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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system.

Salary Breakdown

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Average

$41,030

ANNUAL

$19.72

HOURLY

Entry Level

$29,450

ANNUAL

$14.16

HOURLY

Mid Level

$38,865

ANNUAL

$18.69

HOURLY

Expert Level

$48,280

ANNUAL

$23.21

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

126

Current Available Jobs

8,610

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Clerk

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Tech

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Coordinator


Top Expected Tasks

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Writing

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

  • Office Manager
    Robert Half Legal    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 7 hours    

    Description

    Law firm seeks Office Manager to join their team! The Office Manager will support the daily operations of the law firm, including onboarding, training, benefits, payroll and bookkeeping. The ideal Office Manager will have law firm experience, management experience, and understand the workflow associated with a law firm.

    The Office Manager will report directly to the Managing Partner and be a critical part of the management team!

    This firm is offering this Office Manager a competitive salary and benefits package (healthcare, 401k with a match, PTO, etc.)!

    To apply, send resume to Tess.Poliakin@RobertHalfLegal.com.

    #westwoodrhl

    Requirements

    **2+ years of management experience

    **Law firm experience

    **Local applicants only

    To apply, send resume to Tess.Poliakin@RobertHalfLegal.com.

    Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions.

    Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

    When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

    Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

    © Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project attorneys do not constitute a law firm among themselves. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).

    **Salary:** DOE

    **Location:** Phoenix, AZ

    **Date Posted:** December 3, 2020

    **Employment Type:** Full-time

    **Job Reference:** 00320-0011634138

    **Staffing Area:** Legal


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse Manager Market Float Pool
    Steward Health Care System    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted about 7 hours    

    Clinical Nurse Manager - Market Float Pool

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Responsible for assuring that department staffing meets the acuity needs of the patients and remains within available resources. Manages staff in the Department and provides consultative services in operational and nursing activities to all nursing departments. Consults with staff, physicians, and the leadership team on issues and interpretation of policies to ensure patient needs are met. Evaluate and monitor the skills of Agency /Temporary staff. Participate in quality and process improvement in the department during all phases from planning to implementation and evaluation, including taking corrective action if other employees fail to carry out delegated duties. Serves as Service Administrator for electronic staffing and scheduling systems.

    Requirements:

    + Completion of RN program with ADN, diploma, or BSN degree, and at least five years’ experience including experience directly related to clinical staffing functions.

    + Nursing Manager experience is preferred.

    + Current license with the Arizona State Board of Nursing (or eligible to obtain).

    + Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred.

    + Current BLS (CPR) issued by American Red Cross or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.

    + Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

    + Technical, clerical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to total patient care/area in order to safely and efficiently treat patients.

    + Good verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to be clearly and easily understood by patients, families, and members of the Health Care team.

    + Writes/prints legibly in order to document accurately and understandably, and to provide direction to support staff and others.

    + Demonstrates a pleasant, helpful and caring demeanor in order to be an effective patient advocate

    Steward Health Care is an equal opportunity employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse Manager Market Float Pool
    Steward Health Care System    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted about 7 hours    

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Responsible for assuring that department staffing meets the acuity needs of the patients and remains within available resources. Manages staff in the Department and provides consultative services in operational and nursing activities to all nursing departments. Consults with staff, physicians, and the leadership team on issues and interpretation of policies to ensure patient needs are met. Evaluate and monitor the skills of Agency /Temporary staff. Participate in quality and process improvement in the department during all phases from planning to implementation and evaluation, including taking corrective action if other employees fail to carry out delegated duties. Serves as Service Administrator for electronic staffing and scheduling systems.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    + Completion of RN program with ADN, diploma, or BSN degree, and at least five years’ experience including experience directly related to clinical staffing functions.

    + Nursing Manager experience is preferred.

    + Current license with the Arizona State Board of Nursing (or eligible to obtain).

    + Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred.

    + Current BLS (CPR) issued by American Red Cross or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.

    + Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

    + Technical, clerical, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills relevant to total patient care/area in order to safely and efficiently treat patients.

    + Good verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to be clearly and easily understood by patients, families, and members of the Health Care team.

    + Writes/prints legibly in order to document accurately and understandably, and to provide direction to support staff and others.

