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RN / Director of Nursing Job in Austin, Texas

Company: Kindred at Home
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

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 tasks.
Assists with the overall responsibility for running the unit efficiently and effectively.
Assist with the keeping the unit in compliance with program standards.
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 staff.
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 authorized.
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 monitoring.
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 unit.
Attend meetings as requested by referral sources.
Responds and works with client and family to resolve complaints.
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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