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Team Lead

Austin, TX · Healthcare
Mission Minded, Patient Centered. At Hospice Austin, our team members work collaboratively to provide compassionate care, services, and comfort to people with a life limiting illness. Join one of Austin’s most beloved nonprofit organizations where employees are valued and respected and enjoy making a difference while receiving excellent benefits.

$5,000.00 sign on bonus for full time new hires!

Full time position: Monday-Friday - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Job Responsibilities/Duties:
•    Responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight and management of team staff that provide interdisciplinary services to patients and families.
•    Provide clinical oversight, implementation and ongoing assessment of the hospice plans of care for patients and families assigned to your team to ensure compliance.
•    Monitor patient/family satisfaction and serve as the point of contact to resolve any care questions for patients assigned to your team
•    Serves to a mentor to team members, provide ongoing training and evaluation of team members, make field supervisory visits pursuant to regulations and as needed to ensure quality of care.
•     Personnel management of team members including hiring, disciplinary actions, and annual performance evaluations.
•    Maintain fiscal responsibility by ensuring costs associated with patient care operations are in line with budgetary parameters and organization policy. Ensure services are covered appropriately through the hospice benefit.
•    Develop a culture of respect, compassion and teamwork, and work collaboratively with colleagues and clinical leadership.
•    Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred, and current, unrestricted Texas RN license
•    Current driver’s license, reliable transportation and current automobile liability insurance
•    CPR certification

Position Requirements:
•    One year operational and personnel management experience; three years preferred.
•    Knowledge of hospice federal and state regulations and previous hospice or home health work experience preferred.
•    Excellent critical thinking, communication and interpersonal skills, and sold nursing judgment, and demonstrated organizational, time management and detail oriented skills.
•    Proficient electronic medical record and computer and documentation skills.
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective customer relationships, including patients, families and healthcare partners.
•    Ability to hold staff accountable to ensure team is compliant with federal and state regulations and agency policies and procedures.

Full Time Benefits:
•    Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) 
•    Paid Holidays
•    Paid Wellness Days
•    Mileage reimbursement 
•    Cell phone equipment and service
•    Medical, dental, and vision insurance
•    Health savings account – employer contribution
•    401(k) retirement plan with substantial company match 
•    Employer paid life insurance
•    Employer paid short-term and long-term disability 
•    Employee Assistance Program 
•    Gym membership discounts 
•    Employee Referral Program
•    And many other benefits

Apply at www.hospiceaustin.org or call our office at (512) 342-4700 for more information. 

Hospice Austin is an equal opportunity employer.
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