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Registered Nurse (RN) Hospice Branch Director

Job Description

Division: Hospice

Patient Coverage Area: Stone County, Hancock County, Harrison County, Jackson County

Are you in search of a new career opportunity that makes a meaningful impact? If so, now is the time to find your calling at Enhabit Home Health & Hospice.

 

As a national leader in home-based care, Enhabit is consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the country. We’re committed to expanding what’s possible for patient care in the home, all while fostering a unique culture that is both innovative and collaborative.

 

At Enhabit, the best of what’s next starts with us. We not only make it a priority to maintain an ethical and stable workplace but also continually invest in our employees. By extending ongoing professional development opportunities and providing cutting-edge technology solutions, we ensure our employees are always moving their careers forward and prepared to deliver a better way to care for our patients.

 

Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Enhabit offers competitive benefits that support and promote healthy lifestyle choices. 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, 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 and mobile devices for all clinicians
  • Incentivized bonus plan

Responsibilities

The Hospice Director is a Registered Nurse who manages all aspects of terminal care for our hospice patients and leads our coordinated team of hospice experts.

 

The RN Hospice Director must have excellent communication skills and the ability to execute an effective, supportive sensitive approach in response to needs of the employees, the patients and their families. 

 

Expertise in pain and symptom management is required. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the staff and the day-to-day office and clinical operations, manages the documentation requirements, service coordination and the case management. 
  • Plans the delivery, coordination, and the interdisciplinary team interventions for the Branch Hospice agency. Responsible for the assignment of appropriate staff members to patients/families, and will be acting team staff nurse when necessary.
  • Participate in community awareness and education programs.

Branch Location: 11703 Highland Circle, Suite B, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment
  • Must have a minimum of two years of nursing experience within the past 36 months and one year of experience in a hospice setting
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing hospice operations
  • Must be competent with computers