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Home Health Manager, Full-Time, Illinois Territory

Job Description


Job ID: 1200063
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

The Alton Intermittent Home Care Department of BJC Home Care Services provides home visits to patients in Alton, Illinois and several nearby counties, with 24 hour on-call home care nursing supervision. Our JCAHO accredited, multi-disciplinary approach combines leading edge technology with a firm belief in the powerful recuperative advantages of receiving home care.


Overview


Role Purpose

The Home Health Manager is responsible for managing the activities of the home health agency. This position will coordinate and complete assigned projects to effectively support the immediate and long range objectives of the organization; oversight of the eligibility of patients referred to home health services, planning for the services to be provided to patients and supervising their total care; implementing and maintaining administrative practices; enhancing the profitability of the agency; and providing motivation and retention of a qualified staff and assure the quality of services delivered. This position also acts as the liaison with leadership and other departments throughout the organization.


Responsibilities

  • Ensures the highest quality of care is provided and is compliant with federal, state and local regulatory requirements and established departmental policies and procedures. Ensures patients receive quality care by reviewing documentation, making visits with staff, reviewing care plans, conducting/participating in multidisciplinary team conferences, and reviewing patient satisfaction reports. Investigates and resolves patient/family member concerns regarding patient care.
  • Monitors the quality of service and utilization standards and assumes specific responsibility for patient care at the agency level. Ensures coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused care, and cost-effective utilization of services.
  • Responsibility for overall supervision of home care multidisciplinary team, includes interviewing, hiring, monitoring assignments, and evaluating personnel. Develops and implements action plans to improve staff development.
  • Participates in program management, including licensing, budgeting, utilization and quality assessment/improvement/activities
  • Recommends, develops and updates strategic business plans to support organizational practices and goals. Works with health care providers outside of the agency to achieve optimal patient care across the continuum.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer