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The Home Therapy Administrator is responsible for the overall daily management and operation of assigned home dialysis modality program(s). The Administrator reports directly to first line regional operational management which may be an Area Director, Regional Director, or Vice President of Operations, depending on the region/demographics.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and tasks may be assigned.
Develop and implement processes for program growth in accordance with Company goals.
Implement clinical and operational processes to improve patient health and continuity of care.
Oversee equipment management, including equipment tracking and retrieval.
Responsible for active Renal Care Options program to ensure patients are educated on all modality options.
Achieve financial targets to include budget, labor costs, supply costs and expenditures.
Review all incident reports; make recommendations and take action relative to incidents as appropriate; report at monthly QAPI meeting.
Promote quality management program through education and involvement of staff and patients in outcomes as well as overall responsibility to achieve corporate goals for quality. Leads QAPI meetings and quality improvement committees.
Achieve program's target goals for patient outcomes in accordance with quality patient care and Company goals.
Assure that the program(s) is in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and receives continuing certification from all statutory and regulatory agencies.
May assume Home Therapy Nurse's responsibilities as needed.
Establish, maintain, and submit all required records and reports concerning staff, patients, and the operational affairs of the program(s).
Plan, coordinate, and approve effective and efficient staffing to meet patient needs and regulations.
Oversee on-call system for patients; ensure patients have access to nursing support at all times.
Ensure proper documentation of all nursing services in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) including but not limited to training sessions, routine and non-routine in-person interactions, home visits and phone conversations. Documentation should accurately reflect the patient status and nursing interventions and be written to ensure continuity of care.
Supervise the maintenance of equipment, building areas occupied by the program and other property belonging to the program.
Regular and reliable attendance is required for the position.
Monitor all contractual agreements; update as needed with corporate oversight.
Maintain collaborative working relationship with Medical Director and physicians.
Oversee communication of overall results of patient assessment, reassessment, and ongoing monitoring to the physician, team members, and others as appropriate to the individual needs of the patient.
Effectively communicates expectations; accepts accountability and holds others accountable for performance.
Home Hemodialysis Only:
Ensure home evaluation with technical services department is conducted to evaluate electrical, plumbing and drainage requirements are met prior to patient acceptance into home program.
Ensure required and appropriate water sampling is complete per policy and product requirements. Oversee monitoring and reporting of water sample and culture results.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements include:
Demonstrated ability to function in a leadership position and to perform in new and emergent situations with sound judgment.
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
Strong time management and organizational skills required.
1 year previous dialysis management experience preferred.
Demonstrated working knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); proficiency in all USRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire.
For multiple program oversight - must hold a valid driver's license in the applicable state. Dependable transportation and proof of valid auto insurance.
Ability to meet minimum hiring standards which may include additional background clearances and orientation requirements if applicable to the program assigned to for employment.
Must meet applicable, specific state requirements. (See addendum for Administrator)
Additionally, if the nursing requirements listed below are not met, an individual may be placed in the Administrator role without them; however, in the absence of these qualifications, there must be a designated Registered Supervising Nurse at the clinic who does possess these qualifications:
Must be full-time employee of the Company and available to home program staff during time clinic is open.
Current RN license in applicable state. License must be maintained as current and in good standing.
18 months as an RN with 6 months experience in the specific modality of home program.
CPR certification required within 90 days of hire and prior to patient care assignment.
Confirmation of ability to distinguish all primary colors.
Must meet any practice requirement(s) for the applicable state. (See addendum for Registered Supervising Nurse)
U.S. Renal Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran.