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Clinical Director - Registered Nurse

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Farmington, MI 48331

Clinical Care and Support

$85,000 - $90,000 per year

Position Details

Position Overview
The Clinical Director is responsible and accountable for the planning, organizing, directing and evaluating nursing services of nursing location (non-PDHC offices). The Clinical Director (CD) is responsible for the management of all operational services for their location of responsibility. Working within the federal, state, and regional regulations covering home health the Nursing Director works innovatively to meet the needs of our exceptional patients while fulfilling the Aveanna’s mission of future growth. Collaborating closely with the Area Clinical Director, the CD establishes and participates in program development and implementation. The location nursing team members report up through the CD who oversees hiring, discipline, training, and all nursing related items.

Essential Job Functions
Assign patients for day-to-day management to nursing coordinators and/or Nursing Supervisors/Managers
Maintain open lines of communication with families and physicians
Evaluate new referrals for admission with recommendations for nursing care
Monitors clinical status of all patients and ensures coordination of patient care
Monitors patient care to ensure quality and appropriateness of services
Monitor staffing patterns of all patients
Ensure compliance with Nurse Practice Act
Evaluate and supervise staff based on mutually agreed upon goals in job descriptions
Ensure that the RN supervisors/clinical care managers are aware of any updated policies and procedures
Support and assist in registry nurse hiring, orientation and education PRN
Maintain awareness of third party payer rules and regulations
Assist and support marketing efforts
Maintain awareness of monthly budget
Maintain effective interdepartmental communication
Performs and provides direct patient care as appropriate and needed
Participates in location administrative and clinical call as needed
Perform on site supervisory visits to assess client, family, environment, and clinical care givers and complete follow-up documentation as needed

Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree
Current Nursing License
One year of management experience
Clinical or other work experience as per state and/or federal laws and regulations
Valid Driver’s License and Acceptable MVR

One to two years pediatric/neonatal experience preferred
One year of home care experience preferred

Other Skills/Abilities
Must be able to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times
Knowledge and understanding of compliance with adherence to regulations
Ability to comfortably work with families with limited resources
Quick-thinking and astute decision making skills
Attention to detail
Time Management
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills
Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations
Strong commitment to clinical excellence
Quick-thinking and astute decision making skills
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Excellent organization and communication skills
Leadership skills
Ability to train and supervise staff

Physical Demands
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel; company does not provide vehicles or transportation
Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of 25 pounds
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport
Occasional rapid movement and physical agility in response to the spontaneity of children and those patients with neurological impairment

Performs duties in an office environment with occasional field visits during agency operating hours
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Vaccination Requirements
As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.


Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options