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Simply register and pay for the career placement online. Then, send the career placement to Info@mncha.org in an email or as an email attachment. An attached file must be an original file [IE: Microsoft Word]. The career placement will remain online for 30 days, but can be renewed for an additional 30 days at the same rate.


Clinical Field Staff Supervisor- Kindred at Home

Posted on October 29, 2019

The Clinical Field Staff Supervisor ensures the overall coordination of home health services provided to all clients is delivered in a safe and effective manner. The role is responsible for facilitating the relationship between referral sources, patients, caregivers, and employees. Depending on branch census you may be responsible for other duties as assigned.
 
Clinical

•    Ensure that the client’s plan of care is individualized and appropriate, executed as written and reassessed by the appropriate health care processional when there is a significant health status change in the client’s condition, at the physician’s request and after hospital discharge. Ensure appropriate documentation is completed for all patients transferred to an inpatient facility.
•    Complete review of evaluation packets, OASIS and 485s.
•    Follow up on OASIS Assessments that cannot be processed due to Licensed Professional documentation deficiencies.
•    Responsible for Referral Intake and Management to ensure that clients receive assessment visits and that these visits are scheduled and performed timely.
•    Lead weekly Case Conference and address recert / discharge decisions based on Case Conference findings. Review and approve Case Conference coordination notes and attach to Episode Detail Report. Enter Case Conference coordination notes within 48 hours of the Case Conference meeting. Contact physicians to obtain orders for continued service provision or add-on services.
•    Review orders, Approve or decline as appropriate. Follow up with Licensed Professional as necessary when editing an order.
•    Enter and approve all orders for tracking purposes and route to Medical Records to be sent for physician signature. Ensure any corrections are made by the Licensed Professional who wrote the order prior to approving the order. Update the client’s medication profile and schedule as applicable via the order. Ensure all orders that address frequency have appropriate calendar modification completed.
•    Ensure that there are existing orders for requested medical supplies.
•    Follow up on orders from the Order Tracking Report when the MRS is unable to retrieve the unsigned order.
•    Enter detailed Non-Admit information into HCHB in coordination notes if no visit was made. Ensure the Branch Director approved the non-admission.
•    If clinical, may be required to perform patient visits and / or participate in an on-call rotation.

Administrative

•    Review and follow up on entitlement verification issues. Document action in coordination notes.
•    Verify benefits and obtain authorization for services on all non-Medicare patients.
•    Review On-Call coordination notes reports regularly. Follow up on identified deficiencies related to billing claims audit within 24 hours follow receipt of the Billing Claims Held Reports.
•    Run the Notification of Missed Visits reports and submit weekly to physicians.
•    Act as a backup for the Patient Services Coordinator in rescheduling missed and declined visits and processing reassigned and reschedule requests to ensure timely completion of these tasks.
•    Function as staff nurse PRN.

Qualifications

•    Must be a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and hold an active RN license
•    Must have a minimum of two years nursing experience and one year experience in home health.
•    Supervisory, HCHB and OASIS experience is preferred.
•    Must possess a valid state driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
•    Must be able to drive an automobile in all types of weather conditions
•    Must be currently licensed in the State of employment if applicable
•    Must have a good understanding of the Federal, State, and Local laws / regulatory guidelines governing the operation of a home health agency
•    Must be organized and able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
•    Must be capable of multi-tasking while maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor.
•    Must be adept at communicating with a broad range of individuals and possess excellent customer service skills.

Please apply online or contact Dena Adams at dena.adams@gentiva.com or 877-223-2313



RN Branch Director - Kindred at Home

Posted on October 28, 2019

The Branch Director supervises the provision of therapeutic services provided by the Agency and contributes to the overall company success by effectively managing the Agency’s clinical operations, services, personnel performance, and office management on an ongoing basis.

Administrative

•    Supervise the day-to-day office and clinical operations (including ensuring daily and weekly tasks are completed even during staff absences).
•    Monitor office staff action screens daily.
•    Supervision of overall operations including but not limited to:
•    Generate monthly On-call Schedule
•    Review of On-call Log
•    Review and follow up on complaint forms and all QI reports
•    Onsite supervision of RN and PT Case Managers
•    Provision of monthly Aide in-services, general staff meetings and monthly case manager meetings.
•    Complete the Weekly Agency Audit Report for the previous Sunday through Saturday.
•    Complete weekly chart audit and maintain in appropriate notebook.
•    Be competent with the State and Federal survey process and ensure that the agency as a whole and all the agency staff are prepared for on-site surveys and other external audits.
•    Function in the capacity of a staff nurse when necessary.
•    Take administrative on-call as a support to the on-call nurse and to provide software management related to processing intakes, reviewing evaluation packets, and scheduling, moving, reassigning visits to ensure the smooth function of the Agency during off hours.
•    Review and approve accounts payable and ensure submission to the home office per protocol.
•    Ensure that end of episode billing is completed timely and outstanding claims are kept to a minimum; goal is 10% of revenue or less.
•    Ensure deficiencies related to internal audit findings are addressed and corrected per action plans.
•    Review and approve Non-Visit Activity daily to ensure timeliness of payroll processing and management of employee activity.

