RN / Manager Job in Stratford, Connecticut
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: January 3, 2022
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, including Gentiva, 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.
I believe in working for a company that cares as much as I do.
We offer a unique employment package that includes:
Unprecedented opportunities for career growth.
Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement.
Innovative specialties with cutting-edge training and
Flexible full-time, part-time and PRN positions.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Home Health RN Care Manager, you will:
Perform or delegate the initial and ongoing evaluation of patient
needs within their scope of practice.
Routinely complete Start of Care/Resumption of
Care/Recertification/Discharge OASIS visits, Reassessment visits,
and may occasionally need to provide routine evaluations based on
individual patient needs and branch expectations.
Oversee development/implementation of an outcome oriented care plan
that conforms to the physician's plan of treatment.
Ensure plan of care incorporates and guides appropriate teaching
related to health maintenance, prevention and safety.
Coordinate available resources to manage care plan and ensures
stated outcomes are achieved.
Be accountable for coordination of care to new clinicians assigned
to the patient.
Periodically reassess or delegate the reassessment of patient needs
and revises care plan as necessary.
Lead team of licensed clinicians who may include LPN, LVN, Home
Health Aides, and Social Workers.
Collaborate with team members to ensure an appropriate match
between patient needs and the skills/abilities of the care team
assigned to each case.
Lead Care Team Conference of assigned team members with oversight
by Manager Clinical Practice and collaborates with all team members
in meeting the needs of patients and evaluating progress toward
Assure appropriate care of patient is met throughout the continuum
of care including Start of Care, recertification and discharge.
Proactively facilitate coordination of disciplines, services and
Collaborate with MCP for nursing care needs.
Routinely audit/review clinical team notes and plan of treatment to
assure adherence to physician orders, and state and regulatory
Review OASIS documentation for accuracy and completeness, and
correct according to policy.
Maintain current clinical knowledge through attendance at mandatory
in-service programs and outside educational opportunities.
Licensed Registered Nurse
Minimum of two years clinical home care experience
Minimum of one year experience in a clinical management role
Current CPR certification
Knowledge of state and federal home health agency
regulations/Conditions of Participation and Compliance standards
Knowledge of clinical policies and procedures and ability to
OASIS certified or will be required to obtain OASIS certification
within one year of hire
Strong organization, communication and human relations skills
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