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Providence Director, Hospice in Lacey, Washington

Description

Reporting to the Executive Director, Hospice, the Director, Hospice is responsible for providing oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice facility and ensures the quality of care provided. Additionally, the Director is responsible for promoting cost-effective delivery of care and for representing the facility/agency to other professionals in the community. The Director determines possible directions for new program development and for ensures compliance with applicable regulations. The Director, Hospice helps to define and achieve facility/agency goals and objectives, including maximizing the financial viability.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Oversee all services provided by Hospice including quality and coordination of care as delivered by qualified interdisciplinary field personnel to patients/families requiring Hospice Services.

  • Participate in the development and coordination of the strategic growth plan including monitoring operating budgets, formulating long-range plans and business plans as appropriate for existing and new services.

  • Ensure that the services provide optimal care at the lowest necessary cost and within budget.

  • Oversee the management team responsible for Clinical Operations, Grief Support Services, Access Services, and Facilities/Administration.

  • Oversee interviewing and hiring, coaching, counseling and the disciplinary process including termination when indicated.

  • Lead the ministry in developing, planning and implementing programs that reflect the philosophy, mission and principles of practice and goals of Providence and Hospice of Seattle.

  • Identify and resolve ministry staffing and staff development needs in coordination with the management team, coordinate with VP Hospice Service Line for staffing approval process.

  • Identify trends and recurring issues in ministry’s provision of care; integrate and introduce new processes and procedures in partnership with appropriate staff.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance in all areas of the ministry; participate in development of policies and procedures to ensure compliance in accordance with standard PHOS procedures, Medicare Conditions of Participation and other regulatory agencies.

  • Participate in relevant community education and networking opportunities to promote public awareness of agency programs, health and industry issues.

  • Oversee adherence to all policies and procedures including regulatory requirements with regard to infection control, practicing universal precautions, sanitation, and safety and disaster preparedness.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Social Work, or Master's Degree in Healthcare with Hospice experience; or equivalent education/experience

  • Master’s degree in another healthcare field with hospice experience may be considered.

  • 2 years of experience in Hospice supervisory / management positions

  • Proficient in using computers, electronic medical records and Microsoft Office Suite programs required.

  • Upon request: Driving may be necessary as part of this role. Caregivers are required to comply with all state laws and requirements for driving. Caregivers will be expected to provide proof of driver license and auto insurance upon request.

  • Upon hire: Hospice certification or advanced certification (preferred)

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence Home and Community Care (HCC) is a service line within Providence with over 8,000 caregivers and 2,000 volunteers serving nearly 200,000 people a year, in their homes, in clinics and in a variety of congregate living ministries across our seven-state footprint.

HCC provides a full range of services and support for people of all ages, especially those facing chronic or life-limiting illnesses. Our core competencies include restorative care, longitudinal care and care through the end of life. Our service lines include assisted living/skilled nursing/rehabilitation, home health, home infusion/pharmacy services, home medical equipment, hospice and palliative care, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), personal home services/private duty care and supportive housing.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 272382
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 3305 HOSPICE WA OLYMPIA 2
Address: WA Lacey 4200 6th Ave SE
Work Location: SoundHomeCare and Hospice-Lacey
Pay Range: $64.55 - $103.90
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.