Registered Nurse, De Novo Administrator - Remote

Job Description

Division: Home Office

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 & Hospice division of Encompass Health is hiring!


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 for all employees
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees
  • Supplemental insurance policies for life, disability, as well as critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurance plans for full-time employees
  • Flexible spending account plans for full-time employees
  • Minimum essential coverage health insurance plan for all employees
  • Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians
  • Incentivized bonus plan


Encompass Health – Home Health & Hospice is hiring a Registered Nurse to join our team as a De Novo Administrator. This role will require heavy overnight travel, at least 75% of the time.  The person selected for this role will work remotely when not onsite at a De Novo (start-up) location.


The De Novo Administrator is responsible for:

  • Leading and supporting the assimilation, hiring, and training process for all newly hired employees.
  • Serving as the liaison between De Novo team members on site, newly hired staff members, and the company throughout the transition.
  • Overseeing and supporting the orientation and training of new staff to Encompass Health - Home Heath & Hospice policies, standard operating procedures, and implementation of Homecare Homebase (HCHB) software, company culture and all other aspects of the start-up plan.
  • Communicating status updates to the Director of De Novo Operations regarding training and orientation, start-up challenges and overall success of the project.
  • Acting as the interim branch administrator and executive agent to contribute towards the overall Encompass Health – Home Health & Hospice goals by leading the local provider in a better way to care for the community in which it serves.
  • Ensuring that the execution of branch operations are completed daily.
  • Effectively manages branch operations, services, personnel performance, and office management ongoing.

This position will involve heavy travel, up to 75%. The De Novo Administrator does not need to live in Dallas or work from the Dallas Home Office.  This position will work from the de novo/start up branches and legacy branches.


Education and Experience:

  • Must be a registered nurse.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in health service administration with at least one year in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the federal, state and local laws and regulatory guidelines that govern the operation of a home care office.
  • Must not have been employed in the last year as an administrator with another operation at the time any enforcement action was taken against the business
  • Previous experience in a home health care or hospice program.
  • Previous experience in management.



  • Must be able to lead a highly-functioning team providing guidance to ensure start-ups progress as planned.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and possess a high standard of work ethic.
  • Must have the ability to support multiple staff in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Must maintain a professional and friendly demeanor.
  • Must possess a passion for helping patients and employees.
  • Must comply with accepted professional standards and practices.
  • Must be adept at interacting and communicating with a varied spectrum of individuals and be able to maintain a positive and professional demeanor in stressful situations and a stressful atmosphere.
  • Must be willing to learn, adapt and adjust as the organization changes in response to regulatory developments.
  • Must be able to utilize computers and technology to present information.

Requirements: Must possess a valid state driver license. Must maintain automobile liability insurance as required by law.