Home Health Supervisor

Linn County

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare / Nursing $62,700 to $97,186 yearly

Under the general direction of the Linn County Community Services Director, the Home Health Supervisor has primary oversight responsibilities to manage the overall operation of the Home Health Program. Supervises home health aides and clerical positions.  Develops program goals and ensures consistent implementation of program policies and procedures. Conducts on-going evaluation and assessment of the program. Ensures compliance with county, state, and federal guidelines, rules, and standards.


  • Supervises staff by interviewing, hiring, and training, approving payroll, evaluating performance, facilitating communication and assigning and delegating responsibilities.  Establishes baseline formality with clients to facilitate daily communication and to ensure appropriate client scheduling and staff coverage.  Develops, organizes and executes required staff development and training.
  • Develops and maintains productive, on-going relationships with clients, vendors, volunteers and community partners by case planning with referring workers, and collaborating on responsibilities and expectations.  Conducts, assesses and maintains client files in accordance with IDPH auditing standards/guidelines.
  • Develops and oversees consistent implementation of program goals, policies, and procedures by assisting in developing the program budget, monitoring of and ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, professional standards, and policies and practices.  Coordinates program changes to ensure compliance in a timely manner and meets with quality assurance and technical assistance staff to maintain accreditation, including the requirements for the IPDH Home Health grant and Medicaid Elder Waiver within budget guidelines. 
  • Develops program by conducting on-going evaluations and assessments, responding to identified needs through programming, policies, and procedures, and establishing relevant goals, objectives and performance indicators.  Ensures that all program records, reports, forms, and documents are completed and maintained in an accurate manner.
  • Provides Home Health program administration and participates in the Advisory Committee meetings on a quarterly schedule. Participates in community boards, councils, and advisory groups representing and promoting aging services.
  • Knows the County’s Customer-Centered Culture principles, the County’s Mission, Strategic Plan and Core Values and demonstrates them on a regular basis. Uses LC3 principles to identify, develop and refine departmental products so they are aligned with the Linn County Strategic Plan and enhance customer satisfaction. Collaborates with customers to enhance customer satisfaction. Facilitates capturing the “Voice of the Customer” and uses it to measurably improve departmental performance. Empowers direct reports to close gaps between customer expectations and experience wherever possible.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Regular work attendance is required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, public health, health administration, nursing, health and human services or other applicable field from an accredited college or university with over 2 years of experience in community health OR a registered nurse (RN) with an Associate’s degree in nursing and a license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa with over 4 years of experience in community health or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Familiar with Medicaid Elder Waiver eligibility and compliance. Familiar with Home Health Services care plans, authorizations and covered services.
  • Additional relevant education or directly related experience may count towards minimum qualifications on a year-for-year basis at the discretion of the hiring manager.
  • Ability to read referrals, information, contacts with clients, reports, professional literature, regulations, administrative rules, etc.
  • Ability to compose letters, summaries, treatment plans, manuals, reports to referring workers and courts.
  • Ability to perform payroll, statistical reports, budget calculations, billing sheets and the interpretation of outcome data.
  • Ability to exercise analysis and judgement in accomplishing multiple duties.  Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.
  • Ability to be accountable to Director for program planning and expansion, and day-to-day management. Accountable to Quality Assurance and Technical Assistance staff regarding Medicaid standards, guidelines and qualifications.
  • Ability to have frequent daily contact with co-workers, clients, employees, family members and other community professionals required to exchange information.
  • Ability to operate computers and software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, County mainframe, Evolv, Carebridge, Dayforce), e-mail, telephone and voice mail system, calculator, copy machine, fax machine, vehicles, Dictaphone, beepers.
  • Reports to: LCCS Executive Director (Home Health); supervises Intake Technician, Home Health Aides, and Secretary.
  • Must pass a County physical examination which includes a drug test after offer of employment.
  • Subject to criminal background and credit history review.
  • Valid Driver’s License required or must have the ability to obtain transportation to attend off-site meetings and trainings.


  • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday


  • Minimum - $62,700
  • Midpoint - $74,802
  • Maximum - $97,186
Job Benefits:

Check out the County's great benefits! You can learn details at https://www.linncounty.org/benefits (scroll down and click on "Management Benefit Summary"). 

COVID-19 Precautions:

New hire orientation is conducted using social distancing measures and face masks. Temperatures are taken at the beginning of each day for all personnel; this includes new hires. A face mask will be provided to new hires who do not have their own. Face masks will be worn in a manner that covers both the nose and mouth.

Application Instructions:

DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Job ID: 74066

Posted 12 days ago

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