The Executive Director (RN, Registered Nurse) serves as the Administrator of the home health provider and is responsible for the administration of the day to day operations of the home care provider. This includes: coordinating and completing assigned projects to effectively support the immediate and long range objectives of the company; oversight of the eligibility of patients referred to home care services, planning for the services to be provided to patients and supervising their total home health care; implementing and maintaining administrative practices, agency philosophy, goals, and policies which assure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations; enhancing the profitability of the agency; and providing motivation and retention of a qualified staff and assure the quality of services delivered. This position also acts as a liaison with management staff and other departments throughout the company.
Responsible for continual compliance with all federal and state regulations, laws, and policies and procedures applicable to Home Health. Maintains personal knowledge of up-to-date federal, state, and Joint Commission regulations.
Employs qualified individuals and accepts responsibility for daily agency operations of the whole provider.
Ensures that the Clinical Director is available during all operating hours or directly provides coverage for those duties.
Must be immediately available to be on-site during business hours, or immediately available by telephone when off site conducting agency business, including but not limited to community presentations, conferences, and meeting with physicians. Available after hours as needed.
Responsible for directing day to day operations of the provider.
Supervises all patient care activities to ensure the delivery of safe, economical, and efficient patient care,which adheres to relevant standards of accepted nursing and medical practice, to include federal and state regulations, and Joint Commission standards, as well as to ensure compliance with payer source criteria.
Assists in policy review and revisions as requested to establish and support the highest possible quality of patient care, cost controls, quality assurance, and staff performance. Ensures that established policies are enforced.
Provides and / or ensures patient care according to the plan of care as ordered by the physician
Provides timely performance evaluation of personnel.
Assures regularly scheduled continuing education for personnel and supervises compliance of staff with online learning management courses.
Provides supervision to direct reports on an on-going basis to ensure compliance
Assists with staff recruitment to ensure that adequate staffing is maintained. Operates within the staffing model.
Conducts at least monthly meetings with the medical director. Approves medical director invoices and submits on a monthly basis to the Home Office with appropriate supporting documentation for timely payment.
Ensures that only qualified personnel are hired. Oversees licensure verification, certification, and credentialing as required by law and policy prior to employment and annually thereafter. On an on-going basis, ensures maintenance of records to support competency of all personnel.
Adheres to and supports the Episode Management Model within the provider via Episode Management supervision.
Assures compliance with and ensures timely follow up on daily external vendor clinical edits, outcome support, and coding edits.
Registered nurse with at least 1 year supervisory or administrative experience in a home healthcare or a related field.
Current CPR certification required.
Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.
Additional State Specific Requirements
CO: Must have 2 years healthcare or health service administration experience with at least 1 year of supervisory experience in home care or related health program.
Skills and Certifications[note: bold skills and certification are required] RN with at least 2 years supervisory experience in home health Current CPR Certification required Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance with dependable vehicle
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