Clinical Manager of Home Services

Clinical Manager of Home Services

General Statement of Duties:
This position is responsible for ensuring that patient care is coordinated and managed appropriately from intake to discharge. The clinical Manager is responsible for ensuring that care and services are delivered following regulatory guidelines as well as the supervision of clinical personnel. The Clinical Manager is responsible for assuring the development, implementation, and updates of the individualized plan of care, which would entail communication with all physicians involved in the plan of care and integration of orders from all physicians involved in the plan of care including those orders related to medications.

Supervision Received:
Reports to the Director of Home Services.

Supervision Exercised:
Responsible for total supervision and evaluation of caregivers including Registered Nurses, Home Health Aides, Personal Care Providers, Homemakers, Therapists, as assigned.

Essential Functions:
1. Oversees intake process for all home health and hospice referrals. Reviews available patient information related to case, including disciplines required, determine home care needs. Assigns appropriate clinicians to case.
• Reviews and evaluates each case by reviewing the services provided by clinicians
• Coordinates care conferences, record review, discusses and verifies impressions, instructs and guides clinicians to promote more effective performance and delivery of quality home care services.
• Is available at all times during operating hours to assist clinicians as appropriate.
• Assists clinicians in establishing immediate and long-term therapeutic goals, in setting priorities, and in developing plan of care. Assures the plan of care is developed, implemented and updated as needed.
• Attends case conferences, hospice interdisciplinary team meetings with agency staff to facilitate coordination of care including coordination of referrals. Assures that patient needs are continually assessed.
2. Participates in the Performance Improvement process for the all Home Services.
• Conducts and supervises chart audits/peer reviews and communicates findings and recommendations to Director of Home Services and Senior Director of Quality and Human Resources and appropriate organization personnel.
• Acts as onsite Manager for all licensure/certification surveys.
• Will act as a Brightree superuser.
3. Acts as a resource and role model to staff; motivates staff to attain satisfaction and therefore staffing stability
• Assists in the screening and interviewing process of new organization personnel and makes recommendations for employment of individuals.
• Assists in the orientation of new organization personnel.
• Assists Director of Home Services in the planning, implementation and evaluation of in-services and continuing education programs.
• Complies with accepted professional standards and principles.
4. May perform direct patient care.

Education:
Graduate from an approved educational program for nursing. B.S.N. preferred.

Experience:
1. Three to five years home health and/or hospice experience preferred.
2. Five years medical/surgical adult nursing in an acute care setting preferred. One year supervisory experience required. Agency home care experience may be considered without previous supervisory experience.

Requirements:
1. Current Colorado RN license.
2. If car is used, must provide proof of adequate insurance coverage totaling at least $300,000 and valid Colorado driver’s license.
3. Current CPR certification.

Skills:
1. Psychomotor skills to provide nursing care, including daily and repetitive pinching, grasping, and manipulating (i.e. wound care) as well as ability to take and assess vital signs, when conducting home visits.
2. Standing, squatting, walking, bending, and maneuvering in private homes which are not barrier-free when conducting home visits.
3. Heavy lifting (>50 pounds) to transfer or turn an adult, with or without assistive devices; and lifting requirement of 25 pounds (to pick up nursing bag from floor and place shoulder strap on shoulder), approximately twice per patient when conducting home visits.

Knowledge:
l. Thorough knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
2. Knowledge of evaluation techniques utilized in the establishment of a specialized

Abilities:
1. Can read and interpret physicians' orders, notes from caregivers, and entry on computer screen as well as respond to them, verbally and in writing.
2. Has ability to calculate drug dosages, mix insulin, measure intake/output when conducting home visits and analyze financial trends and budgetary information.

Equipment:
1. Equipment to be utilized for home visits may include wheelchairs, ventilators, pulse oximetry units, oxygen tanks, etc. Per-patient use of oral thermometer, sphygmomanometer, syringes, etc. and making home visits in all weather conditions.
2. Office equipment includes telephone, computer, and copier on daily basis.
3. IV pumps, IV tubing, blood draw supplies.

Working Conditions:
1. Primary work location is in an accessible office environment. Daily activity is 70 - 80% sitting and 20 - 30% walking and/or standing. Occasional stooping, bending reaching, twisting.
2. This position has been classified as Patient-Facing, a position in which the incumbent could reasonably be expected to routinely interact with patients and/or patient family members. Employees in Patient-Facing positions are exposed to healthcare conditions that may require additional training, immunizations, and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

EOE


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Posted
07/01/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$70,000.00 - 120,000.00
per Year
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Location
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487, US