CAREER CENTER

Journey Hospice is a new program of LSMNJ, and as with all Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey programs and services, Journey Hospice provides compassionate care to people—together. Journey Hospice serves people of all backgrounds, faiths, and ages experiencing loss and life-limiting illness. At this time, Journey Hospice provides its services in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties in New Jersey.  The position will be based in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

Our Program has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, experienced Hospice leader!

Through the power of the Holy Spirit and in response to God’s love as revealed in the Gospel, the mission of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is to serve those in New Jersey who hurt, who are in need, or who have limited choices.

LSMNJ team members are dedicated to providing healing, hope and hospitality, regardless of religious background through a diversified social ministry program addressing many critical human care needs.

We are seeking employees that share those same values and want to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the agency; ensuring the development, implementation, and enforcement of all policies and procedures, including patient rights; planning for and administering the managerial, operational, fiscal, budget/financial issues and reporting components of the agency; overseeing and participating in the Quality Assessment/Performance Improvement (QAPI) program for patient care; ensuring that all personnel are assigned duties based upon their education, training, competencies, and job descriptions; ensuring the provision of staff orientation and staff education; ensuring governmental regulation and compliance; and establishing and maintaining liaison relationships, communication, and integration with hospice staff and services and with patients and their families, in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the hospice program.

Experience and Skills:

Basic Qualifications

Education/Training/Certifications: Possess a master's degree in administration or a health related field or possess a baccalaureate degree in administration or a health related field

Certification in nursing administration, community health, hospice or home health desirable.

Must be a licensed driver with an automobile in good working condition and have automobile insurance in accordance with New Jersey laws

Skill(s): Must demonstrate strong leadership skills and clinical competency.
Demonstrated ability to supervise clinical and administrative personnel.
Experience in dealing with Medicare Home Health and Hospice standards and New Jersey Hospice regulations.
Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Background reflecting strong interpersonal skills including the ability to market, teach and relate tactfully with staff and members of the community/customers.
Computer skills and ability to use agency software systems.

Experience: Minimum two (2) years of Direct leadership experience in hospice care setting.

LSMNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  [090118]