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Director, Clinical Services

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities The Director, Clinical Services - Homecare will have direct strategic impact to ensure high quality services are fully utilized within the existing service area. In addition, through building relationships within the community and with providers, he/she will work to grow the home care program within the business to capture lost referrals, increase volume and increase census.

Within clinical leadership, the Director interacts with hospitals across the System, Population Health as well as non- system providers to drive patient care initiatives for total patient care across the care continuum. Utilizing knowledge of industry regulations, standards, and trends, he/she will develop and evaluate goals and objectives for home health. He/she will direct and promote standards of clinical services to improve outcomes, process, and quality measures. Patient and caregiver satisfaction and trust must remain a high priority.

Oversight responsibilities include making patient and personnel assignments, coordinating patient care, coordinating referrals, assuring that patient needs are continually assessed and assuring the development, implementation and updates of the individualized plan of care.

The Director will collaborate with the internal Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) coordinator on initiatives to ensure improvement plans are implemented and with key groups within the organization to ensure Homecare aligns with System initiatives. In addition, he/she will partner with the Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) collaboratives to reduce patient readmissions. This leader will be an active participant on System committees such as Length of stay, Readmissions, Safety/Quality.

The Director, Clinical Services Homecare fosters an environment of trust to support Wellstar as an Employer of Choice. He/she will be a champion of talent acquisition to create and manage a plan to attract and retain top talent that will support business growth. This spans from candidate events, continuous performance management for current team members and growth and development plans to engage team members in their career development.

The Director will be a key leader in Post-Acute that supports the strategy of Provider of Choice and to provide an unwavering focus on exceeding the expectations of our patients and consumers.

The Director will assume the role of the Executive Director/Administrator when the Executive Director/Administrator he/she is not able to absent from the organization. The Homecare Executive Director/Administrator or Clinical Director is physically present or able to be contacted via telephone or other electronic means during all operating hours. The Director of Clinical Services is appointed by and reports to the governing body as an Alternate Administrator should the Administrator be unable to perform his/her duties.

Job Requirements:
Required Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Required Minimum Certification: A person who is a licensed physician, physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, audiologist, social worker, or a registered nurse in the State of Georgia and BLS certification required.

Required Minimum Experience: 8-10 years of nursing or physical therapy experience and 5 years of home health management experience required. When the Executive Director/Administrator is absent from the organization, the Director of Clinical Services will be designated to perform the duties of that position and will meet the following minimum experience: for individuals that begin employment with an HHA on or after January 13, 2017, a person who: (i) Is a licensed physician, a registered nurse, or holds an undergraduate degree; and (ii) Has experience in health administration, with at least 2 years of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care or a related health care program. -484.105

Required Minimum Skills: Computer/data entry experience. Ability to communicate with various members of the healthcare team. Ability to use EXCEL, Word and have basic computer operational knowledge. Epic and 3M experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, mentor, and direct professional personnel while responding to growth, change, and new programs. Knowledge of business management, governmental regulations, OASIS and Joint Commission standards. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as
proficiency in problem solving and time management. Ability to implement processes. Knowledge of SHP and EPIC preferred.


Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Director, Clinical Services, Executive , Marietta, Georgia

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