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Hospice Director

Kennesaw, GA, USA | Encompass Health

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
Job Description:
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The Hospice Branch Director is a Registered Nurse who manages all aspects of terminal care and has expertise in pain and symptom management and previous experience in hospice nursing. Additionally, the Hospice Branch Director supervises the staff, has knowledge of and manages documentation requirements, oversees service coordination and case management. The Hospice Branch Director must have excellent communication skills and the ability to execute an effective, supportive sensitive approach in response to needs of the employees and the patients and their families.


The Hospice Branch Director supervises the day-to-day office and clinical operations as well as the planning, coordination, and delivery of the interdisciplinary team interventions. The Hospice Branch Director is responsible for the assignment of appropriate staff members to patients/families, and acting as a staff nurse when necessary. Also, the Hospice Branch Director participates in community awareness and education programs.


Qualifications

Must be a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed as an RN Registered Nurse in the state of employment

Must have a minimum of two years of nursing experience within the past 36 months and one year of experience in a hospice setting

Must have a thorough understanding of the federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing hospice operations

Must be competent with computers


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