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Clinical Supervisor | South Orange, NJ

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Job Location: South Orange, NJ
Benefits Offered: 401K, Medical, Dental
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Competitive

JOB DESCRIPTION

Clinical Supervisor

For over 30 years, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services has been providing compassionate and dependable medical and non-medical home health care services throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Through our quality care, we help our clients with the medical, physical, and emotional strain that comes when home health care is needed the most. Preferred is currently hiring a clinical supervisor for our South Orange, New Jersey office.

Duties of Position

  1. Assists with the planning, coordination, leading, controlling, and evaluating of home health services
  2. Assists the director of nursing with the coordination and management of home health clinical services
  3. Acts on behalf of the director of nursing as a liaison with the medical community, clients, and branch personnel

Responsibilities of Position

  1. Provides daily supervision of nurses to ensure quality of service is within the required plan of care
  2. Initiates and reviews the clinical content, diagnoses, medical history, medications, and other statuses from client records
  3. Appraises staff performance during the probationary period and annually with the director of nursing, and provides the teaching and counseling necessary to enhance the delivery of services and the professional development of nursing and home health aide staff
  4. Identifies and evaluates client needs and appropriateness of home care by reviewing the initial intake screening form before assignment of direct care staff
  5. Assists with the orientation of new professional staff to familiarize them with policies and procedures
  6. Conducts client visits in the appropriate setting as needed
  7. Initiates in-home supervisory visits of clinical staff per state requirements
  8. Maintains confidentiality of medical records, personnel records, etc., within the scope of their position
  9. Participates in any required functions in the absence of, or request by, the director of nursing
  10. Works closely with the electronic medical record (EMR) to ensure client electronic charts are maintained, updated, and remain in compliance with company standards
  11. Understands details around the knowledge of clinical workflow as it pertains to the use of EMR
  12. Participates in formal and informal problem-solving processes to meet the EMR computer education needs and established outcomes for users
  13. Provides trainer sessions for peers and field staff to expand training team expertise
  14. Provides coaching support to new staff to ensure compliance and consistency as it relates to the EMR
  15. Conducts EMR chart audits

Job Conditions

  1. Position may be stressful in terms of meeting deadlines
  2. May be required to bend, stoop, reach, and move clients as well as lift and carry more than 50 pounds
  3. Travel is required within the service area of the office, and occasionally to professional and organizational meetings outside of the service area

Qualifications

  1. Must be a registered nurse (RN) licensed in the state and have worked as an RN for at least two years
  2. A minimum of one year of home health care or equivalent experience is required
  3. Knowledge and experience in trach, vent, g-tube, and pediatric care
  4. Ability to demonstrate self-confidence and positive attitude toward self and others, and maintain commitment and enthusiasm to achieve goals
  5. Ability to identify and evaluate personal strengths and weaknesses
  6. Customer-service oriented
  7. Working knowledge of, or proficient in, Microsoft office applications, electronic medical records, and quick-to-learn proprietary software package
  8. The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing

EOE

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