Nurse Manager (West Cancer Center) Job:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Germantown Tennessee


The Home Health Team Manager is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and assignment of patient care for an assigned team of Registered Nurses, Home Health Aides and assistants.  This includes assessment of referrals, patient case management, maintenance of standards of practice, patient/staff assignments, staff developments, quality assessment and improvement and communication with all members of the interdisciplinary team, in accordance with the policies and standards of MH, Medicare, Methodist Home Care and accrediting organizations. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure ONCOLOGY Nursing Experience Strongly Preferred


Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




Bachelor’s degree required.


Two (2) years of Hospice/Home Care experience.


Possession of a current license to practice in the state of Tennessee as an RN.



Bachelor’s in nursing preferred.

Two (2) years of experience in a lead or supervisory position preferred.








  • Knowledge of quality improvement activities, as might be acquired through experience or training.
  • Ability to understand and prepare complex written materials, such as patient records and business plans.
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and an interdisciplinary team toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with all levels of Associates, physicians, patients and families.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintains control of workflow.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Directs and coordinates all clinical activities and functions to meet the agency's goals and objectives.   Ensures that staff assignments are carried out according to the Home Health Plan of Care, plans for appropriate numbers and levels of staff, promotes and evaluates quality of care and cost effectiveness, ensures efficient distribution of services, ensures patient documentation is complete and timely, and participates in policy and program development.
  • Hires, develops, ensures and retains a competent, productive and quality conscious staff.  Develops and implements processes through orientation, training and education to ensure that the competence of all staff members is assessed, maintained, improved and demonstrated throughout their employment.
  • Provides case management and follow-up communication of those patients with private insurance, and/or alternate forms of Hospice reimbursement.
  • Ensures that Home Health services are available to patients on a 24 hours a day/operating basis.
  • Plans for and utilizes fiscal and human resources.
  • Demonstrates initiative in identifying opportunities for self-development and enhancement of professional competency.
  • Understands, applies and supports Home Health, AHS, and MH policies, procedures and standards and participates in departmental and system-wide CIP activities.
  • Provides leadership of weekly patient care conferences.

Physical Requirements

  • Exposure to home care elements: inclement weather, temperature extremes, possible safety/health risks of the home environment (pets, neighborhood crime, fire, infection).
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Daily travel is required.  Ability to read and understand directions or navigate with a city map.

Basic Qualifications