Geisinger Health System Hospice Manager in NORTHUMBERLAND, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Hospice Manager

LOCATION: Northumberland Professional Building

DEPARTMENT: Geisinger Hospice Program

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Hospice Manager is a hospice employee and is responsible for the day to day direction, coordination and general supervision of the Hospice service in collaboration with the Administrator of Clinical Services in the absence of the Manager or Director of Hospice.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates ability to organize, communicate effectively and deal effectively with the demands of the job.

Demonstrates proficiency in computer skills.

Demonstrates respect for immediate supervisor and co-workers.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

License to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.

Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.

Three years of nursing experience required in community health.

Two years of supervisory experience required in community health.

One year of experience working in hospice preferred.

Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse certification preferred.

Possesses a current Pennsylvania driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Must have access to independent transportation in order to comply with standards of job description.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in written form.

Must be able to enter residence, hospital/clinic facility, physician office or its equivalent independently regardless of physical barriers.

Must be able to complete a visual and auditory assessment of clients.

Must be able to move and position a client as appropriate for the care required.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.