What You Will Do?
Responsible for the overall clinical management process and performance improvement activities for the region assigned.
Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs for the improvement of quality and service productivity.
Educates each agency Administrator and Director of Nursing on the Performance Improvement collection tools and submission requirements.
Performs Clinical Management reviews during agency visits and develops site specific Performance Improvement action plans to address the agencies' identified needs.
Identifies teaching needs based on the Clinical Management site surveys, monthly-focused review results or agencies' stated needs.
Conducts in-services on the teaching needs that have been identified during the Clinical Management process (see process stated above).
Implements and assists in the evaluation of the regions' compliance to state and federal regulations. Ensures regional preparation for certification and accreditation surveys. Involves regional staff at all levels in survey compliance issues.
Serves as regional resource to all staff regarding Performance Improvement and documentation.
Coordinates any Amedisys resources that have been identified as a Clinical Management need to the specific agency (Example: Operations assessment of personnel files).
Coordinates and supervises orientation related to documentation and quality improvement for all new regional administrative employees.
Oversees the agency Performance Improvement program and ensures that all Performance Improvement data is completed and submitted on a timely basis to the corporate Clinical Services Department.
Performs meetings on a quarterly basis with the Director of Operations to update them on the status of their Performance Improvement program.
Reports any data submission complications to the Managing Director of Clinical Operations
Attends Performance Improvement workshops and other educational activities to keep abreast of the latest information on quality issues.
Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state's practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in a NLC state to be eligible to have a multi-state license.
Expressed interest in details of documentation and quality.
Demonstrated knowledge of the appropriate skills for communicating at all levels within the organization.
Bachelor's degree in nursing.
Two (2 ) years' Hospice experience.
Performance Improvement experience with knowledge of ACHC and HCFA standards.
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