The Private Duty Agency Director is responsible for the administration of the day to day operations of the private duty agency. This includes: coordinating and completing assigned projects to effectively support the immediate and long range objectives of the company, responsible for eligibility and admission of the client and supervision of care provided, implementing and maintaining administrative practices, agency philosophy, goals, and policies which assure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations; enhancing the profitability of the agency; and providing motivation and retention of a qualified staff and assure the quality of services delivered. This position also acts as a liaison with management staff and other departments throughout the company.
Ensures that only qualified personnel are hired. Verifies licensure, certification and credentialing as required by law and policy prior to employment and annually thereafter. On an on-going basis, ensure maintenance of records to support competency of all personnel.
Provides and oversees orientation for personnel.
Assures regularly scheduled continuing education for personnel and supervises compliance of staff with online learning management courses.
Assist with staff recruitment to ensure that adequate staffing is maintained. Operates within the staffing model.
Acts as a liaison between staff, patients, the medical community,, and upper management to ensure information is shared appropriately among the LHC Team.
Performs staff conferences as needed and mandatory in-services including but not limited to monthly staff/safety meetings.
Evaluating performance of staff and identifying and implementing methods of professional development as needed.
Supervises the maintenance and accuracy of patient care and employee records. Ensures compliance to policy.
Have at least 3 years experience with the direct care to the elderly disabled or must complete a provider certification course within 6 months of hire and annually attend division sponsored training for updates.
Current driver's license and vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle.
LHC Group, Inc.Company Description:
LHC Group is a national healthcare provider with over 300 locations in 19 states, AND GROWING. It is a fast paced, high volume, multi-company environment that strives to give the best patient care! LHC Group was considered one of â€œAmericaâ€™s 200 Best Small Companies" in Forbes Magazine, placing 4th in 2009.