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Home Care Supervisor

Company: Pace of Southwest Michigan
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
PACE of SWMI is seeking an experienced Home Care Supervisor to add to our team!NOW OFFERING SIGN ON BONUSES up to $4,500!(Speak with HR for bonus details) Status: Exempt Type of Position: Full Time Salary Range: TBDReports to: Clinical Operations Manager or designee Job Summary: The Home Care Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that home and community-based participant care is coordinated, delivered and managed appropriately through PACE staff or contracted agencies.Key Responsibilities: (*denotes an age-related skill or task)-- Oversees the appropriateness of home and community-based services provided by PACE, the utilization of related resources, and the quality of care provided. -- Participates in the development of a plan of care with the Interdisciplinary Team, participants, and the family/caregiver.-- Coordination of 24-hour care delivery and the implementation of all home care services which include PACE or contracted nursing and personal care services to ensure that quality services are provided to meet participant needs in all home and community-based settings per the plan of care.-- Ensures staff monitoring of participant and family/caregiver ongoing functional/psychological status and appropriateness of care, according to the plan of care and follows up appropriately.-- Tracks changes in homecare orders and communicates changes to appropriate internal staff and external providers.-- Provides oversight to ensure DME needs are met.-- Builds strong partnerships with contracted home care agencies and ensures regulatory and quality of care expectations are met.-- Performs regular supervisory visits of PACE homecare nurses and aides as well as and contract homecare to ensure provision of quality care.-- Ensures ongoing Home Care Assessment Tool (HCAT) training and completion by appropriate staff.-- Adheres to HR policy and procedures related to hiring, coaching, and managing direct reports.-- Responsible for collaboration with fellow RNs in administration of the PACE Personal Care Aide (PCA) program, to include training and supervision of PCAs.-- Reconciles all contract homecare billing to authorized hours and services. -- Provides participant/caregiver education as needed.-- Participates in IDT on a regular basis.-- Demonstrates active participation in continuous process improvement and quality initiatives.-- Completes PACE nurse duties, as necessary.-- Ability to assess with critical thinking skills the physical, psychosocial and home care needs during initial, periodic, routine and acute assessments conducted minimally every 6 months.-- Performs weekday and weekend on-call duties.

Requirements:
Specification Education: Associate degree in nursing and active Michigan RN licensure required.Experience: At least 2 years' nursing experience, preferably in either home or community health. 2 years supervisory experience required. Minimum of 1 year experience working with the frail elderly population in homecare, community health or nursing homes.Number and Type of Employees Supervised (optional): Home Care teamLicensure, Registry or Certification Required: Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license/certificate to practice in the State of Michigan. Valid MI driver's license. Possess current CPR certification by AHA or willing and able to obtain as offered by PACE of Southwest Michigan. Special Training: Only acts within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of orientation and/or individual competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Southwest Michigan and approved by CMS before working independently. Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.Specific Requirements and Considerations: May be subject to exposure and handling of infectious waste, diseases, conditions, or hazardous chemicals, etc., including potential exposure to TB, AIDS, and/or Hepatitis B. Skills and Knowledge--High level of autonomy is required for clinical and management decisions while reporting to Clinic Operations Manager. -- Excellent problem-solving skills.-- Excellent attention to details.-- Excellent organizational skills.-- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.-- Ability to work a flexible work schedule.-- Ability to multitask.-- Knowledge of physical, mental and social needs of frail older adults.-- Effective skills in physical assessment and chronic disease management for frail older adults.-- Able to work within the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) setting.-- Able to utilize basic computer skills in the workplace.-- Able to utilize organization's electronic medical record system. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to travel in all kinds of weather.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently move up to 50 pounds and perform physical demands expected while providing medical care for an elderly population. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to focus. Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position. PI187616735

Keywords: Pace of Southwest Michigan, South Bend , Home Care Supervisor, Other , Saint Joseph, Indiana

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