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Manager Clinical Services - Hospice

Req #:  115128
Facility:  Advocate At Home
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Lombard
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate at Home offers comprehensive, quality home health and hospice care throughout Wisconsin, metropolitan Chicago, surrounding counties and down to central IL.  As one of the midwests largest, privately held home health care and hospice provider, we have the means and opportunities to enhance your worklife quality.

Overview

The purpose of this position is to help achieve the Vision of Advocate Home Health Hospice Services by performing the duties of this position in a cost effective, results oriented and customer focused manner. This position is a critical component of the operating unit and as such meeting individual performance expectations and contribution to team performance goals is required.

Provides managerial direction and operational expertise to ensure delivery of quality, cost effective and timely services to patients and families. Ensures and maintains patient care delivery in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations, accreditation standards and department objectives. Contributes to the strategic direction of Hospice by providing planning and development of staff and patient care initiatives. Assures adequate exchange of information and communication among associates. Coordinates the implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care.
 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing required
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Illinois
  • 5-10 years clinical experience, two years of hospice experience.
  • 1-3 years of management experience.
  • Excellent communication, customer service and critical thinking skills.
  • Participates in managerial on-call rotation. May require excessive hours during development, implementation or expansion of hospice programs. May be called upon to do patient visits as needed.. May travel frequently among hospice care locations in all weather conditions on all types of roads including expressways.
  • Required to carry a pager.
  • May be required to make visits to private residences that may not be accessible to people with disabilities.
     

Accountabilities

  1. Management/coordination of clinical and therapeutic hospice services to assure appropriate quality care and timely reimbursement from third party payors.
  2. Maintains costs within budget of cost center.
  3. Responsible for achievement of agency, department and personal goals and objectives.
  4. Provides expertise to staff regarding clinical situations, quality of documentation, third party payor guidelines and policies and procedures.
  5. Responsible for quality and timely clinical documentation.

 

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About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago