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Hospice Executive Director

Company: Addus HomeCare
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Lead the acclaimed regional team at Hospice of Virginia, whose unprecedented growth is matched only by our passion and dedication to patient-centered supportive care.

Territory Responsibility: Richmond and Farmville areas of Virginia

Position Summary: The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of the agency and the effective and efficient use of all resources in carrying out the organization's purpose. The Executive Director acts under the direction of the VP of Operations with full authority within the board policies, program definition and budgetary concerns.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintains positive internal and external customer service relationships
  • Manage the agencies program through delegation of responsibility to administrative and supervisory personnel according to their abilities and defined responsibilities
  • Monitor methods of program administration, planning supervising, and evaluating
  • Monitor day-to-day compliance with regulatory and reimbursement requirements
  • Manage the development and implementation of administrative of administrative policies and procedures
  • Establish functions and qualification for all personnel
  • Determine staffing needs and patterns according to program requirement and with consideration for utilization of personnel at their maximum potential
  • Authorize appointments to staff positions in collaboration with the VP of Operations
  • Oversee compliance with personnel policies and procedures
  • Negotiate and execute contracts with community providers for service and monitor program compliance with contractual agreements
  • Adhere to work schedule and maintain good punctuality and attendance record
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information.
  • Maintains regular, predictable, consistent attendance, and is flexible to meet the needs of the department.
  • Follows all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements.
  • Abides by all regulations, policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Maintains positive internal and external customer service relationships
    • Maintains open lines of communication
    • Plans and organizes work effectively and ensures its completion
    • Meets all productivity requirements
    • Demonstrates team behavior and promotes a team-oriented environment
    • Actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement, educational programs, and staff meetings
    • Represents the organization professionally at all times

      Position Requirements Competencies:

      • Graduate from an accredited registered nursing program
      • Minimum Associate degree in business, healthcare or a related field and a minimum of 5 years related experience
      • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory or administrative experience in a hospice or home health setting
      • Experienced in program administration including knowledge of healthcare policies and reimbursement practices
      • Excellent in managing human resources
      • Ability to complete necessary documentation appropriately, legibly and timely
      • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to complete job responsibilities
      • Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance; or ability to take public transportation

        Addus/Hospice of Virginia provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

        This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Addus HomeCare, Richmond , Hospice Executive Director, Executive , Richmond, Virginia

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