Shared Services Area Vice President Clinical

Amedisys   •  

Charleston, SC

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state and federal regulations and accreditation standards.

  • Performs comprehensive assessments and analysis of clinical process management in the care center and in delivery of patient care.
  • Evaluates care center management of clinical personnel and adherence to company policies through interview and personnel record review.
  • Recommends clinical process improvement methods and provides education for care center staff in the implementation of processes.
  • Provides direction for care center staff regarding the performance improvement process, assists care center leadership in the development of corrective action plans to improve performance.
  • Provides support, direction and feedback to staff during the clinical and compliance processes.
  • Communicates with Corporate Compliance any reportable findings or issues identified in a care center that would potentially put a patient or the Company at risk.
  • Develops and facilitates education based on care center and region assessment findings.
  • Reviews with care center leadership and drives improvement of clinical aspects of documentation requirements and the reimbursement process.
  • Expert resource to the care center and region leadership regarding Medicare conditions of participation, company policy, and Medicare management.
  • Provides support for care centers during State/accreditation surveys.
  • Provides assistance/oversight for care center clinician orientation, provides/oversees clinical manager orientation and support. Works with the corporate and regional leadership in identifying opportunities for additional or needed training and provides it.
  • Participate in interview/hiring clinical and care center leadership positions (e.g., clinical managers and directors of operations).
  • Responsible to ensure corporate and regional clinician initiatives are implemented as requested/applicable.
  • Directs quarterly quality assurance / performance improvement (QA/PI) activities.
  • Communicates findings to care center and region leadership and acts as a resource regarding policy interpretation, process improvement and follow-up actions required.
  • Provides education on Company policy, clinical process and procedures. Ensures that all staff understands their responsibility with regard to the improvement plan. Provides follow-up to validate timely resolution of action items.
  • Works with care center to develop and analyze indicators identifying trends in the delivery of care and clinical operations efficiencies. Provides guidance and direction for care center management and staff on matters affecting the delivery of services to patients.

QualificationsRequired:

  • Current, unencumbered license to practice as Registered Nurse.
  • Five (5+) years clinical experience; at least three (3+) years in a management/supervisory capacity in Home Health or Hospice industry.
  • Familiar with State/CMS Survey Process.
  • Familiar with use of Homecare Homebase and Electronic Medical Record.