HOSPICE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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Nov 2

HOSPICE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Skirball Hospice
Full Time
Monday - Friday
Encino, CA

Established in 1912 as a haven for elderly immigrants, the Los Angeles Jewish Health has grown to become a leading provider leader of senior care in Los Angeles. Today, LAJHealth serves over 1,000 seniors in residence and 3,500 seniors annually through our in-home and community-based services.

We value our employees! We offer long term employment opportunities with job stability, including supporting and encouraging career growth advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, 403(b) with Matching Retirement Plan, Life insurance (paid by the company) and a team spirit workplace culture!


HOSPICE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

POSITION SUMMARY

Skirball Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a proven leader. Designated by the governing body, this role is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the hospice and palliative program. These duties include full legal authority and responsibility for the management of the hospice, the provision of all hospice services, its fiscal operations, and continuous quality assessment and performance improvement. 42 CFR § 418.100

Skirball Hospice & Palliative Care is a program of LAJHealth

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, health administration or related field
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in hospice operations in a leadership role
  • Valid California driver's license with good driving record
  • TB, COVID-19 and health screening required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess intimate knowledge of Medicare Hospice benefit. Experience in palliative programs is preferred
  • Must possess knowledge of compliance with accepted professional standards and practices and state and local administrative licensure requirements
  • Must demonstrate proven experience in program development and market growth
  • Must demonstrate understanding of Hospice care and the services provided to patient / family/ caregiver through an interdisciplinary team
  • Must demonstrate ability to supervise and direct professional and administrative personnel
  • Must possess proficiency in Microsoft office and EMR systems
  • Must possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Must be able to travel
  • Must be flexible in work hours

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain full responsibility over day-to-day functions of the financial areas of cost controls, adhere to financial and accounting policies and procedures and manage expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Meet or exceed revenue and earnings budgets on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Ensure dependable record systems and statistical reporting systems and program documentation
  • Direct installation of improved work methods and procedures to ensure achievement of the objectives of the Hospice and Palliative programs
  • Prepare a budget for the approval of the Governing Body
  • Assure for compliance with local, state and federal laws, Medicare regulations, and established personnel policies and procedures
  • Provide leadership in the development and /or implementation of LAJHealth objectives, standards of care, and policies and procedures affecting the Hospice
  • Participate in staff meetings, department meetings, team meetings, briefings, in-services, committees and other related activities as needed
  • Manage sales staff and DPCS
  • Prepare reports on activities as required
  • Direct the daily business operations of the office and review financial statements, operating results, performance evaluations, etc
  • Negotiate and maintain contracts and agreements for provision of services and assure enforcement of the agreements
  • Act as a liaison to the governing body and attend meetings as requested
  • Receive direction from the Governing Body and implement their recommendations
  • Monitor and report to the Governing Body results of evaluations, audits, studies and implemented recommendations
  • Participate in evening / weekend call as required, conducting on-call services in a competent and responsible manner
  • Provide regular communication with the Hospice staff, including clinical staff, regarding pertinent organizational and clinical issues
  • Meet or exceed delivery of HHS standards in a consistent fashion
  • Facilitate effective interpersonal communication between staff members and promote effective administrative function throughout the organization
  • Establish and maintain ongoing public relations efforts to increase community understanding of Hospice programs and improve relations with physicians and other care providers
  • Conduct all business activities in a professional and ethical manner
  • Provide professional development for staff and positively motivate the team to achieve service and performance excellence in all areas of the program
  • Create and maintain a professional atmosphere that is also a positive work environment

Application

HOSPICE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Please upload your resume or fill out the application.
Highest level of education completed.