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Team Manager Nursing Home

VITAS Type Full time Posted 5/7/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/26/2014
CA - California (All) - Sacramento Referral - n/a -    

Team Manager Nursing Home

Job ID: 2014-32344
Location: Sacramento Valley
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2+
Category: Nursing

The Team Manager is the 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.


This is a full-time RN Supervisor position managing an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and reports to the main office located in Sacramento, CA.

  • Two (2) years successful supervisory experience or equivalent in a health care organization required.
  • Two (2) years experience in hospice/home health preferred.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Current and valid R.N. License to practice in the state where the VITAS program is located.
  • ADN required.
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