Contact Name:
Sheba Abrams

Agency:
Amedisys Home Health Services

Email:
Main
[email protected]

Title of available job:
RN Director of Operations

Job description:
What You Will Do Responsible for overall organization and financial management of the care center, direction of care center operations and functions according to approved policies, procedures and standards. Ensures the enhancement of business development, and continuous improvement of care center efficiency and fiscal success. Provides supervision to the clinical manager(s) who ensure the delivery of quality care to patients. Maintains the image of the care center in the community, as well as state and national organizations.Ensures the care center’s compliance with all regulations, laws, policies and procedures. Educates all staff members about state, federal, and accreditation requirements (as applicable). Maintains compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of care center personnel and accreditation standards.Ensures that all services are billed as provided to the proper payor source. Analyzes available reimbursement data, identifies trends and initiates appropriate plans of action. Collaborates with appropriate staff to complete billing adjustments and maintenance of accurate records of these adjustments.Directs weekly business development and management team meetings with all appropriate staff and other members of the medical community to promote home health services. Meets budgeted admission goals in collaboration with Business Development team.Provides input, guidance and feedback related to marketing activities and care center marketing plan to ensure that goals for growth are met. Participates in marketing activities.Oversees staff recruitment, hiring, assignment, evaluation and guidance to ensure employment of qualified staff. Ensures that the care center adheres to the company staffing model standard.Ensures adequate orientation of every team member assigned to their care center.Assigns and directs staff with appropriate skills to perform duties. Coaches, directs and encourages staff through use of formal and informal means. Provides leadership planning for staff education programs, administrative/staff meetings, in-services, and encourages continuous education and staff development for all team members. Sets positive, attainable expectations, objectives and goals for the care center.Handles necessary employee corrective action and discipline issues objectively, in consultation with HR. Uses knowledge, experience, and other resources as necessary to make logical decisions, solve problems, analyze work processes and make suggestions for improvement.Develops care center budgets in coordination with the Area Vice President of Operations. Responsible for care center financial and clinical performance along with delivery on key metrics within established budget.Ensures implementation of a performance improvement program to drive quality care, positive patient outcomes, and address negative trends. Ensures issues and deficiencies identified during internal or external surveys or audits are addressed and corrected.Collaborates with the Area Vice President of Clinical Operations in implementation of clinical operations standards and processes. Responsible for the delivery of care for all patients served by the care centers by providing supervision and support to the Clinical Manager. Participates in on call process, including admin on call, preparing on call schedule, supports the on-call process. Adheres to company policies and procedures and HIPAA/Privacy Program, Compliance Program, and Code of Conduct and Ethics. Participates in activities associated with the management of workplace health and safety. Identifies and reports health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries and property damage at the workplace.Provides oversight and approval of payroll, ensures agency is operating in accordance with current pay practices.Ensures care center operations are processed in accordance with work flow standards.Monitors and evaluates employee performance. Holds employees accountable for the attainment of defined goals and objectives. Executes effective performance redirection when needed. Develops employees through coaching, mentoring, and formal/on the job training and development opportunities.Performs other related duties as assigned.Required:Associates degree in Business or Clinical related field.Two (2+) years' home care experience and at least one year of supervisory experience or two (2+) years’ experience in leadership/management in health care, home health or hospice. PreferredBachelor’s degree in Business or Clinical related field and Licensed Clinical Professional.Home health experience. Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse or other health care professional specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the company.

Contact Name:
Sheba Abrams

Agency:
Amedisys Home Health Services

Email:
Main
[email protected]

Title of available job:
RN Clinical Manager

Job description:
What You Will DoResponsible for the supervision, management, coordination and provision of quality patient care while demonstrating fiscal responsibility and maintaining the highest standards of care and ensuring compliance with all policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements. Accountable for measuring, monitoring, and managing quality of patient care, achievement of key performance indicators and organizational clinical performance. Participates in interviewing and hiring of clinical staff and responsible for management/development of the clinical staff. Assist other disciplines in coordinating activities when necessary, assuming responsibility for continuity, appropriateness and quality of services delivered.•Develops, plans, implements, analyzes and organizes clinical operations for the care center.•Reviews requests for services and determines patient eligibility and suitability for home care services. Works with intake in coordinating patient referrals and admissions.•Oversees scheduling activities to ensure patient needs are met. Reviews assignments as appropriate with the patient services coordinator and professional and support staff.•Oversees payor verification and pre-certification requirements. Communicates with payors and their representatives with updates and responds to requests for information.•Responsible for review of documentation of other staff members including the Oasis data collection, starts of care, re-certification, physician orders, daily progress notes and other related documents ensuring appropriateness of care, delivery and documentation requirements are met. Ensures missing, incomplete and/or untimely documentation issues are resolved. •Oversees and assists clinicians in establishing immediate and long-term patient goals, setting priorities and developing Plan of Care (POC). Responsible to oversee the management and delivery of patient care, including utilization management, episode management and patient outcomes. Oversees the assignment of the appropriate clinical pathways and implementation of the plan of care and physicians’ orders for patients.•Oversees clinicians in the provision of care and services requiring substantial and specialized professional skills set (per applicable discipline practice act and standards of practice) and in accordance with the plan of care signed by the physician.•Oversees the professional staff to ensure timely communication of changes in the patient condition to the physician and receipt of necessary changes in orders. Ensures communication of changes in the plan of care to the appropriate staff.•Evaluates, and regularly re-evaluates the needs of the patient; initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the patient’s plan of care in collaboration with the clinicians providing care. •Leads regular patient care conferences and promotes coordination and communication of information relevant to the care of the patient to ensure quality of care.•May provide direct patient care on an infrequent basis and only in times of emergency.•Participates in on call process, including admin on call, preparing on call schedule, supports the on-call process. •Participates in agency quality assurance activities designed to improve quality and continuity of patient care. Performs chart audits and other activities of data collection.•Responds to Additional Documentation Requests/Denials as directed by the regulatory affairs department.•Participates in the interviewing, hiring, training and development of clinical employees and patient services coordinator.•Assists with and coordinates training of appropriate staff to ensure quality care, compliance, and fiscal responsibility.•Instructs and guides clinicians to promote effective performance and delivery of quality home care services and is always available during operating hours to assist clinicians as appropriate.•Monitors and evaluates employee performance, including through on-site evaluations. Holds employees accountable for the attainment of defined goals and objectives. Executes effective performance redirection and corrective action when needed. Develops employees through coaching, mentoring, and formal/on the job training and development opportunities.•Works cooperatively with the Director of Operations on addressing staffing, referral sources, physician and client concerns/needs. Documents incidents or errors involving schedule problems and/or any other concern as appropriate.•Participates in the investigation and resolution of patient/family/physician concerns.•Partners with operations and business development staff in meeting budgeted admission goals. Participates in sales and marketing initiatives.•May function as Agency Administrator.•Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.Required:•Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.•Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the company.•One (1+) year of RN experience in a Home Health or Hospice environment.•One (1+) year of supervisory and/or management experience as a Registered Nurse in a healthcare environment.•Current CPR certification.