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Team Manager Home Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 5/17/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/20/2014
CA - California (All) - Oakland Referral - n/a -    

Team Manager Home Care

Job ID: 2013-26189
Location: East Bay
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2
Category: Nursing

More information about this job:

Overview:

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 / Team Manager position managing an interdisciplinary team of hospice care clinicians providing patient care throughout the east bay.  This position is based out of the main office located in Walnut Creek, CA.

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 required.
  • Qualified candidates for the RN Supervisor position will reside in Northern Alameda or Contra Costa County or a city bordering one of these counties in order to respond to patient, family and interdisciplinary team needs in a timely manner.
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • ADN required.
  • Current and valid R.N. License to practice in the State of California required.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V