Hospice Executive Director RN FT

LHC Group Philadelphia , MS 39350

Posted 3 months ago

OverviewLHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. Supervises all aspects of patient care, all activities of professional staff and allied health personnel, regulatory requirements compliance, financial performance, and quality assurance performance improvement activities for agency. The Executive Director or alternate will be available on site during business hours and additionally, if needed. Additional Details

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for compliance with all regulations, laws, policies and procedures, that are applicable to hospice and Medicare / Medicaid issues when applicable on a daily basis.

  • Ensures that hospice employs qualified individuals (for all staff members) and accepts responsibility for daily agency operations.

  • Immediately available (or has Alternate Designee) to be on-site during business hours or immediately available by telephone when off-site conducting agency business, available after hours as needed.

  • Directs the day-to-day operations of the agency and acts as the driver for the Care Management Process. The Executive Director or designee RN, such as a Patient Care Manager, will receive daily report on patients from staff. This process also includes review of patient care paperwork, referral information, recertification processes, discharge information, and event reporting, etc. on a daily basis.

  • Acts as liaison between staff, patients and Hospice Management Team & Governing Board on a daily basis.

  • Ensures that all payer sources are coded/assigned correctly for appropriate billing to take place. Ensures that all services are billed as provided and supervises staff regarding billing issues on a daily basis.

  • Ensures adequate staffing through recruitment for agency as well as adequate staff education and evaluations on daily or as needed basis.

  • Reviews monthly financials relative to all aspects of the operation to assure that quality patient care is delivered in the most cost-effective manner.

  • Participates in the QAPI planning and processes, reporting, and improvement action plans as indicated. This includes chart audits, patient satisfaction, financials, contracts, patient/family complaints, etc. and appropriate follow-up. Patient/family complaints require immediate follow-up. Conducted on a daily basis.

  • Supervises all patient care activities to assure compliance with current standards of accepted nursing and medical practice and regulatory standards on a constant basis.

  • Assists the agency in the implementation of a supply/drug formulary to ensure that services are utilized in the most cost effective manner on a daily basis. Review medications purchased to ensure relevant hospice relation on a daily basis.

  • Maintains personnel files monthly, completes required courses through LHC Connect and attends in-services when applicable.

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications License Requirements

  • Must be a licensed physician, licensed registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or licensed social worker or college graduate with a Bachelor's degree with at least three years of documented experience in discipline/field of study with at least one year of full time experience in a hospice, home health, or oncology setting.

  • Current CPR certification required.

  • Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.

Additional State Requirements

  • MS: An LPN cannot hold an Executive Director position. Must have two years of health care management experience and three years of healthcare service delivery experience that would be relevant to managing the day to day operations.
icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
RN Case Manager StaHome Home Health Kemper And Neshoba County MS

Accentcare

Posted 4 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-11-19T00:00 Position:RN Case Manager Reports to:Director of Patient Care Services Job Description/Requirements: As an RN Case Manager, you will have the ability to work at the top of your licensure while working one-on-one with your clients to provide them customized care. Under the guidance of your supervising physician, you will develop plans of care and utilize nursing theories, skills and techniques to provide quality care to your clients on a daily basis. As an RN Case Manager you will: * Assess all medicines to identify possible ineffective drug therapy or adverse reactions, significant side effects, drug allergies, and contraindicated medications. * Establish realistic measurable, observable goals consistent with the patient's diagnosis. * Comply with applicable legal requirements, standards, policies and procedures including, but not limited to Compliance Process: Code of Conduct, HIPAA, and documentation standards. * Demonstrate professional conduct, service excellence and commitment to the values and mission of AccentCare, Inc. Requirements of Qualified Candidates: * Graduate from an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of agency operation * One (1) year experience as a RN * Must possess and maintain valid CPR certification while employed in a clinical role * Has sufficient endurance to perform tasks over long periods of work hours * Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order. Ability to travel to all business locations Accentcare Philadelphia MS

Hospice Executive Director RN FT

LHC Group