Summary of Position: Responsible for the coordination and supervision of all patient care provided within the agency. Under direction of the Senior Clinical Manager, utilizes leadership skills to coordinate patient care services, serves as patient advocate, facilitates and ensures communication/collaboration among all team members. Ensures that the clinical team is aware and compliant with all agency, state and federal regulations. Acts as a resource to clinical team.

Essential Functions:
Facilitates effective communication and positive rapport between staff, providers and referral sources. Reviews orders, laboratory reports and coordinates the dissemination of information to nurses and physicians to ensure follow-up is completed
Makes patient and personnel assignments to ensure coordination of patient care is completed. Communicates and coordinates with scheduling team to ensure schedules are appropriate and accurate
Assures the development, implementation and updates of the individualized plan of care for all patients to ensure that patient needs are continually assessed
Monitors utilization of services to ensure appropriate utilization of resources are identified
Ensures patient care is completed and documented in accordance with agency standards and justifies services rendered
Monitors performance of clinicians for all direct reports including contractual staff
Accountable for internal case conferences, case management, field staff evaluation and development. Responsible for clinical meetings and in-services as directed by the Senior Clinical Manager
Encourages staff development by providing coaching, mentoring and recognition of clinicians
Ensures competency of staff to include clinical co-visits as required, mandatory skilled competencies, mandatory annual competencies, and compliance with state and federal regulatory standards
Collaborates with outside companies to coordinate patient care
Constantly works to deliver efficient, high quality services to obtain excellent patient outcomes
Accountable for clinical performance of staff and identify areas for improvement and enact changes to achieve that improvement as appropriate

Education and Experience:
Registered Nurse with Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
Current valid Maryland Registered Nurse license
5-7 years varied clinical background with minimum of three (3) years acute care experience plus three (3) years of recent home health experience required
One (1) year Medicare certified home health managerial experience required
Comprehensive knowledge of OASIS and the Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health
Strong clinical assessment and case management skills
Current CPR-BLS for healthcare providers required

HomeCare Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer