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The Home Health Team Manager performs management functions of coordination and supervision of all clinical disciplines including: skilled nursing, home health aide, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social services. The CTM supervises all activities and assumes responsibility for continuity, appropriateness, and quality of services delivered within the home health department. The CTM oversees the day-to-day scheduling of staff, monitors performance of staff, assists in the orientation of staff and serves on committees to improve operations. Performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure the provision of quality care.
Assigns, supervises and evaluates clinical staff
Ensures that all supervised health care staff maintains compliance to federal and state rules and regulations and to agency clinical policies, procedures, and appropriate standards of care
Ensures that a client’s plan of care is executed as written
Ensures that a reassessment of a client’s needs is performed by the appropriate health care professional: when there is a significant health status change in the client’s condition; at the physician’s request; or after hospital discharge
Participates and assists in orientation and training of clinical and paraprofessional staff
Ensures scheduling and assignments are appropriately based on patient needs, staff expertise and geographical locations
Receives and coordinates patient referrals from case managers, physicians, and other referral sources
Leads and participates in interdisciplinary care conferences, agency programs and management functions as assigned
Monitors documentation and paper flow to ensure records are accurate and timely and adhere to Medicare and other payer guidelines
Investigates patient/family complaints promptly and takes corrective action as needed
Makes home visits to provide patient care as needed
Participates in the Agency's endeavors for accreditation, licensing and professional recognition according to state, federal or CHAPs requirements
Participates in periodic review of clinical records to promote quality patient care
Educates clinical staff on documentation standards and patient care as needed
Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers
Maintains privacy and confidentiality with regard to all patient, staff and Agency information
Provides positive, supportive communication to patients, families, visitors, physicians and other personnel
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in good standing with the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or compact license
3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting or general medical setting
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
1+ years of supervisory experience
Managed Care experience
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical, medical and regulatory instruction and deal with numerous contemporaneous issues and problem solving, delivery of patient care, and management of a diverse and multidiscipline staff applying abstract and concrete variables
Ability to operate computer equipment, as well as maintaining communication with agency answering service
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.
**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign-On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a realated entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign-On Bonus.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.