Come to sunny California and join our Yolo Hospice team. Yolo Hospice is a community-founded nonprofit with nearly a 40-year track record in caring for people with life-limiting illness. We were founded by volunteers who wanted to revolutionize healthcare, and that spirit still drives our care today.
PURPOSE/SUMMARY - Chief of Patient Care
The Chief of Patient Care (CPC) ensures the highest level of care for every patient, every family, every time. This person is responsible for the leadership and management of Yolo Hospice’s and YoloCare’s clinical program, for improving palliative outcomes and clinical performance. This person will ensure the efficient and effective delivery of all clinical services throughout the organization. The CPC assures compliance with state and federal regulations and Yolo Hospice Policies and Procedures (P&Ps) related to clinical services and assures that P&Ps are regularly reviewed and updated. The CPC collaborates with the Chief Financial Officer in clinical budget planning and review, assures that all reimbursement claims are appropriately submitted by and paid to Yolo Hospice, and that all claims for payment against Yolo Hospice are paid correctly according to contracts and prior hospice authorizations. The CPC represents the Agency to the community and helps manage and build relationships with referral partners, including physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, and retirement communities. This person should possess, demonstrate and foster exceptional communication skills and teambuilding.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
A minimum of five (5) years of management experience in a hospice or related health care organization.
Must be currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
BS in nursing is required, CHPN a plus.
Possess and maintain current CPR certification.
Comprehensive knowledge of current nursing practice and administration, public health programs administration.
Knowledge of business management, governmental regulations and Joint Commission standards.
Must have the clinical knowledge and critical thinking ability to effectively plan, organize and provide coordination of patient care and daily operations consistent with organizations standards, regulations and strategic objectives.
Must have excellent organizational and management skills to handle multiple level complex patient care issues.
Requires the ability to be a strong and consistent mentor to staff and use the disciplinary process appropriately.
Responsible for managing and building relationships with referral partners, including physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and retirement communities.
Oversees the work of the clinical interdisciplinary team.
Manage and coordinate hospice patient care services and activities in collaboration with healthcare personnel, both internally and externally.
Manage nursing personnel and contracted services.
Follows-up with patients to assess patient satisfaction of organization’s services.
Directs in-services, case conferences and staff meetings.
Ensures that the organization operates in compliance with legal, regulatory and accreditation standards.
Ensures that the policies and procedures reflect quality and safe delivery of home health care services.
Maintains a positive and professional image and demonstrates self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements.
Interested candidates who meet set requirements, please submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources. Position will remain open until filled. Full job description will be provided upon request. Visit us at http://yolohospice.org/join-our-team/ to learn more about us and how to join our team.
Additional Salary Information: relocation and sign-up bonus available
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About Yolo Hospice
Yolo Hospice is a non-profit, community-based organization, driven by our mission to serve patients, their families and the community. We provide a unique healthcare option to those with a life-limiting illness: emphasizing quality of life. We provide comfort where no comfort is felt.
If your career goal is to join a successful team-oriented organization, then Yolo Hospice is the place for you!
Throughout the counties of Colusa, Yolo, Sacramento, Solano, and Sutter, Yolo Hospice is recognized as an outstanding employer that is represented by a team of compassionate volunteers and employees that are experts in hospice care, bereavement support, and public education about all end-of-life issues. Our success is based on nearly 40 years of experience and our mission to serve our communities, while providing the highest level of care for every patient, every family, every time. Yolo Hospice is located in the Central Valley of Northern California, in the City of Davis, 11 miles West of Sacramento (the State Capital).
In 2017, Yolo Hospice was voted one of the best places to work in the Sacramento region by the Sacramento Business Journal.
Please visit us at www.yolohospice.org Join our Team to learn about our employment opportunities.