Clinical Manager - Kidney Transplant Program

Christiana Care Health System   •  

Newark, DE

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 116 days ago

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This position requires a nursing/clinical background with leadership experience.
The Clinical Manager position is an out-patient, office-based role in Medical Arts Pavilion 2. Weekends, Holidays and On-Call responsibilities per the guidelines of the department.

The Clinical Manager provides leadership and supervisory oversight to clinical staff of the Kidney Transplant Program, in conjunction with the transplant physicians and the administrative director. This role is responsible for team engagement, patient relations, policy management, regulatory oversight, patient flow, oversight of the patient records system, facilitating change and staff education.

The Clinical Manager also serves as the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Manager. This involves oversight for the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. This includes review of evidence based literature/benchmarks and suggesting revisions/additions to the indicators for monitoring and evaluation of quality care. This is broadly perceived as regulatory compliance; however is the critical core of our clinical operations.

Responsibilities include:
Team leadership:

  • Coaching and development for a multi-disciplinary team

Program management:

  • Clinical operations decision maker.
  • Conducts chart reviews with the nurse practitioner to ensure policies and guidelines are followed and accurate documentation is captured.

Regulatory management:

  • Assists in maintaining compliance with requirements of external agencies specifically related to Transplant, including CMS, CMS F-QAPI, UNOS/OPTN, The Joint Commission, and the ESRD Network.
  • Maintain and complete all data submissions as required by UNOS, JCAHO and/or other agencies.

Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI):

  • Works closely with the CCHS Performance Improvement Manager and Patient Safety Accreditation Manager to ensure QAPI standards are aligned with the broader organization.
  • Prepares and updates QAPI dashboard and co-leads scheduled bi-monthly QAPI meetings with surgical director.

Education & Requirements:
BS/BSN in Nursing or other licensed clinician in a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of five years of related experience in health care. Organ transplant experience preferred.