Encompass Health Careers

Hospice Program Agency Administrator - Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas
Management


Job Description

Division: Hospice

 

Are you in search of a new career opportunity where you are the connection? If so, now is the time to choose Encompass Health as your employer! The home health and hospice division of Encompass Health seeks to hire an Agency Administrator for its hospice program in Wichita, Kansas.

 

As a national leader across home health, hospice, and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is consistently ranked as a top best-place-to-work in the communities we serve. Our philosophy of delivering a better way to care exemplifies our commitment to quality, compassionate care for our patients, all while fostering a unique culture that is compassionate and collaborative.

  • Encompass Health’s enterprising model of the continuum of care for post-acute services sets the standards for excellence. This is evident throughout all of our care settings and office locations, as we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive.
  • At Encompass Health, we continually invest in employees to assist in them achieving personal goals and make meaningful, measurable differences in the lives of their patients.

Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:

  • Generous time off with pay for full-time employees.
  • Continuing education opportunities.
  • Scholarship program for employees and their children.
  • Matching 401(k) plan.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians.
  • Incentivized bonus plan.

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EOE

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Regional Director of Hospice Operations, the Agency Administrator of the hospice program is the primary leadership agent of the assigned service area. This entails directing the expansion of Encompass’s presence in the market, and consistently ensuring compliant execution of hospice program operations.  Other administrative leadership duties include oversight of fiscal and budgetary standing and performance, assisting Branch Directors with talent acquisition and performance management, internal and external staff education and development, collaboration with referral sources, and general hospice program and office management.

 

The Hospice Program Agency Administrator directly supervises the Branch Director of each entity and other back-office agency staff.  The Agency Administrator of the hospice program will also partner with the Encompass Sales Team to seek and establish relationships with community referral sources, working to develop and enhance hospice program operations. Most importantly, the Hospice Program Agency Administrator ensures that all agencies within the assigned service area consistently meet federal, state, and local laws regarding certification and licensure processes.

Qualifications

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in health care administration or a related field, and/or a minimum of 3 years of administration experience in the health care field is required; hospice-specific experience is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of the hospice market in Wichita, Kansas.
  • A clinical background (RN, PT, OT, SLP) is strongly preferred, but not required. If clinical, active clinical license with no pending or current disciplinary action required.
  • Effective and demonstrated business development experience, specifically working with internal partners and external referral sources and vendors.
  • Demonstrate a professional, organized demeanor while multi-tasking and effectively communicating both orally and in writing.
  • Competent in utilizing computers/electronic-equipment.
  • Knowledge of the clinical workflow in Homecare Homebase (HCHB) strongly preferred.
  • Experienced with cost reports, OSHA requirements for health care providers, home and community support services rules and regulations, quality improvement for health care providers, competency documentation and evaluating skilled staff and peer review reporting.
  • Must have a current driver's license and automobile insurance.
  • Dependable transportation and the ability to drive an automobile in all types of weather conditions is required.
  • Must adhere to all state rules pertaining to the operation of a motor vehicle.