Dignity Health Home Health Manager in SANTA CRUZ, California


About Us

Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women’s and children’s services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare.

Comprehensive Care

Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.

Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.

In The Community

Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community.

Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence.


Position Summary:

The Home Health Manager is responsible for ensuring that patient care is coordinated and managed appropriately. Responsible to make sure all regulatory requirments are met as they apply to clinical care of patients. Assures compliance for JCAHO standards in day-to-day operations. Directs and supervises clinical process improvement as it applies to clinical care and operation.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Collaborates with other area supervisors and directors as required to support the hospital's role as a community health service provider

  • Assists in developing and implementing a unit Quality Management Program consistent with hospital wide Performance Improvement Plan. Using CQI principles, operates the units within the financial and productivity guidelines setting goals and developing policies that support this objective.

  • Provides for quality services by ensuring that the staff are well trained in the services to be provided.

  • Addresses and resolves unit issues, including problem resolution related to customer complaints, concerns and suggestions.


Required Experience:

  • Ongoing Continuous Process Improvement Training


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy or Nursing

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Nursing

Special Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of operations of all services supervised

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills


  • Registered Nursing License (RN), or other clinical specialties (e.g., Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech Therapist etc.), licensed in the state of practice

  • Basic Life Support CT CPRBLS

  • California Driver License CA DL

  • Insurance on automobile and clean driving record

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Job ID 2018-51809

Employment Type Full Time

Department Home Health Care Admin

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dominican Hospital-Santa Cruz

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-5 PM