    + Demonstrates a pleasant, helpful and caring demeanor in order to be an effective patient advocate

    Steward Health Care is an equal opportunity employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Director of Nursing
    Life Care    Payson, AZ 85541
     Posted about 7 hours    

    Position Summary:

    The Director of Nursing plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Nursing department to ensure the highest degree of quality patient care in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

    Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

    * Must have a minimum of an ASN degree from accredited college or university
    * Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
    * Must have two (2) years supervisory experience in a post acute care or related setting
    * Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
    Specific Job Requirements:

    * Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
    * Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for patient needs
    * Must be able to collect, analyze, and manage data
    * Must have expert knowledge in field of practice
    * Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
    * Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
    * Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
    * Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
    * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
    * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
    * Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
    * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
    Essential Functions:

    * Must be able to plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, establish benchmarks, and direct staff
    * Must be able to recruit, select, hire, train, evaluate, counsel, and supervise nursing staff
    * Must be able to assign appropriate level of CNAs and LPNs per shift
    * Must be able to effectively manage department budget
    * Must be able to direct care provided by nursing staff
    * Must be able to provide direct nursing care as necessary
    * Must be able to perform functions of a staff nurse as required
    * Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget
    * Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
    * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
    * Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
    * Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
    * Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
    * Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
    * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
    An Equal Opportunity Employer


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Director of Nursing
    Life Care    Globe, AZ 85501
     Posted about 7 hours    

    Position Summary:

    The Director of Nursing plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Nursing department to ensure the highest degree of quality patient care in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

    Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

    * Must have a minimum of an ASN degree from accredited college or university
    * Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
    * Must have two (2) years supervisory experience in a post acute care or related setting
    * Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
    Specific Job Requirements:

    * Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
    * Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for patient needs
    * Must be able to collect, analyze, and manage data
    * Must have expert knowledge in field of practice
    * Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
    * Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
    * Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
    * Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
    * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
    * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
    * Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
    * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
    Essential Functions:

    * Must be able to plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, establish benchmarks, and direct staff
    * Must be able to recruit, select, hire, train, evaluate, counsel, and supervise nursing staff
    * Must be able to assign appropriate level of CNAs and LPNs per shift
    * Must be able to effectively manage department budget
    * Must be able to direct care provided by nursing staff
    * Must be able to provide direct nursing care as necessary
    * Must be able to perform functions of a staff nurse as required
    * Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget
    * Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
    * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
    * Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
    * Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
    * Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
    * Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
    * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
    An Equal Opportunity Employer


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • E&M Pro Fee Medical Coder
    Guidehouse    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 8 hours    

    Overview

    Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.

    Responsibilities

    The E&M Pro Fee Medical Coder must be proficient in E/M coding for all places of services. Will review clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-10 Diagnosis codes, along with CPT/HCPCS codes as defined for the service type, for coding, billing, internal and external reporting, research as required, and regulatory compliance. Under the direction of the coding manager—the coder should accurately code conditions and procedures as documented and in accordance with ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, CMS/MAC rules and the CPT rules established by the AMA, and any other official coding guidelines established for use with mandated standard code sets. The coder scope may involve reviewing coding related denials from payers and recommending the appropriate action to resolve the claim based on payer guidelines.

    + Computer Literacy.

    + Good working knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology as well as Medical Terminology.

    + Advanced knowledge of E/M coding, CMS/MAC guidance, Coding Skills, ICD-10-CM and CPT.

    + Ability to analyze Provider documentation and assign codes accurately.

    + Excellent verbal and written Communication Skills.

    + Strong knowledge and application of Government and other payer guidelines as they relate to compliant coding.

    + High level of Accuracy and Productivity. Meets or exceeds standards consistently.

    + Ability to work independently.

    + HIPAA compliant work stations.

    + Strong working knowledge of Protected Health Information.

    + Maintains professional credentials at all times.

    + Organizational Skills.

    + Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    + Must be hold one of the following credentials: CPC, COC, CCS-P.

    + 3 years multi-specialty E/M coding experience.

    + 3-5 years ICD-10 and CPT coding experience, trauma/surgical experience preferred.

    + Experience working Physician Coding Related Denials.

    + Abide by all client policies and procedures.

    + Abide by all Guidehouse policies and procedures.

    + Must have experience working in systems such as EPIC, Cerner, Next Gen, Allscripts or other EHR.

    + Personal responsibility, respect for self and others, innovation through teamwork, dedication to caring and excellence in customer service.

