Team Leader - Home Health

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Seven Fields, PA
Job Description

Job Title: Team Leader - Home Health

Job ID: 691614

Status: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Shift: Day Job

Facility: UPMC Home Healthcare

Department: General Admin North

Location: 300 Northepoint Circle, Seven Fields PA 16046



Supervises, guides and monitors activities of the multidisciplinary team to effect quality patient care through accurate documentation, ongoing education and coordination of the team's operations.


* Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures

* Collaborates with Clinical Supervisor on employee performance reviews. Makes supervisory visits with staff to ensure the delivery of quality patient care.

* Continually develops professional skills by assuming responsibility for ongoing education.

* Facilitates accurate documentation and ensures optimal patient care and utilization of services through system of critical pathways to ensure that outcomes are achieved while containing costs per episode.

* Facilitates communication with inter-intradisciplinary team members, physicians, and other professionals and by fostering and promoting a positive work environment

* Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction

* Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide

* Oversees activities of the team including assignment of new patients to multidisciplinary staff. Coordination of interdisciplinary services to patients, coordination and scheduling of visits to ensure that productivity is achieved. Ensures that orders for services and treatment are obtained by the Case Manager prior to delivery of care. Provides discipline specific direct patient care as scheduling requires.

* Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of the organization towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.

* Proven ability to facilitate change


* Baccalaureate degree-Preferred

* Minimum of two (2) years healthcare experience-Required

* Minimum of one (1) year home health experience - Required

* Minimum of one (1) year management experience - Preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

* Act 33 Child Clearance

* Act 34 Criminal Clearance

* Automotive Insurance

* Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

* Driver's License

* Older Adult Protective Services Act

* Registered Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $24.27 to $41.99

Union Position: No

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