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Kindred At Home RN Branch Director in Pueblo, Colorado

RN Branch Director***Position is in Pueblo, CO***Compassionate care, uncompromising service, and clinical excellence -that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred atHome, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leadingprovider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home careserviceKindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-qualitycare to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence,including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing andrehabilitation, and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus oneach unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support toour patients and their families.The Branch Director supervises the provision of therapeutic services providedby the Agency and contributes to the overall company success by effectivelymanaging the Agency's clinical operations, services, personnelperformance, and office management on an ongoing basis.Administrative* Supervise the day-to-day office and clinical operations (includingensuring daily and weekly tasks are completed even during staff absences).* Monitor office staff action screens daily.* Supervision of overall operations including but not limited to:* Generate monthly On-call Schedule* Review of On-call Log* Review and follow up on complaint forms and all QI reports* Onsite supervision of RN and PT Case Managers* Provision of monthly Aide in-services, general staff meetings, andmonthly case manager meetings.* Complete the Weekly Agency Audit Report for the previous Sunday throughSaturday.* Complete weekly chart audit and maintain in appropriate notebook.* Be competent with the State and Federal survey process and ensure that theagency as a whole and all the agency staff are prepared for on-site surveysand other external audits.* Function in the capacity of a staff nurse when necessary.* Take administrative on-call as a support to the on-call nurse and toprovide software management related to processing intakes, reviewingevaluation packets, and scheduling, moving, reassigning visits to ensurethe smooth function of the Agency during off-hours.* Review and approve accounts payable and ensure submission to the homeoffice per protocol.* Ensure that end of episode billing is completed timely and outstandingclaims are kept to a minimum; goal is10% of revenue or less.* Ensure deficiencies related to internal audit findings are addressed andcorrected per action plans.* Review and approve Non-Visit Activity daily to ensure timeliness of payrollprocessing and management of employee activity.* Participate in the Agency Disaster Planning.Clinical* Ensure that the client's plan of care is individualized and appropriate,executed as written, and reassessed by the appropriate health careprofessional when there is a significant health status change in theclient's condition, at the physician's request and after hospitaldischarge. * Ensure appropriate documentation is completed for all patientstransferred to an inpatient facility.* Complete review of evaluation packets, OASIS and 485s. Review both thedata submitted via the Mobile Device and via paper to ensure accuracy andfollow up on any documentation requires correction. Process the OASIS and485, verify the correct start of care date and episode date range in HCHB.Process any unlisted supplies, medications, activity, functionallimitations, allergies, etc. that appear on the action screen.* Follow up on OASIS Assessments that cannot be processed due to Licensed* Professional documentation deficiencies.* Follow up on all referrals, through admission and billing processes, inwhich Medicare is not the primary payor.* Approve all non-admissions prior to the non-admit decision being made bythe office or field staff. Review and process Non-Admits if a visit is madeand the determination is made to pay the agent. Update the medical record perNon-Admit protocols.* Hold weekly Case Conferen

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