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Quality Consultant, AccreditationFranklin, Tennessee

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Job # 407588 Date posted 05/03/2021

Description

We are recruiting for a Quality Consultant – Accreditation to join our Kindred Inpatient Rehab Facilities Team.

Summary:

Provides ongoing support and guidance for assigned  program directors, clinicians and field leadership for quality and compliance with Federal, State and Local regulatory and Kindred requirements related to quality of care provision, clinical/medical record documentation integrity, key performance indicators (KPI), oversight and monitoring processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies structural and process needs of operation teams and assists with resource management to fulfill needs related to KPIs.
  • Supports the development and facilitates implementation of clinical programming promoting standardization and best practice.
  • Develops and provides relevant education to company teams and customers. Conducts training programs using distance learning and on-site programs.
  • Reviews adherence to federal, state and local regulations and accrediting agencies in collaboration with leadership. Coordinates with leadership an appropriate response via training and other program initiatives.
  • Participates and assists with comprehensive orientation and ongoing competency of program staff to company culture, policies, and practices.
  • Participates and assists with new contract implementations, departmental, division and company-wide initiatives and system implementations.
  • Engages in building and maintaining client relationships with operational leaders.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Expectations:

  • Travel frequently, approximately 60-75% of time.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Skilled in developing and conducting training programs.
  • Knowledgeable of current regulatory environment and ability to process and train new regulations.
  • Maintains best practice knowledge of new clinical developments.
  • Working knowledge of all rehab disciplines.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Policies & Procedures related to providing rehabilitation services in assigned business segment.
  • Must read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Must have good and regular attendance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, OT or PT.
  • Master's degree is required for Speech Therapy.
  • CRRN required for nursing.

Licenses/Certification:

  • Licensed by or eligible for licensure in respective home state.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in inpatient rehabilitation.
  • Preferred experience with live presentations and facility quality improvement program development.

Depending on a candidate’s qualifications, this position may be filled at a different level. 

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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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