This position ensures the Hospice program provides optimal services; meets all legal, accreditation, and certification requirements; and complies with all applicable SHS policies, procedures, codes and standards. Is accountable for strategic planning, operations, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and financial performance of assigned areas(s).
The Hospice teams at Samaritan Health Services support patients and family members through the final stages of their illness. Evergreen Hospice serves patients in Linn, Benton, Marion, Polk, Lincoln and Tillamook Counties. These services are offered in the home setting which may include the patient's own residence, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and adult foster homes. Samaritan Evergreen Hospice also serves patients in our freestanding 12 bed Hospice Inpatient facility located in Albany, Oregon. Services offered include intermittent skilled nursing visits (24-hour on-call nursing services available), pain management, medical social services, counseling, spiritual support, hospice aides, trained hospice volunteers and bereavement support. Medications and equipment are included as appropriate.
About Our Area:
Albany, Oregon, is located in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley. It is surrounded by the Cascade and Coastal mountain ranges and is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream with a perfect landscape for hiking, camping, fishing, skiing, and biking. Wineries and micro-breweries abound as do year-round music and cultural events. A quick, scenic drive to Portland or Eugene offers expanded shopping centers and cultural opportunities.
Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required. BSN or related Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Three (3) years experience in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.
Experience or training in the following required:
Managing multi-system programs and initiatives.
Understanding theories, concepts, and principles of administration and management.
College level statistical skills and financial management.
Applicable JCAHO and other appropriate regulatory standards.
Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.
This position requires the use of the employee’s personal automobile. Employee must have a valid driver’s license and auto liability/property damage insurance as required by law and must obtain their vehicle in good working order.
Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every three (3) years thereafter.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 45650
About Samaritan Health Services
Formed over the course of five years beginning in 1997, Samaritan is a not-for-profit regional health system that brings together community hospitals, physician clinics and health insurance plans to serve more than 250,000 residents of Oregon’s Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties. Samaritan is governed by a board, which includes community members, physicians and hospital leaders.
As one of the region’s major employers, Samaritan actively participates in efforts to strengthen and grow the local economy, as well as to improve quality of life through high-achieving schools, a strong network of social services, and a commitment to preserving and protecting the environment.
Together with our 5,500 employees, Samaritan is committed to “building healthier communities together.”