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RN Clinical Team Lead - North Richland Hills, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS-Texas, TX
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1757747
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RN Clinical Team Lead - North Richland Hills, TX(Job Number:719053)
Description

Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
 
The Clinical Team Manager performs management functions of coordination and supervision of all clinical disciplines including: skilled nursing, home health aide, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social services.  The Clinical Team Manager supervises all activities and assumes responsibility for continuity, appropriateness, and quality of services delivered within the home health department.  The Clinical Team Manager oversees the day-to-day scheduling of staff, monitors performance of staff, assists in the orientation of staff and serves on committees to improve operations.  The Clinical Team Manager performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure the provision of quality care. Performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure quality patient care
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Supervises and provides direction and leadership to designated Agency personnel in an effort to ensure quality and continuity of services through competent personnel management skills
  • Assigns, supervises, and evaluates clinical staff
  • Ensures that all supervised health care staff maintains compliance of federal and state rules and regulations and to agency clinical policies, procedures, and appropriate standards of care
  • Ensures that a client’s plan of care is executed as written
  • Ensures that a reassessment of a client’s needs is performed by the appropriate health care professional
  • when there is a significant health status change in the client’s condition; at the physician’s request; or after hospital discharge
  • Participates and assists in orientation and training of clinical and paraprofessional staff
  • Ensures that on-site supervisory requirements of designated staff are met on a timely basis
  • Demonstrates an effective leadership style and solves problems in an efficient and logical manner after accurately analyzing facts
  • Ensures scheduling and assignments are appropriately based on patient needs, staff expertise, and geographical locations
  • Assists in the coordination of patient services, to include lab reports, updated patient reports, and interdisciplinary communication
  • Receives and coordinates patient referrals from case managers, physicians, and other referral sources
  • Leads and participates in interdisciplinary care conferences, Agency programs and management functions, as assigned
  • Monitors documentation and paper flow to ensure records are accurate and timely and adhere to Medicare and other payer guidelines
  • Ensures that clinical notes, supply log / visit logs are accurate and turned into the office according to Agency policy
  • Investigates patient / family complaints promptly and takes corrective action as needed
  • Makes home visits to provide patient care as needed
  • Recognizes and reports life threatening situations and responds appropriately
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and responds appropriately
  • Participates in the Agency's endeavors for accreditation, licensing and professional recognition according to state, federal or CHAPs requirements
  • Assists in development of Performance Improvement Plan reports to include achieved goals, opportunities for improvement, statistical data and projections
  • Participates in home care Performance Improvement Program activities to continuously improve the quality of patient care
  • Serves as a resource person for clinical staff and management in matters pertaining to Performance Improvement
  • Participates in periodic review of clinical records to promote quality patient care
  • Educates clinical staff on documentation standards and patient care as needed
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current status of requirements of third party payers by identifying and reporting potential payment / coverage issues
  • Attends all required in-service programs to maintain comprehensive home care knowledge base within the review year, as assigned by supervisor
  • Demonstrates effective time management skills by completing assignments within projected time frames
  • Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner
  • Promotes Agency philosophy, mission statement and administrative policies to ensure quality of care
  • Meets productivity requirements based on Agency standard
  • Demonstrates knowledge and observance of the Patient's Bill of Rights
  • Follows all infection control, standard precautions, and safety guidelines / standards per Agency policy
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Case Management
Primary Location US-TX-NORTH RICHLAND HILLS-Texas
Other Location 
Organization WellMed Medical Mgmt, Inc
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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