University of Chicago Medicine

  • IHC Director of Clinical Services - Ingalls Home Care

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2018 5:16 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-16726
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

     

    Ingalls Home Care - Director, Clinical Services

     

    Job Duties

    The Director of Clinical Services is responsible for leading the skilled clinical services in Homecare.  The Director manages all clinical services including nursing, physical, occupational and speech/language pathology, social work and home health aide services.  The Director promotes the standards for quality patient care in accordance with agency standards, objectives, policies and procedures.  The Director also ensures and coordinates the provision of comprehensive, holistic, and family centered care to patients and family members.   The position partners with the Executive Administrator to establish clinical care protocols and to provide direction and support to clinicians. 

     

    Manages all direct patient/client services provided by clinical staff personnel, including supervisors, RNs, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, speech and language pathologists and home health aide specialists.

    Assists the Executive Administrator in the preparation of the annual budget for clinical services and ensures services operate within the approved budget parameters. Assists the Executive Administrator in preparing and interpreting operation indicators and variances to detect increases or decreases in volume, which could impact staffing levels, revenues, or expenses.

    Assures that Ingalls Home Care and Hospice service lines operate within all federal and state and regulatory body/agency (JCAHO) guidelines. Maintains positive relations with patient referral sources and outside community resources. With the Executive Administrator, determines appropriate staffing levels and participates in the hiring and orientation process. Implements and maintains recordkeeping systems, statistical reporting systems, program documentation, planning and evaluation. Provides ongoing supervision of clinical services between RN case managers and nursing staff. Ensures supervisory staff are meeting service requirements and performance expectations through routine case conferences, field supervisory visits, and coordination of care. Participates in utilization review of clinical records to ensure compliance with agency policy and procedures. Provides leadership in the development of objectives, standards of care, policies and procedures affecting Home Care and Hospice. Maintains regular oversight and analysis of supply use, mileage, visit and non-visit time for agency staff members. 

    Performs other duties as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree required. 
    • 5+ years of healthcare experience overseeing.
    • 3+ years of supervisory or management experience in a healthcare setting – including some exposure to or knowledge of home care and hospice services.

     

    Experience, Knowledge and Training:

    • Understanding of home health care regulations; Medicare Conditions of Participation, Medicaid, Illinois Department of Public Health requirements and Joint Commission on Accreditation of health care organizations standards. 
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
    • Experience in employee engagement and lean management is necessary.

     

    Licensure/Certifications:

    • Current Illinois nursing license required.
    • Current CPR certification required.
    • Current and valid driver’s license required.

     

    Supervises

    Supervisor

     

    Reports to

    Executive Administrator, Homecare

    Why Join Us

    For nearly a century we have pioneered sophisticated clinical care and developed the area's most convenient network of comprehensive outpatient centers, all dedicated to improve the health and wellbeing of the community. Now, partnered with UChicago Medicine, we have expanded our network of expert physicians, convenient facilities and scope of service to speed your healing process and help navigate your path to wellness. A skilled Medical Staff and talented employees dedicated to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and injury provide a firm foundation for our reputation for quality.

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