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Home Health Quality Consultant - (Florida Travel required)

Company: Covenant Hospice
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Why Covenant Care?

Are you a Healthcare Warrior? Want a competitive, engaging job with great perks? Want a seat at the table to discuss strategy? Want to see your ideas put into action? Then you want to look closely at a career with Covenant Care.

Covenant Care is one of the largest non-profit providers of home health, hospice, memory, palliative and private duty care in the regions we serve. Our collaborative team of more than 600 physicians, nurses, aides, therapists and professional staff and volunteers serve patients and families in communities throughout Florida and Alabama. For more information, visit choosecovenant.org, or visit us on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn.

Ready to join our family?

Our teammates enjoy a supportive environment and flexible schedule with advancement opportunities. Covenant Care's engaging culture is founded upon mutual respect and trust. A place where employees feel valued and patients and residents feel the service is extraordinary. We recognize and celebrate the value of each teammate's unique contributions and encourage a sense of ownership, sharing our mission with patients, families and our communities.

Position Summary:

This highly responsible administrative and professional position coordinates efforts to ensure the organization's quality assurance and performance improvement program is planned, integrated and managed at the branch level for the assigned region. Under the guidance of the Director of Quality the incumbent shall utilize a data driven focus that sets priorities for improvements to include operational efficiencies aligned to regulatory requirements and strategic initiatives. This position requires collection, aggregation and analysis of data obtained through completion of focused reviews and observations to identify and correct areas of risk, non-compliance, or knowledge deficit among teams. Effective communication at all levels within the organization is essential. This will include accurate documentation, feedback and education to staff during and after the review/audit processes are completed. Works closely with leaders in other departments to increase team efficiency, advance patient outcomes, and improve overall delivery of care.

Qualifications:

Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing and be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Florida or State of Alabama. A minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in hospice and/or home health. Strong ability to prioritize and manage broad tasks and work independently. Advanced communication skills and the ability to interact competently with all levels of leaders and staff is essential. Reliable transportation, valid state of Florida or Alabama driver's license, as applicable depending on assignment, and current automobile liability insurance is required. RNs must possess current CPR certification. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

A. Maintains current knowledge of Covenant Care policies and procedures and state regulations for Florida, and Alabama, Medicare Conditions of Participation and accrediting body standards to meet regulatory compliance.

B. Works directly with the Director of Quality, branch leadership and clinical teams to implement and facilitate a quality management and improvement system that leads to positive measurable improvements and regulatory compliance.

C. Work to create and maintain structure of sustainability.

D. Increase the organization's capacity to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of services, practices and adherence with regulatory requirements.

E. Develop data reporting and documentation processes to include data collection, aggregation, analysis and timely reporting.

F. Perform internal audits, facilitate corrective action for external audits.

G. Develops and conducts training on quality service delivery topics with clinical teams. Conducts evaluations on impact of training on improvement of processes and services. Obtains and disseminates literature on best practices and relevant quality management topics and risk management to branch leadership and clinical teams.

H. Assist clinical managers and education department to provide education to address employee specific deficits.

I. Stay current of technological and informational requirements of care, documentation, and communication including new software and hardware innovations.

J. Perform other duties as assigned.

K. Required to comply with all Covenant Hospice Policies, Procedures and Personnel Policies, including those specifically addressing disaster preparedness and response.

Benefits for Eligible Employees Include:

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off for vacation, holiday, sick and bereavement leave

  • Company paid and supplemental life insurance

  • Retirement plan with company match

  • Optional cafeteria plan benefits such as dental, vision, accident, cancer and hospital days

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenditures

  • Continuing education, advance credential assistance and tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program for employees and families

  • Mileage reimbursement and company fleet car program

Contact the Human Resources Department at 850.365.9659 for more information. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Covenant Hospice, Palm Beach , Home Health Quality Consultant - (Florida Travel required), Other , Palm Beach, Florida

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