Director of In-Home Care Agency

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organization:Terwilliger Plaza, Inc.
position summary:

The Director is expected to run the division like their own business. This is a truly autonomous position with full budget responsibility, marketing and sales and having the ability to add services. This position will be accountable for managing all aspects of a licensed on-site Private Duty In-Home Care Agency including staffing, meeting budgeted goals and earnings through effective promotions, employment and administrative practices, as well as assuring the quality and growth of all In-Home Care Services. The In-Home Care Director reports to Terwilliger Plaza’s President and CEO.

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE
Required Skills and Abilities:1. Responsible for marketing and sale of Terwilliger Plaza In-Home Care services. 2. Responsible for maintaining systems and policies that will successfully meet the Oregon In-Home Care Agency survey requirements. 3. Supervises and coordinates activities of employees engaged in the delivery of in-home care services. 4. Develops standards and procedures for providing In-Home Care and for evaluating service. 5. Scope of services include, but are not limited to, registered nurses, license practical nurses, nurses' aides, companions, and housekeeping services. 6. Provides orientation, teaching, and guidance to staff to improve quality and quantity of service. 7. Evaluates performance of personnel, and interprets in-home care standard to staff. 8. Coordinates services with other Health Services and Member Services departments to render the In-Home Care program more effective. 9. Reviews and understands nursing records, vital statistics, and other data affecting in-home care service in order to assess community needs and to plan and implement programs to meet these needs. 10. Cooperates with families, community agencies, and medical personnel to arrange for convalescent and rehabilitative care of sick or injured people. 11. Prepares budget and plans related to In-Home Care services. 12. Manages all client files including billing client and billing reconciliations. 13. Keeps all staff manuals up-to-date and accurate. 14. Recruits, hires, trains staff, evaluates employee performance, and recommend or initiate promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action. 15. Schedules caregivers for Client assignments, matching employee skills and availability with client needs. 16. Continually communicates with active and inactive caregivers to update availability. 17. Timely communication and confirmation of schedules, including any changes, with clients and staff. 18. Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving dressing, and communicating in a manner that supports all staff, clients, family members, and referral sources. 19. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:-At least 3-5 years in-home care management experience is a must. -Highly organized and energetic self-starter who has the ability to juggle many tasks while also being able to differentiate between tasks that need immediate attention and future tasks. -Requires a valid driver’s license, automobile liability insurance and reliable transportation. -Strong analytic and problem solving abilities -Excellent interpersonal skills – able to communicate effectively with professionals and clients. -Must agree to be responsible for sharing the “after hours” phone duties – and more -Knowledge of HR to manage overall hiring process including handling applications, evaluating, performing interviews and orientations, and documenting performance. -Proven experience with Excel and Word. -Be able to work independently. -Processes problem solving skills and strong organizational skills Terwilliger Plaza offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending your resume including salary requirements to [email protected] Or Fax: 503-299-4803 Or apply in person: Terwilliger Plaza 2545 SW Terwilliger Blvd. Portland, OR 97201 Terwilliger Plaza is a drug free, equal opportunity employer and tobacco-free community.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer