Weekend Coordinator

Weekend Coordinator 2018-05-25T16:40:07+00:00

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Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Director of Nursing Services, the Weekend Coordinator organizes and directs the work of the nursing staff and the weekend delivery of nursing services to patients in the community; coordinates staff to assure effective clinical care and quality standards, supervises the nursing direct-care staff and coordinates the patient care team.

Job Responsibilities and Functions

The function of the Weekend Coordinator is to maintain an environment that supports the professional nurse and staff.  The Weekend Coordinator is responsible to coordinate, supervise and manage the weekend activities related to the delivery of quality care nursing services to a primarily geriatric adult population in the MetroWest community. Responsibilities include interdisciplinary patient care coordination and supervision to ensure compliance with practice and regulatory guidelines; clinical supervision and development of direct nursing, social services, and home health aide staff to promote quality care and positive outcomes and documentation review to validate care delivery and compliance.

Qualifications

  1. Registered Nurse, with a current license to practice in Massachusetts in good standing
  2. Baccalaureate Degree or a Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing preferred
  3. Minimum of three years clinical experience with one-two years in a Medicare certified home health agency
  4. Current knowledge of Medicare Conditions of Participation and Massachusetts nursing practice guidelines
  5. Previous clinical coordination experience preferred

Leadership and Practice Responsibilities

  • Utilizes the American Nurse Association’s Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements, as the foundation of agency nursing practice
  • Promotes agency mission, values and philosophy to ensure quality patient care
  • Enforces and follows agency polices, practices and guidelines as per the Employee Handbook and the Natick VNA policy & procedure manual and Performance Improvement Plan
  • Provides administrative and professional leadership, direction and guidance to clinical staff

Operational and Care Coordination Functions

  • Identifies patient care priorities and assigns staff accordingly
  • Coordinates weekend case load assignments and productivity expectations
  • Coordinates care on the weekends including, but not limited to, referral entry and follow-up, monitoring of telehealth patients
    Performs nursing visits when necessary
  • Conducts staff supervisions to ensure clinical competency of nursing staff as required
  • Supervises the weekend delivery of home health aide care and ensures oversight for the patients’ plan of care
  • Facilitates accurate, timely and efficient documentation of reimbursed services

Performance Improvement Responsibilities and Functions

  • Promotes customer service by responding to and resolving difficult and sensitive patient and staff inquiries and complaints
  • Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and efficacy of service delivery methods and processes, assesses and monitors workload, support systems and identifies opportunities for improvement

Personal and Professional Development

  • Maintains professional practice standards and complies with all Massachusetts’ Board of Nursing licensing requirements
  • Pursues opportunities to promote personal, professional and nursing leader development and educational advancement
  • Maintains proficiencies necessary to perform role and functions
  • Attends clinical and leadership educational events that pertain to home health nursing and the population served
  • Actively participates in home health industry initiatives and activities

Working Conditions

  • Potential exposure to a variety of diseases which may be communicable in nature
  • Latex exposure can be expected as some environments are not latex free
  • May travel from office to meetings, patient homes and other facilities for extended periods of time and in a variety of weather conditions
  • Some non-standard work hours and all-call are required
  • Additional certifications may be required, including basic life support depending on work area

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Standing, sitting walking, bending, squatting, repetitive movements, driving
  • Weight lifting up to 50 pounds and weight transferring up to 150 pounds

About Natick Visiting Nurse Association:

Looking to join one of the most technologically-innovative, well-respected home health agencies in Massachusetts? Natick VNA, has earned the coveted double 5-star designation from CMS and is a nationally-recognized, Home Care Elite Agency – honored for its excellent clinical outcomes and exceptional patient satisfaction – is looking for some talented, home care-passionate clinicians to become members of its Home Care Team. As one of only two Massachusetts agencies accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP), Natick VNA is committed to its patients, its staff, and the community.

To Apply:

  1. Click on the button below
  2. Save the application to your desktop
  3. Fill out the application

Once Completed – to submit, click on the orange “Submit” button at the bottom of the application or save the application to your desktop and email it to: jobs@natickvna.org

Click here to download the application