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Company Name: Homebridge

Required Travel: 0-10%
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Job Function: Adult
Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Description
The Associate Director of Nursing oversees the provision of paramedical, specialized home care training and health education services for the organization’s home care services departments in the Bay Area. This includes ensuring Homebridge is delivering the most advanced care within the agency’s scope and resources and ensuring effective and safe training, delivery and on-going quality assurance of services.

We place Home Care Providers (HCPs) in the homes of seniors and people with disabilities who qualify for in home supportive services through Medi Cal. The range of client needs varies from assistance with daily activities to acute paramedical activities (insulin shots, blood sugar tests, etc). The Associate Director of Nursing will oversee a staff of LVNs and Specialized Training Coordinators that provide direct care management and health education to clients, as well as training and monitoring of paramedical and complex personal care activities to HCPs working directly with clients.

This position will be part of the organization’s management team and will play a critical role in the development of service delivery and quality. Successful candidates will have nursing field experience (preferably in a community based setting and/or with seniors and people with disabilities) and have a desire to train and develop licensed and non-licensed staff providing direct care to clients. This work takes place during standard business hours and has high visibility with County government, Health Plan and hospital partners.

Essential Job Functions
✔ Identify, develop and implement best practices for paramedical and complex personal care services, guaranteeing a client-centered approach to service delivery, including enhancing staff’s understanding and skills to work with the client population
✔ Implement the training for, and monitor the quality of, all HCPs providing paramedical and complex personal care services, recommending, developing and implementing policies, procedures and protocols
✔ Supervise and train the Nurse Case Managers (LVN) and the Specialized Training Coordinators, providing back up during absences
✔ Evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to clients with complex medical and behavioral health issues that present as barriers to care, making recommendations on staffing needs, skills requirements and other program enhancements
✔ Aid Client Services Managers in appropriately matching HCPs to clients
✔ Review clients’ in-home health assessments, identifying psychosocial, physical, and environmental needs, ensuring they align with our paramedical orders from the county
✔ Identify, educate and recommend solutions to potential safety hazards in clients’ homes
✔ Serve as primary health education resource, providing trainings and participating in care coordination and other meetings with both internal and external parties

Compliance and Administration
✔ Assist Program Directors in establishing standards to ensure home care services are provided in compliance with all contractual, legal and regulatory requirements
✔ Formulate reports and make recommendations to ensure overall program effectiveness
✔ Implement quality assurance measures to maintain high standards of care
✔ In cooperation with Service Delivery Managers, ensure contracted hours authorized by the county and requested by clients are scheduled and served
✔ Actively incorporate the ethical standards of the American Nursing Association in all aspects of your work
✔ Comply with Welfare & Institutions Code (W&I) section 15630(a) California Law (Mandated Reporter)
✔ Maintain client forms in an efficient manner in accordance with state and federal regulations
✔ Performs all other reasonably related responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
✔ Strong skills in nursing, rehabilitation and case management of seniors and people with disabilities, in addition to understanding of normal aging, health and psychosocial needs including family systems, substance abuse, dementia, personality disorders, and other complex needs
✔ Proven performance management skills in coaching, and holding employees accountable
✔ Takes initiative and has the ability to think independently as well as work in a team
✔ Ability to critically analyze, address and solve complex problems; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
✔ Proven ability to develop and implement effective systems
✔ Strong written and verbal communication skills to engage, train and inspire
✔ Able to work under pressure, to prioritize, problem-solve and meet deadlines
✔ Strong knowledge of Medicare, Medi-Cal, and other entitlement programs
✔ Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog or Russian preferred

About Us

Homebridge is a non-profit organization that makes independent living possible through exceptional home care solutions. With a $30 million annual budget and operations in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties, Homebridge is the largest non-profit employer-trainer of home care workers in California with 600+ diverse staff members who collectively speak more than 25 languages. We partner with over 1,500 clients to provide innovative home care in more than 275,000 home visits annually. We are passionate about creating impact in the lives of those we serve.

To learn more and to join our team, visit our website:
www.homebridgeca.org

Job Requirements
Bachelor of Science degree in nursing preferred; must be a Registered Nurse (with education in public health, health education, health administration, gerontology, or equivalent), valid current license to practice nursing in the State of California and current CPR and First Aid certificate required. Three years’ experience, two of which are in public health, community social service or home health agency performing case assessments, intervention and developing care plans required. Two years’ experience supervising or managing a work unit. Experience in a nonprofit and working with the elderly and disabled communities desirable.

• Location: San Francisco, San Francisco, California

• Post ID: 68721958 sf
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