Boston Senior Home Care
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title:                          Nursing Director

Business Unit:                CAE and CSSM Programs

Department:                    Direct Services

Reports to:                       Chief Operations Officer

FLSA:                                Exempt

Classification:                  Regular Full-Time (35 hours)

Grade:                              15

 

SUMMARY OVERVIEW

The Nursing Director has overall responsibility for BSHC's clinical assessment and eligibility and comprehensive screening model services. This position requires cross-functional collaboration with other program leadership to promote communication, innovation, employee engagement, knowledge sharing, organizational and team spirit. The Nursing Director must be a leader who is able to help his/her staff reach their program goals and compliance requirements.

Responsibilities also include developing and implementing policies and strategies to improve current services as well as developing and managing a supportive quality assurance program. Develop and maintain systems for tracking strategic planning implementation. Provide thought leadership and guidance to the organization around current health and wellness best practices. This position works closely with the COO on new program development and financial management of the CAE and CSSM programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential Job functions:  Duties ___1___ through ___15__are designated as ADA Essential Functions and must be performed in this job.  All other job duties are secondary functions.

  1. Evaluate, develop and implement policies and procedures for existing and new health services programs.
  2. Supervise and evaluate the Client Service Registered Nurses in their Clinical Assessment and Eligibility, Personal Care and Home Health duties and provide feedback.
  3. Serve as the liaison for skilled nursing facility and hospital case managers.
  4. Oversee the Comprehensive Services Screening Model (CSSM) program.
  5. Develop, implement and maintain appropriate policies, procedures and standards of care.
  6. Participates in quality improvement activities of the clinical department as well as agency wide.
  7. Oversee data gathering system for Clinical Assessment and Eligibility, Personal Care, and Home Care monthly statistics and prepare reports as required.
  8. Interpret data and report to appropriate state agency and board committees.
  9. Coordinate and oversee, with program leadership, the process of daily interdisciplinary case review of all State Home Care consumers.
  10. Provide consultation regarding health related client problems to Client Services personnel.
  11. Perform Clinical Assessment and Eligibility Screenings and Personal Care assessments as needed.
  12. Provide consultation and appropriate training regarding nursing facility screenings and Personal Care to provider agency, hospital, and long term care facility staff.
  13. Serve as BSHC liaison and representative with appropriate departments at the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, MassHealth and community agencies through prompt and regular attendance.
  14. Maintain a thorough understanding and ensure compliance of established departmental procedures and agency policies.
  15. Other duties as assigned. Please note this job description is not designed to cover and contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

COMPETENCIES

  • Strong supervisory, coaching and leadership skills with an ability to develop personnel as well as manage programs and institutionalize regulatory compliance throughout each program.
  • Flexibility in adjusting to an evolving job role and change management.
  • Ability to develop innovative programs that respond to the current needs of the health care environment pertaining to older adults and individuals with disabilities.
  • Financial management, program budgeting and quantitative skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position manages a nurse manager, RN program staff and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within those departments.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers, copiers, filing cabinets.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee must be able to carry 15 to 20 lbs.
  • The employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • The employee is frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms

 

TRAVEL

This position requires up to 25% travel. Must be able to travel throughout the community under all weather conditions and perform home visits.

REQUIRED/PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Registered Nurse with current Massachusetts license, and a BA or BS in a related field.
  • Must have at least three years of full-time or equivalent experience as a registered nurse in a community setting and at least five years managerial experience.
  • MSN preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS

None required for this position.

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

  • Must clear CORI background check
  • Must be able to work in the United States

AAP/EEO STATEMENT

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled Boston Senior Home Care affirms and supports diversity and inclusion in our workforce and recognizes all EEOC Factors.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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