Home Care Clinical Coordinator (RN)

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Title: Home Care Clinical Coordinator (RN)

Facility: Home Care Resources

Reports To: Home Care Director

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Position Summary:

The Home Care Clinical Coordinator provides overall management of clinical, regulatory, administrative, and financial direction of the organization and assumes final responsibility for all activities and staff. Ensures provision of services that reflects ruralMED’s philosophy and standards.

Job Duties:

Incumbent must have the skills, ability, and judgment to perform the following essential job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation:

  1. Ensures that the home care department and its staff maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards and are providing superior customer service and care.
  2. Works to continuously improve healthcare services and looks for ways to streamline and enhance operations.
  3. Initiates the development and implementation of policies and procedures that govern the organization.
  4. Works with the Patient Care Coordinator to create and maintains the home care schedule.
  5. Works with Homecare Director and human resources to select, employ, train, manage and discharge staff and develop and maintain staff policies and practices for the agency.
  6. Provides direction in planning, decision making, and policy formulation at management meetings.
  7. Directs continuing education and in-service programs.
  8. Organization of workload so that all functions are completed appropriately and ensure that home care staff is completing accurate and timely charting.
  9. Works with Homecare Director to effectively and consistently communicate administrative directives to staff and encourages interactive meetings and discussions.
  10. Works with Homecare Director to plan, develop, implement, and control the annual budget for the home care department.
  11. Ensures that the agency maintains accreditation, licensing, and quality patient care through the establishment of performance improvement monitory programs and standards.
  12. Reviews operating results of the organization, compares them to established objectives, and takes steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
  13. Participates in QAPI by collecting data, participating in the evaluation of that data, action planning for process improvement projects and tracking and monitoring results
  14. Ensures the team treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  15. Evaluates the job performances of home care personnel.
  16. Demonstrates competency annually in assigned areas of work.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; regularly required to sit, stand, kneel and walk, including walking up several steps. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently subjected to outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The level of risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens is Classification I, as outlined in the Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan. The employee works in the homes of others and may be exposed to the client’s pets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Associates degree, and/or diploma from an accredited school of nursing.

Licenses/Certifications Required:

  • Current Registered Nurse license from the State of Nebraska

  • Current BLS/CPR certification

  • Current and valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record

  • Current and valid insurance coverage within the legal business limits.