Clinical Services Supervisor Home Health Hospice

Oakland, California
Jan 19, 2024
Apr 21, 2024
Job Summary:

Serves as the Clinical Manager responsible for supervising the activities of the home/health/hospice agency. Monitors quality, service and utilization standards. Supervises the day-to-day clinical operational activities. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages the day-to-day clinical operations of the agency, including practice standards, staffing, payroll, budgets, fiscal management, and quality improvement.

  • Supervises agency and employee safety programs and risk management.

  • Responsible for overall supervision of hospice and home health nurses and aides, includes interviewing, hiring, monitoring assignments and evaluating personnel.

  • Develops and implements action plans to improve staff development.

  • Acts as resource to staff as clinical expert.

  • Ensures individualized care goals are met.

  • Ensures the highest quality of care is provided and is in compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and established departmental policies and procedures.

  • Monitors the quality of service and utilization standards and assumes specific responsibility for patient care at the agency level.

  • Researches, identifies, and implements best practice models of other agencies.

  • Participates in program management, including licensing, budgeting, utilization and quality assessment/improvement activities.

  • Ensures coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused care, and cost effective utilization of services.

  • Monitors the allocation and utilization of personnel based on continual changes in patient population/needs and provides the best level of patient care while identifying savings opportunities.

  • Works with health care providers outside of the agency to achieve optimal patient care across the continuum.

  • Coordinates with appropriate team members or contract services for the clinical care hospice and home health patients and families.

  • Reviews all visits made by contract services for adherence to hospice and home health policies.

  • 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.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

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