Reporting to Director
of Physician Practices LPG Newport the Clinical Manager has the responsibility
and accountability for directing and coordinating resources for the delivery of
care to patients and their families.
Responsible for clinic policies and procedures program development
business and fiscal maintenance and development as well as revenue generation
for the center. Ensures compliance with
requirements and standards of pertinent accrediting and credentialing bodies.
Supervises staff. Direct patient care
will also be expected of the Program Manager including but not limited to
screening education prepping medicating patients for their treatment. The individual will manage medical education
plans from strategic concept development through implementation and execution.
The Clinical Manager Women?s Health is expected
to embrace Lifespan?s mission of ?Delivering health with care? and successfully
role model Lifespan?s values of Compassion Accountability Respect and
Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients customers and one
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND
mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt">Provide leadership in the development validation
implementation and evaluation of standards policies procedures and critical
paths to support the patient care delivery model.
mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt">Ensure compliance with departmental and regulatory
standards including all Joint
Commission/CMS requirements.10.0pt"> Create opportunities to educate staff and monitor program compliance
a liaison with other health care providers i.e. primary care physicians other
specialty physicians inpatient nursing and insurance providers. Perform any
and all follow up support to patients and team physicians.
in improvement of patient care services in a cost-effective manner.
resources efficiently to facilitate optimal patient care. Works with the physician director to develop
implement and track relevant quality outcome and patient satisfaction measures.
for overall materials management for the department including participating in
routine care and maintenance of equipment.
for developing and implementing strategic plans to ensure programmatic
growth. Participates in community
outreach as appropriate.
conjunction with marketing collaborates on the development of marketing and
recommendations as appropriate in development of relevant physician contracts.
direct care to patients. Assist physician/PA with procedures or patient care.
assessment of patient needs by evaluating/interviewing all patients arriving to
the clinic Triage patients to appropriate care resource (includes direct
contact and telephone encounters). Obtain brief history and relevant patient
history physical examination and reasons for the visit. Review patient history
and other supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum care.
patient chart laboratory data and radiology results. Assemble all necessary
information and data for reviewing physician/PA.
explain and educate patients and/or family members about the procedures.
Teaching is based upon assessment expressed need from patient and/or family or
the initiation of new treatment.
the plan of care and other pertinent information to/from other healthcare
providers. Assist with obtaining authorization for prescribed medications.
vital signs in absence of the medical assistant.
Program Quality Improvement:
for ensuring adherence to clinical nursing and all staff competencies
and record all visits and procedures both manually and thorough EMR system.
new techniques and/or routines as necessitated by technological advances and
clinical knowledge and skills based on current pain management nursing
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Adhere to requirements for
mandatory continuing education and certification in the field of nursing.
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Maintain optimum quality assurance
in all aspects of patient care including maintaining and supporting patient?s
right to care privacy and respect.
with the administrative coordinators in scheduling and insurance clearance.
and oversight of departmental billing for relevant services.
in the development of capital and operational budgets with particular attention
focused on staffing requirements and ability to meet patient treatment needs.
Participate in administrative meetings regarding operational budget.
variance analyses monthly as appropriate and recommends plan of correction as
required. Develops and ensures compliance with the department?s annual
operating budget and financial operations.
and allocate environmental technical and personnel resources required for
meeting the needs of patients families and colleagues. Monitor patient program and staffing needs
to provide quality and fiscally responsible patient-focused care.
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Bachelor?s degree in Nursing
required. Must have
current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode
degree in business administration or related field preferred.
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Additional coursework in business healthcare
administration or management/leadership required if no Master?s Degree.
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Minimum of 5-10 years of nursing
and administrative departmental experience required with demonstrated
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Knowledge of and compliance with
RIDOH Joint Commission HIPPA ACGME and other regulatory bodies and standards.
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Computer skills including Microsoft
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"serif">Ability to access medical history
of a patient as well as patient concerns and to determine any limitations/contraindications.