RN / Director of Nursing Job in Austin, Texas
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: August 4, 2022
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
In the absence of the Director of Client Care, the Director of
Nursing assumes the total overall responsibility to supervise
entire staff, make appropriate decisions, and be accountable for
the achievement of goals of the unit and the ability to make
independent home visits, including performance of necessary
Assists with the overall responsibility for running the unit
efficiently and effectively.
Assist with the keeping the unit in compliance with program
Develops and maintains an atmosphere within the unit which will
enable the staff to operate most efficiently and effectively.
Assist with the Supervision of recruitment effort of assigned
Assist with the responsibility for coverage of client care, so that
care will be provided according to standards of funding source or
licensure including 24 hours a day, 7 days week availability as
Responsible for all information in the DADS Program Manuals and
updates to maintain compliance with all state and federal laws.
Assist with the responsibility for continuous record auditing in
order to maintain record compliance for service control
Assist with the supervision and monitors staff in the delivery of
quality services to the client.
Assist with the responsibility for coordination with the case
worker/service coordinator to plan for the clients care.
Assist with the responsibility for preparing summaries and reports
in keeping with agency policies and procedures.
Assist with the supervision of office operations.
Assist with the Implementation and assist with the monitoring cost
control measures to improve unit performance.
Establishes rapport with referral services by making regular visits
to case workers/service coordinator offices and other appropriate
personnel in the local area.
Participates in community relations activities.
Assist with the responsibility for Risk Management Program in the
Attend meetings as requested by referral sources.
Responds and works with client and family to resolve
Performs duties of alternate Disaster Coordinator.
Be a licensed RN.
Previous public health or home health experience preferred.
Previous management experience preferred.
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