One of the largest home health and hospice agencies in Northern California, is actively seeking a Nurse Director Hospice and Palliative Care Services to oversee patient care services in the Southern San Francisco Bay Area.
Reporting directly to the Hospice and Palliative Care Services Administrator, the Palliative Care Nurse Director must be an effective communicator and be able to provide important details regarding the department on a regular basis. Serving as a leader to the Palliative Care Nurse Managers, the Palliative Care Nurse Director must be able to provide their expertise and knowledge in the event a pressing issue may arise or when their service is needed. Serving as a mentor to the Palliative Care Nurse Educator and the hospice staff nurses, the Palliative Care Nurse Director must act a role model for the department and promote unity and a cohesive environment amongst the staff.
Tasked with the responsibility setting staff expectations, Hospice Nurse Director must promote consistent and constant respect and kindness throughout the department. Making sure their patients are being treated in a safe environment with the upmost care, the Hospice Nurse Director must be well-versed with the agencies rules and regulations. The Nurse Director must be well versed in JCAHO standards, Medicare, Medi-Cal, State and Federal Regulations for a hospice setting.
The Hospice Care Nurse Director must be able to work well with the families of their patients, and ensure the best care and support is being provided.
The Director Palliative Care and Hospice will be joining a team and Organization, well regarded throughout out the region for their quality measures and patient satisfaction scores. Devoted to patient care, and with an ever-expanding patient population, the organization started small and has grown into one of the largest and busiest Hospice Services in the region.
The Home Health and Hospice Agency is prepared to offer a generous salary, relocation assistance, a lucrative bonus plan, retirement and a pension plan.