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Director of Nursing

Company: Arizonas Choice Home Health Agency
Location: Surprise
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description:*Base salary commensurate with experience, plus annual bonus structure.Location: Surprise, AZFull-Time, with great benefits! Here's Why Our Team Likes Working with Us:.Medical, dental, vision, and 401KSupplemental insurance availableMatching 401kUnlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)Position SummaryOn behalf of Arizona's Choice Home Health Agency (ACHHA or 'company'), this position is responsible for the oversight of State clinical compliance. Additionally, this position is responsible for ensuring Arizona's Choice Home Health Agency (HHA) licensure remains in good status in the state.Essential FunctionsThe Director of Nursing must have regular attendance/punctuality, be able to work with others at all levels of the Company, have exceptional customer service, and be completely honest. Other assigned duties include: Requires minimal direct supervision. Ensure all assigned nurses work no more than 60 (sixty) hours per week. Implements quality improvement changes for the improvement of patient care. The Director of Nursing oversees state licensure and compliance with applicable governmental rules and regulations. Sets the tone for professional and ethical practices of all home care personnel. Delegates tasks effectively working with and through others as needed. Ensures all State supervisory personnel are hired and properly educated thereafter to a very high standard of expectation. Collaborates with the Quality Assurance Program RN to verify that State patient record(s) are completed correctly and adequately to meet regulatory, corporate, and payer standards and Lead or Co-Lead the State Quality Assurance Committee. Assists with quality initiatives such as Infection Control, Performance Improvement, and Customer Satisfaction. Be the home care clinical point person for all regulatory surveys and preparation, including, serving as the resource for the State Administrator for regulatory surveys and preparation. Serves as a resource to the Executive team for clinical input/feedback for company decisions. Serves as a clinical resource for State Administrator. Participates in public relations and community activities that promote the company's role as an effective provider of in-home care in the DOL OWCPs programs in the region. Demonstrates competence in home care evaluation and appropriate home care interventions. The Director of Nursing ensures complete documentation in cases of separation of employment and the reason(s) underlying each separation. Adheres to the corporate policy relative to reporting of on-the-job injury for workers compensation claims. Provides direct patient care as described in state regulations for RN, in all cases involving nursing services, including initial evaluation visits as applicable and re-evaluation of the patients needs on a regular basis, provides nursing services, treatments, diagnostic procedures requiring specialized skills and assumes full responsibility for each assigned patient. Assists in the implementation of changes in the Plan of Care for the improvement of client care. Promotes and maintains client health through teaching and appropriate rehabilitative measures. Coordinates services for patients, as needed, to other agencies and health care providers as appropriate. Review and audit admission paperwork Will perform chart audits as assigned Reviewing and monitoring infections and other incidents and ensures follow up is completed Completes chart reviews as assigned Ensures that skills checklist and competencies will be completed for all staff upon hire and annually Maintains an overall clinical compliance percentage of 95% or above Maintains an overall utilization of patient care hours of 95% or above Other duties as assigned and/or as listed in State Regulations.#AZINDRequirements:Other Requirements:Maintain current state licensure. Maintain current liability and malpractice insurance, if applicable.Education/TrainingRequired:Associates degree in a related field, current Registered Nurse (RN) license to practice professional nursing in each state where patient care is supervised, current Basic Cardiac Life Support certificationPreferred:At least four (4) years of experience as a Registered NurseAt least two (2) years of nurse management experienceHome health experience strongly preferredLicensure/CertificationValid Drivers LicenseValid and current CPR CertificationValid Registered Nurse (RN) license in States practicingClearances The following background checks are conducted:Criminal backgroundDriving RecordOIG Exclusion ListSex Offender Registryby Jobble

Keywords: Arizonas Choice Home Health Agency, Surprise , Director of Nursing, Healthcare , Surprise, Arizona

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