Director of Nursing (Home Health) job Tucson Arizona
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Director of Nursing (Home Health) Job

Employer Name: Dependable Health Services SpiderID: 8414480
Location: Tucson, Arizona Date Posted: 2/14/2019
Wage: Category: Nurses/Nurses Aids
Job Code: 1001223
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
Position: Director of Nursing (Home Health)

Dependable Home Health is seeking a highly organized and knowledgeable individual to be responsible for ensuring the highest quality patient care is coordinated and managed appropriately. The Director of Nursing also works collaboratively with other clinical supervisory and administrative team members to provide appropriate and continual program oversight, supervision, training and mentoring of clinical personnel as directed by the Chief Nursing Officer/Administrator. This position acts under the direct supervision of the Administrator and is responsible for the administration of standards, implementation of process and programs, in order to meet regulatory, accreditation and standards of practice.

Director of Nursing Essential Functions:

Planning, directing and evaluating operations to ensure the provision of adequate and appropriate care and services.
Complying with applicable law and regulation.
Implementing and monitoring quality improvement programs.
Ensuring that processes are in place and complied with to monitor and evaluate safety, risk management, and infection control programs
Implementing governing body directives and ensuring that appropriate service policies are developed and implemented.
Provides guidance and counseling to Clinical Supervisors to assist them in continually improving all aspects of home health care services, provided through organization personnel.
Assists Clinical Supervisors in managing clinical teams and planning.
Evaluates performance of Clinical Supervisors.
Assists Clinical Supervisors to develop skills and techniques in evaluating the performance of clinicians.
Assures the proper maintenance of patient clinical records in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
Ensuring program personnel has current clinical information and current practices.
Recruiting, employing and retaining personnel to maintain appropriate staffing levels.
Establishing and maintaining effective channels of communication.
Directing and monitoring organizational performance improvement activities.
Ensuring staff development including orientation, in-service education, continuing education, and evaluation of staff.
Develops, implements and evaluates the orientation program for new organization personnel.
Assists with the evaluation of organization performance via performance improvement program, productivity, quarterly and annual reviews.
Assures for the quality and safe delivery of home health services provided through the organization.
Assuring that skilled nursing and other therapeutic services furnished are under the supervision and direction of a physician or registered nurse.
Assuring appropriate staff supervision during all operating hours.
Assuring the development and qualifications for professional services and the assignment of personnel.
Ensuring the accuracy of public information materials and activities.
Appointing a similarly qualified alternate to be available at all times during operating hours in the absence of the administrator.
Assists in the development of organizational goals. Develops, recommends, and administers organization policies and procedures.
Informing the governing body, staff, and professional advisory group of current organizational, community, and industry trends.
Assures compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of organization personnel and maintains compliance to the ACHC Home Care standards.

Job Requirements:
Director of Nursing Qualified candidates will possess the following:

Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited program by the National League for Nursing. A Master's degree in health care or related field preferred.
At least three (3) to five (5) years' experience in health care management preferably in home care operations.
Demonstrated an ability to supervise and direct professional and administrative personnel.
Ability to market aggressively and deal tactfully with the community.
Knowledge of corporate business management.
Demonstrates good communications and public relations skills.
Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
We provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability and any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 3
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Tonia Southam Company Type:
Company: Dependable Health Services
City: Tucson
State: Arizona
Zip: 85711
Web Site:

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