Inspire Home Health 305 W Maple St
Feb 26, 2019
About Americare: For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America’s heartland. We pride ourselves on being resident focused, encouraging employees to make smart, responsible decisions that are in the best interest of individual residents. : Why belong with our Americare team?: Every employee company-wide is a valued part of the organization, dedicated to their commitment and passion of creating a person-centered home environment for each resident - truly making a difference in the lives they touch. Each individual facility is a vibrant part of the communities they serve. While our resident benefits from industry leading care, our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they can belong. : Health Plans: We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and a large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health. : Well Being: Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well-being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund. : Duties of Position: * The Director of Nursing (DON), in accordance with policies and standards established by the Board of Directors, and under the direct supervision of the Administrator, assists with the planning, coordination, leading, controlling and evaluation of home health services * The DON is responsible for coordination and liaison with appropriate parent and affiliate Departments and committees, development of policies and guidelines for and obtaining input from service personnel and providing professional input to related administrative systems. * The DON directs and supervises professional and auxiliary personnel rendering client care services, performs marketing duties and fosters public relations for the company, consults and plans with health care facilities regarding staffing needs, and communicates the concept of quality client care to the general community. * The DON interprets service needs to the Administrator and acts as a client services administrative liaison. Responsibilities: * Participates with the Administrator and Executive Director.in the formulation of a business plan, i.e., strategic goals, resource allocation plan(s) and a yearly budget * Consults, plans and works with Administrator in policy formulation and programmatic development and implementation including assessing adequate and appropriate staffing * Coordinates with Administrator planning activities to develop administrative policies and practices for the Agency * Consults with supervisors and staff, individually or in groups, regarding patients or families, special programs or service programs * Evaluates the program, services, and field personnel * Directs the imnlementation of service goals and objectives * Develops standards that ensure safe and effective services to clients and families * Establishes job functions, qualifications and job descriptions for each service staff (direct and supervisory) * Establishes and maintains effective channels of communication * Keeps program personnel up to date with state of the art clinical information and practices staff development including orientation, in-service education and continuing education * Maintain policy and procedure manuals and updates procedures and job descriptions as policies and procedures change * Direct staff in performance of their duties * Other duties as assigned Qualifications: Must be a Registered Nurse A Bachelor’s degree is preferred Must have at least one year of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care or related health programs and one year of supervisory experience In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree – at least two years of home health experience and at least one year of supervisory experience.