow patients, OA, Advance Directive issues etc.) to provide timely staff support and feedback as necessary during and/or after meeting. May review above prepared data analysis with Associate Team Director (ATD) prior to IDG Meeting and coordinate staff support strategies. Facilitates the IDG team meetings: Engages and encourages all IDG participation. Prepares and follows up on identified patient care concerns. Coordinates with ATD/ Team Assistant (TA) to ensure regulatory documentation requirements addressed as needed. Ongoing IDG Support: Utilizes proactive management strategies to assist staff, patients and their families, which may include: Triages incoming calls during business hours, Provides caller support and assistance, Performs quality calls.
Investigate (root cause analysis) and follows up with staff to process issues in collaboration with ATD and other program site leadership as needed, and documents outcomes per protocol regarding: Adverse Events, Triage Trending results, Quality of Care Calls, Circle of Care Calls, Deyta / CAHPs and other quality measures / outcomes. Participate in or leads quality improvement activities, including data collection and aggregation as able. Participate in ongoing quality assurance activities related to patient and family services, including Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) studies and chart audits to ensure the quality of patient and family services
Communications: Reinforces and supports all internal and external communications related to: Interdepartmental information, administrative process changes and messaging, participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures for patient and family services, Ensure all interdepartmental communication and exchange of data is accurate, timely and effective, Provide proactive customer service maintenance. Communicate as needed with members of the team, the patient and their families, the Medical Director, the Director-Clinical Operations, and others involved in the care of the patient to facilitate optimal care, especially during transition situations


RN / Registered Nurse Team Director Qualifications:

Associate degree, preferred; Registered Nurse license in state(s) practicing, required
Certified Hospice Nurse (CHPN), preferred
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification, preferred
3+ years' experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgery, oncology or patient population specific (i.e.: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing
Minimum of one year of supervisory experience
Must have reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability automobile insurance%56062629% %%mednurse%%

Keywords: AccentCare, Inc., Houston , Hospice RN Team Director, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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