Director of Field Clinical Operations, RN

Full Time, Part Time
Chicagoland, IL Remote
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description: Director of Field Clinical Operations, RN
Location: Chicagoland, IL Remote (In Field)
ChoiceCare Home Health

Position Summary

Are you ready to lead with excellence, innovation, and compassion? ChoiceCare Home Health is seeking a dynamic Director of Field Clinical Operations to join our team. This role is 100% travel across the Chicagoland area, wherever ChoiceCare has a home health patients. If you’re a multidisciplinary professional with flexible skill sets, and you’re passionate about driving positive patient outcomes, we want you on our team!

About ChoiceCare Home Health

ChoiceCare Home Health has been a trusted provider since 2003, committed to delivering high-quality care with a focus on improving patient lives, in Cook, Dupage, and Will Counties. As we continue to grow, we offer a fun and innovative working environment that values collaboration and excellence. Join us in reinventing home health with a value-based approach that puts patient care at the forefront.

What We Offer:

  • Flexible Scheduling: Choose your hours and locations.
  • Competitive Compensation: Attractive salary with performance bonuses.
  • 401K: Employer match to help you plan for your future.
  • Top-tier Training and Support: Access to industry-leading resources and ongoing professional development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the collaborative process among members of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Ensure home health services are available 24/7 and act as the agency Administrator when needed.
  • Manage IDT members, including scheduling, productivity, mentoring, performance reviews, and support.
  • Collaborate on QAPI activities and provide input into Performance Improvement.
  • Uphold a philosophy of integrity and commitment; communicate proactively about schedule changes.
  • Participate in patient care as needed, including admissions, recertification visits, routine visits, and discharges.
  • Manage patient caseloads to support census changes.
  • Develop and deliver comprehensive training programs for new team members, covering clinical protocols, operational procedures, and EMR system usage.
  • Provide operational support, clinical direction, and leadership to address program-level challenges.
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation in patient clinical records.
  • Analyze and report on quality metrics, including HHCAHPS and Home Health Quality outcomes.
  • Participate in after-hours shifts and on-call responsibilities as needed.

De Novo Expansion Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with state regulatory requirements for nursing services in new and existing locations.
  • Lead the strategic planning and execution of new home health locations.
  • Oversee the logistical aspects of establishing new locations, including facility setup and equipment procurement.
  • Recruit, hire, and train dedicated teams for each new location.
  • Provide ongoing leadership and mentorship to new teams, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Collaborate with regulatory bodies to obtain necessary licenses and certifications.
  • Conduct regular gap analysis and implement solutions for improvement.


  • Education: RN, Required, bachelor’s degree strongly preferred but not required.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of nursing experience, with 3 years in home health required; 5 years of management experience, with 2 years in hospice or home care required.
  • Skills: Proficient in Homecare Homebase (HCHB) EMR for home health, strong mathematical and language skills, and the ability to articulate and embrace integrated healthcare at home philosophy.
  • Certifications: Active and unencumbered Registered Nurse or Physical Therapist license or COMPACT license preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  1. Regular standing, walking, and manual dexterity are fundamental.
  2. Ability to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
  3. Visual acuity requirements include close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  4. Exposure to bodily fluids, infectious diseases, and conditions typical to the field is expected.
  5. Routine use of standard medical equipment and tools associated with clinical care.

Join Us today!

At ChoiceCare Home Health, diversity, equity, and inclusion are core to our success. We are committed to creating a fair work environment where team members feel welcomed, valued, and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Apply now by sending your resume to [email protected].
ChoiceCare Home Health – Leading with Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence.

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