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Supervisor Regional RN Care Planner

Company: Commonwealth Care Alliance
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Hires and onboards assessment nurses and provides ongoing training regarding standard operating procedures and quality assessments and care plans; tracks and monitors team productivity.

  • Maintains expert knowledge of the MDS-HC form and how it is used to measure function leading to rating categories that support member needs and related costs.
  • Ensures adequate training and technology is made available for nurses conducting MDS visits.
  • Works closely with Care Planning Unit managers to balance nurse workload and ensures that assessments and care plans are being done on time and are of consistently high quality
  • Conducts a limited number of MDS visits, developing and disseminating best practices regardingMDS completion and patient assessment experience.
    • Continually improves expertise to optimize capture of correct rating category
    • Regularly collaborates with other Care Planning Unit Managers to improve workflow and attain teamobjectives
      • Reviews MDS's for training and quality assurance purposes and collaborates closely with the MDS Manager
      • Review to improve skills of clinicians by auditing documentation of the assessment nurses in order to decrease member impact and improve member satisfaction and departments goals.
      • Arranges for transfer of assessment between nurses when needed due to scheduling issues.
      • Cover and conduct assessments at time of sick call outs . * Require to conduct urgent, In-patient MDS or same day assessments as needed.Additional duties as required to achieve Assessment and Care Planning Department goals and objectivesMinimum: Associate's Degree in NursingPreferred: Bachelor's DegreeMinimum: 2+ years2+ years clinical experience
        • Experience completing MDS assessments and care plans
        • Prior supervisory experience preferred * RN with active registered nursing license in Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in good standingAbility to triage urgent clinical issues and make independent decisions
          • Excellent organization skills
          • Ability to function effectively as part of a team
          • Effective oral and written skills
          • Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills
          • Effective teaching skills
          • Good to excellent technology skills, including use of electronic health records and Microsoft Excel * Ability to model and create a positive work environmentEnglish required, bilingual preferred
            • Standard office equipment * Experience with electronic medical record strongly preferred (eCW a plus)The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job
              • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions
                • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger,handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
                  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than100 pounds
                    • The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
                    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus * Valid driver's license with no restrictions. Ability to be active and mobile across MassachusettsEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Commonwealth Care Alliance, Springfield , Supervisor Regional RN Care Planner, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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