RN Clinical Coordinator
- Hallmark Health VNA
- Job ID
- Full Time
Great opportunity for a Registered Nurse to work alongside the clinical management team.
The Clinical Coordinator reports to and functions under the general direction of the Director of Clinical Services, performs a variety of duties in the coordination of the delivery of care to patients and families in their homes. The Clinical Coordinator carries out their responsibilities consistent with Agency policies, practices, mission and vision, and with instructions as set forth by the Director of Clinical Services.
As a key member of the health care team, the Clinical Coordinator must interact courteously and effectively with patients and their families as well as with co-workers from all Agency departments, community resources, and with patients' physicians in order to facilitate safe and efficient patient care.
Works closely with clinical staff to provide necessary services for patients and families in a timely manner.
Provides resources and support to staff.
Provides coordination of patient services across agency departments.
Demonstrates a caring and considerate response to staff needs.
Assures that regulatory and licensing requirements for the provision of care are met.
Has a working knowledge of the Medicare Conditions of Participation.
Assists clinical managers in assuring quality care for patients.
Assists the clinical staff with patient triage, patient resources, and documentation
Assists with orientation and preceptor of clinical staff.
Assists with orientation and supervision of the Home health aides services for patients
Assist in establishing plans for care delivery, including case conferencing and referral to the Ethics Committee.
Ensures patient services are skilled and provided at the appropriate frequency identified by the clinical assessment identifying patient needs.
Monitors staff assignments, caseloads, and team productivity. Promotes efficient utilization of resources to achieve desired clinical outcomes and within episode reimbursement. Performs home supervisory visit
Develops and maintains a system of patient tracking for the patient’s clinical condition. Refers and discusses high utilization and problem prone cases with Director of Clinical Services.
Facilitates appropriate communication and documentation between patient, team members, medical professionals, facility personnel and referral sources.
Conducts individual caseload reviews on a regularly scheduled basis according to the agency’s standards. Case conferences with staff as needed to meet the needs of challenging clients.
Assures communication and coordination of services on the part of each team member to determine the adequacy of the plan of treatment and appropriateness of continuation of care.
Works with Quality Management, clinical staff and medical records personnel to ensure accurate and timely paper-flow, as well as, completion of documentation in the electronic record.
Contributes to Performance Improvement Activities
Contributes to performance improvement efforts., assisting with the development of written plans, policies and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of risk management activities; completes variance reports accurately, appropriately, and in a timely manner.
Participates in activities related to staff performance. Monitors trends.
Provides leadership in promoting and maintaining the objectives of the clinical programs.
Maintains an awareness of individual competencies. Encourages each individual to achieve and use achieved competencies.
Encourages and assists personnel to continue self-development and professional growth.
RN license in Massachusetts
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills and customer service
Good problem solving and analytical skills are required
Must have computer skills with experience in multiple systems (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Cerner, Homeworks, Roadnotes)
Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.