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Employment

Longleaf Hospice selects employees based on how well an applicant’s qualifications match the requirements of an open position. We look closely at the job-related education, work history and experience, proven skills, and other relevant factors included in the application. We retain completed applications on file for 60 days. If you would like to be considered for other posted positions and have a completed application, please submit a letter of interest for the particular position to Terrie.Lang@longleafhospice.com. Longleaf Hospice offers a generous compensation package for full time employment which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance in addition to participation in a 401k plan and paid vacation and holidays.

Open Positions

Director of Nursing

Job Title: Director of Nursing
Reports To: Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm with on call rotation
Home office location: Covington, GA

SUMMARY:

The Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall direction of hospice clinical services. This leadership position establishes, implements and evaluates goals and objectives for hospice services that meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinates and oversees all direct and indirect patient services provided by hospice personnel
  • Provides guidance and counseling to Coordinators and Clinical Directors to assist them in continually improving all aspects of hospice care services, provided through clinical personnel
  • Supports Clinical Directors in managing clinical teams
  • Provides help to in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient and family/caregiver care to all clinical personnel as indicated
  • Assists the Administrator in the preparation and administration of the hospice’s budget
  • Interprets operational indicators to detect census changes in volume that could impact staffing levels, revenues or expenses
  • Evaluates performance of Clinical Directors
  • Collaborates with Clinical Directors to develop skills and techniques in evaluating the performance of clinicians
  • Hires, evaluates and terminates hospice personnel
  • Overseas the maintenance of patient clinical records, statistics, reports and records for purposes of evaluations and reporting of hospice activities
  • Assures proper maintenance of clinical records in compliance with local, state and federal laws
  • Responsible for the maintenance of adequate and appropriate inventory of supplies and equipment for the provision of patient care
  • Develops, implements and evaluates the orientation program for new hires. Responsible for orientation of new personnel, directly or delegated
  • Plans and implements in-service and continuing education programs to meet education and training needs of agency personnel
  • Involved with the evaluation of organization performance via performance improvement program, productivity, quarterly and annual reviews.
  • Assures for the quality and safe delivery of hospice services provided through the organization
  • Collaborates with the leadership team in the development of organization goals. Develops, recommends, and administers organizational policies and procedures
  • Assures compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of agency personnel
  • Stays informed about changes in the field of nursing and hospice care; shares information with appropriate hospice personnel
  • Promotes hospice referrals in the health care community
  • In the absence of the Administrator, the Director of Nursing will become the acting Administrator and will be vested with authority to act on behalf of the Administrator
  • Participate in on call rotation
  • Other duties as assigned by the Administrator

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Georgia. Current and continued CPR certification. Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Nursing or related human service field
  • Two years of recent management experience in a hospice or related health care organization
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication with a strong problem-solving skill set
  • Knowledge of management practices, state licensure rules and Medicare regulations in addition to Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement rules and regulations
  • Valid driver’s license. Reliable, insured, automobile for work travel


All Employees agree to adhere to the mission, vision and guiding principles of Longleaf Hospice

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RN Case Manager

Job Title: RN Case Manager
Reports To: Director of Clinical Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Work Shift: M-F 8:30am- 5:00pm
Home Office Location: Covington GA

SUMMARY:

This position involves patient assessment; establishing and providing an individualized plan of care in collaboration with the physician and disciplinary team to meet patient/caregiver needs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine hospice care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions
  • Maintains current, accurate, detailed reports in accordance with policy.
  • Records patients’ medical information and vital signs. Regularly reevaluating patients nursing needs.
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions. Prepare clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary; obtains/receives physician orders as required.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
  • Participates in on-call duties.
  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates hospice aide care at least every fourteen days, including an annual onsite supervision visit to the location where a patient is receiving care in order to observe and assess each aide while he or she is performing care.
  • Manage care for a case load of 12- 20 patients.
  • Participate as member of the Interdisciplinary Group per policy. Consulting and coordinating with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Georgia. Current and continued CPR certification.
  • At least one or more years of recent home care experience; hospice experience preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication and problem solving skills.
  • Responsible valid driver’s license. Reliable, insured, automobile for making home visits required.


All Employees agree to adhere to the mission, vision and guiding principles of Longleaf Hospice

Apply Online