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Manager, ALP/ Home Care RN

Company: Loretto
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


The Manager, ALP Home Care RN is responsible for ensuring safe, effective and efficient clinical care is provided by the clinical care team consisting of RN's, LPN's, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, care managers (social workers) and aides in an Assisted Living Program. Provides support for aide supervision. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates effectiveness of nursing care delivered and communicates information appropriately to physicians and the interdisciplinary team. Assures adherence to corporate policies, procedures and all regulatory guidelines for clinical staff.


Job Duties Specific to This Position:

  • Collaborates with specialty service coordinators/outside providers regarding paraprofessional or specialty service issues (Physicians, hospitals, etc.).
  • Assures adherence to nursing standards for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of resident care per ALP, Enriched housing and Licensed Agency regulations.
  • Facilitates and provides clinical coordination with on-call staff.
  • Participates as an integral part of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Ensures the implementation of physician change orders, scheduled lab work, consults and appointments.
  • Ensures all pertinent regulations are adhered to by the clinical and direct care staff.
  • Provides professional guidance on and interprets regulations, policies and procedures. Keeps self and staff current on new policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Ensures and verifies the completion and accuracy of nursing and aide documentation. Initiates remedial action as required.
  • Maintains an effective system for resident/client complaint/issue resolution and bringing issues to satisfactory closure in a timely manner.
  • Monitors staff effectiveness and initiates corrective actions in collaboration with Administrator and Director of Clinical Services as needed for clinical issues.
  • Monitors clinical staff for adherence to all corporate policy, procedure and all pertinent regulatory guidelines.
  • Assists in providing appropriate and effective orientation of all new clinical, agency and per diem staff to the care plan.
  • Facilitates or performs education, training and competency evaluations as needed.
  • Assists to ensure staff completion of mandatory in-services and annual health evaluations.
  • Keeps self and staff current in best practices nursing care. Participates and encourages participation in professional associations, educational conferences, and in-services as appropriate or required.
  • Actively participates in the development and monitoring of QAPI metrics in collaboration with Quality Assurance lead.
  • Takes call and related responsibilities as needed. Job Duties as a Manager
    • As a Manager, this position is responsible for the ongoing operations and routine decision making within the function, department or site. Emphasis is on executing strategy and tactics. May provide input on strategic matters.
    • Interprets and applies organization policy, ensuring all activities are in compliance.
    • Delegates, organizes and coordinates the daily operations of departments within the function, department or site.
    • Promotes and encourages teamwork among employees and supervisors, and between departments. Communicates ideas and goals clearly and is an effective listener. Ensures that information is effectively communicated and shared throughout the department and organization. Provides and encourages effective coaching. Promotes a positive environment of constructive feedback.
    • Uses effective communication skills, such as, active listening, unbiased and nonjudgmental language, and open communication style with all staff.
    • Uses effective critical thinking and communication skills during conflict resolution, problem solving, decision making, and other complex dialogues.
    • Keeps current in his/her area of specialization and in emerging and best practices.
    • Fosters process improvements for greater operating efficiency and resident/customer service. Ensures optimal workflow and adequate resources.
    • Actively leads or participates in meetings, teams and task forces as requested.
    • Ensures adequate skills, training and development among staff.
    • Manages and supervises assigned personnel, including performance management, scheduling, and orientation. With the Director and Human Resources guidance, makes or approves recommendations on employee hires, transfers, promotions, salary changes, disciplinary actions, terminations and similar actions. In conjunction with HR, resolves grievances and other personnel problems in a fair, timely and consistent manner.
    • May have input to or recommendations for operating budgets. Job Expectations for All Employees:
      • Promotes and role-models the mission, values, vision and strategic goals of Loretto in all interactions with staff, peers, residents, family members, vendors and visitors. Treats people with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
      • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service skills such as friendly greeting, making eye contact, listening attentively, responding in a timely manner, showing respect and empathy and acting as a role model for staff and peers.
      • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethics.
      • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
      • Complies with established policies, procedures, and codes of conduct at all times.
      • Adheres to all health and safety requirements, regulations, policies and procedures.
      • Practices and teaches safety awareness. Identifies and reports or corrects any possible safety or environmental issues.
      • Understands all HIPAA and other compliance & regulatory requirements associated with their role, including completion of required internal or external training/certifications.
      • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned. Qualifications
        • Current NYS license and registration as an RN in good standing required.
        • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or BS in related field preferred.
        • Minimum (2) years community health nursing experience preferred.
        • Proven patient assessment and care planning skills.
        • Current knowledge of best practice nursing standards and care.
        • Knowledge of adult care facilities and applicable regulations desired.
        • Ability to lead, guide and motivate staff.
        • Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, residents, and families from diverse backgrounds who may have physical, sensory and mental impairments.
        • Ability to analyze problems, plan resolution strategies, implement solutions and evaluate outcomes.
        • Proven conflict resolution skills.
        • Proficient in MS Office programs and able to learn new software rapidly. An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

          Physical Requirements

          Lifting 10.00% 50 lbs.

          Sitting 30.00%

          Walking 30.00%

          Standing 30.00%

          • Excellent medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance
          • Disability coverage
          • Tuition Reimbursement Program
          • 401(k) Retirement/Pension Plans
          • Discounted Gym Membership
          • Free Loretto Health Clinic Visits
          • Generous Paid Time-Off Accrual
          • Fun events for employees
          • Convenient locations with free parking
          • Employee Coaches - to help you achieve life goals
          • Diaper Assistance Program
          • Opportunity for career growth and movement within 19 sites!

Keywords: Loretto, New York , Manager, ALP/ Home Care RN, Executive , New York, New York

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