This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus and PTO Bridging!
Under the general supervision of the Branch Office Manager, and in accordance with corporate policy, is responsible for delivery and evaluation of patient care services to patients on assigned team(s). Assists in implementing new programs as well as evaluating and updating current programs and policies. Assumes the responsibilities of the Branch Office Manager as designated.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Related to Patient Care
1 Ensures that quality and efficient care is provided to all patients.
2 Monitors productivity of respective staff and provides additional guidance to staff that are not able to meet the established productive requirement.
3 Reviews appropriate documentation for content, accuracy, and completeness. Also ensures that all documentation is completed within the time frame required.
4 Identifies un-met patient needs and reports findings to appropriate Branch Manager by preparing a statistical data analysis verifying the need.
5 Incorporates the findings of the clinical quality review process into team meetings and individual case conferences to ensure proper utilization of services to respective patients.
6 Makes home visits as required/needed (Expectation 25-50% time spent with staff in field or training environment).
7 Ensures all information is communicated accurately and consistently.
8 Provides clinical assistance to respective scheduler as requested. Informs scheduling department of any clinical patient/staff related issues in the event patient care is/could be impacted.
9 Demonstrates leadership by example while promoting Just Culture and positive interactions throughout the organization.
Related to Staff
10 Completes/assists in performance appraisals for staff using available performance data within the VNA policies.
11 Establishes/assists in development plans for all respective staff. Ensures clinical competencies of all field staff members. Assumes ultimate responsibility for orientation of new field staff.
12 Completes home visits to mentor, train and assess individual clinicians job performance and skill competency and to evaluate patient satisfaction, workflows and compliance a minimum of 25% of hours worked.
13 Promotes open and effective communication throughout the team, organization and System.
14 Provides positive leadership to all staff and demonstrates support of the organization.
15 Provides after-hours and on-call staff support as well as visits and consultation on a scheduled, rotating basis.
Related to Home Health Management/Hospice
16 Participates in the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of the Home Health & Hospice Services Program as requested.
17 Participates in the identification and development of new clinical policies and the regular review and updating of existing clinical policies as indicated.
Hospice/Home Health Clinical Supervisor
18 Coordinates services with other community agencies as directed.
19 Participates on special committees as requested.
D Related to Corporate Management
20 Provides assistance in meeting all educational needs of clinical staff on the team as requested.
21 Represents WellSpan VNA Home Care in a professional manner.
22 Participates on committees as requested.
23 Responsible for efficient utilization of all resources including, but not limited to, materials/supplies, equipment, time, dollars and FTEs.
24 Seeks consultation/advisement as needed.
WellSpan VNA Home Care provides skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, home health aid and social work visits to patients who require intermittent health care in their homes. Care is primarily focused on short episodes (6-8 weeks) of recovery after the surgery, the onset of a new diagnosis or the exacerbation of an existing condition, and is ordinarily covered by insurance. Employees work together to provide exceptional, quality care to members of the York and Adams County communities, via direct patient care or support services enabling the care to be provided.
Note: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree in nursing or rehabilitation therapy
Minimum Experience 3 - 5 years clinical nursing or therapy experience (an emphasis in home care is preferred)
Req Cert/Registration Registration and current RN license in PA; or appropriate Rehabilitation Therapy license (i.e., Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology); Current CPR for Healthcare Providers Certification
Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb and descend stairs, bend and squat on a frequent basis
Ability to push and pull objects and lift and carry up to 10 pounds, unassisted, on a frequent basis (occasionally up to 25 pounds).
Full use of gross and fine motor skills of the upper and lower extremities.
May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements
May be exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
Drive in varying weather conditions in both urban and rural areas
Other Demonstrated knowledge in clinical skills; Ability to exercise leadership as well as to work in a collaborative team relationship with professionals; Ability to accept and utilize leadership direction and consultation; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Possesses good conceptual skills.
Ability to use the problem solving approach in assessing, analyzing and planning; Ability and desire to develop professionally and to mentor others. Ability to use lean process improvement to implement and evaluate system changes; Must possess a valid driver's license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.
Other Current Pennsylvania driver's license
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