Nurse Manager - Nassau East- #5186

Opened: April 21, 2017

Hours: Full-time, Monday - Friday, On-call, Holidays as required

Location: Nassau East

Department: Long Term Care

Job Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Home and Long-term Care, this position is responsible for the management of an assigned patient care service area, comprised of nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains, volunteers and administrative staff.  Directly supervises the assigned nurses, hospices aides and administrative staff while providing operational oversight to the assigned teams’ social workers, chaplains and volunteers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, utilization review of costs and services ordered, hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff and coordination of team activities to ensure quality, cost effective patient care.  Makes recommendations and assists in formulation of team objectives, policies and plans.

Job Requirements: Possession of a degree from an accredited school of nursing program, two (2) years program or a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Three (3) years of clinical nursing experience, with at least two (2) years hospice nursing care preferred. At least one (1) year of supervisory experience required. Certification as a Hospice and Palliative Care nurse (CHPN) preferred. Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Level II background screening required.