    Additional Requirements

    Mental/Physical Requirements:

    + Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

    + Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

    + Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work

    + Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location

    + Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data

    + Generally works in an office environment

    The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    Disclaimer

    About Guidehouse

    Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

    Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

    Rewards and Benefits

    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

    #cb


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Secretary Receptionist
    Fresenius Medical Center    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted about 8 hours    

    **Job ID** 20000L20

    **Available Openings** 1

    **PURPOSE AND SCOPE:**

    Performing general office duties incorporating a variety of basic and routine clerical and secretarial duties in a clinical environment.

    **PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**

    + Under direct/close supervision, performs a variety of basic and routine clerical and secretarial duties. These may include but are not limited to:

    + Preparing and typing routine correspondence, form letters and reports

    + Answering telephone & routing calls to the appropriate person,

    + Greeting visitors and patients as applicable and conducting them to the appropriate location or person as needed.

    + Setting up and maintaining filing systems and basic databases as applicable.

    + Completing forms and reports as required by the various company offices and outside vendors and agencies.

    + Recording the minutes of meetings and providing the resulting documents as necessary.

    + Making copies of correspondence and other printed matter as required by manager.

    + Preparing purchase orders using the appropriate software application.

    + Assisting with department/facility accounts receivable and accounts payable functions and responsibilities as needed.

    + Distributing incoming mail.

    + Maintaining calendar and daily schedules.

    + Scheduling appointments & arranging meetings.

    + Maintaining inventory of the necessary office forms and supplies.

    + Assisting with various basic personnel administrative functions as needed.

    + Acting as backup to other clerical personnel in office as needed.

    + Assists in the collection of Patient Statistical Profile and Continuous Quality Improvement Data.

    + Assists with month-end reporting requirements

    + Assists in auditing records for ongoing compliance with medical records standards.

    + Maintains accurate records of hospitalization, patient travel, etc. to facilitate coordination of patient scheduling, ancillary testing, etc.

    + Prepares medical records for facsimile or mail related to travel, transplant, disability and others.

    + Organizes travel for patients by contacting and providing requested medical records.

    + Coordinates with transient patient paperwork.

    + Coordinates transfer placements and confirmations along with Clinical Manager.

    + Confirms admissions paperwork is completed and sent to designated department(s), such as billing, by collecting, faxing and scanning.

    + Assist with medical appointment referrals and scheduling.

    + Assist with transportation coordination and referrals.

    + Ensures data entry has been completed for Crown Web. Related to ESRD 2728. ESRD 2746 and PART.

    + Other duties as assigned.

    **Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.**

    **PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS** **:**

    + The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    + Day to day work includes desk and personal computer work and possible interaction with patients, facility staff and physicians. The position may require travel between assigned facilities and various locations within the community. The work environment may be characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials

    **EDUCATION** **:**

    + High School Diploma required

    **EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:**

    + Minimum 6 months relevant experience without a degree – 0-6 months experience with an Associate degree or secretarial school.

    + Experience working knowledge of computers with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred. Good verbal communication skills.

    + Pleasant telephone manner.

    **EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity**

    **Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.**


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • File Clerk
    Robert Half Office Team    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 1 day    

    Description

    Do you love organization and order? Are you a highly-motivated self-starter? If you're looking for an excellent opportunity, look no farther than this File Clerk position! If you are comfortable with performing various basic clerical tasks, including managing and maintaining physical and digital filing systems, operating office equipment, and completing general office work, this File Clerk role might be the job for you. This short-term temporary opportunity is a File Clerk position in the Tucson, Arizona area.

    Major responsibilities

    - Support and coordinate assistance with other employees on diverse projects

    - Office related tasks like word processing, filing, scanning, archiving, and faxing

    - Coordinate file gathering and indexing with various departments and employees

    - According to specific timelines, retrieve and collect data

    - Intake of questions regarding records and files

    - According to specified guidelines, order high volume of letters, memoranda, invoices, and other indexed documents

    - File documents properly as part of quality control related tasks

    Please submit your resume to www.officeteam.com today!

    Requirements

    - Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

    - Command of Microsoft Word

    - Deep understanding of filing

    - Microsoft Excel experience desired

    - Foundational knowledge in navigating basic office equipment and protocols

    - Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

    - Skilled in handling office equipment

    - Please apply with a high school diploma or its equivalent

    - Minimum of at least one (1+) year of File Clerk experience preferred

    - Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    - Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

    OfficeTeam, a Robert Half Company, matches professionals in the administrative field on a temporary and temporary-to-full-time basis. Whether you're a seasoned administrative pro or starting your career, we have options for you. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

    Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!

