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  • Director of Patient Care Services (DPCS)

    Job Locations US-CA-Encinitas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/4/2018 10:59 AM)
    Job ID
    San Diego Home Health Care
    Business Office
  • Overview

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    Do you enjoy providing service to patients in their home settings, and forming relationships with their families?

    Do you take pride in knowing you are providing top quality home health-care to your patients?


    Do you want to work at a health-care organization that values treating employees with dignity and respect, and holds a Star Quality rating higher than the national average?


    Elevate Home Health is currently seeking to hire an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) to serve as Director of Patient Care Services (DPCS)!


    This position will be based out of our Encinitas office.


    We are a member of the Covenant Care family, and that “family” includes over 8,500 professionals in 7 states. We provide a unique focus on rehabilitative and chronic disease management programs to our patients in their home or community setting.


    We offer a wide range of health-care services, such as skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work and in-home aide services, all of which are uniquely tailored to our patient’s needs. We strive to provide the highest level of home health services with exceptional patient outcomes. Compassion is at the heart of all we do…see for yourself what makes us the home health provider of choice!


    POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Patient Care Services (DPCS) shall have overall responsibility for coordination of patient care services and shall be responsible for all activities relevant to the patient care services furnished including the development of personnel qualifications and the assignment of personnel.




    • Supervises staff effectively and completes disciplinary actions as indicated and documents appropriately.
    • Informs the Administrator of any unusual occurrence, accidents or adverse effects of medical devices and documents appropriately and assists with follow-up, as necessary.

    • Participates in establishing community contacts and developing relationships to promote community education and resources to coordinate services and plans and promotes program development.
    • Provides leadership in the assessment of patients and their families and in the development and modification of plans of care as necessary.
    • Monitors utilization of services and ensures services are provided in accordance with applicable regulations and third party payor guidelines.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Must hold a bachelor's degree in nursing.
    • Muse have a current California Registered Nurse (RN) license.
    • Must have at least 2-3 years of experience in a home health care agency.
    • Must have at least 1 year of experience in a supervisory capacity in home health care.


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