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Director/Hospice/ Cabarrus County

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28025

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 197980

Position Number: 00133891

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Administration

Location: Hospice Cabarrus County

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary
The Director of Hospice provides leadership to the organization ensuring the mission, vision and values of the organization are supported through the actions of the organization. Participates in planning, organizing, directing and facilitating the operations of the households and supportive functions of the organization to ensure the regulatory and fiscal viability of the organization. Directs the agency leadership team and directly supervises team members.

Essential Functions



  • Oversees overall day to day operations for hospice and palliative care business. Leads agency's efforts to fully comply with policies and procedures, accreditation requirements, licensure and certification, and national hospice standards.
  • Oversees administrative responsibilities for all staff (directly employed or by contract) to include hiring and dismissal recommendations.
  • Delegates supervision of professional and administrative staff to appropriate team members.
  • Works directly with the Board of Directors and as a liaison between the board and the hospital.
  • Develops a strategic plan, annual agency evaluation and annual budget.
  • Works with QAPI Director for policy changes.
  • Provides for direction and oversight of the Palliative Care Program.
  • Facilitates collaborative partnerships with physicians to ensure coordination of services and continuity of care for patients and families under care.
  • Represents the agency in the community and ensures the accuracy of public information materials and activities.
  • Promotes staff development and education and provides for consultation support when required expertise is not available on staff.

Physical Requirements
Must have good oral and written communication skills. Requires full range of body motion including bending, stooping, prolonged sitting and walking.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Hopsice nursing leader preferred.

Masters degree with a minimum of 3 years administrative senior level management experience in health care setting preferred.

Bachelors degree with 5 years upper level health care management experience required.



At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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