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Manger Registered Nurse RN Home Health Clinical Team Corpus Christi Texas - Clinic

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Manger Registered Nurse RN Home Health Clinical Team Corpus Christi Texas
Opportunities at WellMed, part of the Optum family of businesses. We believe all patients are entitled to the highest level of medical care. Here, you will join a team who shares your passion for helping people achieve better health. With opportunities for physicians, clinical staff and non-patient-facing roles, you can make a difference with us as you discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Home Health Team Manager performs management functions of coordination and supervision of all clinical disciplines including: skilled nursing, home health aide, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social services. The CTM supervises all activities and assumes responsibility for continuity, appropriateness, and quality of services delivered within the home health department. The CTM oversees the day-to-day scheduling of staff, monitors performance of staff, assists in the orientation of staff and serves on committees to improve operations. Performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure the provision of quality care.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Assigns, supervises and evaluates clinical staff
* Ensures that all supervised health care staff maintains compliance to federal and state rules and regulations and to agency clinical policies, procedures, and appropriate standards of care
* Ensures that a client's plan of care is executed as written
* Ensures that a reassessment of a client's needs is performed by the appropriate health care professional: when there is a significant health status change in the client's condition; at the physician's request; or after hospital discharge
* Participates and assists in orientation and training of clinical and paraprofessional staff
* Ensures scheduling and assignments are appropriately based on patient needs, staff expertise and geographical locations
* Receives and coordinates patient referrals from case managers, physicians, and other referral sources
* Leads and participates in interdisciplinary care conferences, agency programs and management functions as assigned
* Monitors documentation and paper flow to ensure records are accurate and timely and adhere to Medicare and other payer guidelines
* Investigates patient/family complaints promptly and takes corrective action as needed
* Makes home visits to provide patient care as needed
* Participates in the Agency's endeavors for accreditation, licensing and professional recognition according to state, federal or CHAPs requirements
* Participates in periodic review of clinical records to promote quality patient care
* Educates clinical staff on documentation standards and patient care as needed
* Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
* Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in good standing with the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or compact license
* 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting or general medical setting
* Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
* Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
* This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

* 1+ years of supervisory experience
* Managed Care experience
* Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
* Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical, medical and regulatory instruction and deal with numerous contemporaneous issues and problem solving, delivery of patient care, and management of a diverse and multidiscipline staff applying abstract and concrete variables
* Ability to operate computer equipment, as well as maintaining communication with agency answering service

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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