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Kindred at Home: Weekend clinical manager


This is a Contract position in Fulton, NY posted June 29, 2020.

Job Description I believe that better care begins at home.

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence that’s what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians.

Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation’s leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home , and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care.

Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

The Weekend Clinical Manager is responsible for the receipt, input, review, and completion of all referrals and calls dispatched during the weekend.

They will discuss patient needs and expectations with patient and family and/or physician and are responsible for assuming compliance to regulatory standards and Kindred and Home policies and procedures as well as the coordination of care and supervision of the patient care.

Essential Functions: Directly, or in coordination with Central Intake, responsible for Referral Intake and Management to ensure that clients receive assessment visits and that these visits are scheduled and performed timely.

Review orders as they appear on the action screen.

Approve or decline as appropriate.

Enter and approve all orders for tracking purposes and route to Medical Records to be sent for physician signature.

Ensure any corrections are made by the Licensed Professional who wrote the order prior to approving the order.

Update the client’s medication profile and schedule as applicable via the order.

Ensure all orders that address frequency have appropriate calendar modification completed.

Enter detailed Non-Admit information into HCHB in coordination notes if no visit was made.

Ensure the Branch Director approved the non-admission.

Be available for all calls received during hours of on-call.

Answers calls and determines the needs of the patient and family.

Resolves issues in a timely manner.

Informs appropriate team member of actions taken and follow-up needed during those hours designated as on-call hours.

Reassesses patient needs and updates/revises Plan of Care as needed.

Assures patient safety is maintained at all times.

Verifies physician orders and verbal orders.Accurately documents observation of patients, interventions and evaluation on the day of services rendered.

May need to develops Plan of Care on assigned cases for admissions or justification of continuous care.

May be required to complete review of evaluation packets, OASIS and 485s.

Review both the data submitted via the Mobile Device and via paper to ensure accuracy and follow up on any documentation requires correction.

Process the OASIS and 485; verify the correct start of care date and episode date range in HCHB.

Process any unlisted supplies, medications, activity, functional limitations, allergies, etc.

that appear on the action screen.