RN / Home Healthcare Nursing Job in Pittsfield, Massachusetts / Home H
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: February 3, 2020
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
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
Promote quality and participate in care coordination to ensure
proper communication between caregivers, patients, referral sources
Discuss operational issues, update staff on new/changed regulations
and review records/documentation to ensure regulatory and in-house
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
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
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
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
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
Must possess the ability to lead and manage clinicians and office
staff for successful patient outcomes and clinical and branch
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