BrightStar Care
NURSE MANAGER / DON / REGISTERED NURSE / RN
BrightStar Care | Louisville , KY | Posted: 4/16/2014
JOB DESCRIPTION

NURSE MANAGER / DON / REGISTERED NURSE / RN

Join a leader in the home health care industry. Each independently owned BrightStar location makes more possible for the community and clients it serves. If providing compassionate, high quality care is your passion, BrightStar has an opportunity for you.
 

DIRECTOR OF NURSING SUMMARY

The Nurse Manager shall be a Registered Nurse who is responsible for the overall direction of non-medical home health clinical services. The Nurse Manager will have overall responsibility for the quality, adequacy of services provided and supervision of staff. The Nurse Manager establishes, implements and evaluates goals and objectives for home health services that meet and promote the standards of quality.

NURSE MANAGER / RN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the client’s care needs.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes and summaries of care.
  • Informs the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs.
  • Counsels the client and family in meeting care and related needs.
  • Assists in the development of organization goals. Develops, recommends, and administers agency policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring agency's compliance with all requirements to maintain standards for accreditation with The Joint Commission
  • Supervises, educates and coaches other nursing personnel.
  • Plans and implements in-service and training programs.
  • Conducts performance evaluation of medical care-giving staff.
  • Promotes non-medical home health referrals in the health care community.
  • Supervision of field staff performance of medical-related skills.


Nursing Manager will enjoy the following Benefits:

  • Variety of assignments
  • One to one patient care
  • Joint Commission accredited agency
  • Continuing education


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JOB REQUIREMENTS


NURSE MANAGER / RN EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • RN License for Kentucky
  • Minimum five (5) years of clinical experience with at least half of that time working in home health or related health care organization.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of direct employee supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct staff.
  • Proven ability to build quality and implement improvements within the operation.
  • Case management skills are a plus
  • Policy development is a plus
  • Ability to travel on a daily basis including evenings occasional weekends and holidays


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JOB SNAPSHOT

Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: Competitive Compensation
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Other
Education: 4 Year Degree
Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others: No
Relocation: No
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: Not Available
COMPANY OVERVIEW
BrightStar Care

We know why you became a care professional. You wanted to make a difference in peoples’ lives, and you wanted a career that offered more. At BrightStar Care, we become part of our clients’ lives. We provide the highest quality care to people when they are most vulnerable and need our help. That’s why our people are our greatest asset. Every BrightStar employee is here because, to them, caring is more than just a job – it’s a way of life.

For each employee, from RNs and CNAs to LPNs, home health aides, caregivers and other care professionals, we are dedicated to providing opportunity for more – more flexibility, more security, more success. If you're looking for more out of your career, your journey begins here in BrightStar’s Career Center. Healthcare is not simply a career, it’s a calling. We’ll be here when you’re ready to answer it.

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