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Assistant Director of Nursing - Home Health

Company: The Whole Person
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: December 31, 2018

Job Description:


The Whole Person (TWP) is a not-for-profit that provides a proactive, challenging, fun and dynamic team environment in which to work, learn and add value to the Consumers we are privileged to serve in the Kansas City area.

To be a TWP team member you must:



  • Want to serve persons with various physical and/or mental disabilities.
  • Be prepared to work hard.
  • Be prepared to be a part of a dynamic team environment with a supportive culture that encourages personal growth and achievement.
  • Be dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and to contributing to the fun working environment within our organization.
  • Support the Mission of the Organization to Connect people with disabilities to the resources they need by supporting independent choice and advocating for positive change in the community.


    The Whole Person provides generous benefits, including paid medical, dental, vision and Term Life Insurance, retirement 403(b) funding and liberal paid time off.

    The Whole Person is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring staff members reflecting the great diversity of our community. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request.

    All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

    PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

    Assistant Director of Nursing - Home Health Care

    St. Joseph, Missouri

    Department: Home Health Care

    Reports to: Director of Nursing Home Health Care

    Status: FT- Exempt

    Hours per week: 40

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION

    The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) is responsible for assisting the Director of Nursing in planning and developing the services, activities and employees of the department consistent with company policies.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS




    • Assist the Director of Nursing with management of home health department
    • Assess nursing competencies, including home visits with staff
    • Start in-take process for all referrals
    • Audit all documentation including Oasis documentation
    • Educate staff on proper documentation and regulations, conduct regular inservice training for staff
    • Follow up on patient complaints and report results to DON
    • Ensure patient needs are being met through documentation and follow-up with clinicians, including making sure clinicians are following state and federal regulations
    • Responsible for tracking and communicating changes in regulations and Conditions of Participation
    • Assist in updating policies and procedures for department, as required
    • Responsible for all Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) within department


      REQUIRED SKILLS




      • Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri or in accordance with Nurse Licensure Compact for Missouri.
      • Must have experience with Oasis software
      • Minimum of one (1) year supervisory or administrative experience in the home health field.
      • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse.
      • Knowledge of private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare home health services.
      • Current CPR certification.
      • Satisfactory backgrounds checks.
      • Ability to travel.


        PREFERRED SKILLS




        • Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university.




          • Personal Experience with a Disability


            COMPETENCIES




            • Knowledge of standards of practice consistent with quality home health care.
            • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal statutes and regulations related to program services.
            • Comprehensive knowledge of the organizations programs and policies.
            • Comprehensive knowledge of managerial techniques and administrative practices.
            • Ability to oversee and administer services in an efficient and helpful manner.
            • Ability to develop, implement, and administer assigned program and/or services to achieve positive program and client outcomes.
            • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other team members.
            • Ability to communicate effectively.
            • Ability to provide leadership and supervision to staff in a professional manner.
            • Ability to manage change, provide program management, and achieve results.
            • Ability to develop short-range and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the agency.
            • Ability to encourage team spirit and provide an open and positive work environment.
            • Strong organizational and time management skills.
            • Ability to solve practical or complex problems.
            • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.


              WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

              May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold weather conditions. Must be able to travel during various inclement weather conditions.

              May be exposed to infections and contagious disease. Contact with participants under wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to participant elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.

              OSHA exposure Category I - which includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and tissue conditions.

              OTHER DUTIES

              Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

              Keywords: The Whole Person, Saint Joseph , Assistant Director of Nursing - Home Health, Healthcare , Saint Joseph, Missouri

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