Caldwell Hospice is seeking a director of nursing services. The director of nursing services is responsible for ensuring that the highest degree of quality hospice and palliative medicine is provided to our patients and families, while strengthening our relationships with healthcare partners and referral sources. Successful candidates must be dynamic, energetic, proven leaders with strong clinical and communication skills, conflict management abilities, positive attitude and strategic capacity to find innovative solutions for service challenges. Candidates must have a BSN, current NC license, CPR certification, five or more years of supervisory experience of nursing staff along with at least two years of active nursing experience. MSN and five or more years of experience in hospice and palliative care is strongly preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities
Assure all clinical services are provided in accordance with all applicable regulations
Review patient/family referrals and follow-up, as indicated
Coordinate the determination of appropriateness of referrals
Coordinate and lead team conferences and other informal conferences that involve interdisciplinary team planning
Assure 24-hour nursing on-call availability
Assure nursing services are provided according to the patient plan of care
Work closely with director of support services to assure continuity of service delivery and patient care
Assist the volunteer coordinator with training of new volunteers and providing continuing education and support for volunteers
Assess staffing patterns on an on-going basis and apprise chief executive officer of needs, changes, etc.
Coordinate the interviewing, hiring, and supervising of all nursing services staff
Be able to think strategically for the organization as a whole and stay abreast of the organization’s financial status
Member of senior leadership team
Coordinate interaction with contracting agencies to facilitate continuity of care and quality of services including appropriate education of contract agency personnel
Act as senior coordinator of palliative medicine program
Serve on the safety committee
Speech and hearing skills necessary for telephone interaction and face to face contact
Visual acuity to read chart and physician’s orders
Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
Manual dexterity to establish IV sites, manipulate tubing, and other patient care supplies
With assistance, ability to lift and support an average of 150 pounds
Ability to sit as required to perform duties
Ability to pull/push, and bend frequently
Ability to squat, kneel, climb, and balance
Caldwell Hospice offers competitive compensation and benefits and a work environment that fosters a spirit of teamwork and support.
Caldwell Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and grants employment opportunity without regard to ethnic group, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or other protected class characteristics.
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