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LVN Field Supervisor (Ft Worth, TX)

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Job Title: LVN Field Supervisor
Division: Community Care
Location: Ft Worth, TX
Job Type: Health Care Positions
Job Duties:
  • Recruit, interview, hire, train, supervise, evaluate and terminate (if needed) attendants needed to provide services for clients.
  • Maintain a current/accurate Field Control Manual or Client Master list that may be used for scheduling, hiring, supervisory visits, skilled nursing visits, and preparation of timesheets in case of planned or unplanned absences by Field Supervisor.
  • Make initial visits to each client’s home with the attendant on/or before initiation of service for the purpose of developing a plan of care, orientation, and hiring the attendant.
  • Conduct visit (depending on program requirements), to each client’s home for supervision and evaluation of services. Telephone communication will occur as necessary to ensure services are provided as described.
  • Assist in preparing payroll twice monthly.
  • Visit the case manager in the DADS office as contractually prescribed in order to maintain communication, receive referrals, and resolve problems, entering referral data on agency log.
  • Substitute as needed and available for other Field Supervisors during absence as may be assigned by Administrator, Lead Nurse or Coordinator of Services.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Administrator.
Skills Required:

The LVN Field Supervisor is responsible for the delivery of services to all clients referred to his/her caseload by supervising the activities of the attendants. The supervisor should assess client’s functional status and take the necessary action to ensure client’s well being. This service is to be delivered in full compliance with the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) regulations, contract standards, and OHS agency policies and procedures. The LVN Field Supervisor must be able to assume a leadership role, function independently and participate in back-up supervisory casework both in giving and receiving.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas.
  • Must have completed two years of full-time study at an accredited college or university or completed an approved LVN training program.
  • Experience in Texas PHC/FC/CBA programs desired
  • Appreciation for the needs and characteristics of the client population.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must have skills in problem solving / interpersonal communication.
  • Have the ability to process DADS client referrals from submission by the Case Manager to implement and evaluate delivery of services.
  • Must have a range of supervisory skills in order to implement referred services and follow through with payroll preparation.
  • Develop excellent communication skills and build a team approach with the DHS staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation.