Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Registered Nurse - RN Respite Program Manager

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Medical Respite Program Manager for Faith Mission in Columbus, Ohio. Faith Mission is one of the largest homeless shelters in Columbus, Ohio, providing meals and shelter to men, women and Veterans with dignity and compassion.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.

RN Respite Program Manager

Shift: Day
Status: Full Time
Department: Medical Respite

ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.

REQUIREMENTS for a RN Respite Program Manager with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, or Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW) with current, active license in the State of Ohio or Licensed Social Worker
  • Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • 2-4 years Management experience
  • 5 years of clinical ambulatory experience, in home health, outpatient or inpatient setting
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.

BENEFITS with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 12 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

RESPONSIBILITIES for a RN Respite Program Manager with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Oversee and manage Resident Specialists and Case Manager.
  • Facilities and manages day-to-day operations of the medical respite program.
  • Responsible for ensuring high quality patient care.
  • Monitoring patient volumes.
  • Responsible for clinical decision making for all admission from the hospital or other respite referral sources.
  • Facilitates and manages admissions to the medical respite program through review of records and identifying appropriateness of the referral.
  • Maintains documentation and updated records for individuals participating in medical respite program.
  • Consults with other clinical professionals inside of The Center at Faith Mission, LSS, or outside clinical and supportive professionals for ongoing medical care of acute and chronic health issues.
  • Manages the delivery of services provided at medical respite sites and assists staff in the provision of that care.
  • Manages and directs activities of a multidisciplinary team and support staff (social workers and health workers).
  • Consults on clinically and psycho-socially difficult clients in the areas of (but not limited to) wound care, medication management, mental health, and case management.
  • Provides staff in-service trainings and assists with onboarding process for medical respite staff.
  • Participates (as part of a multidisciplinary managed care team) in staff meetings and weekly clinical management meetings.
  • Supervises, develops, and evaluates all assigned staff.
  • Develops, maintains, and updates medical respite policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Participates and collaborates with members of administrative team to develop systems that facilitate safe, efficient, and comprehensive care.
  • Identifies staff training needs and participates in planning, developing, evaluating, and providing in-service trainings.
  • Identifies program needs for growth and assists Executive Director with implementation of changes and policies to meet programming needs.
  • Develops and implements on-going continuous quality improvement activities to evaluate effectiveness of medical respite program.
  • Participates in research-oriented activities to aid in the dissemination of the successes and areas of improvement in the implementation of a Medical Respite program and to evaluate its effectiveness.
  • Promotes effective communication.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Participates in the on-going clinical on call rotation for the Medical Respite Staff.

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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