Job Description

Job Title: Team Leader - Home Health
Job ID: 710866
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Administration Nrth PodC
Location: 300 Northepoint Circle, Seven Fields PA 16046

Description

Looking to take your nursing skills to the next level? UPMC Home Health is hiring a Team Leader! 

As a Team Leader, you will supervise, guide, and monitor activities of the multidisciplinary team to effect quality patient care. This is done through accurate documentation, ongoing education and coordination of the team's operations.

Our team of home health nurses at UPMC live and work in the communities they serve, and they provide specialized care to patients of all ages. Our areas of care include pediatrics, cardiopulmonary, ortho/rehab, ob/gyn, wound care, bariatrics, diabetes, oncology, behavioral health, and more! Home health nursing at UPMC can offer you flexibility, access to the most modern equipment and technology, opportunities for advancement, independence and more! 

We invite you to explore this opportunity in the rewarding and fast-growing field of home health nursing!

 


Responsibilities:

  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures
  • Collaborates with Clinical Supervisor on employee performance reviews
  • Makes supervisory visits with staff to ensure the delivery of quality patient care
  • Continually develops professional skills by assuming responsibility for ongoing education
  • Facilitates accurate documentation and ensures optimal patient care and utilization of services through system of critical pathways to ensure that outcomes are achieved while containing costs per episode
  • Facilitates communication with inter-intradisciplinary team members, physicians, and other professionals and by fostering and promoting a positive work environment
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction
  • Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide
  • Oversees activities of the team including assignment of new patients to multidisciplinary staff
  • Coordination of interdisciplinary services to patients, coordination and scheduling of visits to ensure that productivity is achieved
  • Ensures that orders for services and treatment are obtained by the Case Manager prior to delivery of care
  • Provides discipline specific direct patient care as scheduling requires
  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of the organization towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization
  • Proven ability to facilitate change

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree-Preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years healthcare experience-Required 
  • Minimum of one (1) year home health experience-Required 
  • Minimum of one (1) year management experience-Preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Registered Nurse


UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Salary Range: $24.27 to $41.99

Union Position: No

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

QUALITY & SAFETY
DIGNITY & RESPECT
CARING & LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

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