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Full Time RN Field Supervisor (Killeen, TX)

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Job Title: Full Time RN Field Supervisor
Division: Community Care
Location: Killeen, TX
Job Type: Health Care Positions
Job Duties:
  • Complete assessments and reassessments to develop plan of care.
  • Provide direct skilled nursing to client or make assignment of staff to provide skilled service.
  • Responsible for making an assessment decision as to nursing tasks that will be delegated to an unlicensed person.
  • Responsible for the supervision of delegated nursing tasks according to the BNE and policies of OHS.
  • Coordinate services to the client according to their needs.
  • Participate in case conferences concerning client issues according to licensure regulations and contract standards.
  • Recruit, interview, train, hire, 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, conducting supervisory visits, skilled nursing visits, and preparation of timesheets in case of planned and unplanned absences by field supervisor.
  • Make initial visits to each client’s home for supervision and evaluation of services. Telephone communication will be made as necessary to ensure delivery of attendant care.
  • Assist in preparing payroll twice monthly.
  • Visit 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 absences, as may be assigned by the Administrator or Director of Patient Care.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the administrator.
Skills Required:

The RN Field Supervisor is responsible for assessing and developing a plan of care for all clients referred to his/her caseload. On an ongoing basis, the RN Supervisor assesses a client’s medical status and takes the necessary action to ensure the client’s medical needs, needs for assistance with activities of daily living. The RN Field Supervisor ensures that client service is delivered according to full compliance with Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) rules and regulations, as well as agency policies and procedures as these relate to DADS regulations and contract standards. The RN Field Supervisor must be able to assume a leadership role, function independently and perform as both a supervisor to unlicensed personnel as well as participate in providing the assistance with activities of daily living as needed. Full time or part time position available.

 

Qualifications:
  • Must maintain a current and valid Registered Nurse license in the State of Texas.
  • Prefer at least one (1) year experience as LVN or RN. Prefer experience in the health/social service industry as well as experience in Texas DADS programs.
  •  Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
  •  Have ability to process DADS/HMO client referrals from submission by DADS/HMO to the implementation and delivery of services.
  •  Possess appreciation for the needs and characteristics of the client population.
  •  Must have range of supervisory skills in order to implement referred services and follow through with payroll preparation.
  •  Must have skills in problem solving / interpersonal communication.
  •  Must be detailed oriented and possess excellent time management skills.
  •  Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation.

**This is a Full Time position that offers benefits