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Field Supervisor in Mount Vernon, TX at Jordan

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

The Field Supervisor is a strategic memberof the Jordan  Health Services (JHS)  healthcare team supervising the delivery of non-nursing care and related activities as required  by the various  DADS programs.  The Supervisor is  responsible for visiting  Non-RN supervised clients in the client's home and monitoring the client's status;hiring, training,supervising and evaluating attendants;reporting and maintaining records;  and, is in constantcommunication with JHS staff,  physicians,  DADS case workers, client's familymembers and other contractprogram representatives.    The Supervisor must also be a good planner and well organized,very intuitive,  able to interact effectively.   If qualified, the Field Supervisor may conductskilled nursing  visits for eligible CBA clients.


I.           Client Care                                                                                           (component proportion    60%)

1.   Monitors and reports significant changes in client's  mentaland physical status to the client's assigned RN Supervisor,  DADS case worker,  or the client's physician in cases of emergencies.

2.   Conducts periodic visits with all assigned clients to verify that client's service plan is being followed.

3.    Evaluates each client's surroundings for fire and other safety hazards,  develops and recommends plans to abate such hazards,  and coordinates such plans with the DADS case worker and theattendant.

4.    Informs and educates each client on all information  required  by JHS  policy and state regulation.

5.    Implements JHS policies and procedures regarding infection control.

6.    Refers clients for skilled care services when necessary.

7.   Maintains compliance with Texas Department of Health and DADS requirements.

8.   Performs skilled nursing visitsforCBA clients,  if qualified.

9.  Provides nursing services, treatments,  and diagnostic and preventative procedures requiring substantial specialized skill as assigned by RN,if qualified.

II.          Staffing                                                                                                  (component proportion   20%)

1.    Recruits and hires attendants for clients.

2.    Conducts attendant orientations on Non-RN supervised clients.

3.    Supervises attendant's work to ensure that client'sservice plan requirements are being met.

4.    Monitorsclient service deliveryrequirements daily to ensure adequateavailability of attendants.

5.    Conducts attendant performance assessments during periodic client visits.

6.    Conducts trainingsessions with attendants as required or as instructed.

7.   Resolves differences between clients and attendants.

Ill          Administration                                                                                       (component proportion    15%)

1.    Completes and submitsJHS,DADS,or other program forms and reports as required.

2.   Advises JHS staff of problems or new developments in assignedarea.

3.    Maintains documentation and records for each attendant and client.

4.    Self-evaluates own job performance and utilization of resources in planning for professional growth.

5.    Performs all duties in accordance with established JHS policies and procedures.

6.   Attends training sessions as directed.

7.   Responsible for stayingcurrent as to accept nursing  practices and procedures, if applicable.

8.   Cooperates with Timekeeping  and Payroll Departments in the collection of outstanding attendant timesheets.

IV.        Marketing IPublic Relations                                                                 (component proportion   05%)

1.   Promotes JHS and its services through positive job performance,  by building good relationships, and by actively participating  in  professional and local organizations and projects.

Job Requirements


I.           Knowledge

1.   Must have graduated from high school or received a General Equivalence Degree (G.E.D.).

2.   Mustbe a licensed nurse;  or,  have completed at least two years (60 credit hours) ofcollege-level


3.    One (1) year's management/supervisory experience for a healthcare  provider may be substituted

for each required year of college.

4.    Must be licensed  by the State of Texas as  a Licensed Vocational  Nurse,  if applicable for job


5.  Prefer at least one (1) year of activeexperience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a health  care

setting,  preferably home health,  hospital or nursing  home,  if applicable for job functions.

6.  Working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid, home health care benefits,  policies and procedures

preferred, if applicable for job functions.

Skills & Abilities

1.   Possess good management  and leadership skills.

2.   Demonstrates ability tomotivate others in a positive manner.

3.  Possess  good verbal and written communication skills.

4.  Possess  well developed interpersonal skills.

5.  Demonstrates  ability to organize,  plan and schedule effectively.

6.  Capable  of fostering aCare Team and overseeing  continuous quality improvement concepts.

7.    Possess an empathetic attitude towards elderly people.

8.    Possess a sound foundation of basic healthcare skills


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