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Director of Clinical Services - Nursing - PACE LIFE Connection

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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    135277204
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Atlantic City, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Days

POSITION STATUS: Full-Time

REQ_NUM: 04-27316

Department: PACE-Life Connection

Hours Per Week 40

Holidays Required? No

Job Category: Nursing

Location: Atlantic City

Weekends Required? No


Minimum Qualifications:
* Master's degree in nursing, health care administration, public health, or related field required or in active pursuit and obtained within 2 years from date of hire or transfer.
* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
* Current New Jersey Registered Nurse License
* Valid NJ Driver's License, Registration and Insurance are required.
* BLS required.
* Five years of health care operations management experience, preferably in PACE, long-term care, ambulatory care or other licensed community-based service
* Ten years of nursing experience
POSITION SUMMARY
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, has overall responsibility for design, implementation, performance and evaluation of all clinical services provided in the Center and at home by non-primary care provider licensed and credentialed members of LIFE Connection staff including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, registered dieticians and certified home health aides.



Assures all clinical services are planned and provided in compliance with relevant laws and regulations and established standards of care and best practice models. Assures all clinical staff have and maintain required licensure and certification as required for their position. Assures all clinical staff maintain demonstrated competence for their full scope of practice. Works collaboratively with Medical Director to assure effective collaboration between primary care providers and all other care disciplines for optimum participant care.



Assures all clinical members of the interdisciplinary team consistently practice in a collaborative manner within their established scope of practice. Serves as a member of LIFE Connection leadership team. Serves as Director of Nursing or assigns in writing a qualified designee who shall be in the LIFE facility during the hours of operation. Remains current with clinical practice updates and innovations to assure clinical services at AtlantiCare LIFE Connection consistently meet or exceed all professional standards.



QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION: Master's degree in nursing, health care administration, public health, or related field required or in active pursuit and obtained within 2 years from date of hire or transfer.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid New Jersey Nursing License required. BLS required. Valid NJ Driver's License, Registration and Insurance are required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five (5) years of health care operations management experience, preferably in PACE, long-term care, ambulatory care or other licensed community-based service. At least 10 years prior nursing experience required; at least two years senior health care leadership experience required; previous experience with an interdisciplinary model of care in managed care, hospice, home health or PACE required.



Working directly with other healthcare disciplines including Primary Care, Pharmacy, Social Work, Physical and Occupational Therapy; minimum of one year's experience working with the frail elderly population. Proven experience in development and management of collaborative, innovative service models preferred. Health care informatics experience preferred; Experience with an electronic health record required.



Minimum 7 years' experience preferably in serving the aging population. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.



PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.



WORK ENVIRONMENT
Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens along with infectious diseases. The work settings are in an Adult Day Health Center and primary care clinic environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperatures. Requires manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination; ability to understand department equipment and lift up to 30 pounds using appropriate body mechanics.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.



REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
This position report to Department Leadership and may supervise incumbents' as assigned.
The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.





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Posted: 2021-04-29 Expires: 2021-05-31

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