LHC Group Area Executive Director in Las Vegas, Nevada
The Area Executive Director RN of Hospice is responsible for oversight of assigned region (AZ, CO, and NV) as it relates to implementation and maintenance of administrative practices, agency philosophy, goals, and policies w hich assure compliance w ith applicable state and federal regulations. coordinating and completing assigned projects to effectively support the immediate and long range objectives of the company. enhancing the profitability of assigned agencies. and providing motivation and retention of a qualified staff and assure the quality of services delivered. This position also acts as a liaison w ith management staff and other departments throughout the company.
LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Ensures adherence to the Care Management Model within all assigned agencies and on an ongoing basis
Participates in and helps to facilitate the QAPI planning and processes, reporting, and improvement action plans in assigned agencies. This includes the oversight of all occurrences, complaints, negative trends, performance improvement issues, patient/family satisfaction scores, and concerns
Reviews assigned agency's monthly financial relative to all aspects of the operation to assure that quality patient care is delivered in the most cost-effective manner
Reviews weekly metrics, claims alerts, productivity, and census reports and follows up on negative trends as needed for assigned agencies
Reports to the Divisional Vice Presidents on all operational, financial, risk management, compliance,staffing, business development and patient care issues
Oversees current budget and budget forecast for assigned agencies
Assists Operations DVP, Market Development DVP, Regional Market Development Directors, and Account Execuitves in identifying and implementing Business Development opportunities in assigned agencies
Works closely with the Administrators and Patient Care Representatives to drive a vision of appropriate growth by focusing every team member on the needs and expectations of the referral community and patients
Knows the features and benefits of the services provided by Hospice Division and is able to articulate competitive advantages, specialty programs, and Medicare|Medicaid guidelines
Reviews and approves, with Human Resources guidance, all personnel decisions including, but not limited to, terminations, suspensions, new hires and grievances as needed for assigned agencies
Mentors Agency Administrators and state Administrators regarding each assigned agency's fiscal,clinical, census and quality metrics
Ensures adequate staffing of assigned agencies as well as adequate staff education and evaluations
Acts as liaison between Agency staff, Hospice Management Team, and Senior Leadership Team
Reviews location performance in the following areas: financial (actual vs budgeted), operational metrics, compliance with OCS edits, Homecare Compare scores, Outcomes Based Quality Improvement (OBQI) adverse event and patient satisfaction scores.
Reviews annual staff satisfaction results for assigned agencies and assists with action plan for all Tier2 and Tier 3 agencies
Oversees the current budget, and develops the budget forecast for each location for the following year.
Conducts regularly scheduled conference calls and|or agency visits with Administrators of assigned agencies reviewing and evaluating overall operations, clinical processes, business development opportunities and possible adverse trends|concerns in assigned region
Oversight of assigned home health provider and branch agencies within the Region, providing leadership and mentoring to site manager for the purpose of maintaining profitability while providingquality patient care.
Ensures that compliance with legal and regulatory standards are met.
Collaborates strongly with the Sales Leadership team to drive business development and growth.
Quality patient scores as well as employee satisfaction scores are met according to company guidelines.
Guidance to agency managers in hiring and retaining quality staff to ensure appropriateness of agency staffing.
Acts as a liaison between business contacts and|or partners regarding assigned agencies'' fiscal and quality performance, including participation in the quarterly reporting process
Facilitates agency participation in community awareness, education, and service-oriented projects in assigned regions
Responsible for compliance in assigned agencies with all regulations, laws, policies and procedures that are applicable to hospice and Medicare|Medicaid issues when applicable. Mentors and collaborates with Agency Administrators and State administrators to ensure compliance in these areas.
Education & Experience
License Requirements: Currently licensed to practice in the state of employment or a college graduate with a Bachelors degree (Education and licensure must comply with state regulations).
Education Desired: MBA or MHA preferred
5 year's experience in direct financial and employee management of a healthcare facility or multi-site healthcare facilities.
P&L as well as budget process experience.
Proven financial management ability
Proven census growth achievement
Hospice will not hold any simultaneous|concurrent employment by any other licensed health care|hospice agency (excluding Arkansas and West Virginia).
Able to develop and implement strategies for agency improvement
Ability to understand and guide staff as to how operational metrics impact financial performance.
Able to multi task and be a creative problem solver
An equal opportunity employer
LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.
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