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Director of Nursing

Company: Rejoice Hospice Inc
Location: Richardson
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Director of Nurses is a registered professional nurse who ensures quality of patient care in the home. Primary function is for the overall administration of the clinical departments and monitoring of appropriate staffing and productivity. Coordinates care with the interdisciplinary group, patient, family and referring agency. Monitors and analyzes QAPI issues and directs clinical staff with regard to agency policies and procedures.
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Job Qualifications:
Education: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing
Licensure: Current license as a registered nurse (RN) in Texas and/or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), current Drivers License.

Experience: Minimum one year (two years for ACHC Accreditation) of hospice or home care experience as a registered nurse obtained within the last 36 months, experience in hospice preferred. Management experience preferred.

Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrates proven decision making skills. If required to make visits, needs proof of current CPR. Must read, write and comprehend English.

Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance.

Environmental and Working Conditions:
Performs duties in an office environment during agency operating hours. If required to make patient visits, may work in patient's home in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call, including death
pronouncement. Must be available at all times either in person or via telecommunications.

Physical and Mental Effort:
Prolonged sitting required, with ability to operate office equipment which may include heavy lifting, bending and standing. Requires ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and courteous manner at all times. Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet
deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition.

Keywords: Rejoice Hospice Inc, Richardson , Director of Nursing, Executive , Richardson, Texas

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