The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that patient care is coordinated and managed appropriately. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that care and services are delivered appropriately as well as for the supervision of clinical personnel.
Bristol Hospice is now hiring for a Clinical Supervisor!
At Bristol Hospice, we value our people. We listen to your needs, because we recognize that satisfied employees give superior service. Bristol Hospice is made up of passionate, committed people who have a desire to serve our community by making a difference in a positive, memorable way. If embracing a reverence of life through offering care and assistance to those in need is what motivates you, then you may have what it takes to be a part of the Bristol Hospice team!
Bristol Hospice supports ongoing growth and professional development, through schooling and advancement opportunities.
Our low turnover and high retention rates are due in part to our family-friendly philosophy.
We are deeply committed to the goal of providing an employment environment where our employees feel valued and welcome, like part of the family.
What Can Bristol Hospice Offer You?
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- Loving Working Environment
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Bristol Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Receives case referrals; reviews available patient information related to the case, including home visits, to determine hospice/home care needs; assigns appropriate hospice personnel to case as needed; confers with Medical Director and Attending Physician regarding any questions as to an individual's eligibility for services.
2. Reviews and evaluates each case through a variety of means such as home visits, conferences, record review and the services provided by clinicians; discusses and verifies impressions, instructs and guides clinicians to promote more effective performance and delivery of quality home care services; and is available at all times during operating hours to assist clinicians as appropriate.
3. Reviews patient's medical diagnosis, prognosis, medications, procedures and clinical course.
4. Assists clinicians in establishing immediate and long-term therapeutic goals, in setting priorities, and in developing plan of care.
5. Attend and/or lead team meetings and case conference meetings with hospice personnel to facilitate coordination of care and discussion of interdisciplinary group involvement.
6. Conducts clinical record reviews and communicates findings and recommendations to the Clinical Director and hospice personnel as defined by the QAPI Program .
7. Assists in the screening and interviewing process of new employees and makes recommendations for employment of individuals; assists in the orientation of new employees.
8. Assists the Director of Patient Care Servcies and other supervisory hospice personnel in the planning, implementation and evaluation of in-service and continuing education programs. Assists in the formulating, revising, implementing and evaluating organization policies, procedures, goals, and objectives - both short- and long-range.
9. Complies with accepted professional standards and principles
10. Assesses health needs of the community and assists in the development of plan(s)/program(s) to meet needs; participates in public relation and community activities that promote the organization''s role as an effective member of the hospice and health care delivery system; promotes customer service orientation to all hospice personnel.
11. Participates actively in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities as directed by the Director of Patient Care Services in accordance with the QAPI Program. .
12. Performs other duties and activities as delegated by the Director of Patient Care Services.
13. Participates in administrative on-call rotation duties.
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.
The Clinical Supervisor must be a registered nurse (RN) with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state; a graduate of NLN accredited school of nursing with a BSN degree preferred; must have previous experience in a hospice/home care setting and with two (2) years management or supervisory experience; must have a proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting; must comply with accepted professional standards and practices; must have excellent observation and communication skills, and good nursing judgment; must understand hospice philosophy and issues of death/dying; must understand principles of pain symptom management; must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order, is properly registered and licensed, and is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements; must comply with and maintain a current CPR certification; must demonstrate excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills. Hospice experience strongly preferred.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (with/without the aid of mechanical devices)
Walking/mobility, reaching, bending, lifting, transferring and repositioning residents, grasping, pushing, pulling and fine hand coordination; ability to distinguish smells, tastes, and temperatures; ability to hear and respond to pages; ability to read and write; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate with residents and others; ability to understand and apply training and in-service education; ability to instruct personnel during training, education, and staff meetings; and ability to remain calm in emergency situations and with handling multiple tasks.
Category I ~ Position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues
Bristol - 19 months ago