Director-Home Care Admin

  • DULUTH, MN
  • ST LUKES
  • 01 Homecare Administration Department
  • Full-time - Days - 8 hours
  • Professional
  • FTE: 1
  • Req #: 23066
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Director, under the direction of Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, is responsible for the provision of leadership and planning, developing, directing, coordinating, evaluating and revising departmental operations; maintains contacts with professional resources and has professional relationships with physicians, employees and appropriate constituencies. Ensures patient care/service and departmental operations are provided and improved through interdisciplinary teamwork using clinical practice guidelines, evidence based outcomes or best practice recommendations. Ensures compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Graduate School; Masters Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Health Administration or related field and (See Experience) - OR - Bachelors Degree in a health care field and (See Experience).
    • Experience: Three (3) years of clinical experience, at least one (1) of which was in a Home Health Care/Hospice setting, and one (1) year of administrative experience - OR - three (3) years of Clinical Nursing experience, at least one (1) of which was in a Home Health Care/Hospice setting and three (3) years of verifiable progressive administrative experience.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensure/registration as required by states of MN and WI in appropriate field. Wisconsin Background Study upon hire and renewed per Wisconsin state law.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Knowledge of current clinical practices; principles and methods of administration, supervision and management; demonstrated skills in communication, coordination, consultation and evaluation; demonstrated proficiency in writing proposals and reports; evidence of leadership, critical thinking skills, creativity and initiative; evidence of teaching skills; knowledge of budgeting practice. Ability to project and articulate needs of department and staff; plan, delegate and guide the work of subordinates; establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with all levels of personnel and medical staff; to understand and accept personal responsibility; to pursue independent study; to plan, organize, evaluate and promote work activities of assigned clinical areas.
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    • READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
    • WRITING - Advanced: Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
    • SPEAKING - Advanced: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, top management, public groups, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Advanced: Ability to comprehend and apply advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations and proportions to practical situations.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Stand - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Walk - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Sit - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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