Job Title: Assistant Administrator
Status: Full Time
Supervisor: Shellie Powell
Hours: 40 hours per week
Shift: Days/Other Shifts as needed
Assists with the operations of patient care services to ensure that the highest degree of patient quality care is maintained in accordance with state and federal regulations, and HospiceCare policies. Manages the Inpatient units in the absence of the Administrator. Supervises staff at inpatient units as assigned. Performs other related duties as required.
Graduate from an approved school of professional nursing. Current unrestricted WV RN License. Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Minimum of four (4) years patient care nursing experience required. Two years of hospice experience preferred. Demonstrated problem solving and organizational skills, and skills dealing with diverse individuals (patient/family, agency personnel, direct providers, and community) in a professional and positive manner.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
Office: Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts.
Patient Care: In addition to the above, Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment or patients’ lifestyles. Must be able to lift/transfer patients*, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. (*A patient lift is generally supportive in nature. A total patient lift function is outside of the normal work requirement). Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a thermometer, sphygmomanometer dial, and other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and communication from clients. Must be able to deal effectively with patients and their families, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.
For questions please contact Shellie Powell at (304) 768-8523.
If you are interested in applying for this Career Opportunity:
1 – Fill out the online application below with resume and/or cover letter and submit OR
2 – You can print out our application by clicking here, fill it out, and mail to: HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387 OR
3 – Visit Human Resources at HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387 and pick up a career Opportunity Application.