01 October 2021
Team Director – RN

Team Director
Corpus Christi, TX
$35 - $38 per hour

Position Overview:
As a member of the Interdisciplinary team, the “Team Director” works under the direction of the “Nursing Supervisor” and/or in his/her absence the “VP of Clinical Management”, and the patient’s/Hospice physician in the provision of skilled nursing care and services, assessment, planning and care in order to maximize comfort and health of patients and families. Responsible for providing nursing care and services, assessing, and identifying patient/family needs and providing skilled care and supportive services in accordance with the patient’s physician’s orders and plan of care and all company policies and procedures.

Essential Duties:
Manage the Interdisciplinary Group, ensuring appropriate delivery of Hospice services to patient/family units.
Coordinate and supervise field staff to provide optimum quality patient/family care.
Ensure appropriate development and maintenance of a written plan of care for each patient/family unit and updates twice monthly or more often if needed.
Make periodic visits to patient/family units for the purpose of evaluating nursing care, the interdisciplinary group and general quality of service provided and perform annual supervisory visits with all field nurses on team and Hospice Aides.
Assess to ensure that appropriate and adequate psychological, emotional and spiritual support is provided to the patient/family unit.
Implement staffing patterns taking into consideration budget factors, and patient acuity.
Responsible for implementation of Hospice Policies and Procedures and for awareness of Federal and
State and Hospice rules and regulations and CHAP standards.
Maintain assignment map up to date based on census growth.
Attend IDG meetings on a weekly basis.
Have monthly staff meetings with teams assigned.
Provide training as needed to staff.
Availability to work across the Service area.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Responsibilities:
A Team Director is responsible for the day-to-day activities and guidance of their team members by setting targets, implement guidelines, and assist with any issues the employees may have. A team director has to ensure that all members understand the team’s objectives and work together to achieve it.
Constant monitoring by the manager helps to ensure that everyone is working towards the same goal.
The Team Manager is the leader of the Patient Care whose function is to supervise, evaluate and coordinate the various component members of the interdisciplinary team.
Assures continuity of care for patients/families from admission to discharge or transfer to bereavement.
Serves as patient advocate and coordinator for the social services and health-care providers in the community who are involved in the care of the team’s patients.
Assumes responsibility for the maintenance of patient records from intake through discharge or transfer to bereavement.
Acts as a resource and mentor for staff for clinical issues, documentation, team problem solving and appropriate customer service behavior.
Oversees staff, scheduling and territory assignments to assure that workload is distributed equitably and that all the staff are able to meet overall productivity expectations.
Counsel members of their team as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
Current Texas Registered Nurse license.
Two (2) years successful supervisory experience or equivalent in a health care organization –
Hospice/Home Health Preferred.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of primary medical and nursing care, with at least a working knowledge of hospice nursing and palliative care.
Basic understanding of the interpersonal dynamics operative within the working relationships of an interdisciplinary health care team, and knowledge of the process of dying and bereavement.
Must be able to participate in the Administrator-On-Call rotation.
CEU’s – HIV, OSHA, Domestic Violence, Medical Errors, Alzheimer’s, Laws and Rules, Impairment in the Workplace.
Current CPR certification.
Excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Bilingual (English / Spanish).
Must have general computer skills and a working knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, and the internet.
Belief in the hospice concept.
Must be 18 years or older.
Pass the drug test and background check.
Must be self-motivated.
Must be customer oriented.
Must be trustworthy and efficient.
Must have effectual time and project management skills.
Must be able to work on own initiative.
Must be able to meet targets and handle a high-pressure environment.
Be able to lead and manage teams.
Ability and willingness to work a flexible full-time or part-time schedule that frequently includes weekends and holidays and after hours.
Must be able to provide own transportation to various locations in service areas as required by duties.
Must be able to use facsimile, write and transcribe information accurately
Valid Texas Driver’s License and daily access to a reliable and insured vehicle.

Lifting Requirements:
Medium Work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or p to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Benefits and Perks:
Medical / Health Plan
Medical GAP
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Disability
Term Life AD&D
Long-Term Disability
Short-Term Disability

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