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Regional Director of Nursing - Personal Care

Company: Amedisys
Location: Malden
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

Caregiving is our Calling

Associated Home Care, an Amedisys company, is the leading provider of personal home care in the state of Massachusetts in addition to its service areas around Jacksonville, Florida and Knoxville, Tennessee. From companionship to around-the-clock in-home care, our customized services are designed to bring peace of mind to individuals needing extra care for their families. Customizing care to each client's need is an important part of the service plan and can always be adjusted as needs change.

Our specially trained nurses and caregivers are available from one to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. After an initial assessment over the phone or in person, our nurse will personally visit with the client and family members to discuss the most beneficial and cost-effective services.

As a personal care team member, you'll be a true advocate engaging clients throughout their coordinated daily living activities, all while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.

If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

What You Will Do

Responsible for the programmatic and service delivery components of the Home Care Aide Service to an identified region. Ensures the delivery of home care services is according to standards and requirements of the state, federal, contract, and professional practices as intended.

  • Supervises, educates and directs the Nursing and Home Care Aides in service delivery.
  • Supervises and monitors the performance and productivity of the Nursing staff.
  • Supervises and monitors the delivery of care by the Home Care Aide client service according to contract and regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Participates in the agency Quality Improvement Program.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures for the Home Care services and supervises policy compliance.
  • Assists in the supervision of the agency Home Care Aide education and training program and Education Department operations.
  • Anticipates changing staffing needs and assists and supports agency recruitment, hiring and retention of the Home Care Aide staff. Develops and supports staffing plans during emergency needs due to weather or other conditions.
  • Teaches and educate other members of home care team regarding quality care delivery, monitoring and reporting requirements.
  • Investigates, develops solutions, and oversees nursing staff follow-up regarding incident and service complaints, reporting incidents to local, state, federal and contract stakeholders as required.
  • Participates in and contributes to long range planning of education and prevention.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications
Required
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.
  • Current licensed Registered Nurse in practicing state.
Preferred
  • Two (2+) years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Two (2+) years of experience in Elder Long Term Care specifically in home care, community health nursing or related field.
  • #amedisys
 
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Benefits and More

PRN Employee Benefits Include:
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Paid Sick Time (MA Only)
  • Employee Assistance Program

Employees working on average of 30 hours or more per week during the first 60 days of employment will be eligible to enroll in the health insurance plan the first day of the month following date of hire or status change.

Part-time and Full-time Employees receive the same benefits as PRN Employees plus:
  • Medical/Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance

Keywords: Amedisys, Malden , Regional Director of Nursing - Personal Care, Other , Malden, Massachusetts

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