Job Description

Job Title: Team Leader, Nursing - Home Health (Lemont Furnace)
Job ID: 613498
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: FHC HH Nursing
Location: 110 Youngstown Rd, Lemont Furnace PA 15456


Are you looking for a chance to be a team leader representing home health? This may be the position for you! The Team Leader will supervise, guides and monitors activities of the multidisciplinary team to effect quality patient care through accurate documentation, ongoing education and coordination of the team's operations.


This will lead a Home Health nurse team in the Lemont Furnace area.


  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with Clinical Supervisor on employee performance reviews.
  • Continually develop professional skills by assuming responsibility for ongoing education.
  • Ensure that orders for services and treatment are obtained by the Case Manager prior to delivery of care.
  • Facilitate accurate documentation and ensure optimal patient care and utilization of services through system of critical pathways to ensure that outcomes are achieved while containing costs per episode.
  • Facilitate communication with inter- or intradisciplinary team members, physicians, and other professionals and by fostering and promoting a positive work environment.
  • Focus on customer service and continually strive to perform the duties of job in a manner that results in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Identify, develop and participate in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that enhance the quality of services provided.
  • Make supervisory visits with staff to ensure the delivery of quality patient care.
  • 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.
  • Perform duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC/Jefferson Regional Home Health, L.P. toward patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Provide assistance with orientation, continuing education, performance and competency evaluation of personnel activities.
  • Provide direct patient care as scheduling requires.
  • Serve as liaison and consult between referral source, nurse liaison and infusion company.


  • 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
  • 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: $21.47 to $36.76

Union Position: No

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