Manager, Home Health (Home Health), Full Time, Exempt

JOB SUMMARY

Manages patient discharges with patient, patient families, and health care team. Develops home care plan for

patient’s post-hospital needs. Serves as resource and liaison with hospitals, skilled nursing homes, board and care

homes, outpatient discharge planning services and physician offices. Arranges for home delivery of medical

equipment and supplies. Assists is processing patient discharges. Provides support to department leadership for

recruitment and selection of new staff, delivering training sessions, staff scheduling and performance management.

Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned personnel utilizing both professional and

supervisory discretion and independent judgement.

Function: Clinical Care

Family: Home Care

Level: Manager

FLSA: Exempt

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
  • Master's Degree: Preferred

Minimum Work Experience

  • Five years' home care nursing experience: Preferred
  • One year's leadership experience: Preferred
  • One year's hospital case management (including discharge planning) experience: Preferred

Required Licenses

  • Other
  • Must have either Physical Therapy or Registered Nurse licensure in state of practice: Required
  • Public Health Nurse licensure in state of practice: Preferred
  • Refer to the Required Licenses and Certifications list for additional job and/or unit specific requirements.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required

Required Skills

  • Valid Driver's License (DL): Required
  • Refer to Job Analysis #01B for details regarding additional ability requirements.

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS

Adheres to the Adventist Health Mission, Vision and Values statements. Complies with behavioral standards,

policies, procedures and handbooks established by the organization and their respective ministries. Abides by the

guiding principles of the Code of Conduct.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Participates in discharge planning discussions with patient, patient care team and patient families. Consults with other health care personnel within the hospital and community agencies to develop continuity of care plan for patients being discharged from hospital. Makes referrals and provides information to home care service agencies. Conducts daily rounds on nursing units to review home care discharge plan needs and complete progress notes on patient charts. Monitors admissions on a daily basis to evaluate and identify a patient's need for assistance in discharge planning as it relates to home care. Meets clinical supervisor on a regular basis to review patient referrals. Compiles monthly statistics. Provides information for field charts for each discipline with medical record information for Home Health and hospice standards of care. Reports patient assessment and evaluation to physician/Team Leader/Manager of Clinical Services. Assists with orientation of new employees and/or registry personnel. Provides in-service education to hospital and medical staff. Assesses Home Health and Hospice referrals and continuation of services from community for intake support. Assists and advises in developing and implementing marketing, business and strategic plans for home care program. Evaluates need for medical supplies and equipment required for patient’s home care. Orders and arranges delivery for patient post-hospital equipment and supply needs. Participates in recruitment and selection processes for department staff. Identifies staff training needs and arranges in-service sessions as needed. Trains new employees job duties and assignments. Addresses complaints made by supervised staff including training needs, work assignments and overtime scheduling. Completes periodic evaluations of personnel supervised. Coaches and counsels staff not meeting performance expectations issuing formal oral and written reprimands. Attends appropriate hospital committees meetings. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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