Director of Patient Care Services - RN

Location: Los Angeles and Ventura County, CA

Department: Hospice

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Looking for a rewarding opportunity in Hospice? Come and join a great team and cohesive group of Hospice professionals. Companion Hospice  is currently seeking a Full-Time Director of Patient Care Services (DPCS) to oversee the Los Angeles and Ventura area. Companion is the leading organization that provides Hospice, Home Health, and Palliative Care. Our patients come first and our employees are our most important asset!

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Hospice Program. Accountable for the planning, implementation, direction and overall management of the total Hospice Program. Insures delivery of highest quality of care and services through the agency. DPCS is ultimately responsible for the development and implementation of the Infection Control Program; directs Quality Assurance services, sales and bottom-line growth of Hospice. Manages Hospice personnel and operations in most efficient and cost effective manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferably a B.S. degree or higher in nursing or another health related field with three years experience within the last five years in a hospice or home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity OR a Registered Nurse with one year experience within the last three years.

Must possess a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the State of Texas.
Experience working with hospice patients.
Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of terminal care with specific expertise in crisis intervention, family counseling, pain and symptom control, and bedside nursing.
Demonstrated skill in administrative performance, which includes expertise with communication, both written and oral, supervision of staff, documentation requirements, and service coordination.
Demonstrated ability to execute a supportive, sensitive approach to staff and patient/family.

BENEFITS

We offer a wonderful working environment, competitive salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, vacation, sick, and 401K.

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