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RN Administrator

Department: Pinnacle Senior Care
Location: Austin, TX
Company: Pinnacle Senior Care

Administrator 

Pinnacle Senior Care, a CHAP accredited leader in skilled home health is leading the way into the future with its dynamic chronic care home health model. Pinnacle Senior Care is a partner of US Medical Management and owned by a Fortune 250 company. Pinnacle presents the unique opportunity to be part of a medically-centered home care provider within a continuum of care that includes Home Care, Hospice, Visiting Physicians Association, and Laboratory/Diagnostic services.

We are seeking applicants that desire the experience of changing healthcare through compassionate delivery of care. We provide opportunity for growth and advancement, with over 20 branch locations in 8 states. 

Positions offer:  

  •  Partnership with Visiting Physicians Association allows staff easy access to doctors to optimize quality patient care.  
  •  #1 operating point of care system/ Home Care Home Base.  
  •  Ready access to professional resources such as wound care and rehabilitation specialists.   
  •  Weekly team conferences to optimize patient care through open discussion with the interdisciplinary team.  
  •  Flexible scheduling with very limited on-call and weekend hours.  
  •  A Competitive salary package which includes a 401k match.   
  •  Mileage reimbursement. 
  •  Fast advancement opportunities in a rapidly expanding innovative healthcare environment offering a clinical ladder.  
  •  A unique opportunity to provide care with specialty programs that focus on disease pathology, Health Literacy, and treating the whole patient.  
  •  Agency is a Member of the National Association for Home Care.  

POSITION DESCRIPTION  

The Administrator administers, organizes, and directs the Agency’s ongoing functions; acts as an ongoing liaison among the community it serves, the governing body, the group of professional personnel, and the staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Maintains an on-going liaison relationship with the Professional Advisory Committee, the Governing Body, and the Agency staff.
  • Coordinates service components to be provided by contractual agreement and ensures hiring of qualified personnel.  Ensures adequate staff education and evaluations.
  • Plans overall development of the Home Health Agency as set forth in the Conditions of Participation under the direction of the Governing Body and Professional Advisory Committee.
  • Ensures Agency compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations. Acts as a resource for the Staff.
  • Completes, stores, and submits reports and records as required by State, Federal, and Local Regulatory Agencies.
  • Directs the implementation of improved work methods and procedures to ensure achievement of Program objectives.
  • Directs the standards and methods of measurement and implementation of agency activities related to process improvement, quality of patient care delivery, patient satisfaction, and staff satisfaction.
  • Oversees annual program evaluation and the plan of correction resulting from this evaluation.
  • Reviews existing policies and procedures on a timely basis. Recommends revision of same when appropriate to QA Department. Presents revised policies to the Professional Advisory Committee for approval.
  • Responsible for meeting the Agency’s annual fiscal, quality, and operational goals and objectives.
  • Maintains a current organizational chart to show lines of authority to the patient level.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources in recommending rules governing conduct while on duty, working hours, and salary or per visit rates.  Maintains Agency’s personnel files as required by State, Federal and Local regulation or Agency policy and procedure.
  • Ensures accuracy of public information.
  • Develops and maintains community relationships including but not limited to current and potential referral sources, customers, health care facilities, and community leaders.
  • Appoints in writing, a qualified licensed person to act as Clinical Manager and a similarly qualified alternate to serve as Clinical Manager in the absence of the Clinical Manager.
  • Coordinates Professional Advisory Committee meetings, and ensures that quarterly UR/QI (Performance Improvement) Committee meetings are held.
  • Maintains efficient work flow by ensuring adequate space, equipment, supplies, as well as ergonomic work areas.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities as needed.
  • Evaluates client satisfaction survey reports and implements effective Plan of Correction based on findings.
  • Evaluates staff satisfaction regularly and develops an effective Plan of Correction based on findings.
  • Is available during the agency’s usual working hours.
  • Follows agency policies and procedures.
  • Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Regional Director of Operations.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE  

  • Is licensed as a Physician; Registered Nurse; Social Worker, Therapist, or Nursing Home Administrator or;
  • At least a high school diploma or a general equivalency degree (GED) (at a minimum, training and experience in health service administration and at least one (1) year of administrative or supervisory experience in home health care or related health program (hospital, nursing facility, or hospice, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in budgeting, finance, long-term planning, and interpersonal communications.
  • Proficiency in personal computer use, including e-mail, clinical, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local regulations governing Medicare Skilled Home Health Services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills including effective communication to the Governing Body and Agency Staff. 
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