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Clinical Director - Registered Nurse

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Reading, PA 19606

Clinical Care and Support

Starting at $85,000 per year

Position Details

Position Overview  

The Clinical Director is responsible and accountable for managing all clinical operations.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating nursing services in their locations.  The Clinical Director operates within federal, state, and local home health regulations and organizational policies and procedures. The Clinical Director works to meet the needs of patients while fulfilling Aveanna’s commitment to grow and provide appropriate levels of care to our patients. Collaborating closely with area clinical leadership, the Clinical Director establishes and participates in program development and implementation. The Clinical Director oversees the hiring, discipline and training of all clinical staff and any other nursing-related items.

Essential Job Functions

Assign patients for day-to-day management to the Clinical Supervisor and the Clinical Manager (if applicable).
Maintain open lines of communication with patients, families, and physicians.
Communicate and collaborate with all pertinent stakeholders.
Evaluate new referrals and provide recommendations for nursing care.
Available to take on-call duties as assigned, demonstrating a commitment to providing timely and responsive patient care whenever needed. 
Uphold and promote adherence to CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) standards, ensuring the delivery of high-quality and compliant nursing services.
Contribute to retention initiatives by fostering a supportive, engaging work environment, and providing valuable insights to enhance caregiver satisfaction and longevity within the organization.
Work in tandem with the Executive Director to promote the achievement of location financial objectives.
Monitor clinical status of all patients and ensure coordination of patient care.
Monitor patient care to ensure quality and appropriateness of services.
Conduct investigations to ensure that required documentation is completed and submitted within designated timeframes according to state rules, regulations, and company policy.
Monitor staffing patterns of all patients in collaboration with operational team to promote acceptable staffing levels.
Ensure compliance with Nurse Practice Act
Evaluate, supervise and support clinical staff.
Ensure that the clinical staff are aware of any new and/or updated policies and procedures.
Maintain third-party payor rules and regulations.
Assist and support marketing efforts and maintain awareness of monthly budget.
Maintain effective interdepartmental communications.
Assess and provide direct patient care as needed.
Participate in location administrative and clinical calls as needed.
Perform on-site supervisory visits to assess client, family, environment, and clinical caregivers and complete follow-up documentation as needed.
Promote positive customer satisfaction within the internal and external teams.


Diploma, Associate, or bachelor’s degree in nursing from state accredited RN program
Clinical or other work experience as per state and/or federal laws and regulations
One year of management experience
RN licensure in designated states as appropriate
Valid Driver’s License and Acceptable MVR


Two (2) years’ experience as a clinical supervisor and ability to effectively administer a private duty program.

Other Skills / Abilities

Must adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries.
Knowledge and understanding of compliance, and 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
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 Requirements

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 up to 40 pounds.
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting.
Must be able to sit and climb stairs.
Must have visual and hearing acuity.
Must have a 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.


Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions.
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases.

Other Duties

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

Vaccine Requirement

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