Director Of Hospice RN

Envision Healthcare Rhinelander , WI 54501

Posted 7 days ago


Director of Hospice RN in Rhinelander and Arbor Vitae

Imagine a career that allows you the flexibility to spend more time with your family and friends, provides you with career development and advancement and allows you to be part of a company that values its employees.

Ministry Home Care, in a joint venture with Ascension at Home, has an immediate opening for a Director of Hospice (RN) for the Rhinelander or Arbor Vitae area. Work with other dedicated nurses and clinicians who are empathetic, engaged and compassionate, providing one-on-one care.

We offer competitive pay, flexible scheduling, 401k, medical/dental/vision and paid time off.

Join our team as we transform the way healthcare is delivered.


This position provides leadership and direction for Hospice services for assigned market. Assures a full range of high quality services that meet patient and referral source needs in specific communities. Executes strategic plans and growth strategies leading to increased market share.

Provides supervision to direct reports to assure strategic tactics are carried out.

  • Provides leadership and direction to ensure that the agency effectively serves its patients, their families and the community as evidenced by the achievement of outcomes.

  • Provides a challenging, rewarding, and positive environment in which an equitably compensated staff experiences a high degree of satisfaction and accomplishment in serving patients and their families.

  • Through supervisors, ensures that all clinical services and programs offered by agency, based on predetermined protocols and standards, are implemented and monitored.

  • Provides the vision and leadership for developing an operational framework that assures the accomplishment of system strategic priorities and achieves the quality, customer service and financial outcomes for the Hospice program.

  • Assures the development of a comprehensive quality improvement program that meets the standards of accrediting bodies and is in compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation and State licensure requirements and facilitates the achievement of outcomes.

  • Collaborates with support staff to assure quality improvement activities result in positive outcomes for patients and attain desired quality benchmarks for the agencies.

  • Establishes and maintains a culture of responsibility and accountability for results at the level of the organization closest to the patient and clients. Assures accountability for clinical, quality and customer service outcomes rests at the individual associate level.

  • Guides and oversees the implementation of clinical service delivery policies and Human Resource standards, procedures and policies related to the delivery of Hospice services.

  • Provides leadership, advice and counsel to Supervisors to ensure that Hospice services meet all accrediting and regulatory guidelines and regulations, minimizes liability, reduces risk and maintains a positive licensure accreditation and waiver status.

  • Assures the established systems for financial operations are managed effectively and efficiently billing, information systems, payroll, etc.

  • Develops agency budgets in collaboration with the Finance Manager.



  • Requires baccalaureate preparation in nursing or health related field. Registered nurse with a baccalaureate degree in health related field would also be considered

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • CPR certification.

  • Requires current driver's license, use of care and proof of auto insurance.


  • Requires three (3) to five (5) years of progressive responsibility in a leadership role in hospice or home care, with emphasis on knowledge of regulations and operations.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Requires well developed communication and interpersonal skills conducive to professional presentations to varied constituencies.

  • Requires a high level of analytical and problem-solving ability to address moderate to complex organizational issues.

  • Computer literacy required with demonstrated knowledge of PC based software office products.

  • Requires the ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change.

  • Must be able to function professionally in client residences when conditions may be less than desirable to the Director.

  • Hospice experience/knowledge of relevant regulations and services.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience

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Director Of Hospice RN

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