Education: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate Degree or Baccalaureate School of Nursing or Therapy. Preference is given to individuals with Baccalaureate Degree or higher.
Licensure/Certifications: Must have current licensure by the Georgia State Board of Nursing and a current valid CPR certificate. Must possess a current valid Driver’s license. Add therapy
Previous Experience: Minimum two years of home healthcare experience in a Case Manager or equivalent role, along with one year of management experience preferred in a healthcare setting.
Knowledge/Training: Knowledge of the physical, social and emotional needs of the elderly disabled and terminally ill. Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other funding source regulations as applied to home health services. Demonstrate knowledge and competence in advanced practice nursing skills, including the nursing process and collaborating with interdisciplinary team. Demonstrates excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills and ability to comply with clinical standards and best practices. Knowledge of supervision in order to effectively relate with volunteers and staff.
Computer Skills: Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop or laptop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.
Transportation: Must have valid automobile insurance and reliable transportation.
Time and Attendance: This is an exempt position and employee must be able to work according to normal office working hours and may be required beyond standard office hours to ensure safe patient care delivery is rendered. This position will also require rotation participation in after hours and/or weekend on-call as determined by organization needs.
Continuing Education Requirements: Personnel in this position are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by their immediate supervisor. In addition, organization personnel are expected to accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job related skills and abilities and to meet minimum State Licensure requirements for continuing education.
Other: Demonstrates understanding that in order to provide for safe and quality of patient care delivery, there may be occasions when the CS is required to make home visits in order to direct or coach/mentor clinical staff, or in times of urgent care delivery needs to ensure safe quality of care to admitted patients. Maintains yearly ongoing competency requirements.