Clinical

•    Ensure that the client’s plan of care is individualized and appropriate, executed as written and reassessed by the appropriate health care processional when there is a significant health status change in the client’s condition, at the physician’s request and after hospital discharge. Ensure appropriate documentation is completed for all patients transferred to an inpatient facility.
•    Complete review of evaluation packets, OASIS and 485s. Review both the data submitted via the Mobile Device and via paper to ensure accuracy and follow up on any documentation requires correction. Process the OASIS and 485, verify the correct start of care date and episode date range in HCHB. Process any unlisted supplies, medications, activity, functional limitations, allergies, etc. that appear on the action screen.
•    Follow up on OASIS Assessments that cannot be processed due to Licensed Professional documentation deficiencies.
•    Follow up on all referrals, through admission and billing processes, in which Medicare is not the primary payor.
•    Approve all non-admissions prior to the non-admit decision being made by the office or field staff. Review and process Non-Admits if a visit is made and the determination is made to pay the agent. Update the medical record per Non-Admit protocols.
•    Hold weekly Case Conferences to discuss client issues. Determine if clients that are planning for discharge meet the requirements for Management and Evaluation or any other skills service.
•    Assist and oversee process of internal transfer of clients to a new branch office.
•    Approve weekly schedules and ensure productivity standards are met for full time employees.
•    Review and approve bi-weekly payroll transmittal.
    May be required to perform patient visits and / or participate in an on-call rotation.


Quality Control

•    Review Infection Control reports for all clients. Provides all follow up related to Infection Control Reports (both client and employee) and processes these reports in Homecare Homebase.
•    Conduct QI functions.
•    Review monthly statistics of the Clinical Chart Review, HR and Operations audits
•    Develop and implement approved corrective plans
•    ADR and Denial review, preparation and submission per established protocols


Human Resources

•    Recruiting, hiring, orienting, and retaining field and office staff in order to cover referrals and patient visit needs. Conduct general and job-specific orientation.
•    Handle employee counseling and terminations as needed.
•    Ensure all changes in employee status are communicated within three days of change.
•    On time completion of 90 day evaluations, annual evaluations, and counseling sessions.


Qualifications

•    Must be a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and licensed in the state in which he / she currently practices, or in accordance with the Board of Nursing rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) for the state in which he/she practices
•    He / She must have a minimum of two years of nursing experience in the last 36 months and one year of experience in home health.
•    Must have a good understanding of the Federal, State and local laws / regulatory guidelines governing the operation of a Home Health agency. Medicare home health experience required
•    Must be available at all times during operational hours and participate in activities with respect to professional services
•    Must possess a valid state driver’s license and automobile liability insurance


Please apply online
Job #62407

RN Clinical Manager - Riderwood

Posted on October 18, 2019

Riderwood is a 120-acre, continuing care retirement community in Silver Spring, Maryland, serving over 2,400 residents. We are dedicated to setting the standard of excellence for residents with a steadfast focus on helping our residents live better lives.
 
 
If you are a top-notch RN home health leader who loves clinical care and leadership, we have a unique opportunity for you!!  The Home Health Clinical Manager is responsible for leading the clinical care teams, coaching and training the field clinicians and ensuring that patient care is coordinated and managed appropriately for great outcomes. This Full-time position is an office based clinical management position, but may require visits in the community on occasion.  You will also enjoy the personal satisfaction and flexibility of home care, without the travel! Unlike many home health positions, our field clinicians don't have to commute between clients or seek parking for each visit. All of our community buildings are connected so that you can visit your clients in climate controlled comfort -  rain or shine.  Many of our patients also see our Riderwood physicians who are responsive and provide excellent medical care for our home health patients.  The person in this position also benefits by working for the leader in senior living with communities in 11 states and growing. Come join a culture that develops its leaders and provides a career path for personal growth. 

What is required?

•    Current Maryland RN license
•    BSN preferred
•    Certified Home Health experience
•    Knowledge of OASIS and Medicare guidelines
•    Supervisory experience
•    Current CPR certification


Qualified applicants please forward you resume to Tara Nolen at Tara.Nolen@erickson.com.  To learn more please visit our career page at www.elmjobs.com.

Director of Home Care Operations - Erickson Living

Posted on October 10, 2019

Erickson Living is looking for a Director of Home Care Operations to oversee the operational and financial success for our Certified Home Health and Home Support / Private Duty agencies.  Our Home Care agencies sit within our award winning Continuing Care Retirement Communities. 
 

How you will make an impact:

•    Collaborate with our Home Care agencies and our corporate partners to achieve operational excellence and exceptional quality outcomes.
•    Develop, maintain and update policies and procedures in compliance with governing regulations to support branding within Home Health, Home Support/Private Duty and Medicare certification.
•    Deliver an integrated approach to resident care by providing consultative support throughout our health care continuum.
•    Conduct onsite visits & mock surveys, analysis of current operational practices, review financial outcomes and quality measures and provide recommendations to ensure the agencies are providing high quality care, effective utilization of resources and growth and financial viability
•    Collaborate with sales partners and community leadership teams to develop and implement sales and marketing plans.

What we offer:

•    All of our clients live within our gated retirement community and are within walking distance of each other
•    Fully supplied, state of the art buildings
•    Onsite wellness visits and sick care available for all employees over 18 years of age
•    Tuition reimbursement, certification reimbursement and student loan refinancing partnership programs are available

Qualifications

•    Associates Degree in a health related field.
•    Minimum of 5 years experience in a health care environment
•    Management experience required
•    Must be knowledgeable with  Federal and State Regulations that govern home health care and private duty
•    Must be able to travel frequently


Click here to apply

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