Nurse / Manager Job in Lexington, Kentucky / Government
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: January 15, 2021
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, 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 Rehabilitation Manager you will:
Direct and provide care/services (> 50% direct patient care) and
develop/implement patient plans of care and physician protocols for
Specialty patients within scope of practice, to include performing
admissions screening, clinical assessments and treatments as
appropriate, consulting with third party representatives regarding
patient financial responsibility, providing case management and
follow up, to ensure care plan stated outcomes are achieved.
Participate in the on call schedule.
Direct rehab therapy and specialty operations to ensure the
provision of quality service consistent with applicable government
laws/regulations and corporate policies/guidelines/standards.
Maintain an awareness of changes in legislation that impact
business operations and liability.
Be responsible for oversight of specialty core tenants including
credentialing, training, competency checks, and annual integrity
Assist Area Education Specialist (AES) or branch designee by
providing oversight of orientation of new therapy clinicians.
Participate in creating annual budgets for specialty programs and
monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budgetary
constraints. Review therapy metrics reporting for the branch and
responds as appropriate.
Assess market potential and develop annual specialty/rehab business
plans in conjunction with branch leadership and sales team.
Collaborate with home health specialists providing the clinical
support for sales as needed. Participate in community/professional
organizations to increase company visibility and ensure the
achievement of sales/profit goals.
Analyze gross profit factors, market conditions, business
volume/mix, competition, and operational costs/requirements. Train
operational leadership and support team on rehab and specialty
Consult with regional/divisional/corporate staff and clinical
delivery/business contacts to identify solutions to client
needs/problems. Implement company sponsored programs (e.g.,
clinical, marketing, risk management, etc,) and recommend new
specialties to division/corporate staff as appropriate.
Direct/oversee implementation of rehab processes to ensure sound
clinical outcomes and excellent customer services to patients
receiving therapy/specialty services.
Monitor the work of therapy clinicians to ensure efficiency,
accuracy, and quality, and makes provisions for their development
as needed. Provide information on the status of new/changed
regulations and procedures, and ensures compliance.
Work with area recruiter and Branch leadership to ensure therapy
capacity to meet market needs.
Participate in/encourage quality assessment and performance
improvement activities. Generate reports for regional, divisional
and corporate personnel.
Maintain ongoing clinical knowledge through internal/external
training programs, provide interpretation of knowledge and
direction to staff
Ensure compliance with standards/company policies/procedures and
external regulatory requirements. Ensure that caregiver clinical
documentation meets these requirements. Inspect therapy
documentation by completing monthly chart reviews for quarterly
quality audit committee.
Perform all duties inherent in a managerial role including shared
responsibility, accountability and authority for annual performance
appraisals, coaching and feedback, and action plans for therapy
Masters degree in physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech
language pathology, preferred.
Five years of clinical experience is required.
Must have a minimum of 2 years in home healthcare, and two years
supervisory experience at a minimum.
A Diploma from an accredited Physical Therapy, Occupational
Therapy, or Speech Therapy Program and current unrestricted
licensure to practice as a Physical Therapist, Occupational
Therapist, or Speech Therapist in the state(s) required.
A Graduation Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
(approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, the
Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the
American Physical Therapy Association), or Occupational Therapy
program (accredited jointly by the Commission on Allied Health
Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and
the American Occupational Therapy association or is eligible for
the National Registration Examination of the Occupational Therapy
Association),or Masters Degree in Speech and Language Pathology
(Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology
or audiology granted by the American Speech and Hearing Association
or meets the educational requirements for certification and is in
the process of meeting the required supervised experience for a
certificate required), and meets any additional qualifications as
stated in state home care regulations in the state(s) of
Current CPR certification also required.
Excellent organization, problem solving and communication skills
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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