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Manager Long Term Care - MHS

Location: Kula, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 776990 Date posted: 03/08/2019
Description:

Plans and supervises Long Term Care (LTC) staff and budget. Ensures cost effective operation with maximum efficiency while maintaining high level of quality and safe care and service throughout Region. Plans, develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)/LTC care coordination which may include DME, referrals and elder care to enhance admission, discharge/transfer to most timely, appropriate setting. Promotes continuity of care and work with other SNFs to ensure quality and safety of care, utilization and implementation of benefits. Develops, implements and maintains clinical practice standards and alternative care options to prevent admissions to acute hospital. Collaborates with appointed medical staff, to ensure UM Program meets regulatory requirements. Participates in UM strategic planning and Resource Management-UM Committee. Evaluates and effectively markets services. Assists with accreditation, certification and licensing preparedness.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Establishes, implements and maintains patient care and service standards to meet residents' expectations.

  • Designs, and evaluates processes, policies and procedures to improve systems and patient care outcomes/results across the continuum of care.  Recommends changes and  implements policies and procedures. Ensures compliance of same with regulations.

  • Ensures compliance in meeting all Federal and State regulations and standards related to Long-Term Care/SNF, i.e. CMS

  • Reviews educational needs of staff with peers/staff/educators. Facilitates ongoing staff development and ensures competent staff.

  • Directs and coordinates team efforts to optimize skilled days, including effective admission determinations, discharge planning, utilization of services including ancillary services and timely placement.

  • Participates in utilization and multidisciplinary rounds for timely, appropriate medical treatment. Evaluates plan of care. Communicates admission and discharges to administrative staff and others as appropriate.

  • Assists in development of and monitors and controls payroll and non-payroll budget for LTC area to provide efficient, cost-effective patient services.


  • Coordinates statistical data and presents reports.

  • Supports Director of Nursing in accomplishment of strategic goals.  Collaborates with Director of Nursing to develop SNF/LTC

  • Utilization targets that can be converted into fiscal savings.

  • Ensures ongoing effectiveness of quality management program for the department to include selection of key processes and indicators of quality, monitoring, and evaluating improvement.

  • Establishes optimum working relationships with chiefs of service, physicians, Extended Care Coordinators. Case Managers and staff of other systems' SNFs staff and management to effectuate cost containment objectives.

  • Encourages positive working environment.

  • Ensures appropriate utilization of resources and provision of quality care to residents.

  • Coordinates extended care reviews, benefit eligibility and statistical data.

  • Liaisons with external review organizations. Researches questionable requirements which affect procedures. Updates staff on current changes in requirements by intermediaries.


  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency, and licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provision of care on the unit.

  • Provides direct patient care on an as needed basis. Provides services that are within scope of license and in compliance with all legal, regulatory, and policy requirements relevant to clinical role performed.

  • Hires, trains, supervises, counsels, disciplines, and terminates assigned staff as appropriate.

  • Communicates goals, objectives, accountabilities, priorities, and authority parameters to assigned staff.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years of clinical nursing experience relevant to the department including a minimum three (3) years of experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF).

  • Minimum three (3) years of management, supervisory or leadership* experience.

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or four (4) years of experience in a directly related field required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Valid Hawaii RN license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure) upon date of hire.

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.



  • Additional Requirements:

  • * Leadership Experience will be permissible for Maui Health System or Kaiser Permanente internal applicants only and is defined by the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated clinical nursing leadership as a Charge/Senior RN, participation on professional committees, National Certification in Specialty, and/or demonstrated experiential exposure to Nursing Leadership.

  • Knowledge and understanding of SNF regulatory requirements.

  • Acute care nursing experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in group presentations, creativity/innovation, customer service, group process facilitation,

  • influence, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, quality management, and written communication. Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet, and database PC applications.

  • Case management experience.

  • Knowledge of health care information systems.

  • Budgeting and management skills in an acute hospital setting.


  • Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, TJC and other local, state and federal regulations.



  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in health science administration, public health, or related field.

  • Certified Community Health Nurse by the American Nurses Association (ANA).
  • Primary Location: Hawaii,Kula,Kula Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 am Working Hours End: 4:30 pm Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Long Term Care 2nd Floor Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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