Chief of Clinical Services
The Chief of Clinical Services will serve as leadership and be responsible for assessing a homecare facility’s nursing practice and its impact on patient outcomes. Provides clinical direction to nursing staff in the delivery of patient care programs. Ensures nursing staff maintains an established level of competency. This leadership role entails implementing the companies strategic initiatives, while seeking to leverage the company’s internal strengths, to achieve patient care goals.
Essential Position Responsibilities:
- College Undergraduate degree in a Health related field or Business Administration preferred.
- Five (5) years experience in Medical services with emphasis in Health Administration, Public Relations or Community Based Programs.
- Knowledge of reimbursement programs for Medicare, Medicaid, Private Insurance and Private pay.
- Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
- Must possess strong report writing skills and communication skills, and be able to convey ideas and opportunities for improvement. Ability to assist with writing and implementing a Plan of Correction for compliance with industry rules and regulations.
- Ability to work cooperatively with administration and members of the clinical staff.
- Excellent computer skills required.
- Ability to work under pressure, make good judgments, is tactful, independent, assertive, and professional in demeanor.
- Ability to keep education and statistical information of a professional competitive and patient nature confidential.
- Ability to comply with professional standards and agency policies. Demonstrates adherence to the core Values of Dignity, Excellence, Responsiveness, and Collaboration in all dealings with patients, visitors, physicians, staff, vendors, and other customers.
- Good attendance required.
- Communicates with C.E.O. and Site Administrators on patient outcomes and general compliance.
- Performs in-depth analysis on clinical outcomes data in order to develop clinical process improvement initiatives.
- Gathers data on performance metrics to facilitate the review of program effectiveness.
- Evaluates patient care data to ensure that care is provided in accordance with clinical guidelines, organizational standards, and State and Federal law.
- Leads the integration of primary care services as appropriate to improve patient care pathways.
- Ensures strong clinical systems, promoting high standards of care.
- Works corporately with senior management team members to support and influence the development of the care plan and contribute to the achievement of corporate objectives.
- Assist as needed with compliant issues. Utilizes Quality Improvement and Performance Improvement to resolve all identified problems.
- Ensure that daily operations and actual practice conform to requirements as outlined in policies and procedures of HIPPA.
- Develop systems and process for ensuring that all patient rights are followed in each office.
- Responsible for understanding, respecting and following the Corporate Compliance Program and insures that compliance related policies are Followed.
- Assists in the updating of service directories, educational material and other materials intended for public distribution.
- Works within the team concept and accepts and utilizes supervision.
- Major task, duties, and responsibilities may change by means of verbal or written communication from the Administrator/President.
- Assures offices maintain accurate coding on all patient accounts.
This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.
Essential Physical Requirements:
- Normal mobility of neck, back, shoulders, a full range movement in limbs and manual dexterity.
- Ability to life/transfer patients in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and essentially utilizing a full range of body movement; ability to manipulate up to 30 pounds in an office environment.
- Ability to stand, walk stoop, kneel, crouch, and /or crawl.
- Ability to lift, grasp, use fine finger movement and feel fine sensation to discern temperature, texture, size and shape.
- Vision corrected to 20/40 is acceptable with eye to hand coordination.
- Required hearing ability will offer depth perception and make the comprehension of instructions easier to follow.
Base wage negotiable, depending upon experience. Benefits available after 30 days of hire.
We provide a drug-free workplace, background check required, EOE employer.
Top candidates will be contacted directly for an interview with skills assessment.