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Director Home Care Services - Hospice Admin

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Job ID: 5674
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Director Home Care Services Northwest Network- Hospice Admin for a Full Time, Day position.


The Director leads and maintains accountability for the overall direction, administration and management of Home Health operations, staff services, and outcomes.


  • Direct services and operations in collaboration with managers, staff, physicians, administration and other members of the healthcare/operational team.
  • Develop annual objectives including goals and strategies for department. Creates and monitors infrastructure, systems, processes and standards to achieve desired results.
  • Monitor referral/admission trends and facilitate effective strategies to ensure customer/physician satisfaction.
  • Develop, implement and monitor operating and capital budgets. Accountable for meeting budgetary and operational targets by managing costs effectively while ensuring reimbursement for services rendered.
  • Ensure the presence of an on-going quality improvement program and champions the continuous improvement process for all areas within scope and span of control.
  • Directs recruitment, training, development and evaluation of staff.
  • Develop and implement operation and clinical policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory, industry and quality standards. Ensure regulatory compliance for all areas of responsibility.
  • Proactively initiate, facilitate and complete planning, implementation, evaluation and management of processes to assure quality, efficient and cost-effective patient care serves and operations/systems.
  • Represent Home Health at appropriate community, state and national level meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field required.
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Health Care Administration or related field preferred.


  • Minimum of five years home health/hospice experience and at least two years of administrative and management experience required.


  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in state if applicable
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire. (Not required for Oregon West Network).


  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proficient use of computers including MS Office applications
  • Strong customer service and results focus
  • Ability to form collaborative relationships both within the organization and the community
  • Ability to motivate and coach staff, promote ongoing learning, and lead improvement activity
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and work independently
  • Ability to work cohesively and collaboratively with other healthcare team members 

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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