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Hospice Director Of Nursing

Hospice Director Of Nursing

Job Description

Hospice Director Of Health Care Services

Job Description

Founded in 1966, we are the nation's oldest national healthcare franchise organization providing the full continuum of home care, senior care, hospice and professional staffing services. Interim franchisees are the largest combined provider of community-based home care and healthcare staffing. Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs is a premier provider of quality care to the people of Southeastern Colorado. We are committed to treating our clients, employees and consumers with respect and dignity. Currently we are seeking a Hospice Director of HealthCare Services care experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established network of healthcare service providers

Director of HealthCare Services -- RN -- Hospice -- Director of Nursing

Primarily responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of hospice care in all settings, as well as the oversight and evaluation of such care with the goal of continuous improvement. Responsible for the hiring, orientation, training and evaluation of qualified employees to provide patient/family care in accordance with applicable law and regulation, accepted standards of practice, as well as Interim HealthCare Hospice policies and procedures.

Other responsibilities of the DHCS role include:
  • Primarily responsible to ensure that established processes are in place to screen, hire, orient, educate and retain a sufficient number of hospice employees to meet the care needs of the hospice patients/families
  • Primarily responsible for evaluating the care provided to ensure that it is in compliance with established policies and procedures; reflects accepted standards of hospice clinical practice; complies with law and regulation and contract provisions; as well as applicable government guidelines (e.g., CDC, OSHA)
  • Ensures that effective processes are in place
  • Assists the Hospice Administrator as assigned in the preparation and administration of the organization's budget and the development and execution of strategic goals.
  • Oversees the maintenance of patient/family records, statistics and reports for the purpose of evaluation of care and services provided, as well as compliance with applicable law and regulation, (including voluntary accreditation standards if applicable).
  • Responsible for the adequate inventory of, and procedures regarding access to, drugs, biologicals, medical appliances and supplies to meet the care needs of the patients per the benefit provisions of the patient's payor source and for the day-to-day delivery of care.
  • Understands current trends and advancements in the delivery of hospice care and communicates such knowledge to appropriate members of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) with the goal of improving efficiency and effectiveness of care.
  • Regularly communicates with the Hospice Administrator regarding: compliance with regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures, standards of practice and the activity and results of the QAPI program; response to and resolution of complaints; and reports and analysis of occurrences and sentinel events.
  • Actively participates as a member of the IDG

Director of HealthCare Services -- RN -- Hospice -- Director of Nursing

Job Requirements

Other requirements of the role include:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
  • Current state license in good standing
  • One (1) - two (2) years of hospice experience as a Registered Nurse within the last seven (7) years preferred, or as prescribed by state law and regulation if such exceeds these requirements.
  • Three (3) years of hospice or related health care organization experience managing caregivers within the last five (5) years.

Director of HealthCare Services -- RN -- Hospice -- Director of Nursing

As a full-time employee you are eligible for Health Benefits, Vacation and sick time after the proper probationary period.

Director of HealthCare Services -- RN -- Hospice -- Director of Nursing

Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs

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Location: Colorado Springs, CS, Monument, Woodland Park, Fountain, Widefield, Fort Carson, Ft. Carson, Security, Peyton, Ellicott, Elbert, Simla, Castle Rock, Falcon, Palmer Lake, Manitou Springs, Larkspur, Blackforest, Pueblo

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Hospice Director Of Nursing

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