RN Patient Care Manager
Owings Mills, MD 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Company Overview:

Mederi Private Care, a member of the LHC Group, is a leader in post-acute care for our communities throughout the US. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group Home and Community Bases Services, because we are united by a single, shared purpose:

"It's all about helping people."

As the RN Patient Care Manager, you will,

  • Lead, inspire and motivate others to provide exceptional care.
  • Ensure all staff are oriented/supported to be successful in their job performance
  • Liaison between, staff, patients, and the medical community,

If you are looking to make a difference in the day to day lives of those in our local communities that need us, we want to hear from you!

Join us in helping people within our teams and our communities

Essential Functions:
  • Understands the criteria for acceptance of patient and reimbursement mechanisms as they relate to the delivery of services to patients. Collaborates with the Agency Director regarding referral acceptance, assists in determining qualification and appropriateness for home care services and establishment of frequencies and utilization for new admissions.
  • Works closely with the Agency Director regarding coverage, plan of care, and other reimbursement concerns on both an individual and an agency perspective.
  • Schedules initial assessments. Ensures that documentation of initial assessments is complete and meets established processing time frames.
  • Works closely with Case Coordinators to provide appropriate and adequate staffing.
  • Monitors patient utilization to ensure compliance with physician orders, agency, and funded program guidelines. Investigates all unfilled shifts and takes appropriate actions.
  • Assists in completing schedules for Case Managers, nurses and other PRN support staff as needed. Ensures Case Managers and nurses submit accurate documentation according to required timelines.
  • Implements and approves changes to the patient's plan of care when needed, in consultation with Case Managers and/or direct care staff. Approves all verbal order and initials form to signify approval. Makes changes to the POC calendar and adds medications and treatments to the POC as appropriate and ordered.
  • Ensures that recertifications are completed in a timely manner and approves frequencies and utilization of all patients re-certified. Assures compliance with 485/plan of care policies and time frames. Verifies 485 content and appropriateness.
  • Performs routine and supervisory visits in the field as needed and as dictated per the state requirements.
  • Assists in training and/or orientation of newly hired nurses, caregivers, or other staff as directed.
Education & Experience:
  • Must be a licensed Registered Nurse in the state(s) of practice.
  • A minimum of three years nursing experience is required.
  • Previous experience in the home care setting.
  • Prior management experience preferred.
  • OASIS experience.
  • Knowledge of home care regulations and regulatory requirements is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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