Hospice Program Branch Director, RN

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Responsibilities

Encompass Health Hospice Program Branch Directors are Registered Nurses who lead hospice operations of individual agencies/branches. Reporting to the Hospice Program Agency Administrator, this role includes supervising the branch's office and field staff, and effectively managing the agency's services, budget, and clinical outcome goals. Attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, and efficient organizational competencies are best-suited for this position, as the Hospice Program Branch Director works with Sales staff, vendors, physicians, and other internal and external partners. Also helpful is a thorough understanding of hospice care guidelines and governing practices. Previous hospice program and management experience will serve you well in this rewarding role. Advanced knowledge of OASIS and EMR platforms, particularly Home Care Home Base, is beneficial.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

 

  • Registered Nurse with active/current licenses in the state of employment, or in accordance with the Board of Nursing rules for the nurse licensure compact (NLC).
  • Must also be a graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Obtained minimum of one-year nursing experience within the last 36 months/3 consecutive years.
  • Hospice care and operations experience is strongly preferred. 
  • Previous management/supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Effective and demonstrated business development experience, specifically working with internal partners and external referral sources and vendors.
  • Demonstrate a professional, organized demeanor while multi-tasking and effectively, communicating both orally and in writing.
  • Competent in utilizing computers/electronic-equipment.
  • Knowledge of the clinical workflow in Homecare Homebase (HCHB) strongly preferred.
  • Experienced with cost reports, OSHA requirements for health care providers, home and community support services rules and regulations, quality improvement for health care providers, competency documentation and evaluating skilled staff and peer review reporting.
  • Must have a current driver's license and automobile insurance.
  • Dependable transportation and the ability to drive an automobile in all types of weather conditions is required.
  • Must adhere to all state rules pertaining to the operation of a motor vehicle.

 

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