I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
As a RN Manager of Clinical Practice, you will:
Have oversight of clinical activities, including patient assessments, individualized care plan development, care coordination, service level determination, on-site field visits, and the implementation/coordination/maintenance/evaluation of care plans to promote, maintain and restore the patients health.
Responsible for management of clinical operations.
Provide oversight for appropriate and compliant clinical episodic reimbursement.
Participate in the recruitment, interviewing, selection, and orientation of team members.
Evaluate their performance relative to job goals/requirements; coach staff and recommends in-service education programs and ensure adherence to internal policies/standards.
Collaborate with the Care Manager on the assignment of clinical employees to assure the delivery of competent, quality patient care.
Promote quality and participate in care coordination to ensure proper communication between caregivers, patients, referral sources and payers.
Discuss operational issues, update staff on new/changed regulations and review records/documentation to ensure regulatory and in-house compliance.
Have oversight of clinical integrity of appropriate documentation, quality of care provided, visits utilization, appropriate contacts with physicians, adherence to the care plan, and evidence of care coordination between disciplines.
Be accountable for budget goals through fiscal responsibility, utilization, documentation, providing appropriate and accurate patient care, case mix weight, and appropriate utilization of delivery of patient care.
Provide oversight of delegation of the assessment and reassessment of patients, including updating of care plans and interpreting patient needs, while adhering to Company, physician, and/or health facility procedures/policies.
Provide oversight of communication between team members/attending physicians/caregivers to ensure the appropriateness of care and outcome planning and ensures compliance through review of documentation and care coordination activities.
Lead in performance improvement activities, maintains ongoing clinical knowledge through internal/external training programs, provide interpretation of knowledge and direction to staff.
Be responsible for continual survey readiness.
Assist with clinical billing audits to assure meeting financial metric benchmarks.
Assist branch manager with managing timelines and responding to ADRs and other external requests.
Current Registered Nurse
Minimum of three years clinical home care experience
Minimum of one year in a clinical management role
Knowledge of state and federal home health agency regulations/Conditions of Participation and Compliance standards and regulations
Proven track record of clinical management, education and management of healthcare staff
Outstanding leadership and managerial skills
Knowledge of clinical policies and procedures and ability to implement
OASIS certified or will be required to obtain OASIS certification within 1 year of hire as a MCP
Good organization, communication, human relations skills and reliable transportation
Must possess the ability to lead and manage clinicians and office staff for successful patient outcomes and clinical and branch performance