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Southwest Florida Home Health Care is a locally owned and operated agency which allows us to more readily identify the needs of our patients, employees, referral sources, and communities. We adhere to the mission of making a positive impact on our patients and our employees by providing services and care derived from superior ethical and clinical standards.

We also take pride in our stellar reputation in our industry, but more importantly, among our patients, their families and physicians. Our experienced and empathetic team of nurses, aides and other caregivers are fully dedicated to meeting needs of our patients, assisting them in achieving the highest level of health and function, and respecting their rights, privacy and dignity in the process.

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Position:  Director of Nursing
Location:  Fort Myers, FL
Job Id:  185
# of Openings:  0

Job Title/Position:    Director of Nursing
 
Reports To: Executive Director/Administrator
 
 
Job Description Summary
 
The Clinical Director is responsible for the overall direction of home health clinical services.
The Clinical Director establishes, implements and evaluates goals and objectives for home health services that meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy.
 
 
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
 
Coordinates and oversees all direct and indirect patient services provided by clinical
organization personnel.
 
Provides guidance and counseling to coordinators and Clinical Supervisors to assist them in continually improving all aspects of home health care services, provided through organization personnel.
 
Assists Clinical Supervisors in managing clinical teams and planning.
 
Provides help in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient and family/caregiver care to all clinical personnel as indicated.
 
Assists the Executive Director/Administrator in the preparation and administration of the organization's budget.
 
Interprets operational indicators to detect census changes and increases or decreases in volume, which could impact staffing levels, revenues or expenses.
 
Evaluates performance of Clinical Supervisors.
 
Assists Clinical Supervisors to develop skills and techniques in evaluating the performance of clinicians.
 
Hires, evaluates, and terminates organization personnel.
 
Conducts clinical performance evaluations annually, or more frequently if indicated.
 
Oversees the maintenance of patient clinical records, statistics, reports and records for purposes of evaluation and reporting of organization activities.
 
Assures proper mainte­nance of clinical records in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
 
Responsible for the maintenance of adequate and appropriate inventory supplies and equipment for the provision of patient services.
 
Develops, implements and evaluates the orientation program for new organization personnel.  Responsible for orientation of new organization personnel, either directly or by delegating to another staff member.
 
Plans and implements inservice and continuing education programs to meet education and training needs of organization personnel.
 
Assists with the evaluation of organization performance via performance improvement program, productivity, quarterly and annual reviews.  Assures for the quality and safe delivery of home health services provided through the Organization.
 
Assists in the development of organization goals.  Develops, recommends, and administers Organization policies and procedures.
 
Assures compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of organization personnel and, maintains compliance to the CHAP Home Care standards.
 
Stays informed about changes in the field of nursing and home health care; shares information with appropriate organization personnel.
 
Promotes home health referrals in the health care community.
 
In the absence of the Executive Director/Administrator, the Clinical Director will become the acting Executive Director/Administrator and will be vested with authority to act in behalf of the Executive Director/Administrator.
 
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director/Administrator.
 
 
Position Qualifications
 
Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
 
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program by the National League for Nursing.  Master’s degree in health care preferred.
 
Three years of management experience in a home health or related health care organization.
 
Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct professional administrative personnel.
 
Ability to market and deal tactfully with customers and the community.
 
Has excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills.
 
Knowledge of business management, governmental regulations and CHAP standards.

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Southwest Florida Home Care, Inc. | 239-275-5233 | Fort Myers, FL