Ensures the highest standard of clinical care is provided to home health patients in the most cost effective manner. Monitors and analyzes service and quality indicators to develop performance improvement plans in order to meet the agency's quality and service goals.
Monitors and analyzes operational processes/reports that support cost effective and appropriate clinical practice in collaboration leadership. Serves as the branch infection control leader ensuring infection control and safety practices are maintained in the home setting. In the absence of the Branch Director, serves as the interim Branch Director.
Participates in the hiring, orientation and ongoing supervision of clinical team members in order to provide excellent patient experiences and reduce employee turnover.
Supervises and supports the CSC in ensuring the provision of the highest level of patient care and service excellence.
Provides oversight of the clinical documentation process to ensure timely workflow processes, and supports EMR standardization.
Ensures completion of annual supervisory visits for all field RNs/LPNs to fulfill compliance with agency and regulatory requirements. Supports State Survey readiness and process.
As Infection Control leader, monitors compliance with IC policies and procedures.
Works collaboratively with other departments, using data from a variety of sources, in order to develop, implement and maintain initiatives to meet agency quality and service goals, particularly as it relates to hospital readmissions.
Leads agency hospital readmission performance improvement initiatives in order to meet specific readmission goals.
Ensures clinical team members receive annual competencies, annual education modules and satisfy regulatory requirements.
Monitors key operational metrics aligned with clinical practice through assigned administrative reports. Analyzes and identifies trends or barriers to the agency's operational and financial success. Participates in initiatives and action plans to address issues.
Manages, reviews and approves documentation prior to billing per agency process.
Approves non-formulary medical supply requests and ensures agency formulary utilized consistently and effectively. Identifies opportunities for cost savings and/or product revision based on evidence based practice.
May carry, stoop, climb or otherwise be physically active in the course of job duties. May have extended periods of sitting and/or computer work. Periodically drives to and from patient homes or to regional meetings in varied weather and traffic conditions.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state of North Carolina and/or compact licensure in the state of residence required. 5 years Home Health experience with OASIS documentation, Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations required.
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association required. Must have successful experience in orienting, training, supporting new team members either as a peer preceptor or supervisor. Must have excellent presentation skills.
Must have outstanding customer service skills and a passion for patient care. Ability to effectively communicate with professionals from diverse clinical and professional disciplines. Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external customers are required.
Proficient in computer, EMR, Microsoft Office applications and other software programs necessary to perform job duties. Must maintain current state driver's license and auto insurance at all times.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
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