AVP - Clinical Practice & Wound Management (49539B)

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Chicago, IL
This position is a remote position. It can be located anywhere in the U.S.

I believe that a stronger team begins with me.

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

As an AVP of Clinical Practice & Wound Management, you will:

* Be a member of a 6-person divisional team for Clinical Practice and Quality for the Company's Home Health locations.

* Help develop and implement Best Practices related to wound care, wound supplies and guide clinical education.

* Work as an integral part of the leadership team to monitor and improve the quality of patient care.

* Develop and support evidenced-based practice guidelines.

* Assist with ongoing clinical practice enhancements.

* Collaborate with Regional Leadership to ensure evidenced-based practices, outcomes and overall clinical policy and practice are maintained.

Required Skills

* Associate Degree or equivalent in Nursing with at least five years of clinical experience, current RN licensure in at least one state

* Home Health experience required

* WOCN Certification required

* Thorough knowledge of home healthcare industry and related clinical practice required

* Experience handling meeting preparation and coordination.

* Proficient in computer skills. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

* Professional and strong presentation skills using WebEx or similar communication means, including telephone etiquette

* Interpersonal skills that promote interdisciplinary collaboration and effective communication

* Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision

* 50% travel may be required

Required Experience

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.