RN / Hospice Patient Care Manager

Location: Whitney, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $80,000.00
Date: 2/15/2018
Job ID: 02566775
Job Description
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:  Do not apply for this position unless you have home health or hospice experience.  No exceptions.  Thank you.

Responsible for clinical oversight of all direct patient care working through and with a variety of staff members demonstrating the philosophy, mission and service standards of the company
Essential Functions 
  1. Oversee the referral and admission process of intake, assignment, collecting insurance information in an effective and efficient manner; fill in for Admissions as needed 
  2. Manage all direct patient care by assigning staff to patients, scheduling staff for maximum budgetary optimization including PTO and on-call, resolve patient care issues, visit patients as needed, coordinate interdisciplinary group. 
  3. Audit patient carts, respond appropriately to compliance issues and write compliance/QA reports. 
  4. Maintain compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agencies. 
  5. Manage personnel through effective hiring, performance evaluation, coaching , staffing, scheduling and delegation. 
  6. Assist Executive/Site Director as needed. 
  7. Educate, counsel and orient staff to Agency policy/procedures. 
Education:  Must be Registered Nurse/ BSN strongly preferred or MSW.
•             2+ years of hospice experience and supervisory experience required.  Experience in  a Charge Nurse role will be considered to meet supervisory requirement.
Strongly prefer:
  • Hospice experience 
  • Knowledgeable of hospice regulations
Computer Skills:
Proficient skill using a computer is required; Microsoft office suite experience required. 
Other Requirements:
 Good communication skills and ability to travel independently
Competency Statement(s)  
  • Follow company policy on attendance.  Attend scheduled and mandatory meetings on time. 
  • The ability to meet all essential functions of the job. 
  • Ability to role model the Standards of Excellence in Behavior. 
  • Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others. 
  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions. 
  • Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others. 
  • Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems. 
  • Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers. 
  • Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.