Manager - Care A Van
STDOM CHS Manager Care A Van
In accordance with the philosophy and mission of St. Dominic Health Services (SDHS), Inc., under the direction of the Vice President for CHS; the manager plans, coordinates and implements various community programs, health screenings and wellness activities for the Care-A-Van outreach ministry.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Minimum Work Experience
Five years in clinical nursing with proficiency in teaching and personnel management.
1. Aligned with the Mission and Values of SDHS.
2. Good public relations skills.
3. Ability to promote a harmonious, cooperative spirit within a team of varied professionals.
4. Ability to interpret and convey results of screenings to participants.
5. Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
6. Proficient in the use of equipment and supplies utilized in the course of various health screenings.
7. Strong personnel management and supervisory skills.
8. Certification as Healthcare Provider in CPR.
9. Adept in the use of Microsoft Office with particular focus on Excel Spreadsheet, Powerpoint and Word.
Responsible to: Vice President for CHS.
Employees supervised: All personnel employed by St. Dominic’s Care-A-Van, employees of the hospital who volunteer and other community volunteers who work on the Care-A-Van.
Relationships: Establishes and maintains regular working relationships, not only with the personnel of St. Dominic’s Care-A-Van, but those of St. Dominic Health Services, Inc., the Hospital, the medical staff members, community agencies and the general public.
Responsibilities - General and Professional
Supports and demonstrates the Christian mission and philosophy of St. Dominic Health Services.
Oversees the day-to-day operations for the St. Dominic’s Care-A-Van ministry.
Schedules all Care-A-Van screenings and community-based outreach services and plans activities to help the educational and healthcare needs of the community in accordance with the St. Dominic’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) prioritized needs.
Reports Care-A-Van Community Benefit activities as specified by St. Dominic’s.
Secures adequate staffing for events and services.
Collaborates with various community agencies regarding the scheduling of community events/services and ensures that necessary requirements for services are implemented.
Directs the formulation and implementation of policies/procedures and standards of practice.
Maintains required reports, screening results and Social Accountability Budget (SAB) and submits according to procedure.
Enhances professional growth and development through the participation in educational programs and current literature.
Interprets screening results and makes referrals when necessary.
Ensures all medical equipment is operated and maintained properly.
Assures that routine maintenance of the Care-A-Van is performed such as tune ups, oil and filter changes, battery servicing and generator servicing.
Assesses general appearance of the exterior and interior of the Care-A-Van and makes certain to coordinate any repairs or refurbishing of the unit.
Maintains cleanliness of the Care-A-Van.
Obtains routine inventory of supplies and orders and stores supplies accordingly.
Addresses community-related inquiries concerning health and wellness programs.
Responsibilities – Organizational
Ensures that policy/procedure guidelines and proper standards of care are upheld as they relate to departmental performance.
Maintains proper channels of communication as set forth in the organizational chart.
Performs administrative duties as delegated and participates with the Vice President for CHS in the planning of various programs and services to be implemented.
Responsibilities – Personnel
Supervises the Care-A-Van staff and volunteers to assure a high level of competency occurs during health and wellness events; thereby, providing exceptional quality of care.
Evaluates employee performance and provides counseling/coaching to address areas that are below standards of performance.
Advises merit increases and termination when applicable.
Coordinates training programs and continuing education for staff to provide high standards of care for those served.
Secures staffing for events by utilizing Care-A-Van personnel and recruiting volunteers from the hospital, community and other St. Dominic Health Services entities.
Responsibilities – Financial
Develops an annual budget which includes assessing the need for capital expenditures and makes recommendations to this end.
Adheres to the established budget approved by SDHS.
Works 80 hours a pay period generally Monday through Friday but is sometimes required to work weekends or evenings.
Works in a well lighted, air-conditioned office with equipment such as a computer, copier, fax machine and adequate office supplies to meet the demands of the position.
Performs screenings in a forty-two foot self contained mobile screening unit with various health screening equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.
Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.
Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.
Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.
Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 10-15 pounds with or without assistance.
Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.
Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced environment.
Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.
Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control an ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty may be irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances.
Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.
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