Nurse (Homecare Service Supervisor)
- PACE Pittsboro - PACE Pittsboro Nursing
- Full Time
HOMECARE SERVICE SUPERVISOR
PACE PITTSBORO & PACE BURLINGTON
The primary responsibility for this position is to oversee home care services provided through Piedmont Health SeniorCare, including through its agency and contracted agencies. This position's specific responsibilities are to ensure that the PACE organization is in compliance with home care rules; that assessments for home care services are done effectively and that appropriate recommendations are made for utilization of these services; that high quality home care services are provided; and that recommendations for relevant supplies are appropriate and that the process for ordering and delivery are free of waste. Furthermore, the home care manager develops a training plan for home care staff, as well as provides training. The position maintains policies and procedures for home care. This position will conduct audits for compliance. This position may be assigned to provide care to participants directly as a member of the nursing team. Moreover, this position is on the nursing on-call rotation for PACE.
Education/Experience: Graduate of a practical nursing program required. Graduate of an accredited school or nursing preferred. Required: 1 year experience working with the frail or elderly population. Preferred: Has practiced nursing in the last 3 years; 3 years nursing experience with at least 24-months experience working with the frail or elderly population. Prefer experience in home care or long term care setting, and ideally, PACE experience.
• Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to employ the nursing process to perform care for patients
• Coordinating home care services
• Assessment of participants within their home environment
• Serving as nursing liaison to family and participants
• Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PHSC and approved by CMS before working independently
Type of Employees Supervised: None. Responsible for audits of home care agencies supervision of their employees.
Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: A nurse currently licensed in NC; presents credentials which demonstrate ability to meet performance criteria for the position. Must have a valid driver license and be able to drive to and from the home of participants.
Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date prior to beginning employment.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires frequent sitting for long periods, operation of standard office machines and computer. May require lifting of up to 25 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Requires the use of office equipment, such as computer terminals, telephones and copiers. Requires normal vision. Work is performed in an office environment. Contact with staff and external clients/vendors.
This position supports PACE seniorcare programs in Pittsboro and Burlington, and has an office at PACE Pittsboro.