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Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients .
As an Outcomes Manager you will:
Provide coordination of timely and accurate data collection and documentation to meet requirements of the mandated CMS LTCH Quality Reporting Program.
To ensure accuracy in the coding and reflection of the patient's care needs and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, this individual collects, reviews and monitors the patient information reported at admission and discharge for the CARE Data Set tool contained in the LTRAX database and reported monthly contained in the NHSN database as supported by documentation in the medical record.
Assist in the ongoing monitoring of identified outcome benchmarks for the inpatient population.
Assist in the mitigation of denials by auditing the EMR and other documentation systems for quality and technical compliance and providing guidance to the interdisciplinary team members on appropriate documentation.
Have access to confidential patient information and maintains all confidentiality of all information.
As an Outcomes Manager you will have:
Graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred; current, unrestricted state licensure.
3 years data coordination, aggregation, analytics in LTCH hospital. Kindred Hospital Division regulatory compliance, quality experience or operational processes a plus.
3+ years of experience in the care of patients in the long term acute hospital setting, preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.