Participate in short/long range planning for agency and implementation of specific measures for agency growth, remaining within budgetary guidelines.
Investigate and resolve complaints (patient, family, staff, departmental).
Consult with managers and staff appropriately and in a timely fashion concerning areas of deficiency as well as areas of excellence.
Responsible for all aspects of department staff.
Assist in development of new policies and job standards as needed; reviews and updates current job standards annually.
Provide consultation and education for healthcare providers and participate in appropriate professional related organizations.
Assist with community relations and community educational opportunities.
Understands and adheres to organizational compliance and privacy programs.
Assists in providing service that fosters the organization’s mission, values, vision and goals.
Performs other duties as required and/or requested by management.
Degree in health care related field.
Registered nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas preferred.
Two years experience in home health and/or hospice preferred.
Two years supervisory experience in Federal/State regulations governing home health/hospice licensure preferred.
Excellent organizational skills to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
Ability to travel to multi-work locations during workday.
PC experience required.
Reliable vehicle, valid Texas Driver’s License and Liability insurance.
About Houston Hospice
Founded in 1980, Houston Hospice is the oldest, largest, independent non-profit hospice in the Greater Houston area. It is our mission to provide uncompromising, compassionate, end-of-life care to patients of all ages and their families. Serving 13 counties that surround the Houston area, we are committed to being the highest quality hospice provider wherever we serve. Houston Hospice is proud to be a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that is community-based and community-supported.
Headquartered in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice's service area is covered through three strategically located offices to cover our service area. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. Our teams work with primary care physicians, patients, and families to identify goals and create a unique plan of care for each patient. We offer educated counsel and compassionate support and bereavement counseling to loved ones and family members.