Hospice Branch Administrator
Company: Bridgeway Healthcare
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job DescriptionWanted: BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR AFFINITY HOSPICE
We're looking for a Branch Administrator to join our team. We are
one of the fastest growing hospice providers in the nation—for a
reason. We are deeply committed to providing exceptional care to
patients and families, during a time when they need it most. We
would welcome the opportunity to discuss our Non-negotiables and
Commitments to Care with you. All hospice organizations are not
created equally—and we want to share with you the practices and
commitments that make us exceptionally… different.
Our C-Suite Team and Senior Leadership Team has been working
together to provide exceptional hospice care for decades. We are
sincerely invested personally and professionally in the mission of
Affinity Hospice. If you are a Leader ready, willing, and able to
lead our team members to realize desired goals and objectives
linked to quality, growth, and compliance— we need to meet each
We offer a highly competitive salary and bonus structure, with an
outstanding work environment. If you would like to be considered
for this unique leadership opportunity, submit your resume today.
We look forward to sharing with you, why Affinity Hospice is an
employer of choice within the markets we serve. Apply today, by
Job Description Summary
The Branch Administrator is responsible for the overall direction
of the hospice services. He/she is responsible for the employment
of qualified hospice personnel; is responsible for the provision of
hospice services, directly, and the delegation to and coordination
of hospice personnel evaluations; is responsible for maintaining
standards of care to comply with federal and state and ACHC
regulations. The Executive Director/Administrator establishes,
implements, and evaluates goals and objectives for hospice services
that meet and promote the standards of quality care and customer
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
1. Participates in operational planning and budgeting.
2. Ensures that care is in accordance with Medicare, Medicaid,
ACHC, Federal and State guidelines.
3. Ensures standards of ethical business and clinical practice are
4. Demonstrates exceptional service to patients, families, referral
sources, co-workers and other customers. Assists team members as
needed to ensure that this level of service is consistently
5. Monitors business operations to insure financial stability.
6. Oversees and participates in Administrator on-call rotation.
7. Monitors operational progress toward accomplishing operational
and strategic goals.
8. Evaluates hospice services and personnel using measurable
outcomes and objectives. Ensures compliance with the organization's
Performance Improvement program.
9. Ensures follow-up on any patient, employee, or customer
10. Establishes and maintains effective, open channels of
communication. Fosters a no-blame culture that encourages reporting
of safety and quality of services issues.
11. Ensures adequate and appropriate staffing and staff
12. Participates in the hiring process and ensures performance of
annual employee performance evaluations.
13. Ensures complete, appropriate and adequate staff development
including orientation, in-service, continuing education, competency
testing, and quality assessment performance improvement.
14. Conducts regular staff meetings and maintains minutes.
15. Ensures that interdisciplinary care is provided and that
Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) meetings are conducted timely and
records are maintained.
16. Ensures updated policies, forms and job descriptions are
reviewed with appropriate staff and utilized in the office.
17. Directs staff in performance of their duties including
admission, discharge, transfer, revocation, and provision of
service to patients.
18. Ensures services provided by other agencies are authorized by
19. Ensures that all invoices are reviewed, approved and forwarded
to the Corporate Office timely.
20. Ensures appropriate data collection and regular, complete
reports are received by the Governing Body.
21. Ensuring adequate space, equipment and supplies are
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of
the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of
this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related
tasks other than those stated in this description.
Must be a full time employee and reside within the geographic
service area of the agency. Must have a minimum of two years of
hospice/home health management experience. Must have a good working
knowledge of hospice federal and state guidelines as well as
Medicare and Medicaid hospice payor requirements. Registered Nurse
strongly preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred. Must have a
demonstrated ability to supervise, direct, and motivate
professional and administrative personnel. Must have the ability to
deal tactfully with the community and have knowledge of corporate
business management. Must be able to communicate an understanding
of hospice care and the services provided to patient and
family/caregivers through an interdisciplinary group. Maintains a
current CPR certification. Must be a licensed driver with an
automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or
organization requirements and is in good working order.
Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and
written communications; skills per competency checklist. Shows
ability to organize and prioritize workload Independently. Works
indoors in patients' homes. May be required to work in undesirable
areas. Possibility of strains due to moving patients.
Continuing Education Requirements: Organization personnel are
expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as may
be requested and/or required by their immediate supervisor This
position requires a minimum of 8 education hours. In addition,
organization personnel are expected to accept personal
responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job
related skills and abilities. All personnel must attend mandatory
ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Environmental Conditions: May be exposed to extremes of heat and
cold in all weather conditions. May be required to drive in various
weather conditions on roads in varying degrees of repair.
Working Conditions: May be exposed to infections and contagious
diseases. Contact with patients under a wide variety of
circumstances. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
Handles emergency or crisis situations. Travel required.
OSHA exposure category: Category I – Position includes tasks that
involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues.
Required Personnel Protective
Equipment: As required by working conditions.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and does
not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. The
employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related
duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor and/or other
The employee will participate and adhere to ALL guidelines
contained in the company's compliance program.
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