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Longleaf 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 kstapp@familyhospicegroup.com. Longleaf 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.

Clinical Manager


Job Title: Clinical Manager
Reports To: Executive Director
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm with on call rotation
Home office location: Cumming, GA

SUMMARY:
The Clinical Manager will assume overall responsibility for the implementation, delivery, coordination and supervision of hospice services provided on a day to day basis. This position supports established 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:

• Serves as a member of the leadership team for the company
• Assumes overall responsibility for oversight and management of the clinical services provided by the interdisciplinary team (IDT) within the home care and facility setting.
• Receives case referrals. Reviews available patient information related to case, including home visits, to determine hospice/home care needs. Assigns appropriate hospice personnel to case as needed. Conferences with Medical Director regarding any questions about an individual’s eligibility for services.
• Reviews and evaluates each case through a variety of means such as home visits, conferences, record review and the services provided by clinicians; discusses and verifies impressions, instructs and guides clinicians to promote more effective performance and delivery of quality home care services; and is available at all times during operating hours to assist clinicians as appropriate
• Conducts supervisory visits to allow for observation of clinical performance of assigned team members
• Reviews patient’s medical diagnosis, prognosis, medications, procedures and clinical course
• Assists clinicians in establishing immediate and long-term therapeutic goals, in setting priorities, and in developing Plan of Care
• Attends case conference meetings with hospice personnel to facilitate coordination of care and discussion of Interdisciplinary Group involvement
• Conducts quarterly record reviews and communicates findings and recommendations to Director of Nursing and hospice personnel
• Analyzes, reviews and approves assigned employees’ time worked and exception hours recorded for the previous week and resolve any discrepancies on a weekly basis. Reviews and approves employee time entry for payroll process.
• Assists in the screening and interviewing process of new employees and makes recommendations for employment of individuals. Coordinates the clinical orientation of new employees
• Assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of in-service and continuing education programs. Assists in the formulating, revising, implementing, and evaluating organization policies, procedures, goals and objectives, both short and long range
• Complies with accepted professional standards and principles
• Collaborates with leadership team in strategic planning activities, identifying opportunities to improve services and better meet client needs
• Collaborates with operations and clinical staff to ensure the intake process meets the needs of the patient, family and physician/other referral source
• Participates in orientation, training, on-going education programs, instructing and coaching to ensure hospice personnel understands and can clearly articulate the hospice philosophy from intake through bereavement.
• Collaborates with Clinical Staff to develop clinical educational program/in-services for conversational and classroom presentations.
• Other duties as directed

Qualifications and Skills:

• Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Georgia. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing or related human service field preferred.
• Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) preferred
• Current and continued CPR certification
• Minimum of five years of hospice experience
• Minimum of three years demonstrated ability to successfully manage and supervise clinical and administrative staff
• Excellent observation, verbal and written communication with a strong problem solving skill set
• Belief in the hospice concept
• Valid Georgia Driver’s License, automobile insured in accordance with the state minimum requirements

PRN RN


Job Title: PRN RN
Reports To: Clinical Manager
Home office location: Covington, GA and Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:
This PRN RN position involves patient assessment, supporting an individualized plan of care and communication with physician to meet patient/caregiver needs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Uses health assessment data to support Plan of Care
• Triages call and assist patient/primary caregiver with problem resolution. Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs
• Visits made for symptom management and support as needed
• Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions
• Maintains current, accurate, detailed reports in accordance with policy
• May monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ condition to the IDG
• Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan
• Obtains and receives physician orders as required
• Pronouncement of patients
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

• Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Georgia
• At least one or two years of recent home care experience; hospice experience preferred
• Current and continued CPR certification
• Good verbal and written communication and problem solving skills
• Valid Georgia Driver’s License, automobile insured in accordance with the state minimum requirements

RN Case Manager


Job Title: RN Case Manager
Reports To: Clinical Manager
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Home office location: Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

The RN Case Manager position involves patient assessment, establishing an individualized plan of care and communication with physician to meet patient/caregiver needs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Complete an initial assessment of patient and family to determine hospice care needs
• Provide a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness
• Use health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis
• Triage calls and assist patient/primary caregiver with problem resolution; counsel the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs
• Make visits for symptom management and support as needed
• Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions
• Maintain current, accurate, detailed reports in accordance with policy
• Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ condition to the IDG
• Provide health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan
• Obtain and receive physician orders as required
• Pronouncement of patients
• Report weekend activity on Monday morning conference call
• Perform 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 1 – 2 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

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