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Aveanna Nursing Director in Waltham, Massachusetts

Nursing Director

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Waltham, MA 02451


Nurse Manager

$10,000 sign on bonus

Director of Nursing (RN)

Aveanna Healthcare, the largest home health care company in the U.S., is hiring a Director of Nursing to supervise all clinical services of the Health Care Agency and maintain compliance with all Federal and State regulations.? We are the hearts of 30,000 caregivers and trusted by over 33,000 families.


  • Must have good standing license (RN) in the state in which the clinician will practice

  • Must have at least 1 year of hands on nursing experience

  • Current CPR certification

  • Must be willing to direct and supervise nurses providing in home skilled nursing care to our senior population.

Full Job Description

Position Overview

The Nursing Director is responsible and accountable for the planning, organizing, directing and evaluating nursing services of nursing location (non-PDHC offices). Working within the federal, state, and regional regulations covering home health the Nursing Director works innovatively to meet the needs of our exceptional patients while fulfilling the Aveanna’s mission of future growth. Collaborating closely with the Area Leadership team, the ND establishes and participates in program development and implementation. The location nursing team members report up through the ND who oversees hiring, discipline, training, and all nursing related items.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain open lines of communication with families and physicians

  • Evaluate new referrals for admission with recommendations for nursing care

  • Monitors clinical status of all patients and ensures coordination of patient care

  • Monitors patient care to ensure quality and appropriateness of services

  • Monitor staffing patterns of all patients

  • Ensure compliance with Nurse Practice Act

  • Evaluate and supervise staff based on mutually agreed upon goals in job descriptions

  • Ensure that the RN supervisors/clinical care managers are aware of any updated policies and procedures

  • Support and assist in registry nurse hiring, orientation and education PRN

  • Maintain awareness of third party payer rules and regulations

  • Assist and support marketing efforts

  • Maintain awareness of monthly budget

  • Maintain effective interdepartmental communication

  • Performs and provides direct patient care as appropriate and needed

  • Participates in location administrative and clinical call as needed

  • Perform on site supervisory visits to assess client, family, environment, and clinical care givers and complete follow-up documentation as needed


  • Registered Nurse, Associates/Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • Current Nursing License

  • One year of management experience

  • Clinical or other work experience as per state and/or federal laws and regulations

  • Valid Driver’s License and Acceptable MVR


  • One year of home care experience preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English

  • Must be able to travel; company does not provide vehicles or transportation

  • Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of 25 pounds

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds


  • Performs duties in an office environment during agency operating hours

  • Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

  • Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits of the Director of Nursing (RN):

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance*

  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Employer Matching*

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance*

  • Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation Days, Paid Sick Days*

  • Easy access to state-of-the-art technology for electronic charting during point of care

  • 24 Hour 7 Days a Week Team Support for direct clinical and scheduling assistance

  • Opportunities to grow professionally

  • benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status

Job Type: Full-time

Medical Specialty:

  • Home Health

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus


  • Nursing Degree


  • Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • RN Required

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No