Branch Supervisor (RN)- Home Health Care- Full Time

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Nursing
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GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Branch Supervisor is responsible for supervision of nursing staff and assisting with general office operations. Supervises the activities of assigned staff. Participates in the formulation policy and procedures. Evaluates, assesses, recommends, and implements improvements in services as approved by the branch manager. Reports to the Branch Manager.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Interviews applicants and participates in the selection of staff.  
  • Evaluates the performance of staff and initiates disciplinary actions or termination of staff members as necessary.  
  • Supervises assigned staff to ensure compliance with regulatory and financial outcomes and monitors the quality of care provided.  
  • Assists education coordinators with the development and implementation of continuing education for Home Health Care staff.  
  • Participates in research studies and other projects related to home health care.  
  • In the team leader’s absence plans and coordinates case load management with team members according to client needs, the nurse’s caseload and physicians orders.  
  • Plans and conducts team meetings and provides input related to in-services needed by team members. 
  • Assists in orienting new staff and students by assigning cases according to skill level and case load.  
  • Reviews records and participates on Clinical Record Audit Committee on a quarterly basis. Responsible for improvement in clinical outcomes and documentation based on audit results. 
  • Provides input in team planning and daily operations.  
  • Participates in the quality improvement process in attainment of system and Home Health Care goals.  
  • Serves as a resource for team members, clients, medical staff and other professionals regarding home health care services.  
  • Responsible for operations of the branch office in the branch manager’s absence.  
  • Serves on divisional, corporate, and/or professional committees as required.  
  • Promotes and ensures Home Health Care’s commitment to cultural diversity.  
  • Promotes and ensures Home Health Care’s commitment to continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Successful completion of a registered nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is highly preferred; Master’s degree is desirable.  
  • A minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience, including one (1) year of progressive responsibility in home health care, is required.  
  • Interpersonal and customer services skills to interact effectively with individuals from cultural & socioeconomic backgrounds required.  
  • Visual/hearing/verbal ability to communicate with staff and external agencies required. 
  • Knowledge and ability to provide guidance and supervision to assigned staff required.  
  • Written and verbal communication skills required to effectively interact with all levels of customers. 
  • Must be able to lift, carry, transport, and move clients, if needed.  
  • Must have reliable transportation and a telephone.  
  • Must possess a current State of Michigan driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Michigan is required.

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

       and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

       benefits and services.

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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