Associate Executive Director (RN)
Company: AccentCare, Inc.
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Overview:Building Better Together. Bringing passion and purpose
to all we do!
We have a bold vision to reimagine care. And that's possible
because of every individual team member. AccentCare believes
investing in people and their opportunities produce more satisfying
careers, personal growth, and better patient outcomes. In addition,
we emphasize training and hiring a diverse workforce with the lived
experience and skills to deliver culturally competent, inclusive
care.Responsibilities:Ensure that the Hospice is in compliance with
all applicable Federal, State and Local laws. Ensure the
completion, maintenance, and submission of all required reports and
records to Federal, State, Joint Commission and Local regulatory
departments. Maintain Joint Commission accreditation, when
applicable, and maintain a state of survey readiness.
Manage the overall financial performance of the program which
includes oversight of all controllable costs.
Manage the office administration functions of the hospice
Participate in the annual development of the program's budget.
Consult with and supporting managers and employees in areas such as
performance management, employee relations, and organizational
Counsel and coach managers to manage their staff effectively and
successfully through the identification and resolution of actual
and potential employee problems.
Maintain ongoing liaison with the governing body, staff members and
Assist the governing body in formulating and annually reviewing the
Hospice's policies and procedures.
Maintain a current organizational chart which identifies the lines
of authority from Governing Body to the patient care level.
Employ qualified personnel who meet the requirements of written job
descriptions of the Hospice in alignment with the staffing
Ensure that orientation of new staff is provided. As well, provide
regularly scheduled in-service education programs and opportunities
for continuing education for the staff which covers the physical,
emotional, spiritual and social needs of hospice patients and their
families during the final stages of illness and during dying and
Familiarize all employees, as well as contractual providers, with
the philosophy, goals, policies, and protocols of the Hospice.
Oversee the maintenance of appropriate personnel records,
administrative records, vendor and facility contracts in alignment
with all policies and protocols of the Hospice.
Has authority for the management of the business affairs and
overall operation of the Hospice.
Collaborate with HR Recruitment to ensure that staffing goals are
consistent with patient care goals.
Collaborate with Education to ensure that employees, as well as
contracted providers, are familiar with the philosophy, goals,
policies and procedures of the hospice program, and that their
competencies and evaluations are properly maintained.
Ensure compliance with annual employee evaluations "Time To
Lead the TRUE HOPE Culture at the local level.
Participate in all required regional and national
Performs other duties as assigned including those within the scope
of current, valid professional licensure/credentials (i.e. RN, SW,
Chaplain, MT, HA, etc.). Employees should reference the position
specific job description for additional details on the essential
functions of the clinical discipline.Qualifications:Minimum
Bachelor's Degree or professional licensure in the field of nursing
or human services preferred.
At least five years of management experience, preferably in a
Leadership qualities demonstrated in past achievements and/or
previous work experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to AccentCare's philosophy of care, values,
mission statement and organizational culture.
Meet the regulations and requirements of the State in which the
program provides services:
CA: The administrator shall have supervisory or administrative
experience in hospice or related healthcare fields or education in
healthcare of administration that meet the requirements of the
CO: The administrator shall have training and experience in
business or health service administration and at least two years of
supervisory or administrative experience in hospice care or closely
related health care services.
CT: The administrator shall have either:
- A master's degree in social work and at least one year of
supervisory or administrative experience in a hospice or home
health agency; or
- A master's degree in nursing with an active license to practice
in CT and at least one year of supervisory or administrative
experience in a hospice or home health agency; or
- A master's degree in public health or administration with a
concentration in health services administration and at least one
year of supervisory or administrative experience in a hospice or
home health agency; or
- A baccalaureate degree in nursing with an active license to
practice in CT and at least two years of supervisory or
administrative experience in a hospice or home health agency;
- A baccalaureate degree in administration with a concentration
of study in health services administration and at least two years
of supervisory or administrative experience in a hospice or home
health agency; or
- A physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in CT who
has at least one year of supervisory or administrative experience
in a hospice or home health agency;GA: The administrator shall be
- A healthcare professional licensed to practice in GA who has at
least one year of supervisory or management experience in a hospice
- An individual with education, training, and experience in
health service administration with at least two years of
supervisory or management experience in a hospice setting.MA: The
administrator shall be a person who has a minimum of two years of
relevant experience in the health care, human services or related
fields, which shall include at least one year of
NJ: The administrator shall have either:
- A master's degree in administration or a health-related field,
and at least two years of supervisory or administrative experience
in hospice care or in a health care setting; or
- A baccalaureate degree in administration or a health-related
field and four years of supervisory or administrative experience in
hospice care or in a health care setting.TX: The administrator must
- Be a licensed physician, registered nurse, licensed social
worker, licensed therapist, or licensed nursing home administrator
with at least one year of management or supervisory experience in a
health-related setting (e.g., a hospice, nursing facility,
- Have a high school diploma or a GED with at least two years of
management or supervisory experience in a health-related setting
(e.g., a hospice, nursing facility, hospital).Initial Education
If designated as an administrator or an alternate administrator for
the first time after December 1, 2006, the administrator must:
- Prior to designation, complete 8 clock hours of educational
training in the administration of an agency. The initial 8 hours
must be completed during the 12 months immediately preceding the
date of designation to the position. The 8 hours must include:o
Information on the licensing standards for an agency; and
o Information on the state and federal laws applicable to an agency
including the Texas Health and Safety Code regarding home and
community support services and nurse aide registry and criminal
history checks; the Texas Human Resources Code regarding rights of
the elderly; the ADA; the Civil Rights Act; the Rehabilitation Act;
the FMLA; and OSHA.
- Complete a total of 24 clock hours of educational training in
the administration of an agency before the end of the first 12
months after designation to the position.
- Complete an additional 16 clock hours of educational training
before the end of the first 12 months after designation to the
position. Any of the additional 16 hours may be completed prior to
designation if completed during the 12 months immediately preceding
the date of designation. The 16 hours must include information
regarding fraud and abuse detection and prevention; legal issues
regarding advance directives; client rights, including the right to
confidentiality; agency responsibilities; complaint investigation
and resolution; emergencypreparedness planning and implementation;
abuse, neglect, and exploitation; infection control; and
- Subject matter that deals with the internal affairs of an
organization does not qualify for credit. Documentation of
education must be on file at the agency, contain the name of the
class or workshop, the topics covered, and the hours and dates of
the training.Continuing Education
The administrator and alternate administrator must complete 12
clock hours of continuing education within each 12-month period
beginning on the date of designation.
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