NC Providers

Vidant Medical Group

Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group sponsored by Vidant Health, employs more than 500 providers in more than 90 locations, offering primary and specialty care. The group provides the infrastructure and leadership needed to manage a modern medical practice including processes for billing and collection, group contracting, electronic medical records and other technologies.
Director of Nursing Services
Caldwell Hospice is seeking a director of nursing services. The director of nursing services is responsible for ensuring that the highest degree of quality hospice and palliative medicine is provided to our patients and families, while strengthening our relationships with healthcare partners and referral sources. Successful candidates must be dynamic, energetic, proven leaders with strong clinical and communication skills, conflict management abilities, positive attitude and strategic capacity to find innovative solutions for service challenges. Candidates must have a BSN, current NC license, CPR certification, five or more years of supervisory experience of nursing staff along with at least two years of active nursing experience. MSN and five or more years of experience in hospice and palliative care is strongly preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assure all clinical services are provided in accordance with all applicable regulations
  • Review patient/family referrals and follow-up, as indicated
  • Coordinate the determination of appropriateness of referrals
  • Coordinate and lead team conferences and other informal conferences that involve interdisciplinary team planning
  • Assure 24-hour nursing on-call availability
  • Assure nursing services are provided according to the patient plan of care
  • Work closely with director of support services to assure continuity of service delivery and patient care
  • Assist the volunteer coordinator with training of new volunteers and providing continuing education and support for volunteers
  • Assess staffing patterns on an on-going basis and apprise chief executive officer of needs, changes, etc.
  • Coordinate the interviewing, hiring, and supervising of all nursing services staff
  • Be able to think strategically for the organization as a whole and stay abreast of the organization’s financial status
  • Member of senior leadership team
  • Coordinate interaction with contracting agencies to facilitate continuity of care and quality of services including appropriate education of contract agency personnel
  • Act as senior coordinator of palliative medicine program
  • Serve on the safety committee

    PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Speech and hearing skills necessary for telephone interaction and face to face contact
  • Visual acuity to read chart and physician’s orders
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Manual dexterity to establish IV sites, manipulate tubing, and other patient care supplies
  • With assistance, ability to lift and support an average of 150 pounds
  • Ability to sit as required to perform duties
  • Ability to pull/push, and bend frequently
  • Ability to squat, kneel, climb, and balance

    Caldwell Hospice offers competitive compensation and benefits and a work environment that fosters a spirit of teamwork and support.

    Caldwell Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and grants employment opportunity without regard to ethnic group, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or other protected class characteristics.

    If you are interested in a fulfilling career apply to careers@caldwellhospice.org today!

    Posted: 8/19/19
  • Hospice of the Carolina Foothills

    Hospice of the Carolina Foothills (HOCF) is a not for profit community-based organization that provides state-of-the-art, compassionate care for those affected by serious illness, grief and loss. Serving Rutherford, Polk and McDowell Counties in North Carolina, with the main office located in Forest City, NC, HOCF is certified by Medicare and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care. Our competitive salary and generous benefit package demonstrates our commitment to enhancing our employee’s lives, both at work and at home.
    Hospice of the Carolina Foothills is seeking a Vice President of Clinical Services


    Position Summary: The Vice President of Clinical Services is responsible for ensuring that all clinical services are delivered according to the hospice philosophy and accepted standards of care, and related functions to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and standards. This includes responsibility for financial management and accountability for all departmental functions, including budgets and cost management strategies, departmental strategic planning, administration and evaluation of clinical services, staffing models, and productivity management. Participates in performance improvement activities and has responsibility for regulatory compliance of federal, state, and HOCF standards within the department. Provides assistance to the Chief Executive Officer/President with planning and coordinating improvements in quality, clinical operating processes and resource utilization.

    Position Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in a healthcare field required. Master’s preferred. Minimum of 2-5 years of health care management experience including serving on a management or business team required. One year of hospice experience with a strong understanding of end-of-life care and multi-county service area preferred. Understanding of hospice and palliative care reimbursement, state and federal regulations that govern the provision of hospice services, including Medicare/Medicaid and 3rd party reimbursement, licensure, certification and accreditation standards. Strong leadership abilities required and able to demonstrate effective management skills. Current driver’s license in state of residence and current auto insurance required.

    If you are interested in a fulfilling career apply to hr@hocf.org today!

    Posted: 10/15/19