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Home Care Director

Company: LHC Group Inc Home Office
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview: LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and home and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. Essential Functions:

  • Ensures that only qualified personnel are hired. Verifies licensure, certification and credentialing as required by law and policy prior to employment and annually thereafter. On an on-going basis, ensure maintenance of records to support competency of all personnel
  • Manage applicable participants of the E.V.V. (Electronic Visit Verification) program to achieve the compliance goal.
  • Provides and oversees orientation for personnel.
  • Assures regularly scheduled continuing education for personnel and supervises compliance of staff with online learning management courses.
  • Assists with staff recruitment to ensure that adequate staffing is maintained. Operates within the staffing model.
  • Acts as a liaison between staff, patients, the medical community, and upper management to ensure information is shared appropriately among the LHC Team.
  • Performs staff conferences as needed and mandatory in-services including but not limited to monthly staff/safety meetings.
  • Evaluating performance of staff and identifying and implementing methods of professional development as needed.
  • Supervises the maintenance and accuracy of patient care and employee records. Ensures compliance to policy.
  • Ensures confidentiality and security of client records.
  • Oversee staffing requests and the ability to meet employee needs. Taking appropriate action as needed to provide quality service.
  • Coordinates admission of all patients.
  • Monitors client charts. Updates Plan of Care at least every 3 months to make sure all information is accurate and up todate.The Home & Community Based Services Executive Director IV is responsible for the administration of the day to day operations of the community based services business line. This includes: coordinating and completing assigned projects to effectively support the immediate and long range objectives of the company, responsible for eligibility and admission of the
    client and supervision of care provided, implementing and maintaining administrative practices, agency philosophy, goals, and policies which assure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and enhancing the profitability of the agency. Providing motivation and retention of a qualified staff and assure the quality of services delivered. This position also acts as a liaison with management staff and other departments throughout the agency.
  • Inputs client information into CBS System in a timely manner. Makes sure information is complete, accurate, and current.
  • Ensures all appropriate and updated employee staffing/scheduling comments are in the computer, including but not limited to DNU (do not use) status.
  • Maintains good working relationships with clients and employees.
  • Provides supervision to direct reports.
  • Responds promptly to all hourly care and insurance case referrals.
  • Documents all employee and client related activities in a timely manner.
  • Supervises daily office activities to ensure that effective and efficient operations are in place to provide quality service and assist as needed.
  • Develops and works within quarterly/annual office budget.
  • Participates in orientation and in-services education as needed.
  • Reviews weekly operations reports, weekly metrics, productivity and agency financial statements to ensure the organization is on target with budgeted goals. Follows up, addresses issues, and implements action plans as appropriate to meet goals.
  • Responds to and effectively deals with client and employee complaints and problems.
  • Participates in the QAPI program. Ensures follow-up on any required action plans.
  • Accessible and available during all hours in which services are being provided to clients
  • Ensures phones are answered promptly with messages accurately documented and delivered to appropriate staff.
  • Responsible for weekly face to face sales calls.
  • Case Management of clients/patients as appropriate.
  • All other duties as assigned. Education & Experience: Experience Desired
    • One Year of Home and Community Based Services management experience preferred. License Requirements
      • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.
      • Licensed RN preferred.
      • Licensed RN required for KY. Skill Requirements
        • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified client's needs.
        • Ability to function in any home situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability, or financial condition of the client.
        • Able to work independently.
        • Good communication, writing, and organizational skills. Additional State Specific Requirements
          • AR: Must be a registered nurse licensed in the state of practice, OR an individual that has completed two (2) years of full time study of higher education with at least one (1) year of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care or related health provider program. An individual with a high school diploma or GED may substitute one (1) year of full time employment in a supervisory role in a healthcare facility or community based agency for one (1) year at an institution of higher education.
          • FL: Must be a registered nurse licensed in the state of practice or an individual with at least one (1) year of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care or related health provider program.
          • KY: Must have at least four (4) years' experience as a case manager in the field of aging or disabilities AND must have a bachelor's degree in a health or human services field and at least one (1) year of experience in a health or human services field OR be a registered nurse with at least two (2) years of experience as a professional nurse in the field of aging or
            disabilities OR a master's degree in a health or human services field.
          • TX: Must have a high school diploma or a GED with at least one (1) year experience or training in caring for individuals with functional disabilities OR a high school diploma or GED with at least two (2) years of management or supervisory experience in a health-related setting OR have completed two (2) years of full time study at an accredited college in a
            health related field OR a registered nurse, licensed social worker, licensed therapist, licensed nursing home administrator in the state of practice with at least one (1) year of management or supervisory experience in a health-related setting.
          • VA: Must have at least one (1) year of training and experience in direct health care service delivery with at least one (1) year within the last five (5) years of supervisory or administrative management experience in home health care or a related health program.
          • CT, MD, OH, PA, TN: No additional requirements

Keywords: LHC Group Inc Home Office, Fort Lauderdale , Home Care Director, Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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