The Home Health Clinical Manager is responsible to the Home Health Administrator, and supervises the Home Health RNs, LPNs, Aides, Medical Social Workers, Registered Therapists/Assistants, and Office Coordinator. Works closely with referral sources, the home health team, all other involved health professionals, and the general public.
- Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.
- Participates in the development of standards which ensure safe and therapeutically effective service to patient/family.
- Provides oversight of all patient care services including:
- Making patient and personnel assignments.
- Coordinating patient care.
- Coordinating referrals.
- Ensuring that patient needs are continually assessed.
- Ensuring the development, implementation, and updates of the individualized plan of care.
- Consults with the Administrator in determining a staffing pattern which will accomplish stated objectives and promote a maximum level of utilization of health personnel and caseloads.
- Makes staff, patient and on-call assignments. Ensures that assigned personnel have demonstrated competency in necessary tasks or services.
- Ability to supervise, guide and develop nursing skills and performances.
- Assists in recruiting, hiring, evaluating and terminating nursing personnel.
- Assists in instituting, interpreting and documenting disciplinary action.
- Responsible for the orientation of new patient care personnel.
- Assists in the planning and consultative needs of staff.
- Assists in the preparation and implementation of policies and procedures which meet Medicare, Medicaid, accrediting bodies, state and local laws.
- Displays a willingness to support policies and procedures and uses appropriate channels for changes of such policies.
- Assists in the organization of nursing services to delineate and delegate functional responsibility, lines of relationship and communication to provide safe and therapeutically effective service.
- Participates in the coordination of Agency’s services with the services of other community agencies.
- Participates in studies and research and other administrative functions as assigned.
- Serves as a role model for all colleagues by setting an example of high standards in dress, conduct, cooperation and job performances.
- Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.
- Accepts responsibility for regular attendance and punctuality; fulfills job related requirements without regard to time involved.
- Serves as a resource person to employees.
- Develops a cooperative relationship and communicates effectively and professionally with physicians.
- Immediately reports any accident, incident, lost articles or unusual occurrence to the Administrator.
- Attends pertinent continuing education programs other than routine inservices and shares information with staff.
- Monitors equipment for appropriate use and takes steps to keep misuse to a minimum.
- Assists with the Agency’s ongoing Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
- Assures the development, implementation and updates of the individualized patient plans of care.
- Reviews patient medical records for compliance with federal, state, accrediting bodies, local and Agency policies and guidelines.
- Conducts patient care conferences, staff meetings and maintains documentation. Participates in community education projects.
- Ensures that all necessary supplies and equipment are available.
- Must be able to perform nursing functions in times of staff shortage.
- Available to share on-call with nursing personnel as needed.
- Ensures that documentation is completed in accordance with Agency policy.
- Assumes the same responsibilities and obligations as Administrator in the Administrator’s absence.
- Assures that the patient needs are continually assessed.
- Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing or therapy school and currently licensed in the state of Hawaii.
- Three to five (3-5) years of experience, preferred. One (1) year experience in home health, preferred.
- Must be knowledgeable in home care delivery policies and procedures providing care to homebound patients, under a physician’s plan of treatment. Must be knowledgeable of Medicare, Medicaid, and other third party payor plans for home care.
- Must have own reliable automobile available and must maintain current driver’s license and auto insurance; or ability to travel in a reasonable period of time to patient’s homes and other off-site work functions.
- Must maintain current basic CPR certification.
- Must possess demonstrated leadership ability.
- Must demonstrate excellent organization and time management skills, excellent interpersonal relationships and excellent communication skills with the ability to set priorities.
- Must function independently, have flexibility, maturity, personal integrity and the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others.
- Must deal tactfully with staff, patients, families, care givers, physicians, other health professionals and the general public.
- Must be well groomed with a professional appearance and demeanor.
Non-Bargaining. Salary commensurate on education and work experience.