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Chief Clinical Officer

Company: Big Bend Hospice, Inc.
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Available! -

Why Big Bend Hospice?Hospice work is not a job - it's a calling.Caring for patients and their families at the end of life requires exceptional people with the spirit and commitment to providing compassionate care.Big Bend Hospice has been the "Hometown Hospice" in the Florida Big Bend area since 1983. Our non-profit mission is to "inspire hope by positively impacting the way our community experiences serious illness or grief one family at a time."Big Bend Hospice strives to be the employer of choice and is committed to providing the education, tools, and work environment to allow employees to perform at their best. For more information about Big Bend Hospice, -visit bigbendhospice.org -or us on -Instagram -or -Facebook .Our culture is cultivated using the following values:

  • Integrity - -We demonstrate integrity in everything we do
  • Accountability -- We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards
  • Respect - -We respect our patients and the families we serve, and we respect one another
  • Stewards -- We are good stewards of our resources
  • Innovation -- We strive for increased knowledge and explore innovative ways to fulfill our mission
  • Excellence -- We are committed to excellence and helping each employee reach their highest potentialYour Impact:

    Assist in the strategy, direction, and execution of clinical development plans. Partner with the CEO, Medical Director, and COO to execute organization plans and lead clinical efforts with the Medical Director. Develop and implement strategy across the organization, including policies and procedures, short-term and long-term objectives, and performance improvement. Adapt to a continually evolving environment, be operations-savvy and performance-driven, and thrive in an autonomous, self-starting workplace.Your Main Duties and Responsibilities:
    (Includes but is not limited to)
    • Participate in developing the company's strategic plan and implementing new services to provide community-based, patient-centered care.
    • Contribute to overall strategy and development to ensure quality management and promote the optimum patient experience.
    • Keep the leadership team and staff updated on all new healthcare regulations and requirements.
    • Actively evaluate and recommend initiatives to work toward accomplishing organizational goals.
    • Participate in managed care negotiations adding value from a clinician's perspective.
    • Act as a mentor to physicians and medical staff through good leadership qualities, patience, and confidence.
    • Build partnerships with stakeholders and foster professional relationships of trust with payers, providers, and staff.
    • Advise client in resolving medically related grievances with physicians and advanced practitioners.
    • Lead educational sessions and provide ongoing in-service programs to facility medical staff regarding clinical resource management, appropriate document standards, utilization, quality issues, and quality improvement activities in collaboration with the client and the clinical leadership.
    • Provide recommendations in developing and revising clinical policies and procedures pertinent to the medical staff and affairs.
    • Evaluate the clinical appropriateness of new medical technologies and programs and make recommendations concerning the relevance of such technologies and programs.
    • Serve as a professional liaison for medical staff, patient care services, and other departments to ensure that patient care needs are effectively met.
    • Assist in the recruitment of well-qualified new provider staff members.Minimum Qualifications:
      • Florida RN License in good standing (or the ability to acquire a Florida License) is required.
      • Master's Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of -education, training, and experience.
      • Progressive ten years of clinical leadership experience is required.
      • Required experience in post-acute care home-based settings such as Hospice or Home Health.
      • Minimum of ten to fifteen years experience: providing clinical direction, management skills, and supervision of teams.
      • Deep understanding of hospice, home health, palliative, inpatient rehab, skilled nursing facility, and managed care programs.
      • Working knowledge of federal and state regulations that impact operations.
      • Effective problem-solving and ability to analyze and use data for decision-making.
      • Excellent human relations and written and verbal communication.
      • A plus, but not required bilingual speaker (proficient in Spanish and English verbal and written communication)
      • Strong business acumen and analytical skills.
      • Ability to handle crucial conversations with other providers and leadership.
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and EMR systems.Our Perks: -

        We are committed to taking care of our BBH team by providing competitive wages and a generous benefits package that includes the following:
        • 216 hours of PTO annually and additional paid sick leave, usable after your first 90 days
        • Nine paid holidays annually
        • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, FSA, EAP, life insurance, and supplemental life insurance
        • Up to 5% 403B match after one year of employment
        • Employee recognition programs
        • PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) eligibility for most roles
        • Professional growth and development opportunities
          COVID-19 Considerations: All employees must have proof of COVID-19 Vaccination upon hire (or approved exemption). The position requires wearing masks in certain areas, social distancing, and hand-washing precautions. Big Bend Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.Join a Team that inspires hope!Big Bend Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. We celebrate diversity without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.

Keywords: Big Bend Hospice, Inc., Tallahassee , Chief Clinical Officer, Executive , Tallahassee, Florida

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