RN / Home Healthcare Nursing Job in San Diego, California / Government
Company: Kindred at Home
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 14, 2019
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, 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.
As a Director of Clinical Operations, you will:
Participate in/encourage quality assessment and improvement
activities. Generate reports for regional, divisional and corporate
Review and evaluate resources and staffing and ensures talent,
manpower and resources are in place to meet the clinical needs and
objectives. Assist in identification and utilization of appropriate
divisional/corporate resources to meet established performance
Ensure branches and programs are in compliance with
standards/company policies/procedures and external regulatory
requirements. Ensure that clinical associate documentation meets
these requirements. Review and adhere to all Company policies and
procedures and the Employee Handbook.
Consult with regional/divisional/corporate staff and operational
delivery/business contacts to identify solutions to location/region
Serve as an expert resource to the branch for patient
intake/inquiries, the assessment of patient needs and clinical
oversight. Is responsible for coordinating with other
internal/external expert areas to assist branch issues or
Develop and implement appropriate support plan to meet specific,
identified objectives for support activities and respond to
negative trends in performance metrics (clinical outcomes, field
audit results, etc.) by assisting location managers in the
development of action plans to resolve local issues.
Mentor and direct operations to ensure the provision of quality
service is consistent with applicable government laws/regulations
and corporate policies/guidelines/standards.
Collaborate with Operations Management to assist in meeting their
business and clinical objectives - supporting/maximizing current
business activities, future growth and provision of quality patient
Mentor office management in understanding clinical aspects of the
reimbursement process, (e.g., utilization management, focused
medical reviews, denials, etc.) and provide education to improve
documentation ensuring accurate reimbursement for services.
Provide direction regarding clinical process improvement methods
and guide associates in the implementation of new
Provide education/training on Company policy, clinical process and
procedures to operations and branch management, and clinicians in
settings ranging from one-on-one sessions to group
Facilitate implementation of Company initiatives, changes in
Collaborate and coordinate efforts with the Clinical Operations
department and other pertinent entities to ensure consistent
direction to field locations and support in meeting company goals
Maintain ongoing clinical knowledge through internal and/or
external training programs, provide interpretation of knowledge and
direction to staff.
Develop and prepare communications to keep operations management
and clinical operations informed of status, problems, achievements,
Proactively identify issues impacting patient care and/or office
operations and involve up-line operations management and/or
clinical operations, as indicated.
Bachelors degree in Nursing or the equivalent.
Current unrestricted licensure to practice as an RN in the state(s)
A minimum of eight years clinical experience including two years in
home care environment generally required.
Masters degree and/or supervisory experience preferred.
This is a regional position that travels extensively; candidate
must be conveniently located near a major airport.
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