Clinical Team Leader (59488)

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Morton , MS 39117

Posted 6 months ago

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, 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.

The primary functions of the Clinical Team Leader include oversight of all patient care and ensuring all home health services are coordinated in a safe and timely manner. The role is responsible for review and approval of all patient information during the start of care, re-certification, resumption of care and/or evaluation visits. The role is also responsible for review and approval of orders, assistance with case conference, and assisting the Branch Director with day to day clinical and agency operations management including routine education and training for branch clinicians as needed.


  • Day to day clinical operations management including:

  • Process workflow tasks, coordination notes, and administrative tasks

  • Review infection control reports and occurrence reports, and document all follow up appropriately

  • Initiate employee and patient infection reports, as necessary

  • Review of on call coordination notes reports

  • Management of referrals including:

  • Referral entry completion

  • Scanning referral paperwork timely

  • Non-admitting prospective patients, as needed

  • Serving as back up to Intake Coordinator (if applicable)

  • Assist and support the Branch Director including:

  • Survey management

  • Run and print reports as needed during survey

  • Move appropriate patients in system to survey team for review and move back to original team following survey

  • Resolve provider-specific requirements (i.e.: NPI, PECOS)

  • Support and back up Patient Services Coordinator including:

  • Reschedule missed / declined visits

  • Process reassigned and reschedule requests

  • Follow up on unsigned orders as needed


  • Manage referrals including:

  • Ensure patients receive timely assessment / evaluation visits

  • Enter detailed non-admit data in coordination note if applicable

  • Ensure non-admits are approved by Branch Director

  • Manage and oversee patient care including:

  • Review and approval of all patient information submitted during start of care, recert, resumption of care or evaluation visits

  • Management of physician orders

  • Review and approve orders, as needed

  • Route orders to Medical Records to be sent for physician signature

  • Update the patient's medication profile and schedule as needed via the orders

  • Ensure orders that address frequency have appropriate calendar modifications

  • Ensure orders are in place for requested medical supplies

  • Assist Branch Director with case conference including:

  • Complete recert/discharge decisions and document via coordination notes timely

  • Review and approve case conference coordination notes submitted by licensed professionals

  • Contact physicians to obtain orders as needed

  • Review and process clinical information including:

  • Process vital sign alert reports

  • Document action taken for vital sign alerts including follow up and physician notification

  • Review and process wound score deviations

  • Receive lab reports and assess for normality; fax lab report to physician with signature indicating review; scan reviewed labs and fax confirmation page to Medical Records for uploading into patient chart

  • Perform review of evaluation documentation, OASIS and Plan of Care including:

  • Ensure consistency with comprehensive assessment and the Plan of Care

  • Follow up on documentation that requires correction

  • Ensure service utilization correlates with assessment data

  • Process unlisted supplies, medications, activity, functional limitations, and allergies

  • Verifies correct start of care and episode date range

  • Ensures appropriate Care Types and NDPs are selected

  • Assist Branch Director with conducting OASIS and documentation orientation

  • Perform patient visits and/ or participate in on-call rotation as needed

Required Skills

  • Must be a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and licensed in the state of residence.

  • Supervisory experience is preferred.

  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and automobile liability insurance.

Required Experience


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