Home Care Quality Improvement Coordinator

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Location: Watertown, MA
Job ID: 162611-1A
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2020
Category: Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

The Quality Improvement Coordinator serves as a resource for a clinical interdisciplinary team to facilitate and support quality improvement efforts and compliance with regulatory requirements. Analyzes documentation to ensure OASIS accuracy and care plan integration. Monitors clinical processes and outcomes and partners with Clinical Manager to identify opportunities for improvement. Acts as liaison between the business and clinical departments to resolve billing issues. Participates in other Quality Improvement activities as assigned.

Full time - 40 hour day position

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited program in Nursing or Physical Therapy,
  • BSN or related degree preferred.
  • COS-C certification preferred or attain within 1 year of employment

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

  • Must have an active Massachusetts license in Nursing or Physical Therapy

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years as a field clinician in a certified home health agency.
  • Quality Improvement experience desired.
  • Coding experience a plus.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations pertinent to home health.
  • Strong assessment skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to mentor and educate clinical home care staff both onsite with patients and in the office setting.
  • Organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Well-developed written and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team Player.

Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:

  •  Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
  • Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
  • 403B
  • Paid Time Off or (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits employment  

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.