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    Posted: 11/04/2022

    Vice President
    FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Home of The Pickering House is seeking a Vice President to be responsible for general oversight of all clinical programs and operations, including education, facility maintenance and hospitality functions, according to policy and procedure. Lead and provide direction to the Leadership team to ensure clinical practice vision is in alignment with the organization’s strategic plan. We believe in a professional team approach to promote the philosophy of palliative and hospice care concept.

    This position works in direct collaboration with the President & CEO and the Leadership team. Serves in the absence of President & CEO.
    The qualified candidate must demonstrate strong communication and social interaction skills, as well as, be a compassionate individual to work with other professionals and patients and families who face a vulnerable time in their lives.  The ability to manage time efficiently. Candidate must be able to analyze and implement proper action is essential. Extensive computer skills required. Must be knowledgeable and proficient in Microsoft Office.
    This position is full-time exempt (salaried). Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health care or related field preferred. Minimum three years’ experience in administration of health care agency or related health programs. Candidates with management experience in end-of-life care; hospice and palliative care preferred.
    What you'll do:

    1. Administers, directs, and coordinates activities in clinical programs and operations. Provides general oversight to all agency programs and clinical teams.
    2. Assists in leadership and management training to clinical managers within the agency.
    3. In absence of President & CEO, serves as agency’s 2nd authorized representative to enter into and execute any and all contracts and/or leases on behalf of FAIRHOPE.
    4. Ensures agency standards, policies and procedures, and regulatory guidelines are consistently practiced.
    5. Assists the Director of Quality & Regulatory Compliance with oversight of the maintenance of the agency policy and procedure manuals, employee handbook, and orientation manuals.
    6. Directly oversees the Leadership and Director positions.
    7. Works directly with the Leadership team to develop and implement agency program to align with the strategic plan.
    8. Assists the President & CEO in strategic planning development and implementation.
    9. Works collaboratively with the Director of Finance with annual budget development and monthly variance review for responsible areas.
    10. Performs general oversight of changes proposed by committees regarding clinical, facility maintenance and inpatient guest services practices.
    11. Assists Director of Quality & Regulatory Compliance in developing and evaluating outcomes to improve services and practice. Works closely with the Director of Quality & Regulatory Compliance, QAPI Manager and FAIRHOPE Ethics Committee.
    1. Serves as member of the organization’s Leadership team.
    2. Is flexible and available to clinical and customer service teams 24/7. Assigns appropriate designee when unavailable.
    3. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships, communication, problem resolution and networking with leadership/staff, other agency teams, and suppliers/vendors.
    4. Is compliant with internal and external regulatory standards including local and state health departments, Medicare, Medicaid, The Joint Commission, licensure and agency policies and procedures to assure readiness for inspections, both announced and unannounced.
    5. Collaborates with Director of Quality & Regulatory Compliance in the ongoing development, recommendations, and activation of agency Emergency Operations Plan as emergencies may arise.
    6. Oversees job performance evaluation and discipline of members of Leadership Team and assigned staff.
    7. Possesses ability to manage people and exhibits strong conflict resolution skills.
    8. Has strong organizational and system skills, as well as ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize as necessary.
    9. Directly responsible for managing time and attendance (scheduling of staff), payroll and tracking benefit time of members of Leadership Team and assigned staff.
    10. Completes and administers performance evaluations prior to anniversary date for all assigned staff as appropriate.
    Agency Responsibilities
    1. Commitment to FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care’s philosophy.
    2. Promotes an atmosphere conducive to good working interrelationships. Builds culture, compassion and effectively communicates in both written and spoken communications.
    3. Exhibits a high level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism. Supports agency standards related to customer service and public relations.
    4. Maintains open communication with President & Chief Executive Officer regarding assignments, employee issues and/or quality concerns.
    5. Exhibits ability to take initiative; works independently within teams.
    6. Serves on professional, community, and agency committees as appropriate or assigned.
    7. Performs other duties and functions according to agency needs.
    What We Ask of You:
    • Be courteous.
    • Be good at what you do.
    • Be compliant. Healthcare changes and so do the rules.
    • Continually learn and improve your skills.
    • Help make the company better.
    • Be a team player! It doesn’t hurt to try new things or be open to new ideas!
    What benefits FAIRHOPE Hospice offers for Vice President:
    • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • 401K Option
    • Paid Time Off
    • A family-like atmosphere
    Be a part of an exciting well-known, well-respected organization:
    FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Home of The Pickering House!
    FAIRHOPE Hospice is a 501c3.  We are committed to our patients, employees and community. 
    If you desire to use your operational and management expertise at a recognized community-based hospice with a caring staff, send us your resume or apply in person: 
    FAIRHOPE Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
    Home of The Pickering House
    282 Sells Road, Lancaster, OH 43130
    Or send resume electronically to:
    Ronald Rowley, Director of HR – rrowley@fairhopehospice.org
    FAX to: 740.475.0627

    Mission Statement:  FAIRHOPE Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. promotes compassionate end-of-life care through a professional team approach.  We strive to relieve suffering by providing comfort, support and resources to meet the palliative and grief needs of the community.

    FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.