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Health Care Director

Confidential • Pittsburgh, PA

Posted 23 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Travel - Negligible
Experience - At least 7 year(s)
Degree - Graduate Degree
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care
Relocation - No
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Job Description


Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

 Manages the 24/7 functioning of a home care department instilling an atmosphere of dedication and team work.  

 Responsible for 24/7 “on call” coverage for the department.  

 Develops and implements policy and procedures to support the delivery of care for the residents.  

 Provides direct supervision and leadership to person-centered nursing and custodial care of residents. 

 Oversees the management and supervision of home care staff and services. 

  Oversees and ensures adequate provision of out-sourced services for residents.

 Responsible for developing and keeping operations within department budget.

 Follows residents admitted to the hospital, rehab or other health care facilities to ensure their care is adequately coordinated and managed in the facility. 

 Over sees home care personnel.

 Ensures health records are maintained.

 Solicits, interviews, selects and trains department employees and volunteers to enhance and ensure quality of life. 

  Ensures the provision of regular In-service training specializing on care of the aged and working with persons with dementia.

 Processes business mail.

 Reports to the Director of Health and Home Care Services with updates, challenges and opportunities.  

 Other duties a necessary. 

 

Job Requirements

Education & Experience: 

●  Masters or the equivalent in the field of Human Services, Social Services, Healthcare Administration, Nursing, Home healthcare, Eldercare.  

●  Minimum of 5-10 years related experience leading and working collaboratively with a team.  

●  Proven managerial skills. 

●  Prior experience in the field of home health, gerontology, and dementia care. 

●  Ability to collaborate with outsourced services.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required: 

●  Ability to deal with people sensitively, and honestly

●  Promoter of physical, psycho-social, emotional, and spiritual well-being. 

●  Excellent management skills, initiative and leadership ability. 

●  Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, flexible, and ability to establish priorities. 

●  Ability to cultivate effective working relationships with a broad range of employees and external contacts. 

●  Strong self-motivation, and sound decision-making ability. 

●  Solid computer skills. 

 

 

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