Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

  • National Director-Clinical Support

    Job Location : Location US-IL-Rosemont
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Job ID
    2018-7966
  • Come Join the Seasons Team

    Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a National Director-Clinical Support to join our team of professionals. We make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness in creating a center of excellence in hospice care.

    Overview

    Travel to designated sites as assigned and Implement and administer clinical operations, policies and procedures. Provide direction to staff that ensures coordinated implementation of plans of treatment and the utilization of necessary services for comprehensive care of the patients that reflects the philosophy and objectives of the Hospice. Serve as part of the Hospice Care Consultant Team.

    Qualifications

    1. Registered Nurse license in state(s) practicing with strong clinical skills.
    2. Minimum 1-year management/supervisory experience in a hospice or home health agency or equivalent education.
    3. Minimum three years’ experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgical, oncology or patient population specific (i.e.:
    geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing.
    4. Demonstrated ability to effectively direct a variety of personnel and utilize mentoring and motivational skills.
    5. Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice’s philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.
    6. Meet the regulations and requirements of the State in which the program provides services.
    7. In addition to the above, the highest clinical nursing position must possess the requirements below:
    • AZ: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Nursing.
    • CA: The clinical director shall be either of the below. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Patient Services.
         o A registered nurse with a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing or another health-related field with
    three years of 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
         o A registered nurse with four years’ experience within the last five years in a hospice, home health agency,
    primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative
    capacity.
    • CO: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse employed by the hospice. The state title for the clinical director
    is the Director of Nursing.
    • CT: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse with baccalaureate degree in nursing and an active Connecticut
    license, and who is further qualified by one of the below. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of
    Hospice Patient Care Services.
         o A master’s degree from a program approved by the National League of Nursing or the American Public
    Health Association with not less than two years’ full-time clinical experience under qualified supervision, in
    a hospice or home health care agency related community health program that included care of the sick; or
         o Not less than four years of full-time clinical experience in nursing, at least two of which were under qualified
    supervision in a hospice or home health care agency or community health program that included care of
    the sick.
    • DE: The clinical director shall be licensed in the State of Delaware. The state title for the clinical director is the
    Director of Nurses.
    • FL: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Supervising Registered
    Nurse.
    • GA: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Director of Nursing.
    • IN: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Patient Family Care
    Coordinator.
    • MD: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse with training or experience in hospice nursing. The state title
    for the clinical director is the Registered Nurse Supervisor.
    • MA: The clinical director shall be a health care professional possessing academic training and experience in direct
    patient care and shall be qualified to coordinate the clinical services provided by the hospice. A staff person serving
    in another position within the hospice may also be the coordinator of clinical services if he/she meets the
    requirements for both positions and can adequately carry out the duties of both positions. The state title for the
    clinical director is the Clinical Services Coordinator.
    • MI: The clinical director shall be registered and licensed in the State of Michigan. The state title for the clinical
    director is the Director of Nursing.
    • MO: The clinical director shall be employed by the hospice. The state title for the clinical director is the Registered
    Nurse Coordinator.
    • NV: Nursing care must be provided by a registered nurse or under the supervision of a registered nurse.
    • NJ: The clinical director shall be either:
         o A registered professional nurse who has at least one of the following qualifications. The state title for the
    clinical director in this case is the Director of Nursing.
    ▪ A master's degree in nursing or a health-related field and two years combined public/community
    health nursing and progressive management experience in public health nursing; or
    ▪ A bachelor of science degree in nursing or a health-related field and three years combined
    public/community health nursing and progressive management experience in public health
    nursing.
         o A registered professional nurse who has at least one of the following qualifications. The state title for the
    clinical director in this case is the Nursing Supervisor.
    ▪ A bachelor of science degree in nursing and two years combined public health nursing and
    progressive professional responsibilities in public health nursing; or
    ▪ Three years combined public health nursing and progressive professional responsibilities in public
    health nursing.
    • OR: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Registered Nurse
    Coordinator.
    • PA: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse and a graduate of a school of professional nursing.
    • TX: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse licensed in Texas or in accordance with the Texas Board of Nursing
    rules for Nurse Licensure Compact and have at least one year of experience as a registered nurse within the last 36
    months. The state title for the clinical director is the Supervising Nurse.
    • WI: The clinical director shall be a registered nurse. The state title for the clinical director is the Registered Nurse
    Supervisor.

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