Clinical Supervisor - Hospice - Home Health - Full Time

Gettysburg, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 72584

Job Description


Under the general supervision of the Branch Office Manager, and in accordance with corporate policy, is responsible for delivery and evaluation of patient care services to patients on assigned team(s). Assists in implementing new programs as well as evaluating and updating current programs and policies. Assumes the responsibilities of the Branch Office Manager as designated.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. ARelated to Patient Care
  2. Ensures that quality and efficient care is provided to all patients.
  3. Monitors productivity of respective staff and provides additional guidance to staff that are not able to meet the established productive requirement.
  4. Reviews appropriate documentation for content, accuracy, and completeness. Also ensures that all documentation is completed within the time frame required.
  5. Identifies un-met patient needs and reports findings to appropriate Branch Manager by preparing a statistical data analysis verifying the need.
  6. Incorporates the findings of the clinical quality review process into team meetings and individual case conferences to ensure proper utilization of services to respective patients.
  7. Makes home visits as required/needed (Expectation – 25-50% time spent with staff in field or training environment).
  8. Ensures all information is communicated accurately and consistently.
  9. Provides clinical assistance to respective scheduler as requested. Informs scheduling department of any clinical patient/staff related issues in the event patient care is/could be impacted.
  10. Demonstrates leadership by example while promoting “Just Culture” and positive interactions throughout the organization.
  11. BRelated to Staff
  12. Completes/assists in performance appraisals for staff using available performance data within the VNA policies.
  13. Establishes/assists in development plans for all respective staff. Ensures clinical competencies of all field staff members. Assumes ultimate responsibility for orientation of new field staff.
  14. Completes home visits to mentor, train and assess individual clinician’s job performance and skill competency and to evaluate patient satisfaction, workflows and compliance a minimum of 25% of hours worked.
  15. Promotes open and effective communication throughout the team, organization and System.
  16. Provides positive leadership to all staff and demonstrates support of the organization.
  17. Provides after-hours and on-call staff support as well as visits and consultation on a scheduled, rotating basis.
  18. CRelated to Home Health Management/Hospice
  19. Participates in the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of the Home Health & Hospice Services Program as requested.
  20. Participates in the identification and development of new clinical policies and the regular review and updating of existing clinical policies as indicated.
  21. Coordinates services with other community agencies as directed.
  22. Participates on special committee’s as requested.
  23. DRelated to Corporate Management
  24. Provides assistance in meeting all educational needs of clinical staff on the team as requested.
  25. Represents WellSpan VNA Home Care in a professional manner.
  26. Participates on committees as requested.
  27. Responsible for efficient utilization of all resources including, but not limited to, materials/supplies, equipment, time, dollars and FTE’s.
  28. Seeks consultation/advisement as needed.

Common Expectations


  1. Follows established policies and procedures and maintains agency objectives, quality, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  2. Follows confidentiality standards as required by HIPPA/CMS conditions of participation in regards to patient, employee, and organization information.
  3. Demonstrates a commitment to all individuals by complying with all regulations as directed by WellSpan Health.
  4. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  5. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.


  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 5 years clinical nursing or therapy experience (an emphasis in home care is preferred)
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing or rehabilitation therapy
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; or appropriate Rehabilitation Therapy license (i.e., Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology); Current CPR for Healthcare Providers Certification
  • Physical Demands:
    • Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb and descend stairs, bend and squat on a frequent basis
    • Ability to push and pull objects and lift and carry up to 10 pounds, unassisted, on a frequent basis (occasionally up to 25 pounds).
    • Full use of gross and fine motor skills of the upper and lower extremities.
  • Skills:
    • Demonstrated knowledge in clinical skills; Ability to exercise leadership as well as to work in a collaborative team relationship with professionals; Ability to accept and utilize leadership direction and consultation; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Possesses good conceptual skills. Ability to use the problem solving approach in assessing, analyzing and planning; Ability and desire to develop professionally and to mentor others. Ability to use lean process improvement to implement and evaluate system changes; Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.
    • Current Pennsylvania driver’s license
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)