Dialysis Clinical Manager - Home Therapies
Posted on: February 7, 2024
PURPOSE AND SCOPE: Responsible for the day-to-day program
operations and supporting the growth of the assigned single site
Home Therapies program in coordination with the Business Unit
management, in-center staff and other support functions. Ensures
provision of quality patient care in accordance with policies,
procedures, and training. May have oversight of In-Center program.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides safe and effective
oversight, support, training and scheduling of the delivery of home
dialysis therapies to patients in compliance with standards
outlined in the facility policy procedure manuals, as well as
regulations set forth by the corporation, state, and federal
agencies. Responsible for profit and loss management of the
assigned program including optimal performance of program
operations to achieve or exceed budgets and key performance
indicators. Directs and manages all aspects of patient care for
Home Therapies patients in assigned programs from admission through
discharge of the patient. Provides direction, guidance, and support
to staff members to ensure the safe and effective delivery of home
therapy support care to patients with End-Stage Renal Disease
(ESRD). Oversees patient and caregiver readiness and ability to
perform dialysis treatments at home and assesses environment for
suitability in the ongoing delivery of home dialysis therapy,
including training patients and caregivers on the safe and
effective operation and preventative maintenance of equipment.
Manages patient experience efforts by supporting company patient
satisfaction initiatives, embodying the company values and patient
experience drivers while encouraging others to do the same. Ensures
competency of staff in the operation of all home dialysis
therapy-related equipment, including the ability to troubleshoot
equipment problems with the patient via telephone, maintaining
appropriate staff licensures and CPR certifications. Responsible
for management of program supplies, equipment tracking, ensures
that orders are replenished in a consistent and timely manner.
Directs activities related to the Continuous Quality Assurance
Improvement, patient retention and Clinical Algorithm Adoption,
patient access management and patient training success. Directs
data entry related activities such as patient admission, regulatory
reporting, billing, physician orders, lab results, vital signs,
patient status and any other treatment related data into systems.
Ensures regulatory, compliance, and audit activities are
accomplished on time. Orients and supports new staff and provides
ongoing education, ensuring compliance with all risk management
initiatives, including in-center staff. Participates in Business
Unit initiatives, projects, and audits as directed. Performs other
related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
: The physical demands and work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. The work environment is
characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature
control and moderate noise levels. May be exposed to infectious and
contagious diseases/materials. The position provides direct patient
care that regularly involves heavy lifting and moving of patients
and assisting with ambulation. Equipment used can vary in
complexity. Equipment aids and/or coworkers may provide assistance.
The employee may occasionally be required to move, with assistance,
machines and equipment of up to 200 lbs., and may lift chemical and
water solutions of up to 30 lbs. up as high as 5 feet. There is a
two-person assist program and "material assist" devices for the
heavier items. This position requires frequent, prolonged periods
of standing and/or walking and the employee must be able to bend
over. Employees are required to take the Ishihara's Color Blindness
test as a condition of employment. Note that: Failing the Ishihara
Test for Color Blindness does not preclude employment. The Company
will consider whether reasonable accommodations can be made.
SUPERVISION: Typically supervises non-exempt staff. EDUCATION AND
REQUIRED CREDENTIALS : Preferred graduate of an accredited School
of Nursing (R.N.). Current appropriate state licensure.
Successfully complete CPR Certification. EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS :
Minimum of one year dialysis experience with three months
peritoneal experience required, one year medical-surgical nursing
or ICU experience preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.
Successfully complete a training course in the theory and practice
of dialysis therapies. Demonstrated leadership skills including,
but not limited to communication, customer service, performance
management and continuous quality improvement.
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