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Clinical Care Manager LVN

At Home Healthcare

This is a Contract position in Deer Park, TX posted July 3, 2022.

The Clinical Care Manager
– LN serves as the liaison between referral sources, patients, caregivers, and employees.

This role is critical to the coordination of care process and must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

Serves as a regulatory and policy resource to other staff members.

Oversees coordination of care among the healthcare team members, including contractors.Essential Functions Participates in care coordination with agency staff and contractors.

Complete workflow tasks, Administrative Tasks, and other assignments to the Clinical Care Manager Responsible Position in the Agency’s electronic medical record.

Receives and enters orders from all relevant physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and/or Physician Assistants involved into the plan of care and ensures the orders are approved by the responsible physician.

Ensures effective communication with all physicians involved in a patient’s plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate).

Assist in the entry of patient referrals, as needed.

Follows up on pending referrals to ensure timely patient admission in collaboration with the Intake Coordinator.

Prepares for and participates in case conference in collaboration with other healthcare team members and participates in decision-making regarding patient recertification/discharge.

Reviews patient occurrence reports and takes appropriate action.

Reviews patient infection control reports to ensure appropriate action has been taken and items are reported to the QAPI committee.

Reviews OnCall coordination notes and take appropriate action.

Performs in-home visits as assigned.

Monitors systems and identifies problem areas to Branch Director both verbally and through written reports.

Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of the Agency and licensing board.

Promotes and educates regarding the concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating or performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.

Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.

Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training.Physical, Mental, Miscellaneous Demands Prolonged sitting required, with the ability to operate office equipment which may include heavy lifting, bending, and standing.

Requires the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and courteous manner at all times.

If required to make patient visits, prolonged standing and walking required, with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

and move patients.

Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and Agency needs.

Must have and maintain valid Driver’s License, and proof of current valid auto liability insurance.

Travel to various geographic locations required.

Some overnight stays required.

Requires current CPR certificate, and the ability to maintain a current CPR certificate.

Requires ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.

Work deals mostly with areas such as preparing and reading data and figures, records, reports, visual inspection involving small details.

Although important, depth perception and field of vision (peripheral) are not as critical as the ability to distinguish small details and markings very near to the observer.

Requires ability to grasp, pull, push, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination.

Requires ability to communicate clearly and make self-understood effectively in face-to-face interactions; articulate with accuracy to communicate using phone.

Requires ability to hear and receive verbal instructions correctly, answer phones, communicate professionally with people in situations with some background noise.

Requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with frequent interruption; ability to focus attention on tasks for 10-20 minutes at a time on a continuous basis, 20-60 minutes on occasion.

Requires ability to understand and relate to specific ideas one at a time and to the concepts behind specific ideas; ability to remember verbal and written tasks/assignments from a few hours to several day periods.

Position requires sitting approximately 60% of time standing/stooping/bending/ climbing approximately 20% of time; and walking approximately 20% of time.

Excellent computer software skills necessary to produce accurate documents and materials required.

Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel or similar software required.

Proficient knowledge preferred.

Requires ability to work effectively under minimal supervision; exercise excellent, sound professional judgment and maintain confidentiality.Job QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing.

May be required to complete HHS’ Computer Based Training for appropriate category(ies) of license.Licensure: Current license as a nurse (LVN) in state of residence and/or in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), current Driver’s License.Experience: Minimum one year experience as a nurse obtained within the last 36 months.

One year experience in home health care preferred.

Management experience preferred.Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the staff.

Demonstrates proven decision-making skills.

Proof of current CPR.Transportation: Reliable transportation.

Valid and current auto liability insurance.Environmental / Working Conditions: Performs duties in an office environment during Agency operating hours promoting efficient functioning and coordination of agency activities.

Will be required to make patient visits, may work in patients’ homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; the ability to work a flexible schedule; the ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.We offer the following competitive benefits to support you, your family, and your furry family members too Newly improved mileage reimbursement Newly improved benefits packages Pet Insurance Coverage Paid Time Off Paid Holidaysplus 2 bonus floating holidays Family Medical Leave Tuition Reimbursement 401k Plan with a Company Match Legal Aid Identify Theft Plan Perks and DiscountsID: 2022-18521 Branch Name: San Marcos, Tx External Company Name: At Home Healthcare External Company URL:

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