Director-Hospice

  • Req #: 60681
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH Hospice Outpatient
  • 1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0800 (8:00 am) - 1630 (4:30 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: Exempt
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  • Relocation Allowance (up to): $10,000
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Ensures the Hospice program provides optimal services; meets all legal, accreditation, and certification requirements; and complies with all applicable SHS policies, procedures, codes and standards. Is accountable for strategic planning, operations, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and financial performance of assigned area(s).
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Hospice teams at Samaritan Health Services support patients and family members through the final stages of their illness. Evergreen Hospice serves patients in Linn, Benton, Marion, Polk, Lincoln and Tillamook Counties. These services are offered in the home setting which may include the patient’s own residence, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and adult foster homes. Services offered include intermittent skilled nursing visits (24-hour on-call nursing services available), pain and symptom management, medical social services, counseling, spiritual support, hospice aides, trained hospice volunteers and bereavement support. Medications and equipment are included as appropriate.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required. BSN or related Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    • Three (3) years experience in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.
    • Experience or training in the following required:
      • Managing multi-system programs and initiatives.
      • Understanding theories, concepts, and principles of administration and management.
      • College level statistical skills and financial management.
      • Applicable JCAHO and other appropriate regulatory standards.
      • Computer applications.
    • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.
    • This position requires the use of the employee's personal automobile. Employee must have a valid driver's license and auto liability/property damage insurance as required by law and must maintain their vehicle in good working order.
    • Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every three (3) years thereafter.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Leadership - Inspires, motivates, and guides others toward accomplishing goals. Achieves desired results through effective people management.
    • Conflict resolution - Influences others to build consensus and gain cooperation. Proactively resolves conflicts in a positive and constructive manner.
    • Critical thinking – Identifies complex problems. Involves key parties, gathers pertinent data and considers various options in decision making process. Develops, evaluates and implements effective solutions.
    • Communication and team building – Leads effectively with excellent verbal and written communication. Delegates and initiates/manages cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE
       

      CLIMB - STAIRS
       

      CLIMB - LADDER
       

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54")40 – 60 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs
       

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
       

      CRAWL (hands & knees)
       

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)
       

      PULL (20-40 pounds force)
       

      PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

      SIT
       

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54")20 – 40 Lbs
       

      CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
       

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)
       

      SQUAT Repetitive
       

      KNEEL (on knees)
       

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing
       

      REACH - Upward
       

      PINCH Fingers
       

      GRASP Hand/Fist
       

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)
       

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      STAND
       

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE
       

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs
       

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs
       

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

       

      ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY
       

      REACH - Forward
       

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists
       

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
       

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

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