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Team Manager Home Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 4/16/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/19/2014
GA - Georgia (All) - Atlanta Referral - n/a -    

Team Manager Home Care

Job ID: 2014-32274
Location: Atlanta Metro
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2
Category: Nursing

The After Hours / On-Call Team Manager is an RN Supervisor and leader of the Patient Care Team whose function is to supervise, evaluate and coordinate the various component members of the interdisciplinary team.

  • Assures continuity of care for patients/families from admission to discharge or transfer to bereavement.
  • Serves as a patient advocate and coordinator for other social services and health-care providers in the community who are involved in the care of the team’s patients.
  • Assumes responsibility for the maintenance of patient records from intake through discharge or transfer to bereavement.
  • Acts as a resource and mentor for staff for clinical issues, documentation, team problem solving and appropriate customer service behavior.
  • Oversees staff and volunteer schedules, scheduling and territory assignments to assure that workload is distributed equitably and that all the staff are able to meet overall productivity expectations.
Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years successful supervisory experience or equivalent in a health care organization required.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of primary medical and nursing care, with at least a working knowledge of oncologic nursing and palliative care.
  • Basic understanding of the interpersonal dynamics operative within the working relationships of an interdisciplinary health care team, and knowledge of the process of dying and bereavement.
  • Reliable transportation with appropriate license and insurance coverage for driver and passengers.
  • Must have a flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends as needed for the program's needs.
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Current and valid R.N. License required to practice in the state where the VITAS program is located.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V