Hudson Valley Hospice is looking for an experienced healthcare administrator to coordinate and supervise day to day operations of the Hudson Valley Hospice House in Dutchess County. The Director will be responsible for managing the daily operation and patient care actively of a newly constructed 14 bed hospice IPU. The Director must ensure the contracted services of the House are provided with an emphasis on quality, staffing, supplies, equipment are at appropriate levels and patients and families are well cared for and comfortable. As the Director, you will need to be able to troubleshoot challenges, and resolve emergencies that arise. This position will coordinate with the Vice Presidents of Hudson Valley Hospice who oversee Patient Services, Referrals, Marketing, Human Resources and other functions.
Preferred Experience and Education:
At least 5 years experience in a hospice setting/organization; 1 year of which in a management role within a hospice residence or inpatient facility
Either a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Healthcare Management, Master's preferred
Experience in a hospice in-patient care unit is preferred.
Hudson Valley Hospice is here to help when individuals in Dutchess and Ulster Counties are faced with a life-limiting illness. For more than 35 years, Hudson Valley Hospice has provided a wide range of programs and services for the patient and their loved ones that go beyond Medicare hospice requirements. These distinctive and specialized services are currently taking place in the home, nursing facilities and area hospitals, wherever a patient calls home.
Our specially trained interdisciplinary team comprised of physicians, hospice certified nurses, home health aides, social workers, music therapists, chaplains, grief and bereavement specialists, end of life doulas and volunteers come together to support the patient and their loved ones, offering programs, services and treatments that address comfort, pain and symptom management, spiritual care and grief and bereavement support, all designed to enhance the quality of life during a patient’s final months and weeks and support their loved ones. Hospice care is a benefit provided under Medicare Part A, Medicaid, Veterans Administration benefits, and most commercial insurance plans. Through the generosity of the community to our F...oundation, financial assistance may also be available to cover the cost of hospice care.
Hudson Valley Hospice is a proud Level 5 member of the We Honor Veterans program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the Department of Veterans Affairs. We are so very proud to serve our Veterans, who along with their families, have sacrificed for all of us.
Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices, a community based palliative practice that focuses on the needs of the patient, not on their prognosis. This type of care is vital to providing relief from the symptoms and stress of an illness, with a goal of improving the quality of life for both the patient and their loved ones.