Job Application - PRK Williams Inc

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Assistant Clinical Manager - RN

At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.


Summary of Position/Objective:

  • Understands and adheres to all applicable regulations, standards, and federal, state, and local laws and established Agency policies and procedures
  • Participates in the development of standards which ensure safe and therapeutically effective service to patient/family
  • Ability to supervise, guide and develop patient care personnel skills and performances
  • Responsible for supporting the orientation of new patient care personnel
  • Assists in the planning and consultative needs of staff
  • Responsible for supporting implementation of policies and procedures which meet Medicare, Medicaid, Accrediting Organization (if applicable), and federal, state and local laws
  • Support is policies and procedures and uses appropriate channels for changes of such policies
  • Responsible for the organization of patient care services to delineate and delegate functional responsibility, lines of relationship and communication to provide safe and therapeutically effective service
  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information
  • Accepts responsibility for regular attendance and punctuality; fulfills job related requirements without regard to time involved
  • Serves as a resource person to employees
  • Develops a cooperative relationship and communicates effectively and professionally with physicians and referral sources
  • Attends pertinent continuing education programs other than routine in-services and shares information with staff
  • Monitors equipment for appropriate use and takes steps to keep misuse to a minimum
  • Assists with the overall development, implementation and ongoing requirements of the QAPI program, including the identification of goals related to patient outcomes and coordinating, participating, and reporting of activities and outcomes results
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of patient plans of care
  • Responsible for the review of patient medical records for compliance with federal, state and local laws, Accrediting Organization standards (if applicable), and Agency policies and guidelines
  • Directs patient care conferences, staff meetings and maintains documentation. Participates in community education projects
  • Ensures that all necessary supplies and equipment are available
  • Uses statistical data to determine quality and quantity of services
  • Participates in personal professional growth and development
  • Ensures Agency personnel have current clinical information and current practices     
  • Available to share on-call with nursing personnel as needed
  • Ensures that documentation is completed in accordance with agency policy
  • Assists with staffing visit assignments and on-call
  • Provides the direction, coordination, and supervision of services
  • Making patient and personnel assignments
  • Coordinating patient care
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Ensuring that patient needs are continually assessed
  • Ensuring the development, implementation, and updates of the individualized plan of care
  • Acts as Administrator in the Administrator's absence
  • Maintains current CPR certification
  • Maintains Mandatory Dependent Adult and Child Abuse training requirements
  • Maintains active and unrestricted Iowa nursing license
  • Provides services in accordance with the plan of care
  • Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly evaluates the patient's nursing needs
  • Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions
  • Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills
  • Prepares required documents/ notes for patient each day and submits to the school district as required
  • Informs physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs
  • Participates in in-services programs, supervising and teaching other nursing personnel
  • Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures
  • Completes documentation and paperwork in a timely manner per school district/ agency policy
  • Demonstrates competent performance of technical skills according to established procedures
  • Understands and adheres to established policies/procedures
  • Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities


Competencies/Qualifications/Education

  • Registered nurse
  • Preferred one-year supervisory experience. one-year supervisory experience
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing
  • Acceptance of philosophy and goals of agency
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • Ability to work with individuals to enlist cooperation of many people to perform/achieve a common goal
  • The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage


Work Hours

Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays. This position requires hours that exceed a typical 8-hour work day as needed. 


Work Environment

The work environment is consistent with similar indoor home health offices, travels to referral sources and possibly to patients’ homes.


Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee at all times to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to speak and hear  
  • While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle daily tasks
  • The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time
  • The employee is frequently required to reach, bend, squat, stoop and kneel 
  • The employee continuously uses hand strength to type and operate computer controls
  • The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds. Occasionally the employee will lift or move up to 50 pounds 
  • The employees will frequently push or pull items
  • Specific vision requirements include close and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus


Travel:

Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required, including out of state travel. 


Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


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To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.