• Clinical Manager- CHHA

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    ID 2018-1163
    Clinical – CHHA
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Clinical Manager will be responsible for ensuring clinical supervision of staff and ensure the delivery of competent, effective and safe nursing services.

    The Clinical Manager functions under qualified nursing direction to supervise, instruct and guide nursing and auxiliary personnel to assure quality of patient care services


    • Directs, coordinates, and evaluates the delivery of Home Health services.
    • Monitors nursing staff assignments, caseloads, service utilization, and team productivity.
    • Provides direct supervision to field staff, including on-site supervisory visits up to four times per year.
    • Competent to apply age specific criteria as appropriate. Responsible for the assessment and treatment for patients of all ages, including neonates, child, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.
    • Understands the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological processes for all ages.
    • Appropriately assesses patient eligibility for admission to home care and facilitates discharge planning when appropriate.
    • Ensures all documentation is timely and accurate, including OASIS, plans of care and daily visit documentation.
    • Liaises with intake and scheduling department to coordinate patient referrals, patient care and patient assignments.
    • Assuring the formulation, implementation and updating of an individualized care plan for each patient admitted to the home care
    • Assures communication among physicians or non-physician providers involved in the plan of care.
    • Participates and provide training and continuing education as necessary.
    • Participates in nursing orientation.
    • Evaluates and ensures competency requirements are met for all clinical staff.
    • Identifies appropriate staffing patterns and needs of assigned staff.
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize and develop the capabilities of others.
    • Implement policies and procedures for the nursing services and make information available to all personnel.
    • Completes staff performance appraisals and field evaluations within specified time frames.
    • Coordinates patient care and agency activities by assisting with problem solving and prioritizing.
    • Identifies and resolves department’s internal problems with staff; develops alternative solutions when necessary.
    • Provides Regional Director with census, staffing, team productivity and other reports as requested.
    • Responsible for performance evaluations and disciplinary action of all assigned staff.
    • Coordinates appropriate communication and documentation between patients, agency, medical professionals, and referral sources.
    • Evaluates and suggest revisions to clinical documentation system.
    • Evaluates nursing documentation.
    • Assists with assigned performance improvement data collection.
    • Assures the integration of orders among physicians and the coordination of all services and interventions provided to the patient.
    • Participates in case conferences and/or Interdisciplinary Team conferences as needed
    • Assigns staff to Interdisciplinary Team as needed to review care delivery and promote interdisciplinary management of patients admitted to the home care department.
    • Works with other members of the Interdisciplinary Team and other mangers to develop appropriate interventions in order to achieve clinical and functional goals
    • Thinks and acts in a team-oriented, interdisciplinary manner.
    • Participates in the agency’s Quality Assurance Performance Improvement/PIP as assigned.
    • Competent in the knowledge of Medicare CoPs, State regulations, and JCAAHO standards
    • Implements performance improvement plan as directed.
    • Complies with organization’s specific infection control policy and procedures.
    • Participates in reporting data related to surveillance and prevention of infection.
    • Participates in infection control processes designed to reduce transmission of infection.
    • Ensures compliance with state and federal home health regulations.
    • Ensures compliance with Extended Home Care policies and procedures.
    • Provides direct field supervision to staff.
    • Demonstrates sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding suspected violation of corporate compliance regulations.
    • Reports all suspected violations to Supervisor, Compliance Officer or Compliance Hotline.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required. BSN preferred from an approved nursing program.
    • Current Registered Nurse license with NYS Department of Education required.
    • Minimum of 2 years medical/surgical nursing experience and 2 years of Public or
    • Community health experience required. Experience with MRDD patients preferred.


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