RN Director of Patient Care Services, Hospice
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: September 17, 2023
SCAH-Sutter Care at Home - Bay
The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the planning,
organizing, and directing of patient care services in accordance
with current standards and regulations so that the highest degree
of quality care can be maintained at all times in alignment with
mission, goals and objectives. Management and leadership skills
needed include conflict management, negotiation, team building,
communication, budget administration and coaching/mentoring others.
Directs patient assignments, staff scheduling and patient visit
volume distributions, and assists in meeting financial targets by
effectively managing utilization, productivity, personnel and
supplies. Participates as necessary in referral intake,
informational calls, team meetings and represents clinical staff on
appropriate committees and the agency to the community.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE:
RN-Registered Nurse of California
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
California Drivers License
Valid Auto Insurance
5 years recent relevant experience.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Shall have sufficient background knowledge and expertise in
clinical decision-making for the patient populations assigned, to
meet the needs of the patients and to contribute to Quality
Management review and evaluation.
Must have the clinical knowledge and critical thinking ability to
effectively plan, organize and provide coordination of patient care
and daily operations consistent with Sutter Care at Home's
strategic and operating plan, standards and regulations;
must have exceptional interpersonal skills;
must be able to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or
identify when to consult the hospice administrator.
Must have organizational and management skills to handle multiple
level complex patient care issues.
Requires the ability to be a and consistent mentor to staff and use
the disciplinary process appropriately.
Must have knowledge of current accreditation standards, Medicare,
Medi-Cal, State and Federal regulations, demonstrated functional
knowledge of HME as used in the hospice setting, a comprehensive
knowledge of nursing practice, risk management as applicable to
hospice setting for the population served including the special
needs of the terminally ill, and patients of all ages.
Possesses the ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with staff members, physicians, patients and their
Flexibility and independence required to work competently and
autonomously in the absence of the hospice administrator.
Self-starter with a high degree of initiative, motivation,
flexibility and creativity.
Ability to achieve harmonious working relationships with both
internal and external customers.
Exhibits oral and written communication skills;
collaborative and problem solving skills;
must possess good computer skills or willingness to achieve
necessary computer skills.
Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among
others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts;
effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, and to
effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to
Must be able to deal with a challenging work environment from time
demands and conflicting priorities.
Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate
self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or
At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet core
competencies for position and area of specialty, as
Days of the Week:
Monday - Friday
Number of Openings:
Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer
Pay Range is $76.57 to $122.51 / hour
The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted
range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted
for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where
the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several
factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience,
education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity,
training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of
the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles
also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.
Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days
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