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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 12/3/2016

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Albany, GA

Albany, GA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)



Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care. Our staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row.

**To be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions.**

**Must be accustomed to working in a diverse population**

**The Assistant Area Operations Director** works directly with the Area Operations Director and is responsible for the management of assigned outpatient dialysis facilities and any associated home and hospital dialysis programs in accordance with written polices established by the Board of Trustee and the Medical Directors.


The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**Primary Responsibilities**

+ Provide leadership and direction to all management and staff in assigned region, and upholds a formal means of accountability for all employees.

+ Oversees operational and financial activities and management of multiple dialysis facilities and programs.

+ Ensures a safe and clean environment is provided for patients, visitors, and staff.

+ Reviews and oversees patient care and assists Administrator in medical record documentation for compliance with ESRD Network, HCFA, CQI Program, and policies and procedures.

+ Develops and implements nursing policies and procedures in compliance with ESRD Network, HCFA, CQI Program, and other regulatory requirements, and reviews nursing manual annually.

+ Actively develop managers, leaders, and teams. Promotes teamwork and trust amongst all staff and management.

+ Assures facility compliance with all regulatory bodies and ESRD Networks. Furnish Federal and State agencies all data required for certification (or re-certification).

+ Oversees that Care Planning, QAPI, and Governing Body meetings are held on a routine basis, as required.

+ Attend technical, social worker and Clinical staff, Patient Representative Meetings as required.

+ Develops, executes, and enforces policies and operational standards relative to the general operation of the facility and to the protection of patients, personal, and property rights. Participates in annual review of facility policies and procedures.

+ Oversees the financial operation of the facility, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and inventory. Participates in the development of fiscal budgets for assigned clinics, as requested. Responsible for and accountable for overall cost controls.

+ Works cooperatively with all departments of DCI Corporate Office and provides required reporting in a timely manner.

+ Oversees the clinical and technical operation of the facility, and in coordination with the local clinical team, works to achieve clinical outcomes and benchmark goals as established by the local clinical team and DCI Corporate leadership.

+ Initiates and ensures adequate communication (upward and downward) and timely execution of DCI programs and directives.

+ Assures that formal means of accountability are established by the Medical Director for those involved in patient care.

+ Encourages and facilitates open and free communication between staff, administration, physicians, and patients.

+ Stay informed of changes, trends, and studies in management, nursing and dialysis practices through reading, in-services, networking, and attendance of workshops and conferences.

+ Participates in negotiating agreements into which the facility may enter with vendors, consultants, and providers of services not furnished directly by the facility.

+ Provide signature for AP checks and AP check register in accordance with DCI policy 315.

+ If any driving responsibilities are assigned, employee must be 21 years of age, is required to maintain a valid driver s license and acceptable driving history approved by DCI or Dialysis Clinic, Inc.


**Education and Experience:**

+ Five years of experience in dialysis management (Federal Regulations 405.2102 42 CFR Ch. IV (d) for federal requirements).

+ 1 year of clinical experience in dialysis

+ Supervision may include, but are not limited to: Nurse Managers, Educator, Home Dialysis Coordinator, Hospital Services Nurse Manager, Technical Manager, Business Office Manager and provides indirect supervision for all other employees.

The Assistant Area Operations Director must meet any specific state regulations for experience and/or educational requirements.

**Computer Skills**

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Financial Reporting; Human Resources systems; Inventory software; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.


DCI employees are expected to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of paper and electronic protected health information DCI creates, receives, transmits, and maintains. This is accomplished by following DCI HIPAA policies and procedures.

**Bloodborne Pathogens**

Since this is a healthcare environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious/contagious diseases, hazardous chemicals and materials, needle sticks, blood and body fluids. Further information regarding this position s specific work environment and exposure category will be provided during orientation. **_This position is classified as a Category II._**

**_DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Veteran Protected_**

**_VEVRRA Federal Contractor_**

**Job ID** _2016-5469_

**\# Positions** _1_

**Location** _US_ _-_ _GA_ _-_ _Albany_

**Posted Date** _8/12/2016_

**Category** _Healthcare_

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal Contractor