LHC Group Executive Director(Administrator)Hospice in Searcy, Arkansas


LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Supervises all aspects of patient care, all activities of professional staff and allied health personnel, regulatory requirements compliance, financial performance, and quality assurance performance improvement activities for agency. The Executive Director or alternate will be available on site during business hours and additionally, if needed.

Additional Details

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for compliance with all regulations, laws, policies and procedures, that are applicable to hospice and Medicare /Medicaid issues when applicable on a daily basis.

  • Ensures that hospice employs qualified individuals (for all staff members) and accepts responsibility for daily agencyoperations.

  • Immediately available (or has Alternate Designee) to be on-site during business hours or immediately available by telephonewhen off-site conducting agency business, available after hours as needed.

  • Directs the day-to-day operations of the agency and acts as the driver for the Care Management Process. The Executive Director ordesignee RN, such as a Team Leader, will receive daily report on patients from staff. This process also includes review ofpatient care paperwork, referral information, recertification processes, discharge information, and event reporting, etc. on adaily basis.

  • Acts as liaison between staff, patients and Hospice Management Team & Governing Board on a daily basis.

  • Ensures that all payer sources are coded/assigned correctly for appropriate billing to take place. Ensures that all services arebilled as provided and supervises staff regarding billing issues on a daily basis.

  • Ensures adequate staffing through recruitment for agency as well as adequate staff education and evaluations on daily or asneeded basis.

  • Reviews monthly financials relative to all aspects of the operation to assure that quality patient care is delivered in the mostcost-effective manner.

  • Participates in the QAPI planning and processes, reporting, and improvement action plans as indicated. This includes chartaudits, patient satisfaction, financials, contracts, patient/family complaints, etc. and appropriate follow-up. Patient/familycomplaints require immediate follow-up. Conducted on a daily basis.

  • Supervises all patient care activities to assure compliance with current standards of accepted nursing and medical practice andregulatory standards on a constant basis

  • Assists the agency in the implementation of a supply/drug formulary to ensure that services are utilized in the most costeffective manner on a daily basis. Review medications purchased to ensure relevant hospice relation on a daily basis.

  • Maintains personnel files monthly, completes required courses through LHC Connect and attends in-services when applicable.

  • Functions as a preceptor to new hires as needed basis.

  • All other duties as assigned.


License Requirements

  • Must be a licensed physician, licensed registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or licensed social worker or college graduate with a Bachelor's degree with at least three years of documented experience in discipline/field of study with at least one year of full time experience in a hospice, home health, or oncology setting.

  • Current CPR certification required.

  • Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.

Additional State Requirements

  • AR: No additional state specific requirements.

Location : Facility Name Summit Hospice Providers

Requisition ID 2018-23816

Location : Postal Code 72143-6000

Department ADMIN/MGMT

Position Type Full-Time

Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)


Location : City Searcy

Location : State/Province AR

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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