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Job Location: Rochester, NY
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 25285
Title: Assistant Director of Nursing for Hospice and Palliative Care - PCN
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Assistant Director, Hospice and Palliative Care - PCN

Full Time with Benefits

Direct Hire

Rochester, New York


Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the oversight and administration of the agency`s hospice and palliative care services paying particular attention to services provided at the general inpatient level of care.
  • Maintains oversight of and ensures the provision of superior clinical care to patients and families served. This includes clinical direction and guidance, staff counseling, performance evaluations, etc.
  • Responsible for the selection, hiring and orientation of qualified staff members and managers.
  • Ensures the provision of superior services and excellent care coordination for patients served by the hospice team at various hospitals assuring all contractual and regulatory obligations are met.
  • Maintains and applies knowledge of state and federal hospice regulations as well as applicable Life Safety and Fire Safety regulations.
  • Assures regulatory compliance with all standards, including daily monitoring of appropriate level of care.
  • Identifies opportunities for managers to develop greater skills in clinical specialties of hospice and palliative care and in performing their managerial function including providing educational opportunities to address these needs.
  • Responds to employee/patient complaints and attempts to resolve in a timely and effective manner in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • Monitors and/or designates appropriate personnel to monitor corporate compliance requirements of the agency in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations related to delivery of health care services and personnel.
  • Directs service coordination to ensure staffing patterns are consistent with patient needs for service and care. Ensures that a sufficient number of staff is available to direct and deliver services to patients and manages and evaluates service management personnel and coordinators.
  • Ensures adequate staff education through direct oversight of orientation and in-service programs. Delegates responsibility for coordination and implementation of orientation and in-service programs to ensure personnel awareness of current agency policy and procedure. Encourages staff development through ongoing education.
  • Maintains ongoing relationships with patients, staff, outside agencies, facilities and association representatives. Collaborates with contract agency administration to establish, implement, and evaluate mutual policies and procedures needed to effect quality patient services as appropriate. Participates in National, State and Local organizations, meetings, seminars, workshops and activities when appropriate.
  • Participates in process improvement activities and in the development of policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Participates in the On Call rotation.

About the Area:

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York with a population of 208,046 residents. Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo.
It is home to numerous cultural institutions and hosts a number of festivals every year. Popular is the Lilac Festival held for ten days every May, when more than 400 varieties of lilacs bloom, and hosts 100,000 visitors.
Lake Ontario, the Erie Canal and numerous parks provide numerous summer and winter sports such as boating, fishing kayaking, camping, tubing, skiing, skating, etc.

Niagara Falls, a national treasure, is located only 1.5 hours away. Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.
3.5 hours to Adirondack Mountains
3.5 hours to Toronto, Canada

JOB DESCRIPTION

Assistant Director, Hospice and Palliative Care - PCN

Full Time with Benefits

Direct Hire

Rochester, New York


Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the oversight and administration of the agency`s hospice and palliative care services paying particular attention to services provided at the general inpatient level of care.
  • Maintains oversight of and ensures the provision of superior clinical care to patients and families served. This includes clinical direction and guidance, staff counseling, performance evaluations, etc.
  • Responsible for the selection, hiring and orientation of qualified staff members and managers.
  • Ensures the provision of superior services and excellent care coordination for patients served by the hospice team at various hospitals assuring all contractual and regulatory obligations are met.
  • Maintains and applies knowledge of state and federal hospice regulations as well as applicable Life Safety and Fire Safety regulations.
  • Assures regulatory compliance with all standards, including daily monitoring of appropriate level of care.
  • Identifies opportunities for managers to develop greater skills in clinical specialties of hospice and palliative care and in performing their managerial function including providing educational opportunities to address these needs.
  • Responds to employee/patient complaints and attempts to resolve in a timely and effective manner in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • Monitors and/or designates appropriate personnel to monitor corporate compliance requirements of the agency in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations related to delivery of health care services and personnel.
  • Directs service coordination to ensure staffing patterns are consistent with patient needs for service and care. Ensures that a sufficient number of staff is available to direct and deliver services to patients and manages and evaluates service management personnel and coordinators.
  • Ensures adequate staff education through direct oversight of orientation and in-service programs. Delegates responsibility for coordination and implementation of orientation and in-service programs to ensure personnel awareness of current agency policy and procedure. Encourages staff development through ongoing education.
  • Maintains ongoing relationships with patients, staff, outside agencies, facilities and association representatives. Collaborates with contract agency administration to establish, implement, and evaluate mutual policies and procedures needed to effect quality patient services as appropriate. Participates in National, State and Local organizations, meetings, seminars, workshops and activities when appropriate.
  • Participates in process improvement activities and in the development of policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Participates in the On Call rotation.

About the Area:

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York with a population of 208,046 residents. Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo.
It is home to numerous cultural institutions and hosts a number of festivals every year. Popular is the Lilac Festival held for ten days every May, when more than 400 varieties of lilacs bloom, and hosts 100,000 visitors.
Lake Ontario, the Erie Canal and numerous parks provide numerous summer and winter sports such as boating, fishing kayaking, camping, tubing, skiing, skating, etc.

Niagara Falls, a national treasure, is located only 1.5 hours away. Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.
3.5 hours to Adirondack Mountains
3.5 hours to Toronto, Canada

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Health Care Professional degree/certification with a minimum of five years of health care experience; three of which are in a supervisory role, preferably in a Community Health Care environment.
  • Must exhibit exceptional management and communication skills. Knowledge of the principles of administration and professional standards for patient care delivery in the home setting is essential.
  • Advanced skills in personnel management and public relations are necessary.
  • Ability to recognize the needs and concerns of people and to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to travel across all regions.

Education
Preferred

  • Bachelors or better in Nursing.
  • Nurse Practitioner or better.
  • Nurse, RN or better.

Experience
Required

  • 5 yrs healthcare exp, 3 of which must be in a supervisory role

Preferred

  • Community health experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications
Preferred

  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner



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