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PCL Nurse Manager

Company: Amedisys
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: July 20, 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

Manages and supports a clinical team in clinical programmatic and service delivery components for a PCL region. Practices organization standards of care and policies related to service delivery. Participates in quality assurance measure and monitors the delivery of PCL services. Supports compliance with nursing/clinical standards, contracts, federal, state, and local government regulations, and company policies.

  • Monitors and evaluates employee performance and holds employees accountable for the attainment of defined goals and objectives. Executes effective performance redirection when needed and develops employees through coaching, mentoring, and formal/on the job training and development opportunities.
  • Performs on-site Orientation, Supervision Visits, Skill Checks and Annual Performances of home care aides in compliance with Federal, State and applicable Accrediting body Regulations and AHC Policies.
  • Supervises Home Care Aides in field by providing ongoing instruction during field visits including reinforcement of Standard Precautions, Client Respect, HIPAA and Safety; supports education and training program.
  • Develops and reviews Personal Care Plans from all contract/ payor sources, orienting aides in following the care plan as authorized by the contract/ payor source nursing staff.
  • 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.
  • Participates in the agency Quality Improvement Program by investigating, developing solutions, and overseeing nursing staff follow-up, regarding incident and service complaints, reporting incidents to local, state, federal and contract stakeholders as required.
  • Follows the appropriate Care Plan in collaboration the Director of Nursing, patient/client/caregivers, the patient/client's physician and other care team members as appropriate and according to the agency policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications
Required
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing
  • Current Registered Nurse license in practicing state
  • Two years working as a licensed RN required
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, Lawrence , PCL Nurse Manager, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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