    Contact your nearest OfficeTeam location at 888.490.4154 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/officeteam to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

    All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

    © 2020 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

    By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

    **Salary:** $14.03 - $16.07 / Hourly

    **Location:** Tucson, AZ

    **Date Posted:** December 2, 2020

    **Employment Type:** Temporary

    **Job Reference:** 00220-9502777551

    **Staffing Area:** Office u0026 Administrative


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • File Clerk
    Robert Half Office Team    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 1 day    

    Description

    If you are looking for work in the Non-Profit industry and are motivated and self-starting, you might be interested to hear that OfficeTeam is seeking a File Clerk who loves organization and order and desires to work in the Non-Profit industry. If you are looking for work where you will perform various basic clerical tasks, including managing and maintaining physical and digital filing systems, operating office equipment, and completing general office work, this File Clerk position might be right for you. The File Clerk role will be located in Tucson, Arizona and is a short-term temporary opportunity.

    Responsibilities

    - Retrieving data within allotted time frames

    - Gathering and indexing materials to be filed from departments and employees

    - Perform all things related to quality control related to proper document filings

    - Support and coordinate assistance with other employees on diverse projects

    - Capacity to answer questions regarding files and records

    - Arranging high volume of letters, memoranda, invoices and other indexed documents within specified guidelines

    - Handle clerical tasks like word processing, filing, scanning, archiving, and faxing

    Please submit your resume to www.officeteam.com today!

    Requirements

    - Experience handling office equipment

    - Ability to multitask effectively

    - A high school diploma or its equivalent is required of all applications for this position

    - Data entry experience

    - Solid understanding of filing

    - Proven flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

    - Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

    - Employer prefers 1+ years of File Clerk experience at minimum

    - Knowledge of Word and Excel

    - Strong organization skills

    OfficeTeam, a Robert Half Company, matches professionals in the administrative field on a temporary and temporary-to-full-time basis. Whether you're a seasoned administrative pro or starting your career, we have options for you. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

    Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!

    Contact your nearest OfficeTeam location at 888.490.4154 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/officeteam to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

    All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

    © 2020 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

    By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

    **Salary:** $12.13 - $14.72 / Hourly

    **Location:** Tucson, AZ

    **Date Posted:** December 2, 2020

    **Employment Type:** Temporary

    **Job Reference:** 00220-9502777494

    **Staffing Area:** Office u0026 Administrative


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Palliative Care Clinical Director
    LHC Group    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 1 day    

    Company Overview

    Palliative Care Clinical Director is responsible for the operational leadership, supervision, provision, and documentation of the palliative care interdisciplinary team in accordance to Federal and State regulations. The Clinical Director will provide clinical leadership in conjunction with and under the auspices of the palliative care service medical director to achieve consistent high-quality patient care, outcomes, and satisfaction. Demonstrates operational leadership within the local LHC organization as well as in day-to-day team activities. Coordinates and completes assigned duties to support effectively the immediate and long-range objectives of the company. Enhances profitability and sustainability of the agency. Recruits, retains and manages an effective and efficient clinical team. Facilitates and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, in-services, committees, quality improvement, and other meetings. Reviews and recommends changes in policies, procedures, and forms. Manages the clinical interdisciplinary team including Palliative Care NPs, RNs, Social Workers, Chaplains, and office staff. Assists the medical director as needed.

    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and home and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

    Essential Functions

    + Manages day-to-day operations of palliative care consult service and acts as driver for the care management process by coordinating all aspects of the referral process, including addressing issues or inquiries promptly with appropriate information, strategies, and follow-up.

    + Ensures operating metrics are generated accurately through timely entry of referrals, completion of visit notes, and transfer/discharge workflow.

    + Responsible for facilitating daily adequate communication of patient care needs with clinical staff, administrative support, and physicians as needed.

    + Coordinates attendance and facilitates scheduling of IDG meetings at least every 14 days to ensure team communication, collaboration, and documentation.

    + Ensures the review, accuracy, and maintenance of relevant clinical notes, documentation, referral information, discharge information, and event reporting; reports any identified need/issues to Hospice Executive Director, Palliative

    + Care Program Director, Physician, Nurse Practitioner and interdisciplinary team as appropriate.

    + Assures optimal scheduling of provider consults and established visits by the interdisciplinary team to achieve efficient and productive use of resources while maximizing value to patients.

