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Hospice Executive Director

Company: Empyrean Hospice
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Empyrean Hospice hires Executive Directors to lead our hospice branches, day-to-day operations, and the branch's clinical care team. Our Executive Director is responsible for a specific hospice agency, the hiring, training, and direction of its team, coordinating care delivery with the IDG that is clinically excellent and aligns with our organizational mission and in full compliance with federal and state regulations, accreditation, and guidelines, and responsibility for daily branch operations and budget adherence.Salary or hourly rate listed is the base for this role; increase commensurate with experience.Position Overview Executive Director: Represent Empyrean Hospice with the utmost professionalism and compassion Manage the daily operations of the branch, its staff, the patients in its care or considering its care, and community relationships regarding hospice education and services Evaluate hospice services and supervise branch staff using measurable outcomes and objectives Oversee operational planning, budgeting, and compliance Ensure adequate and appropriate staffing and current clinical information and practice Lead and participate in IDG (Interdisciplinary Group) discussions and plans of care Communicate effectively with staff, other departments, services, and senior management Implement appropriate service policies and procedures to accomplish identified outcomes Direct staff handling of responsibilities including admission, discharge, transfer, revocation, and provision of service to patients Monitor service utilization to ensure delivery of comprehensive care and adequate space, equipment, and supplies are available Timely complete appropriate data collection and reporting Collaborate with agencies and vendors for effective management of services. Ensure standards of ethical business and clinical practice are prioritizedWho is Empyrean Hospice?With Empyrean Hospice, we are family. We are committed to caring for people at end of life with the same level of dedication and compassion we would choose for our own loved ones. Our core values are the foundation for our dedication to integrity and clinical excellence.Empyrean is a national company with community heart. We provide resources and leadership to support our care teams across the country so they can focus on the quality-of-life care and clinical excellence for the patients and families we serve. Our culture fosters a focus on our care delivery with work-life balance and support for our team members through manageable caseloads and professional growth supported by a team of expert leaders.Empyrean offers ongoing professional education opportunities, manageable caseloads, and a benefits package for eligible employees. Competitive compensation Comprehensive benefits include paid time off (PTO), dental, health, life, and vision insurance, an employee assistance program, and professional development assistance Mileage reimbursement plan Opportunities for professional growth and advancementPosition Qualifications Professionalism, compassion, empathy, and a desire to help others Initiative-taking, organized, with attention to detail A bachelor's degree in business administration; master's degree in health care or related field preferred 2-5 years' experience in health care management; hospice and/or home health care experience preferred Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct professional and administrative personnel Knowledge of corporate business management Interpersonal skills and ability to deal tactfully with the community Understands hospice care and the services provided to patient and family/caregiver through an interdisciplinary group Intimate knowledge of Medicare Hospice Certification Computer proficient with Microsoft suite; preferred experience with Homecare Homebase or other EMR#INDHOSPICEEmpyrean Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status.Candidates for employment with Empyrean understand that Empyrean expressly does not want employees to use, and employee's responsibilities and duties with Empyrean will not require or involve, any trade secrets or other confidential information secrets that employee may have obtained from former employers or any other third party. Further, Empyrean expects and facilitates disclosure of, and compliance with, any obligations with any prior employers or other third parties that may legally apply to an Jobble

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