VITAS Healthcare Corporation
Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. This position will be responsible for being the subject matter expert towards Company policies and standards related to admitting a patient onto service. This role will direct continuous improvements related to both clinical and process optimization efforts from patient referral to admission across the organization. This position is responsible for overall collaboration with the operational leadership team to achieve the organization’s overall growth & quality objectives.Develops and updates company policies and standards for every aspect of the Admission’s process.Continuously evaluates clinical improvements and business process improvement opportunities to ensure a high quality, timely and efficient admission’s process for all patients and families.Leverages technology to support both clinical and process improvements (ex. Interoperability, etc.).Enhances and defines measurable key performance indicators to allow our managers to oversee the patient referral to admission process at all locations.Collaborates with operational leadership to improve admissions performance (Speed, quality, etc.)Creates a model that supports the organization's mission and values based on continuous evaluation of internal and external needs.Assesses current models of business operations and develops appropriate new models as needed.Benefits IncludeCompetitive compensationHealth, dental, vision, life and disability insurancePre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accountsLife insurance401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company matchCancer and/or critical illness benefitTuition ReimbursementPaid Time OffEmployee Assistance ProgramLegal InsuranceAffinity Program\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rQualifications\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rFive to seven years of experience in end of life care within a leadership role overseeing the admissions process of patients.Knowledge and previous experience with management/deployment of mobility across workforce to assist in business processes.Proven ability to evaluate existing practices and successfully transform business processes to improve overall performance.Strong clinical understanding of end of life care and eligibility.Ability to utilize and administer the disciplinary action process through coaching and counseling to improve performance or terminate employmentAbility to communicate tactfully, verbally and in writing with department heads, managers, coworkers and vendors to resolve problems and negotiate resolutions\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rEducation\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rBachelor’s degree in Nursing, Business or related field from an accredited college or university or the international equivalent required.\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rSpecial Instructions to Candidates\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rEOE/AAM/F/D/V
VITAS Healthcare Corporation
Website : http://www.vitas.com
VITAS Healthcare®, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s largest provider of end-of-life care. Our name is derived from the Latin word for “lives” and symbolizes the VITAS mission: to preserve the quality of life for those who have a limited time to live. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. VITAS has enjoyed dynamic growth since its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and an oncology nurse. Today, VITAS employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily-primarily in the patients’ homes, and also in the company’s inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities. VITAS team members include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, physicians, social workers, chaplains and other caregiving professionals.