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Hospice Director of Operations | Registered Nurse

Amedisys | Richmond VA 23298 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/30/2021

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Caregiving is our Calling
At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day.

In hospice, you'll be a true advocate for patients at the end of life while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.

If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

What You Will Do

As the Director of Operations you will serve a key role for the organization as a leader with responsibility to lead and develop people and processes to provide the highest quality hospice and palliative care to patients. With responsibility for overall organization and financial management of the hospice agency, you will ensure the delivery of quality care to patients, enhancement of business development, and continuous improvement of agency efficiency and fiscal success.
  • Responsible for and causes compliance with all regulations, laws, policies and procedures applicable to hospice and reimbursement issues. Educates all staff members about state and federal rules and regulations as well as ACHC, and other regulatory agencies standards. Oversees the implementation of agency policies and procedures.
  • Manages and evaluates the health services program to ensure quality of service and maintenance of policy standards and makes consultative/supervisory home visits and physician calls with staff as needed, as appropriate.
  • Is responsible for and ensures a comprehensive quality assessment and performance improvement program for the agency.
  • Participates with the physician, referral sources, and professional staff in decisions regarding patient eligibility and suitability for the hospice program.
  • Acts as a liaison between staff, patients, physicians, and other health care providers.
  • Work with all members of the medical community to promote home care services.
  • Recruit, hire, assign, evaluate and develop staff to ensure delivery of quality care to patients.
  • Assists and coordinates, with the senior management, the budget development process, implementation and evaluation.



Qualifications
Required
  • Registered nurse OR a health care professional licensed to practice in the state with supervisory or management experience in a health care setting OR an individual with education, training and experience in health service administration with management experience in a health care setting.
  • Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state's practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in a NLC state to be eligible to have a multi-state license. See list of Nurse Licensure Compact States (NLC)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Federal, state, local and ACHC regulations.
  • Demonstrates organizational and communication skills which would enable effective interaction with agency staff, patients, families, physicians, health care providers, and the community.
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in hospice setting preferred.
  • Possesses current driver's license, agency required liability insurance, and reliable automobile transportation.
  • Current CPR certification, drivers liability insurance, and reliable automobile transportation.

Preferred
  • Baccalaureate or Masters degree in Nursing
  • Financial management experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in hospice setting
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.



Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Continuing Education
  • Fleet car for eligible employees

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Location Richmond, VA, 23298, United States
Categories Medical/Health

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