    + Ensures and coordinates the palliative plan of care established by Medical Director and/or Nurse Practitioner. Collaborates with the patient/family, attending physician, and members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve the plan’s goals.

    + Conducts patient visits as needed to maintain plan of care and meet patient needs. Creates accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient condition; reports condition and unaddressed patient needs to the palliative care physician or nurse practitioner.

    + Ensures the facilitation and collaboration of appropriate services as needed by patient/family maintaining a quality continuum of care.

    + Partners with the medical director to ensure high-quality palliative care is provided on a daily basis.

    + Assists the medical director and APRNs with maintenance of protocols and ensures any changes are communicated to the interdisciplinary team.

    + Acts as a liaison between staff, patients, the medical community, and upper management to ensure information is shared appropriately among the LHC palliative care team.

    + Provides in-services and educational offerings about palliative care to referral sources, healthcare partners, community entities, and Home Health/Hospice staff to increase awareness and appropriate utilization of services.

    + Partners with sales staff as appropriate to schedule presentations.

    + Maintains immediate availability during on-site business hours, remains available via telephone communication when offsite, and is available after hours as needed; participates in on-call rotation to meet patient needs after-hours.

    + Assists the Hospice Executive Director to ensure palliative care recruits and employs qualified individuals, has adequate staffing per the staffing model, and maintains staff retention through meaningful education and support, a healthy employment culture, and a focus on purposeful work.

    + Verifies licensure, certification, and credentialing prior hire and annually as required by law and policy.

    + Provides and oversees orientation of personnel. Assigns preceptor or functions as a preceptor to new hires on an as-needed basis.

    + Conducts staff conferences as needed, included but not limited to monthly staff/safety/quality meetings.

    + Performs timely evaluations and annual competencies of direct report personnel and supervises the accuracy of personnel records.

    + Completes all necessary in-services and educational offerings in a timely manner and supervises compliance of staff with same.

    + With oversight by the Hospice Executive Director, administers progressive discipline when necessary.

    + Participates in the QAPI plan and processes. Ensures follow up on any required action plans.

    + Responds promptly to patient/family requests. Investigates concerns objectively (whether shared verbally, in writing, or through a patient satisfaction survey) and conducts service recovery quickly and professionally.Reports any sentinel events, risk management situations, or serious negative performance trends to Hospice Executive Director and Palliative Care Program Director immediately.

    + Ensures appropriate coding/billing assignment compliant with payer source requirements. Ensures that all services are billed as provided and supervises staff regarding billing issues on a daily basis.

    + Reviews monthly financial reports and partners with the Hospice Executive Director and Palliative Care Program Director relative to daily operations to meet budgeted goals and strategic goals, ensuring quality patient care is delivered in the most cost-effective manner.

    + Submits and/or participates in development of annual budgets, strategic plans, and agency annual evaluation.

    + Ensures timely referral of patients to other services or levels of care in alignment with eligibility and patient/family desires, maintaining excellent continuum of care.

    + Responsible for compliance with all regulations, laws, policies and procedures, that are applicable to palliative care.

    + Complies with accepted ethical conduct & professional Standards of Nursing Practice as determined by the American Nurses Association and regulatory institutions.

    + All other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience

    + 2+ years clinical experience preferably in hospice and/or palliative care. Hospice palliative care certification preferred.

    + Previous experience working and collaborating in an interdisciplinary team environment.

    + Knowledge of palliative care and ability to communicate professionally with referral sources, healthcare partners, and colleagues concerning disease trajectory, clinical assessment, and appropriate intervention in a variety of arenas of care, such as palliative care and advanced illness management, including but not limited to physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.

    + Understands and supports the role of the nurse practitioner in the palliative care/hospice environment and able to address concerns/issues with the medical director.

    + Experience in areas of leadership, finance, budget, community resources, quality outcomes, customer service, growth, and team building preferred.

    + Demonstrates ability to problem solve independently with colleagues and customers; exhibits sound judgment.

    + Experience in managing office staff, clinical professionals, and providers.

    + Able to balance work load and prioritize multiple tasks on a daily basis while maintaining positive affect and demeanor of servant leadership.

    + Able to shift focus easily throughout the work day and handle sensitive issues with thoughtful regard and prioritization of action/outcome.

    + Clinical experience in the home environment a plus.

    License Requirements

    + Active RN licensure in state of practice

    + Current CPR, driver’s license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation

    An equal opportunity employer

    LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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    Employment Type

    Full Time


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