Houston, TX
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HOSPICE CLINICAL SUPERVISOR / MANAGER – In-Patient Unit
 
Outstanding opportunity with an exceptional organization providing caring and compassionate hospice services to patients and families.
 
The Clinical Supervisor / manager is the leader of the Patient Care Team whose function is to supervise, evaluate and coordinate the various component members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Assures continuity of care for patients/families from admission to discharge or transfer to bereavement.
  • Serves as a patient advocate and coordinator for other social services and health-care providers in the community who are involved in the care of the team’s patients.
  • Assumes responsibility for the maintenance of patient records from intake through discharge or transfer to bereavement.
  • Acts as a resource and mentor for staff for clinical issues, documentation, team problem solving and appropriate customer service behavior.
  • Oversees staff and volunteer schedules, scheduling and territory assignments to assure that workload is distributed equitably and that all the staff can meet overall productivity expectations.
 
Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse, licensed in the state or ability to obtain.
  • BSN or ADN, based on experience, certifications
  • Two (2) years successful supervisory experience or equivalent in a health care organization.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years hospice and/or home health experience required and / or Home Health Certification
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of primary medical and nursing care, with a working knowledge of oncology nursing and palliative care.
  • Basic understanding of the interpersonal dynamics operative within the working relationships of an interdisciplinary health care team, and knowledge of the process of dying and bereavement.
  • Proven, verifiable clinical management experience as well as outstanding people management skills across all disciplines of hospice care team.
 
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Current and valid R.N. License to practice in the state where program is located
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