Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinical RN Manager -Hospice in Costa Mesa, California

We are looking for a Clinical RN Hospice Manager for Sea Crest Hospice at Providence Home Care Services.

We are offering a $5000.00 Sign-On- Bonus !

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Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

The Hospice Manager coordinates the hospice interdisciplinary team to ensure competent, accurate and safe delivery of holistic care to all patients/families. This position Coordinates and directs delivery of patient care to a designated geographical area and team. Provides leadership to clinical team directs staff meetings and patient care conferences on a regular basis, builds teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors staffing productivity and identifies staffing needs to ensure adequate staff coverage to meet safe and timely patient care delivery.

  • Is knowledgeable of federal Conditions of Participation, state licensing regulations and accreditation standards and can interpret regulations for clinical staff to ensure patient advocacy, informed decision making and compliance with policies and regulations.

  • Is knowledgeable of reimbursement requirements for all third-party payers.

  • Review Plans of Care to ensure orders, frequencies and documentation are complete and accurate.

  • Monitors census for current active patients and timely discharges.

  • Performs joint supervisory home visits at time of review or more often as needed to ensure compliance with network policies, assess competence of staff, compliance with Standard Precautions, and quality of care delivery.

  • Completes staff performance reviews in timely manner, addresses performance weaknesses and coaches staff for improvement. Initiates progressive discipline action collaboratively with Manager and the Human Resources Department.

  • Facilitates and ensures quality initiatives are implemented.

  • Is a good steward of resources working within Budget, managing productivity, and practicing cost containment

  • Monitors and informs administration of serious patient/staff concerns or any other situation that would be high risk for the network. Follows chain of command appropriately.

  • Monitors and manages visit utilization, supply utilization and staff overtime to ensure good financial management.

  • Ensures staff meets competency requirements via orientation and annual skills lab attendance at all mandatory in-services. Demonstrates knowledge of human resources principles and network policy.

  • Coordinates the IDG meetings in a timely manner so that the Plans of Care are reviewed for each patient, all deaths are reviewed, problems are identified and solved through in an inter-disciplinarian approach, staff receives emotional and clinical support.

  • Assigns RN Case managers and Social Workers to new patients.

  • Communicates with patients/family as needed for care issues.

  • Schedules all clinical, on-call and triage staff for weekdays, weekends, holidays 24/7, communicates coverage to the Answering Service and appropriate hospice staff.

  • Coordinates admissions to hospice with Hospice Admission Coordinators and HH Admission.

  • Participates in Palliative Care Conferences as requested.

  • Coordinates care with Home Health, Private Duty, and Pharmacy as needed to meet the patient's needs.

  • Obtains authorization for and coordinates the implementation of Continuous Care, Respite Care, and inpatient care.

  • Assesses need and provides authorization for medications, supplies, and equipment that are not routinely covered by hospice.

  • Conducts interviews of potential employees.

  • Acts as a role model to facilitate change and to develop and maintain employees.


  • Effective skills in communication, problem-solving, interpersonal relationships, and prioritization.

  • Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situation.

  • Critical thinking skills, able to make decisions, handle multiple concurrent tasks.

  • Exhibits good organizational and time management skills.

  • Demonstrated skill in end-of-life care, staff supervision, documentation requirements, hospice regulations, service coordination or case management.

  • Sufficient background knowledge and expertise in clinical decision-making for the patient population assigned to meet the needs of patients.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

Experience: Two (2) years recent clinical experience as an RN in Hospice.


  • Current State of California RN license.

  • CA Driver's License.

  • Proof of current auto liability insurance.

  • BLS.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: One (1) year Supervisor or management experience.

Licenses/Certifications: Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN)

Providence Home Care is a trusted leader in home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy, helping clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire receive the quality care they need in the comfort of their home. We are guided by our core values of compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity in everything we do, and dedicated to restoring the health and well-being of clients and families at all stages of life's journey.

Providence Home Care provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence Home Care complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: SJH Home Health Network

Category: Non- Clinical Lead/ Supervisor/ Manager

Req ID: R329344